James Moore

James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.

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James Moore: Good riddance to bankers who can’t comply with reasonable requirements

Outlook A matter of principle. At least, that’s how the impending resignations of John Trueman and Alan Thomson from HSBC’s UK bank are being cast. It seems that they are unhappy with rules being proposed by the Prudential Regulation Authority that could, in theory, result in bankers being jailed if their employer collapses and it emerges that they didn’t take reasonable steps to prevent it.

HP’s Silicon Valley divorce was waiting to happen, but Whitman is taking a risk

Divorce is very much the fashion around Silicon Valley these days. You might, at this point, say that’s always been the case, what with the hours its denizens put in.

Outlook: Tinkering with the SFO is just what it doesn’t need

Now would be the worst possible time for Jack Regan’s shooter to jam

Mining industry might think Glasenberg is holding its precious golden ticket but merger is not necessarily a good idea

The mining industry and its investors are in a febrile state. There is real fear that their golden goose – China – is about to stop laying eggs

It was announced today that some 330,000 borrowers will have their Wonga debts written off at a cost of £220m

Wonga: Politicians and regulators are ignoring the causes of this social cancer

How long do we have to wait before a body with a little more clout takes up the cudgels?

Watchdog faces huge fall in fines revenue from foreign exchange trading scandal

Complex inquiry into foreign exchange fixing could delay £1bn income for FCA

Banks given two months to accept trading scandal deal

Watchdogs have given six city banks two months to accept a billion pound plus settlement of the long running foreign exchange trading scandal.

James Moore: Maybe having some mothers on board would help retailer?

Outlook “Mothercare” and “turnaround plan” go together like “baby” and “nappy”. The chain’s latest effort is going to cost shareholders £100m via a deeply discounted rights issue with the funds slated for debt reduction and a store closure programme.

James Moore: Don’t bet on Congress tackling bad marriages

Outlook One consequence of the UK’s cynical approach to the corporate tax game has been the targeting of its companies by American rivals in search of more favourable domiciles.

James Moore: Dear George, pay rises are the answer to reducing our deficit

Outlook The latest public sector borrowing figures represent a body blow to the Government, one made all the more painful given that they came out on the day of Ed Miliband’s speech to the Labour Party conference.

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