Running Rings Around the Banks
A leading European treasurer is not convinced that the latest proposals to ring-fence banks’ trading activities is workable. And it could mean higher costs for corporates.
HSBC Hit By World-Wide Cyber Attack
Websites and online banking services shut down by denial-of-service attack.
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.
Recession, Regulation, Returns: The Impact on Your Banks
Two new reports highlight the problems facing corporate bankers globally and in Europe in particular.
Corporate treasurers want regulators to change the way they govern LIBOR, not to overhaul the benchmark.
The ECB Buys Time, if Not Bonds
The European Central Bank&spamp;rsquo;s OMT initiative comes with strings attached.
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.
Could a CFO Run the Bank of England?
The race has officially started to become the next governor of the Bank of England, and some former CFOs, though long shots, are among the hopefuls.
CEO, CFO Make Clean Break of It – In Public
A shuffle of finance chiefs at Reckitt Benckiser shows the importance of chemistry.