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  • Pandit rubs his eyes before answering a question at a conference in Washington, September 23, 2011

    Axe falls at Citigroup

    People & Markets | 18 November 2011

    Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit rubs his eyes before answering a question at a conference in Washington, September 23, 2011. The US bank has plans to cut about 3,000 jobs – or 1% of its global workforce – according to sources at the firm. (REUTERS/Jonat

  • An ATM machine at a Bank of America office is pictured in Burbank, California

    Bank of America cuts further

    People & Markets | 04 May 2012

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch is to cut a further 300 jobs, with bankers at the firm’s mergers and acquisitions and equity underwriting franchises most at risk because of a slowing pipeline, according to insiders.

  • Bank of America strikes settlement

    People & Markets | 05 October 2012

    Bank of America has reached a deal with a class of shareholders concerning the acquisition of Merrill Lynch, including a commitment to improve corporate governance.

  • Bank of America to raise Tier 1 capital

    People & Markets | 18 November 2011

    Bank of America has announced plans to increase its Tier 1 common capital through the repurchase of several trust preferred securities with a combined liquidation value of US$2.63bn.

  • Warren Buffett 2010

    Bank of Buffett rides to the rescue

    Top News | 26 August 2011

    Warren Buffett was quick to dismiss any comparisons to the financial chaos that followed the implosion of Lehman Brothers after his US$5bn deal to inject capital into an ailing Bank of America. “This is not 2008,” he insisted.

  • The entrance to JP Morgan Chase's international headquarters on Park Avenue is seen in New York

    Banking fees weakest since 2009

    People & Markets | 05 January 2013

    With the exception of DCM underwriters, most investment bankers are likely to be glad that 2012 was over.

  • Attorney General Holder listens to President Obama talk about details of the housing settlement

    Banks agree US$25bn settlement

    People & Markets | 11 February 2012


  • Banks begin to settle mortgage cases

    People & Markets | 18 November 2011

    Deutsche Bank and Citigroup have entered into a settlement with a federal agency based on the questionable quality of mortgages they sold.

  • A view shows the Federal Reserve building in Washington

    Banks eye boost from QE3

    People & Markets | 05 October 2012

    Large US banks are expected to experience a boost from the Federal Reserve’s third round of quantitative easing, after the central bank committed itself to buying US$40bn of mortgage-backed securities per month.

  • Banks face poor results season

    People & Markets | 16 September 2011

    As September edges towards a close, banks are preparing to deliver some very poor third-quarter numbers to investors. Market activity took a sharp downward turn during the summer after Standard & Poor’s downgraded the US, and since then the European debt crisis has added to the malaise in the industry.

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