Barclays Libor Settlement

Profits Down, Over 10,000 Jobs To Go - At Least Bonuses Are Up!

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

Barclays has revealed a 10% hike in its bonus pool to £2.4 billion for 2013 despite posting a 32% drop in underlying annual profits and announcing th...

Woman Honoured Who Fought Bob Diamond's 'Obscene' Pay

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A former Barclays director who fought against former chief executive Bob Diamond's "obscene" pay packet at the bank has been made a dame in the New Ye...

The 'Unacceptable Face Of Banking' Is Back

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Bob Diamond, the controversial ex-Barclays boss, is reportedly poised to make a dramatic City comeback in his first move since quitting the bank in th...

Banks Fined €1.7 Billion Over Interest Rate Rigging Cartel

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays are among a raft of global banking giants involved in a record 1.7 billion euro (£1.4 billion) settlement with Eu...

Bob Diamond 'Set For UK Comeback'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK

Aquis Exchange, a new European equity trading platform backed by former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond, will reportedly launch in London on November 14. ...

'Keep 1mth As Low As Possible.. He'll Suck Your Old Fella'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

City broker ICAP has been hit with a £54m fine by both American and British financial regulators as three of its former employees have been charged o...

Diamond's London Relaunch

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Politics

Bob Diamond, former chief executive of Barclays, could be reuniting with his onetime colleague Rich Ricci, who served as the head of Barclays' investm...

RBS And Barclays Reveal More Than 500 Staff Earned Over £1m

PA | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK

The scale of mammoth pay packages in the banking industry was laid bare today as Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays revealed that over 500 workers be...

Two RBS Execs Under Pressure To Resign Ahead Of Libor Settlement

Charlie Thomas | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

The London inter bank offer rate (Libor) rigging scandal continues into 2013, with reports that the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is close to negotiati...

Charlie Thomas

UBS Libor Settlement Expected Before Christmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

Swiss banking giant UBS is understood to be close to agreeing a $1 billion payment for its involvement in the Libor rate rigging scandal. The Wall ...

US Court Summons For Lloyds Banking Group Over Libor

Charlie Thomas | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

US state prosecutors have ordered Lloyds Banking Group to court as they investigate whether it participated in any schemes to rig the London Interbank...

Jail For Bankers Who Manipulate Libor

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

Unscrupulous bankers will face criminal prosecution under far-reaching reforms designed to prevent a repeat of this summer's interbank rate-fixing sca...

Barclays Calls For New Industry Body With Power To Ban Rogue Bankers

PA | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK

Disgraced lender Barclays has called for a new industry body to be formed with the power to ban rogue bankers in the wake of the rate rigging scandal,...

Who Is Bob Diamond's Replacement?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

Under-fire banking giant Barclays today named its retail and business banking boss Antony Jenkins as chief executive. The appointment of Jenkins co...

Banker Bashes MPs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK

Bob Diamond, the former Former Barclays boss who resigned in the wake of revelations about Libor rate-fixing, has hit back at claims he was "highly se...

Barclays, RBS and HSBC Face US Libor Investigation

PA | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

The rate-rigging scandal that has rocked the banking industry is showing no signs of abating as US authorities summoned three British banks for questi...

Who Is Taking Over From Bob Diamond At Barclays?

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Sir David Walker - the City grandee who oversaw a review into bank governance for Gordon Brown - was unveiled as the new chairman of Barclays on Thurs...

Bankers, Bailouts and a Bad Reputation

Ehud Furman | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Tech
Ehud Furman

Banks and bankers are starting to see the value and understand just how important it is to maintain a good reputation.

Honour Amongst Bankers

Cyrus Moore | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Politics
Cyrus Moore

Appointing a trader to run Barclays, one of Britain's finest retail banking names, was a big mistake

Osborne Accuses Brown Government Of Involvement In Libor Rate-Fixing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne tonight directly accused members of Gordon Brown's government of involvement in the rate-rigging scandal. Osborne said th...

Vince Cable Urges Shareholders To Take Action Over Barclays Scandal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK

Business Secretary Vince Cable has urged shareholders in British banks to take action on the boards and executives responsible for the "systemic abuse...

Minister To Order Inter-Bank Review Following Libor Scandal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

Ministers are to order an independent review into the inter-bank lending rate in the wake of revelations that it was rigged by bankers. And Bob Dia...

Government To Set Up Review Of Inter-Bank Lending Rate

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

An urgent independent review into the inter-bank lending rate is to be set up by the Government next week in the wake of the interest rigging scandal....

Introducing The 'Libor'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

Since the start of the global financial crisis, we’ve all had to tighten our belts… but, more importantly, expand our vocabulary. Who’d ever...