James Moore

James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.

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Lloyds pays first dividend since crisis and Horta-Osorio gets £11m

Lloyds is to pay its first dividend since the financial crisis but faces a growing controversy over the huge rewards handed to its executives as a result, including £11.5m to boss Antonio Horta-Osorio.

The department has spent several years investigating HSBC’s Swiss unit and how it allegedly helped US citizens evade taxes
Douglas Flint, chairman of HSBC, after being quizzed by the Treasury Select Committee about the tax evasion scandal that has engulfed his bank

HSBC chiefs say sorry to MPs – but it may be too little too late

Stuart Gulliver and Douglas Flint seemed contrite before the Treasury Committee. But they still didn’t look good

James Moore: The need for lessons to deal with payday lenders

Outlook First the Financial Conduct Authority introduced a price cap. Now the Competition & Markets Authority has further tightened the screw on the payday lending industry. Its demands include that payday lenders list their offerings on price comparison websites and provide customers with a detailed breakdown of the charges they’re going to incur for late payment. It’s all designed to encourage the consumer to shop around.

James Moore: Why fund managers are no better than bankers

Outlook With all the justified fuss about yet more misdeeds committed by the banking industry it’s easy to forget that there are other parts of the City where problems are quietly festering.

James Moore: Are local banks really the answer - or are they just a utopian fantasy?

Outlook Results announcements tend to be viewed through the prism of City expectations, and you’ll be able to see the dark clouds settling over Royal Bank of Scotland’s offices if its numbers undershoot them tomorrow.

Stuart Gulliver

An open letter to Stuart Gulliver: HSBC is now paying the price for its hubris in recent years

Outlook: You and your boardroom colleagues are responsible for strategy, standards and setting the culture of your institution

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