Tag Archives: Banks

25Sep/17

BNP Paribas subject of full-scale Rwanda probe in France

PARIS, FRANCE, (REUTERS) – French judicial investigators have opened a full-scale inquiry into allegations of complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, an official at the public prosecutor’s office said on Monday (September 25). Continue reading

08Nov/16

Banks gird for tumult after election

Global banks expect trading volumes and volatility to spike after the U.S. presidential election, so they’re boosting staff and taking precaution. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

04Oct/16

ING plans to shed 7,000 jobs, invest in digital platform

ING Group, the Netherlands’ largest financial services company, plans to shed 7,000 jobs and invest heavily in its digital platforms to achieve annual savings of 900 million euros ($1 billion) by 2021.

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23Sep/16

ProBASE Limited nominated for the African FinTech Awards 2016

PRESS RELEASE, (ProBASE) – ProBASE has been nominated for the 2016 Africa Fintech Awards. The winner of the award will be announced at the Finance Indaba to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on October 13 in South Africa.
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20Oct/15

Deutsche’s $6bln ‘fat finger’ episode

(BVO) – It was the right client but the wrong amount.

Known as a ‘fat finger’ episode, a junior trader at Deutsche Bank wired $6 billion to a US hedge fund, according to the UK’s FT newspaper.
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07Jun/15

Deutsche Bank makes John Cryan CEO

John Cryan, former UBS Chief Financial Officer and on Deutsche Bank’s supervisory board, has been appointed the latter’s new Chief Executive Officer, as the bank tries to clean up its image.
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01Apr/15

U.S. still cold on China-led infrastructure bank

(BVO) – Growing competition for political influence in Asia, as the U.S. pivot to the region hits a hiccup.

A long list of countries ranging from Denmark to Australia signing up to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank – leaving the U.S. and key ally Japan out in the cold.
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31Mar/15

Europe, U.S. division over China-led bank

(BVO) – A new clash between the U.S. and China in the bid for influence in fast growing Asia.

Beijing has taken the lead in jump-starting a new government-funded infrastructure bank – the AIIB – recently gaining the support of traditional U.S. ally Great Britain for the 50-billion dollar project.
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23Feb/15

How many times can HSBC say sorry?

(BVO) – Can it get any worse for HSBC? On this evidence probably not.

Europe’s biggest bank reporting a 17 percent drop in annual profit as a tax evasion scandal at its private banking business in Switzerland continues to deepen.
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