The chairman of Europe’s biggest bank, HSBC, has been appointed to head up South African insurer Discovery, raising concerns about his time management.
HSBC has reported a rise in third quarter profit, driven by a strong showing from its retail and wealth management units.
The woman tasked with attracting City workers to Paris as Brexit rolls on is stepping up her charm offensive, with plans for a new private English school to cater for the wealthy.
HSBC has agreed a 765 million US dollars (£582 million) settlement with US regulators over claims it mis-sold toxic mortgages in the run-up to the financial crisis.
Bank customers trying to log in to manage their finances faced further frustration on Friday as both TSB and HSBC reported problems with their apps while Barclays had online banking issues.
Tesco boss Dave Lewis will be quizzed on the performance of the supermarket’s new discount store format Jack’s this week as the group unveils its half-year results.
Barclays is beefing up its corporate banking operations in key EU countries ahead of Brexit as the lender looks for ways to serve clients in Europe.
HSBC has hiked its annual lending fund for small businesses to a record £12 billion and has ring-fenced £1 billion for the first time to help boost overseas trade as Brexit approaches.
Some major banks are charging customers several times the fees of payday lenders to borrow money, an investigation by Which? has found.
Pupils at Craigiebarns Primary School in Dundee are growing an outdoor classroom thanks to a £1,737 grant from HSBC. The garden will be used to teach children about nature and horticulture. The bank gave the school the grant after parent Jane Mcintosh submitted a “detailed business plan” for the project.