HSBC has played down the prospect of spinning off its UK business in a separate stock market listing in a move that would undo its takeover of Midland Bank 20 years ago.
Tim Wise of JP Morgan is made of stout moral stuff. When advising the Co-op Group on its ill-fated transaction with Britannia Building Society in 2009, his judgments were not swayed one iota by the knowledge that a £5m fee for his employer would only be paid if the deal actually happened.
Why are we giving Bitcoin house room? Surely it is akin to a counterfeiting scam promoted by people who like the idea of their computer making them rich without lifting much more than a finger?
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned City firms to strengthen their defences against financial crime after it found serious failures in wealth and asset managers' anti-money laundering and corruption measures.
The Libor rigging scandal was reignited on Tuesday, forcing the chairman of Rabobank to quit after the Dutch bank was fined €774m (£662m) for rigging the benchmark interest rate.
Bank of England policymakers have been surprised at how rapidly growth has picked up and unemployment has fallen since the spring, raising the prospect of an earlier-than-expected rise in interest rates.
To the surprise of almost nobody, the banks want to get around the EU's bonus cap. And, to the surprise of even fewer, Barclays is at the head of the pack. The solution? Pay rises all round.
The EU's financial services chief has defended the right to cap City bankers' lavish bonuses in the face of a legal challenge from Britain over new pay rules.
Suspicions that the vast global currency markets may have been rigged by major banks and traders has sparked the City regulator to launch a formal investigation into the £3tn a day market.
The Bank of England is to begin consulting over a pay code for top City firms next year to incorporate the recommendation of an influential parliamentary report that bonuses should be deferred over 10 years.
Senior bankers will face up to seven years in jail if they are found to have committed a new offence of reckless misconduct being proposed by the government as part of a series of measures to clean up the City in the wake of the 2008 banking crisis.