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Iran hopes to resolve trading freeze with HSBC

HSBC Canary Wharf

Iran is lobbying to get HSBC to process humanitarian trade transactions that Europe's biggest bank has frozen because of concerns about potential breaches of international sanctions, sources familiar with the trades told Reuters.


Age 23 - Is This Banker The Youngest VP Ever ?

Each year thousands of graduates / MBAs find work in the financial markets. All start at (or near) the bottom of the ladder, and hope that one day they will make it big. Few do. And those who eventually achieve success usually face a relatively long wait. Not so one young man who, at 23, just might be the youngest VP ever to attain that position in a major investment bank.

HSBC To Settle Madoff US Class Action Lawsuit

HSBC has entered into an agreement to pay $62.5m to settle claims against it in the class action pending in New York against various HSBC companies and numerous other defendants on behalf of investors in the Thema International Fund PLC ('Thema'), an Irish incorporated and authorised UCITS fund whose assets were invested with Bernard L Madoff Securities LLC ('Madoff Securities').

London's Biggest Trading Floors

Hot on the heels of the announcement that JPMorgan has spurned Canary Wharf and has chosen the 'Square Mile' for its new European HQ (St Alphage House in London Wall), most of the interest centres around the fact that, of the 1 million square feet that makes up the new building, there will be four giant trading floors of some 72,000 square feet each.