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If FIFA wanted to avoid trouble, it should have gone into banking

If FIFA wanted to avoid trouble, it should have gone into banking

The US prosecution of FIFA is extraordinary hypocrisy from a country that treats systemic and constant criminality by the world's biggest banks as the financial equivalent of a parking offence, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Bankers mending their ways? No, they’ve gone wild

Bankers mending their ways? No, they’ve gone wild

It’s now five years since the early warning signs of what would develop into the global financial crisis first started to show, and extraordinarily, there’s little evidence that bankers have mended their ways.

But wait, there’s more — criminal probe widens in Libor’s wake

But wait, there’s more — criminal probe widens in Libor’s wake

As criminal probes into the Libor rate-rigging scandal multiply, bankers are becoming increasingly worried that they might finally be held to account for their role in the global financial crisis.

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?