Goldman Sachs headquarters in New York. Analysts said it was too soon to declare victory on the company’s strategic transformation. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Booming markets drove a surge in third-quarter earnings at Goldman Sachs’s trading and asset management businesses, helping the Wall Street bank to po(...)

A trader works at the Goldman Sachs stall on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The bank has become the latest Wall Street finance house to abandon its stuffy dress code in favour of a “flexible” approach. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Goldman Sachs has become the latest Wall Street bank to abandon its stuffy dress code in favour of a “flexible” approach likely to find favour with th(...)