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Sinead Cruise

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house

12 Jun 2019

LONDON In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist.

Staley defies Bramson in Barclays' Asian investment bank revival

31 May 2019

LONDON Barclays is plotting a revival of its Asian investment bank, defying activist Edward Bramson just weeks after he failed to convince fellow shareholders to back radical cuts to the British bank's trading arm.

Funds protest UK drive to disclose more on boardroom chats

29 May 2019

LONDON Some of Britain's biggest asset managers are protesting proposals that they disclose more details about their discussions with company boards on issues such as climate change and child labour.

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans

28 May 2019

LONDON Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank.

Lloyds defends CEO pay after investor anger at annual investor meeting

17 May 2019

LONDON Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies.

REFILE-Lloyds braces for pay revolt at annual investor meeting

16 May 2019

LONDON, May 16 Lloyds Banking Group is braced for a potential shareholder revolt over senior executives' pay at its annual meeting on Thursday, after criticism by politicians and a string of similar rebellions at rival banks.

RPT-Metro Bank funding problems deepen as bondholder confidence wavers

10 May 2019

* Confidence shaken by accounting error, pending rights issue

Metro Bank funding problems deepen as bondholder confidence wavers

09 May 2019

* Confidence shaken by accounting error, pending rights issue

Banks lose appetite for new Brexit fight

08 May 2019

LONDON While Britain debates the merits of a second Brexit referendum, London's financial centre is steering clear of the argument, resigned to the need to shift some business elsewhere.

RPT-Banks lose appetite for new Brexit fight

08 May 2019

* Tepid support for concept but banks will not fund new Remain bid

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