Mount Moran in Grand Teton National Park seen through a window at the Jackson Hole economic symposium in Wyoming. Photograph: Bloomberg

The annual August summits of the world’s top central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, have a dramatic mountain backdrop, but the conference titles ar(...)

The recent pullback in global equities has been a relatively modest affair, but Merrill Lynch’s latest monthly fund manager survey indicates investors(...)

State prosecutors confirmed yesterday they had concluded their investigation into the bank’s ex-CEO Georg Funke. Photograph: Getty

The former chief executive of German property lender Hypo Real Estate (HRE) is facing criminal charges of false financial reporting, six years after t(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan with Stephen Vernon and Pat Gunn of Green REIT at the company’s listing  on the Irish Stock Exchange in July last year. FTI advised the company on its IPO. Photograph: Eric Luke

FTI Consulting’s capital markets team in Dublin, led by Mark Kenny and Jonathan Neilan, saw its revenue increase by 36 per cent to €1.79 million last (...)

Bob Diamond, former chief executive of Barclays,  told the UK’s parliamentary commission on banking standards that he felt “physically ill” when he learned employees of the bank had been making false rate submissions in the Libor scandal. Photograph: Reuters/Dylan Martinez

In a memorable scene from the film Casablanca, Louis Renault, the affable but corrupt French police chief, closes Rick’s club. “I am shocked, shock(...)

Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay fines totalling $370 million to US and British authorities investigating its part in a global interes(...)

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 (...)

There are more millionaires in the world than ever before as buoyant equity markets, stability in the industrialised economies of the US and Europe an(...)

 Former US treasury secretary Timothy Geithner discusses his new book ‘Stress Test, Reflections on Financial Crises’. Photo: Getty Images

Are financial crises an inevitable feature of capitalism? Must the government rescue the system when huge crises occur? In his book Stress Test , Timo(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm walks past reporters on the way into court for the first day of his US bankruptcy  trial in Boston today. Photograph: Josh Reynolds/The Irish Times 1:31

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has said he completed financial statements in his US bankruptcy case in 2010 “as best I could” bu(...)