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Finance chief with Zurich Insurance was unhappy with high-profile chairman who has since resigned
Josef Ackermann, the chairman of Switzerland’s top-ranking Zurich Insurance Group and a former head of Deutsche Bank, has stepped down with immediate effect following the suspected suicide of the company’s chief financial officer.
Young German worked until 6am for three consecutive days before collapse at home in east London
George Osborne has been accused of resorting to “smoke and mirrors” to give himself a fighting chance of hitting his self-imposed debt reduction targets.
"Too tough" banking regulation will put a "drag on economic recovery" and cost upwards of 10 million jobs globally, the world's leading bankers have warned.
Frieze Art Fair is back – and it's bigger than ever, with 173 international galleries. Alice Jones looks forward to this year's event and the week-long whirl of auctions, exhibitions and parties it brings to London
British researchers set out the economic impact of species destruction - and their findings are changing world's approach to global warming
Tiger Woods returned to one of his happy hunting grounds last night riding the momentum from one of the best weeks of a turbulent year into his title defence at the BMW Open.
Bankers and dealers may get paid big bonuses, but their attitudes towards women are no more advanced than a spotty teenage male's, according to a new report
Padraig Harrington's fourth place finish in the US Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship puts him third on the European Ryder Cup table.
Nick Dougherty was brave enough to articulate what most were thinking here on the range yesterday as the news circulated of Ian Poulter's late withdrawal from this week's Johnnie Walker Championship. "All I can think of is that he's been given the nod," said Dougherty. And so the great Ryder Cup conspiracy theory gathered momentum. True or not true it has given the build-up to Nick Faldo's wildcards announcement on Sunday night a fascinating edge.
Another day, another first for Michelle Wie. On Monday she became the first female to be invited to play on the men's European Tour; yesterday she became the first female to make it through the first qualifying stages for the men's US Open event.