A ‘Scotsie 100’ index would have underperformed the FTSE 100 over the last 59 years, a new London Business School report shows, with investors making (...)

President of Spanish wifi company Gowex, Jenaro Garcia, who announced on Twitter last week that the company’s accounts had been falsified for more than four years. Photograph: Angel Diaz/EPA

To many, attempting to profit from stock market falls is immoral and parasitic. Short sellers, however, see themselves as the detectives of the stock (...)

People walk past a sign outside of a branch of TSB bank in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Will investors say “yes” to TSB, the bank that is returning to the stock market after an absence of almost 20 years?Still best known for its catchy 19(...)

As one of the BBC’s senior economic correspondents, Hugh Pym covered the banking crisis from its revelation in 2007 to the present day. As late as Jul(...)

The headquarters of Barclays Plc stand beyond a metal gate in Canary Wharf, London. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

AIB and Bank of Ireland are among a number of banks that may be making it difficult for small companies to access finance in Britain, according(...)

Britain’s chancellor George Osborne and Lloyds Banking Group chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio address staff at a Lloyds Contact Centre in Birmingham, after discussing the sale of a 6 per cent stake in the banking group. Photograph: Joe Giddens/Reuters

A profit of £61 million on £3.2 billion worth of shares may not seem much to shout about, but the UK government’s sale of the first tranche of its sta(...)

British banking group Lloyds is to take a £330 million hit on the cut-price sale of its loss-making German insurance arm. The lender has agreed to sel(...)

Former directors of bailed-out German lender HSH Nordbank will appear in court today in the first case of the entire executive board of a European ban(...)

To protect investors against fraud, particularly from bankrupt companies or Ponzi schemes, the Irish Stock Exchange has special Listing and Continuing(...)

As a mutual organisation, owned by its members and managed for their benefit, the Co-operative is supposed to be different from other banks.

As a mutual organisation, owned by its members and managed for their benefit, the Co-operative is supposed to be different from other banks. So it see(...)