Relative of President Xi Jinping accused of being a director of an offshore company based in the British Virgin Islands
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Saturday 02 October 2010
Saturday 02 October 2010
Saturday 18 September 2010
Housing stocks drew interest last night, with Bellway firming on the view that, notwithstanding the risk of further house price falls, there were still gains to be made in the sector.
Friday 17 September 2010
London's Odeon Covent Garden may not be as idyllic as the lakeside setting of the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. But classical music lovers can catch the final concert in its summer festival with conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic broadcast in a handful of cinemas in the UK, on Saturday at 5.30pm.
Wednesday 15 September 2010
Outsourcers were in favour, with Logica climbing higher, as fears of cutbacks and delays to Government contracts began to fade last night.
Friday 10 September 2010
Valuation concerns weighed on Aveva last night, with the bears moving in on worries that the software group's shares could be discounting too much in the way of earnings upgrades.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Thursday 26 August 2010
The City watchdog has handed Société Générale, the victim of France's largest ever rogue trading scandal two years ago, a fine of £1.5m after it failed to accurately report millions of trades.
Wednesday 25 August 2010
The City regulator today slapped a £1.6 million fine on the London branch of investment bank Societe Generale after systematic financial reporting failures over more than two years.
Friday 06 August 2010
Barclays set aside a £1.7bn bonus pool for its staff in the first half of the year as profits surged to £3.9bn. The bonus pool will be benefit 150,000 staff, but the lion's share will go to Bob Diamond's investment bankers at Barclays Capital.
Thursday 15 July 2010
German police yesterday launched raids on several offices of Credit Suisse as part of an investigation into whether staff at the Swiss bank helped clients evade taxes.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Aon, the world's largest insurance brokerage, is to buy Hewitt Associates for $4.9bn (£3.3bn) in cash and stock to create the world's largest human resources company.
Monday 28 June 2010
Credit Suisse has been warned it will not be guaranteed the mandate to advise Santander on a possible flotation of its UK business.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Saturday 05 June 2010
The market rally came to an end last night, with the FTSE 100 sliding as sovereign debt fears resurfaced, but ICAP stood firm as traders eyed the upside of the recent spike in volatility.
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