Eleven banks to consider how to address financial risks of global warming. Photograph: iStock

Eleven major banks including Barclays, Citigroup and UBS said they will seek ways to address the financial risks of global warming, after Bank of Engl(...)

A Banco Bradesco branch in the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Banco Bradesco president Luiz Carlos Trabuco is accused of conspiring with officials in the finance ministry to annul a €750 million tax fine. Photograph: Nadia Sussman/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In the latest shock development in Brazil’s offensive against corruption, federal police have formally accused the president of the country’s second b(...)

HSBC said profit growth was driven by an investing frenzy in Hong Kong. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

HSBC Holdings beat expectations with a 10 per cent rise in first-half profit thanks to a strong performance in Hong Kong and has agreed a $5.2 billion(...)

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