CNBC's Wilfred Frost reports on Goldman Sachs, which is set to pay nearly $3 billion in penalties related to 1MDB scandal. The bank will claw back tens of millions in executive bonuses, according to a source.
Equity Bank agreed to buy most of the assets, and assume all the deposits, of Almena State Bank.
33,000 extra workers to help handle surge in parcels from online shopping
Royal Mail is to hire a record 33,000 temporary workers for the Christmas period – two-thirds more than usual – to handle the UK festive parcel frenzy triggered by the surge in online shopping.
Christmas is always the busiest time for the postal service, but this year it is seeking record numbers of temporary recruits to help to sort an even higher flow of packages as high-street closures during the pandemic have forced shoppers online.
The Houston Chronicle business reporter Erin Douglas has been hired by the Texas Tribune to cover environment. She will start Nov. 9. At the Chronicle, Douglas covered Houston region’s biggest companies and corporate executives. Douglas previously...
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UK regulators have fined the London-headquartered, Goldman Sachs International (GSI), £96.6 million for risk management failures in connection with 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
The FCA and PRA fines are part of a globally coordinated resolution reached with Goldman Sachs Group (GSG) and its subsidiaries.
GSI is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the GSG. GSI acts as a material booking entity for bond transactions underwritten and purchased by Goldman Sachs outside the USA.
1MDB is a Malaysian state-owned development company that has been at the centre of billion-dollar embezzlement allegations.
GSI underwrote, purchased and arranged three bond transactions for 1MDB in 2012 and 2013 that raised a total of £4.9 billion for 1MDB. The 1MDB transactions were approved by global GSG committees that GSI participated in, and were booked to GSI.
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Lufax said it will issue 175,000,000 American depositary shares (ADS) which will be priced between $11.50 and $13.50 per share
This five-part series is a comprehensive effort to explain the racial discrimination Black Americans face in our financial system.
Small firms are borrowing big sums to survive. They must be given the option of a debt-for-equity swap with the Treasury
Britain is sleepwalking into a debt crisis that will undermine its prospects of a sustainable recovery.
It’s not the debts of the government that are at issue; it is the monumental amount of borrowing by the private sector, much of it from the Treasury, that will hang like a dead weight on the shoulders of thousands of businesses, possibly for a decade.