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The dollar's summer slump
The Financial Times capital markets editor Katie Martin looks at the currency markets after the dollar suffered its worst month in July in 10 years.
Quote of the Day
Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.
Fighting Financial Crime in a Global Pandemic
If financial institutions consider the global trade of physical commodities as a higher-risk product, that's not without reason.
UN Panel: The Global Financial System Needs Urgent Reform
The international financial system needs urgent reforms, as currently it enables illicit money flows and tax abuse, a high-level panel assembled by the United Nations concluded ...
Donald Trump Paid Only $750 In Income Taxes In 2016: Report
It added that he also paid just $750 in his first year in the White House, and he had paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years because he reported losing much ...
Bank of England policymaker defends negative rates
A Bank of England (BoE) policymaker has defended the potential use of negative interest rates, which could take the cost of borrowing below zero.
Is it just same as Apple, Google and Facebook? Donald Trump paid no income tax in 10 of last 15 years, New York Times claims
The president hits back at the claims in the newspaper, insisting they are "totally fake news".
Failing the poor Covid-19 has reversed years of gains in the war on poverty
This coronavirus affects everyone, but not equally. The young often shrug off the virus; the old often die of it. The rich shrug off the economic shock; the poor cannot.
The pandemic is plunging millions back into extreme poverty
FOR MORE than a decade Suresh Aryal has flogged momos, steamed dumplings from Nepal, on the streets of New Delhi. On a good day the 32-year-old could take home as much as 6,000 ...
Alphabet Settles Shareholder Suit Over Sexual Harassment Claims
The company will set aside $310 million in funding towards diversity initiatives and prohibit severance packages to employees who are subject to any pending investigation for se...
Deutsche Bank - the German money laundering arm for the past 50 years
The money laundering bank of Germany, backed by the German government, who is leading the EU task force against money laundering.
Germany is leading the EU crack down on tax heavens but flagship German bank is the biggest money launderer
It's always the ones with the dirty hands pointing the fingers...
Europe pretend to crack down money laundering elsewhere, but many EU countries lauder money themselves, daily
Business as usual: It's always the ones with the dirty hands pointing the fingers.
Money laundering, oligarchs, terrorists: How corrupt are the banks?
Are banks helping criminals, oligarchs and terrorists to launder money? That’s what the so-called FinCen leaks allege. How do the charges stack up? Our guests: Daniel Drepper (B...
UK’s chief scientific adviser has £600,000 of shares in vaccine maker contracted by govt – reports
UK Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance reportedly holds a bonus of tens of thousands of shares in a pharma giant developing a Covid-19 vaccine for the government. Yet,...
JPMorgan Is Set to Pay $1 Billion in Record Spoofing Penalty
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is poised to pay close to $1 billion to resolve market manipulation investigations by U.S. authorities into its trading of metals futures and Treasury secur...
Wells Fargo CEO, “the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from”
"While it might sound like an excuse, the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from," Scharf said in the memo.
One of the world's 'dodgiest addresses', in leafy Herts, UK
Leaked banking documents have given a glimpse into international money-laundering. They show that it happens in some unlikely places.
Sanctioned Putin associate ‘laundered millions’ through Barclays
One of Vladimir Putin's closest friends may have used Barclays Bank in London to launder money and dodge sanctions, leaked documents suggest.
Secret documents show how North Korea launders money through U.S. banks
North Korea carried out an elaborate money laundering scheme for years using a string of shell companies and help from Chinese companies, moving money through prominent banks in...
Game of Laws: Compliance in the Age of Regulatory Proliferation
Even if the pace at which regulations are drafted seems to be slowing down, at least at the EU-level, regulations in general are still trending toward bullish proliferation. In ...
Companies House to tighten its checks
The UK government is to overhaul the system of checks for Britain’s register of companies after criticism that the database is too easily abused by money launderers and fraudsters.
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