Goldman Sachs called gold bullion a “slam-dunk” sell in October. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Investors are dumping gold-backed exchange-traded products at the fastest pace since the securities were created a decade ago, mirroring the steepest (...)

Former Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill

Former Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill, who popularised the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China) as an investment concept, is now making the case (...)

Myles Lee, chief executive of CRH.  The company had a poor day on the Dublin stock exchange yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Stocks were generally a touch stronger yesterday, as investors took comfort from Federal Reserve nominee Janet Yellen’s comments on taking care not to(...)

It is safe to presume that the excitement surrounding Bank of Ireland’s trip beyond the 20-cent frontier this week was not particularly contagious bey(...)

Former Goldman Sachs bond trader Fabrice Tourre was found liable for fraud for his role in a failed mortgage deal that cost investors $1 billion. Photograph: Reuters

A jury found former Goldman Sachs Group Inc vice president Fabrice Tourre liable for fraud for his role in a failed mortgage deal that cost investors(...)

“On Wall Street, a culture of greed just won’t let go”, the New York Times headlined last week, following the publication of a survey of attitudes to (...)

Fabrice Tourre no longer works for Goldman Sachs but the bank is paying his legal fees in his civil trial. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs banker who became a symbol of the financial crisis, will have his day in court when his civil trial begins (...)

Both inspired tribal loyalties, both tended to be feted by those who support sound money and fiscal conservatism, and both were buried this wee(...)

The committee’s move sets the stage for a vote on fund managers’ bonuses by the European Parliament. Moshe Milner/GPO via Getty Images

Fund managers are facing a push by European Parliament to limit their bonuses, hours after Britain failed to water down planned EU banking pay (...)

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