The appeal of former trader Jerome Kerviel, sentenced in 2010 for losing 4.9 billion euros (about £4 billion) for his employer Societe Generale, has opened in Paris.
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Sunday 31 May 2009
Richard Segal, the former chief executive of the listed online gambling giant PartyGaming, is believed to have been appointed executive chairman of troubled fitness club chain Esporta.
Wednesday 20 May 2009
Lloyds Banking Group lagged behind its UK-focused peers last night, as brokers analysed the potential implications of the bank's plans to redeem Government-owned preference shares. Like other lenders, Lloyds has been on an upward trend, with its shares climbing by more than 40 per cent since the beginning of last month. But the tide may turn, if analysts at Société Générale are correct.
Wednesday 06 May 2009
Thursday 30 April 2009
The embattled boss of Société Générale finally fell on his sword yesterday after months of blunt hints from France's President Nicolas Sarkozy that he should resign. Daniel Bouton, 59, said he would leave his job as president next week.
Friday 13 March 2009
Standard Chartered was in focus yesterday after Société Générale advised investors to move out of the stock, arguing that a combination of falling revenues, rising bad loans and high costs weighed on the investment case.
Sunday 08 March 2009
Wednesday 04 March 2009
Tuesday 24 February 2009
ITV retreated to another record low last night after analysts expressed caution about the broadcaster’s prospects as tougher trading conditions persist.
Sunday 15 February 2009
Friday 23 January 2009
Wednesday 17 December 2008
The FTSE 100 was up 24.24 points at 4333.32 and the FTSE 250 climbed to 6300.77, up 49.72 points, at 11.36am.
Tuesday 09 December 2008
A "sell" note from Société Générale depressed sentiment around Liberty International, the blue-chip property group, which fell back as the market surged yesterday.
Tuesday 02 December 2008
The FTSE 100 was up 58.97 points at 4124.46 while the FTSE 250 advanced to 5862.9, up 32.51 points, at 11:53 am.
Monday 01 December 2008
The supermarket group Tesco is pegged to unveil a slowdown in UK like-for-like sales growth when it publishes a third-quarter update tomorrow. The company's non-food exposure and the introduction of more than 350 discount brands in September is expected to depress growth to bet-ween 1 and 2 per cent excluding fuel, compared with 4.1 per cent in the same period last year.
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