Dave McKay,  Royal Bank of Canada: “I want RBC to matter – to our clients, to our people and in our communities – both here in Canada and around the world, wherever we do business.”    Photograph: Aaron Harris/Bloomberg

How do you take a successful company – one already highly regarded by employees, customers, and shareholders alike – and reignite people’s pas(...)

The UBS AG company logo hangs above the entrance to the company’s Broadgate offices in London. UBS Group  will pay $545 million to settle US investigations into its role in manipulating currency and interest rates. Photograph: Bloomberg

They were known as the “Cartel” or the “Mafia” among their peers. The unsubtle nicknames were given to a group of traders who at one time worked for f(...)

Filling up. the price of oil has tumbled recently.

Halliburton’s deal for Baker Hughes may be just the start of big energy takeovers as oil prices slump. Crude has plunged to a more than four-year low (...)

Lloyds, which also owns Bank of Scotland, could set out its HQ plans in a strategic review due to be announced late next month or early November

Scotland-based Lloyds Banking Group left the door open for a move to London amid uncertainty over the future shape of the United Kingdom despite Scott(...)

UK distributor DRG said it had sold ‘Keith Barry: Brain Hacker’ to New Zealand, Poland, Sweden, China and France.

TV3 is in advanced discussions with Zodiak Rights, the international TV rights business of Zodiak Media with revenues of $800 (...)

Michael Lewis, author of Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, on Wednesday, where he discussed high-frequency trading and the structure of the US equity market with Brad Katsuyama, chief executive officer of IEX Group Inc. Photograph: Chris Goodney/Bloomberg

To explain claims of stock market rigging in the latest scandal to rock Wall Street, one US television news network resorted to a rather crude (...)

Average investors are being victimised by the fact that it’s legal for some people - high frequency traders -  to get advance news on prices and what investors are doing, Michael Lewis claims in his new book “Flash Boys”. Photograph: Jonathan Fickies/Bloomberg

The US stock market is a rigged game where high-frequency traders with advanced computers make tens of billions of dollars by jumping in front (...)

Barring last-minute surprises, the British utility will take over Bord Gáis Energy early next year

Talks on the sale of Bord Gáis Energy re-started in earnest early this week when advisers to both the company and its owner, the State, sat down with (...)

“The sale of TV3’s debt to Doughty Hanson ends an uncertain period for the company,” said David McRedmond, TV3 chief executive. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

TV3 can look forward to “a successful future” following the sale of its corporate debt to its owner, private equity firm Doughty Hanson, the broadc(...)

Prices in Sydney surged 14 per cent in the 11 months to November 30th to a record A$724,628 (¤487,000). Photograph: Getty Images

Australia’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low and said the currency is “still uncomfortably high,” even after a (...)