Posts Tagged ‘credit’

Four European banks investigated for Libor manipulation

In the aftermath of the probe that saw British bank Barclays pay record fines, financial regulators are now fixing their attention to Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Societe Generale and Credit Agricole for their possible involvement in the the Libor interest-rate manipulation scandal. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Fitch downgrades Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group

Credit rating company Fitch has downgraded two banks in the United Kingdom. View full post on Banking Stories

DealBook: Credit Suisse Discloses U.S. Inquiry Over Taxes

Credit Suisse said it was being investigated by the Justice Department to see whether its private banking unit helped Americans evade taxes. View full post on Business Stories

Credit card holders spending £200 a month online

Nearly three-quarters of credit card-holders regularly use their plastic to buy things online, spending an average of nearly £200 a month. Related Stories Save £67m by sending Christmas cards second class Sportingbet sees smartphone boom Average pay rises remain ‘below inflation’ Dixons cuts losses but sales slow ‘We’re worried about cash – but not saving […]

Can Microlending Save Haiti?

Since the January earthquake, microbanks are struggling to keep credit flowing to Haitians who depend on loans to remain self-sufficient. View full post on Business Stories