David Green, head of the Serious Fraud Office, at his office in London in June last year. The  office has joined other global regulators in investigating accusations of abuse in the multi-trillion-dollar foreign exchange market. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

UK prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into alleged manipulation of foreign-exchange benchmarks, more than a year after the British marke(...)

Morgan Stanley: Revenue rose to $8.6 billion, from $8.5 billion a year ago, following a 25 per cent increase in sales from investment banking and a 5 per cent gain in the wealth management business. Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Morgan Stanley capped off what has proved to be a better than expected earnings period for Wall Street by unveiling a 46 per cent jump in second-quart(...)

Rupert Murdoch’s Fox first approached Time Warner in early June and delivered a formal takeover proposal later that month

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox said it made a bid to buy media conglomerate Time Warner but was rebuffed.The bid was worth roughly $80 billion, or(...)

Ryanair soared by 2.4 per cent in a burst of afternoon trading to close yesterday at €6.80. The airline unveiled mobile boarding passes that will soon be followed by an expanded offering for business passengers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Global equity markets spluttered into life yesterday, lifted by Citigroup’s earnings in the US and more positive sentiment from investors towards e(...)

Citibank has been fined $7billion for corrupt practices. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Citibank has agreed to pay a $7 billion fine (€5 billion) for knowingly selling dodgy securities comprising packaged-up, high-risk subprime mortgages(...)

Citigroup said it agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a US government investigation into mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Photo: Reuters

Citigroup said it agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a US government investigation into mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the (...)

A deal with the Justice Department would remove a huge legal obstacle that has been weighing on Citibank’s share price and casting a shadow over its future. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Citigroup and the Justice Department are said to be nearing a deal that could cost the bank roughly $7 billion to settle a civil investigation into th(...)

Here’s a question for investors in any big US corporation with foreign operations: do you know what the company’s tax bill would be if it had to bring(...)

A report published by Autonomous Research estimates UBS will pay $8 billion in fines and settlements relating to alleged collusion and price-manipulation in the global currency market, the biggest fine for any single bank. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

UBS shares fell today following a research report that said the Swiss bank could have to pay $8 billion (€5.9 billion) in fines and settlements relati(...)

Blanchardstown Business & Technology Park, Co Dublin, includes 659 surface  car-parking spaces and a secure marshalling yard on the site

A substantial office and industrial investment in Blanchardstown Business & Technology Park, Co Dublin, goes for sale today at €7.5 million throug(...)