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Bob Diamond, the boss of Barclays Bank, has insisted he will not resign after staff rigged the key lending rate between banks

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Bob Diamond, the boss of Barclays Bank, has insisted he will not resign after staff rigged the key lending rate between banks. Bob Diamond was...

Martin Taylor, the former chief executive of Barclays, says the bank has engaged in "systematic dishonesty"

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Martin Taylor, the former chief executive of Barclays, says the bank has engaged in "systematic dishonesty". It comes after Barclays was fined $450 million for...

When you apply for home owner's insurance, one of the questions that you'll be asked is whether or not you (or any family member) is a smoker

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When you apply for home owner's insurance, one of the questions that you'll be asked is whether or not you (or any family member)...

Cyprus has told the European authorities that it intends to apply for financial assistance

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Cyprus has told the European authorities that it intends to apply for financial assistance. Cyprus is the fifth eurozone member to do so. It said it...

Credit ratings agency Moody's has decided to downgrade 15 global banks and financial institutions

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Credit ratings agency Moody's has decided to downgrade 15 global banks and financial institutions. In the US, Bank of America and Citigroup were among those...

Heidemarie Schwermer from Germany has lived without money for 16 years following a lifetime of guilt about wealth stemming from her time as a World War Two refugee

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Heidemarie Schwermer from Germany has lived without money for 16 years following a lifetime of guilt about wealth stemming from her time as a...

Spain's borrowing costs have risen to another euro-era record, with lenders demanding a higher interest rate

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Spain's borrowing costs have risen to another euro-era record, with lenders demanding a higher interest rate. The yield on benchmark 10-year bonds hit 7% on...

Political change within days in Greece may mean the country has to ultimately leave the euro

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Political change within days in Greece may mean the country has to ultimately leave the euro. If that was to happen, how would they go...

The Euro and stock markets have boosted in Asia after a deal to shore up Spain's troubled banks eased concerns about a European currency break up

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The Euro and stock markets have boosted in Asia after a deal to shore up Spain's troubled banks eased concerns about a European currency...

Spain's decision to request a loan of up to 100 billion Euros ($125 billion) from eurozone funds to help shore up its struggling banks has won broad support

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Spain's decision to request a loan of up to 100 billion Euros ($125 billion) from eurozone funds to help shore up its struggling banks...

Eurozone finance ministers are to hold a conference call to discuss a bailout for Spanish banks

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Eurozone finance ministers are to hold a conference call to discuss a bailout for Spanish banks. EU sources say Madrid could formally request financial assistance...

Facebook investors have been offered $40 million by the NASDAQ stock exchange for a computer hitch that stopped them trading on debut day

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Facebook investors have been offered $40 million by the NASDAQ stock exchange for a computer hitch that stopped them trading on debut day. Some shareholders...

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Signs of economic weakness around the globe and Europe's intensifying debt crisis are unnerving investors, who have been piling out of riskier investments like...

European markets have risen after a weekend poll in Greece showed growing support for a pro-austerity conservative party

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European markets have risen after a weekend poll in Greece showed growing support for a pro-austerity conservative party. The survey suggested the New Democracy party...

Bankia, which is Spain's fourth-largest bank, was part-nationalized two weeks ago because of its problems with bad property debt

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Trading in shares in Bankia, Spain's fourth-largest bank, has been suspended in Madrid. Bankia asked them to be suspended ahead of a board meeting this...

Morgan Stanley announced in a memo on Wednesday that it is reviewing Facebook trades and would adjust prices for some retail customers who overpaid

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Amid a flurry of lawsuits over Facebook's IPO, Morgan Stanley, the company’s top underwriter, says it's prepared to pay back investors who were burned...

Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook leading investors cashed out millions of shares before the price dropped off

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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO, and leading investors in the company cashed out millions of shares before the price dropped off, according to...

Facebook's flotation has run into more controversy amid reports of concerns about the way advisers disclosed information to investors

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Facebook's flotation has run into more controversy amid reports of concerns about the way advisers disclosed information to investors. As Facebook shares fell another 9%...

Facebook shares have fallen in early trading on Wall Street to below the price at which they were floated

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Facebook shares have fallen in early trading on Wall Street to below the price at which they were floated. Despite the wider market in buoyant...

Greece has been unable to form a government, and new elections seem set to give power to parties that reject the spending cuts that have been agreed with other eurozone governments and the International Monetary Fund

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There is more and more speculation that Greece is about to leave the euro. Greece has been unable to form a government, and new elections...

Facebook’s less-than-stellar debut saw its shares end the day on Friday just 23 cents, or 0.6 percent, higher than its initial price, at $38.23, valuing the company at $104.2 billion

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Some less-than-enthused analysts are already warning their clients against buying Facebook’s shares one day after the social networking site rolled out its much-anticipated IPO. Brian...

The NASDAQ exchange saw Facebook shares jumping more than 10 percent within minutes of making their stock market debut

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The NASDAQ exchange saw Facebook shares jumping more than 10% within minutes of making their stock market debut. Facebook shares rose to $42, having been...

European stock markets had a shaky start on Friday as concern continued over Greece and Spain

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European stock markets had a shaky start on Friday as concern continued over Greece and Spain. Spain's main share index fell more than 2% before...

World markets are down as Greece's continuing political uncertainty undermines confidence

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World markets are down as Greece's continuing political uncertainty undermines confidence. Greece failed to form a coalition government through talks on Sunday and will continue...

JPMorgan Chase has revealed a surprise trading loss of $2 billion on complex investments made by its traders

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JPMorgan Chase, the biggest US bank, has revealed a surprise trading loss of $2 billion on complex investments made by its traders. Overall, after accounting...