A massive database of private offshore banking entities that could be used for tax evasion was posted online for public use Friday by the muckraking group that first reported the files.
Paris investigators placed the French branch of Swiss bank UBS under formal investigation Friday on suspicion it helped try to persuade rich French clients to open undeclared accounts in Switzerland.
France has drawn up a blacklist of 17 countries including Switzerland that do not help investigate foreign aid fraud, banning the use of their banks to help distribute development funds.
The Bank of Japan on Wednesday held off fresh easing measures, saying after a two-day policy meeting that a continuation of steps introduced last month would help Japan overcome deflation.
Sri Lanka's central bank Friday cut benchmark lending rates by 50 basis points, saying the move was to designed to encourage growth amid sluggish economic activity this year.
Australia's central bank cut interest rates to a record low of 2.75 percent Tuesday, citing weak domestic inflation coupled with a persistently high dollar as investment in the key mining sector hits its peak.
Marc Armando, the suspected mastermind behind one of France's most spectacular bank heists two decades ago, has committed suicide in prison.
Temirbank is ready to merge with Alliance Bank and is waiting for the shareholders’ decision.
Portugal said Friday it will take banking giants JP Morgan and Santander to court to make them renegotiate deals that have left state-run companies paying hefty interest rates.
Takehiko Nakao, a former Japan vice minister for finance, has been elected president of Asian Development Bank.
Orifjon Shadiev (Chodiev) purchased 100 percent of TAIB Kazak Bank becoming its new owner.
Japan's SoftBank said Tuesday it still expects its bid to acquire Sprint Nextel will succeed on schedule in July, despite a higher counter-offer from a US firm.
The place should have a combination of good experience and technological capacities in nuclear sector: Kazakhstan expert.
Amid a massive scandal involving France's former budget minister and an undeclared Swiss bank account, Swiss banks are more eager than ever to kick out tax cheats and clear their names.
Cyprus bank workers are to go on strike Thursday over fears pensions may be at risk under the country's crippling bailout, after the new finance minister vowed to do "whatever it takes" to right the economy.
In case of this deal Halyk will become the biggest Kazakhstan bank by assets and its market share will make over 25 percent.
China's new President Xi Jinping on Friday signed deals worth several million dollars with his Congolese counterpart in sectors as varied as banking and infrastructure, on the final leg of his three-nation Africa tour.
Leaders from the BRICS group of emerging powers on Wednesday failed to launch a much-anticipated new development bank to rival Western-dominated institutions like the World Bank.
Kazakhstan residents are saving more money on their bank accounts than they officially earn.
We don't see any deposits of Kazakhstan legal entities or individuals in Cyprus banks and our banks have no relations with Cyprus banks: Marchenko.
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