Societe Generale's primary business is private banking, global investment management and services, and corporate & investment banking.

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SocGen profit tumbles on Russia unit writedown

Vladimir Putin Speaks

French bank Societe Generale reported a 13.3 percent drop in first-quarter net income as it booked a 525 million euro ($731 million) writedown on its Russian business as turmoil in Ukraine persists.

FCA makes visits over London gold price fixing

Gold Bar And Coins

Regulators are stepping up their scrutiny of how gold prices are set, with officials from Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority visiting Societe Generale to observe the so-called London fixing process, two people with knowledge of the matter said.


Pot Of Gold

Ex-Credit Suisse Exec and SocGen CEO Do Well

The former head of investment banking for EMEA at Credit Suisse will receive a stock bonus worth about US$45m in today's terms from his new employer over the next seven years, according to a regulatory filing.