Bank of England suspends official amid forex rigging probe

The Bank of England has suspended one of its staff and hired lawyers to investigate whether its own officials were involved in trying to manipulate the foreign exchange markets....

Regulator plans 15 reforms to stop forex cheats

Changes to the way foreign exchange benchmarks are compiled have been tabled by regulators in a bid to reduce the temptation for traders to collude and cheat....

Cameron urges forex case ‘consequences’

There should be “consequences” for individuals found guilty of wrongdoing in the multibillion-pound foreign exchange (forex) manipulation scandal, Prime Minister David Cameron has said....

World’s top hedge fund bosses suffer earnings drop to $11bn

No hedge fund manager is going to be claiming poverty any time soon. By any reasonable standard of wealth the denizens of Mayfair and Connecticut are still rich and getting richer...

Asking prices hit new high as young families move on

Asking prices for properties have reached a new high after five consecutive months of growth, figures from Rightmove show, suggesting there is resilience in the housing market despite the slowdown of...

Astra sells rights as it focuses on new drugs

Astrazeneca has offloaded the European commercial rights to several heart medicines as it focuses on bringing new products to the market....

Move a mile to pay off your mortgage

Many homeowners could pay off their loan early by moving to a less pricey nearby area. Here’s how to make it work...

Fianna Fail urges ‘friendly vulture fund’ for distressed mortgages

Fianna Fail wants to introduce a bill creating a “Nama for mortgage holders” before the Dail’s summer recess in July....

The forecast for mortgages? There may be clouds ahead

There are fewer deals available for would-be first-time buyers in the aftermath of the Brexit vote...

‘Fomo’ loan for students is criticised

Bank of Ireland has been criticised for a new short-term loan that is being marketed to students to help finance their social lives....