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The personal finance stories you may have missed this week
UK's coal plants to close by 2025; Barclays could face another $100 million fine in foreign exchange probe
Barclays has confirmed American investment banker Jes Staley as its new chief executive
Mr Staley was first tipped for the role on October 13
The bank is working through the final stages of appointing Jes Staley, an American investment banker, who it hopes will lead a revival of its fortunes
Barclays said the problem was internal and was not caused by someone hacking into its computers
Simon Read has been talking with two fairly distressed people this week
A woman who was arrested following an anti-terrorism investigation has appeared in court charged with attempting to murder a magistrate – who is also her mother.
Barclays is also poised to axe 400 investment bank jobs on top of the 1700 it announced a year ago in a bid to slash costs
Hundreds of jobs to go in investment banking division as part of massive cost-cutting programme
I cannot understand why the great British public are not apoplectic about these egregious, socially divisive rewards
Goldman Sachs' top London staff are set for huge increases in basic pay this year, plus special "role based" allowances, as the bank grapples with the European Union's bonus cap.
Two of the most powerful watchdogs in the US have sent investigators into the London headquarters of the giant bank Citigroup as the probe into alleged manipulation of global currency markets.
This figure rises to 75% for City investment banks, according to a new survey