Two more banks – UBS and Deutsche Bank – have been drawn in to the controversy over "dark pools", the private trading systems recently highlighted by bestselling author Michael Lewis in his latest book on Wall Street.
Bailed-out Lloyds Banking Group appears poised to become the latest financial firm to be penalised for rigging Libor and is said to be facing a fine of between £200m and £300m.
More than a dozen hedge funds, with assistance of Barclays and Deutsche Bank, used “dubious” financial products to claim billions in unjustified tax savings and circumvent rules meant to limit risky bets, a Senate subcommittee investigation has found.
The name missing from BNP Paribas's grovelling statement of "deep regret" for busting US sanctions was that of Baudouin Prot, the bank's current chairman and former long-serving chief executive.
BNP Paribas, France's biggest bank, has said it deeply regrets misconduct that led to a record-breaking penalty of $8.83bn (£5.2bn) for dealing with countries that were the subject of US sanctions.
BNP Paribas, France’s biggest bank, pleaded guilty to criminal charges and agreed to pay a record-breaking penalty of nearly $8.9bn on Monday for dealing with countries that were the subject of US sanctions.
Banks across the EU have been put on notice that regulators are preparing fresh guidelines to ensure they do not breach a cap on bonuses.
US regulators have got their man. Georges Chodron de Courcel, long-serving chief operating officer of BNP Paribas, is off, ahead of the French bank's settlement over alleged sanctions breaches, which is rumoured to amount to $10bn.
It was a deal that stunned London property circles.
Credit Suisse is set to pull in well over $100m (£60m) from the impending stock market listing of Alibaba, the Chinese internet group, after disclosing a $50m bond investment it made in 2012.
European leaders reached an agreement with Cyprus early on Monday morning that closes down the island's second-biggest bank and inflicts huge losses on wealthy savers.
Cyprus has become the fifth eurozone nation to seek help from international lenders, but the rescue package includes a hugely unpopular levy on savers at Cypriot banks – and as yet it remains unclear whether the country's MPs will accept it.
The top 1,500 bank staff in the UK earned an average of £1m each in 2011, according to new regulatory filings by major banking employers.