U.K. Pundits’ Views on Election, Economy
Businesses may turn on Romney, U.S. companies may be feigning concern over regulation, and the American economy looks poised for recovery, economists in London say.
HSBC Hit By World-Wide Cyber Attack
Websites and online banking services shut down by denial-of-service attack.
Recession, Regulation, Returns: The Impact on Your Banks
Two new reports highlight the problems facing corporate bankers globally and in Europe in particular.
How to Fix a Broken Bank
“I almost never talk about quarterly profits,” said Royal Bank of Scotland boss Stephen Hester in a recent speech. Now, the bank’s focus is customers all the way.
The ECB Buys Time, if Not Bonds
The European Central Bank&spamp;rsquo;s OMT initiative comes with strings attached.
Corporate treasurers want regulators to change the way they govern LIBOR, not to overhaul the benchmark.
From Corporate Finance to the Archbishop of Canterbury?
A former treasurer of a major U.K. oil company may soon be the Church of England’s most senior archbishop.
Did U.K. Bungle a Cash-flow Calculation?
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Trains wins reprieve as a bidding competition to operate a major passenger rail route is found to have “significant flaws.”
Euro Zone 2013: Zero Growth, More Defaults
Standard &spamp; Poor’s cuts its euro-zone GDP forecast for this year and next, and says robust high-yield issuance won’t stop corporate defaults from rising.
CEO, CFO Make Clean Break of It – In Public
A shuffle of finance chiefs at Reckitt Benckiser shows the importance of chemistry.
Despite Gloom, Europe’s CFOs See Revenue Growth Coming
The Duke/&splt;em>CFO&splt;/em> Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey finds expectations of better financial performance in the next 12 months amid the overall pessimism.