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Bankers sick of choosing sides between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Global banks are intensifying efforts to repair ties with Qatar’s finance ministry and sovereign wealth fund, after Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Qatar.

Top Trump official calls bankers, will convene “Plunge Protection Team”

The Treasury says Mnuchin will convene a call on Monday with the president's Working Group on Financial Markets.

Eyeing Saudi riches, Wall Street gets back to business as usual

A month after the murder of government critic Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, bankers say the rewards of doing business with the oil-rich kingdom far outweigh the risks.

UBS offered cars, bonuses to French bankers who lured clients

UBS is also suspected of helping clients launder undeclared money, an allegation that can lead to fines of as much as half the amount of the funds stashed offshore.

Indian postmen to turn bankers with Modi’s new payments bank

Modi has since 2014 sought to end what he has called "financial untouchability" by giving millions of people access to banking services in India.

Vietnam jails former bankers in graft crackdown

Former chairman and chief executive of Vietnam Construction Bank were convicted of "deliberate violation of state regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences"

Frankfurt losing edge in Brexit race as Paris gains ground

Frankfurt’s efforts to attract bankers escaping Brexit are in danger of losing momentum.

Women are losing out at ‘Alpha Male’ UK banks, panel says

UK lawmakers are calling for an overhaul of the way bankers’ bonuses are awarded to help women gain greater representation within the industry.

Abolishing tolls next, bankers told in session with new Putrajaya council

A source says a review of tolls was one of the key issues discussed at a meeting with bankers chaired by Daim Zainuddin and Zeti Akhtar Aziz.