Jim Armitage is Business Editor of The Independent and former Deputy City Editor of the Evening Standard
19 December 2014 06:14 PM
Buyers chasing luxury collectables that are valued in dollars or euros – and untraceable
19 December 2014 02:06 PM
The Russian tycoon once dubbed “Putin’s banker”, who lives in London with his English TV presenter partner Alexandra Tolstoy, has failed in his attempts to have a £1bn worldwide freeze on his assets lifted.
19 December 2014 12:55 AM
Exclusive: Being a partner at the bank has an almost mythological status, and an internal memo seen by Jim Armitage shows the qualities needed to make it - like charging a pension fund $70m
18 December 2014 01:04 AM
Stephen Catlin has come a long way since arriving for his first day as an insurance company “tea boy” in a bright blue flared-trouser suit and wing collars.
13 December 2014 12:15 AM
The Serious Fraud Office, still reeling from its bungled investigation into the Tchenguiz brothers, is being sued by BSGR, the mining empire of the controversial diamond billionaire Beny Steinmetz.
13 December 2014 12:13 AM
Exclusive: Lib Dems demand Tory minister conducts urgent review
Tycoon Beny Steinmetz's mining empire launches High Court battle to stop SFO aiding criminal investigation
12 December 2014 01:39 PM
The SFO is helping Guinea investigate his London-based BSGR empire over allegations of corruption related to his success in winning mining contracts in the country
12 December 2014 12:24 AM
Speculation was rising yesterday that Standard Chartered’s chief executive Peter Sands would announce plans to leave the Asia-focused bank early in the new year.
12 December 2014 12:10 AM
Suggestion sent shockwaves through the aviation industry
10 December 2014 02:30 PM
Video: Jim Armitage provides a run-down of the day's major news from the City
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 2 Doctors remove 80 teeth from boy's jaw
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations
- 5 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals