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UK ‘Rogue bank’ pays $340 million fine to keep US licence

By Martin Kelly  UK Bank Standard Chartered has been forced to pay $340 million in an effort at keeping its US licence. The penalty, which...

Failure to regulate banking scandal ‘made in Downing Street’, says SNP...

By Andrew Barr  The Westminster government were the “co-authors” of the Barclays banking scandal due to “catastrophic” regulation failures, SNP Westminster Treasury spokesperson Stewart...

Observer newspaper accessed my bank account claims Salmond

By a Newsnet reporter  First Minister Alex Salmond has told the Leveson inquiry of his fears that his bank account was accessed illegally by...

Labour dithering cost one million jobs claims BoE Chief

By Martin Kelly  Governor of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King has claimed that a lack of action by the last Labour government...

It’s more than headlines that have to change at BBC Scotland

By G.A.Ponsonby  So BBC Scotland has decided to correct the errors contained in an online article it published on Saturday.Fully two days after one of the...

Concerns over future of Clydesdale Bank prompt renewed calls for more...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Concerns over the future of the Clydesdale Bank have prompted renewed calls for Scotland to be given more economic powers in order...

Romanov bank at heart of football crisis

By Paula Murray  Fresh fears were expressed over the future of troubled Hearts FC last night after it emerged the club owner’s Lithuanian bank is...

Iranian president engulfed in bank scandal

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been drawn into Iran’s biggest bank scandal after a parliamentary commission investigating the fraud announced they were investigating his office...

Liars’ Lexicon – Mark to Market

by David Malone I thought it was time to draft another entry in the Liars' Lexicon.  This time let's look at Mark to Market...

Forests, fire sales and mark to market

by David Malone What have Mark to Market accounting rules got to do with English forests and fire sales?Officially?  Nothing whatsoever.  In my opinion? ...