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Bartholomeusz: could Barclays tempt Mike Smith?

Bartholomeusz: could Barclays tempt Mike Smith?

It's easy to see why Mike Smith would be a forerunning candidate to replace Bob Diamond, but would Barclays be as good a fit for the ANZ chief?

A Nordic block to the European fix

A Nordic block to the European fix

Global financial markets again face a turbulent week, as the latest agreement between European leaders aimed at solving the region’s debt crisis threatens to unravel.

Rio may have damages claim after Barclays ‘tobacco moment’

Rio may have damages claim after Barclays ‘tobacco moment’

Does Rio Tinto have a case to make for damages -- over the impact of the rigging of the Libor interest rate by Barclays and other banks.

A lesson for Barclays in phone-hacking scandal

A lesson for Barclays in phone-hacking scandal

There was a double-header overnight for fans of the now years-long show, the collapse of the integrity of British public life.

Bob Diamond’s crisis of Libor confidence

Bob Diamond’s crisis of Libor confidence

Giant global insurance and pension funds are watching the unfolding Libor scandal with intense interest, as they contemplate massive legal actions against the major banks involved.

Banks and interest rates a world of manipulation

Banks and interest rates a world of manipulation

With global banking prices purposely massaged by both central and privately owned banks, we shouldn't be surprised corruption sometimes sneaks in. But why don't we question manipulation of the Australian cash rate?

What chance a UK bank to trust? Barclays and none

What chance a UK bank to trust? Barclays and none

In London, 'tis the bonfire of the bankers.

President Bush and the art of moral hazard

President Bush and the art of moral hazard

It’s no wonder there are so many disillusioned Republicans nowadays. Personal responsibility, accountability and not relying on government were once the benchmarks of being a Republican. The proposed Bush sub-prime plan continues the trend of eroding these principles, writes Matt Marks.