Executive Pay Back Under Spotlight At HSBC

Executive pay will again come under the spotlight today as shareholders of HSBC (HBC) become the latest group of investors to vote on banking remuneration, as the so-called "shareholder spring" of pay revolts continues apace.


Barclays to launch structured products platform

Barclays is launching its online pricing and execution platform ‘Comet’ into the UK market, to allow wealth managers to transact their structured products business more efficiently.


UBS will merge wealth mgmt, investment Offices - HZ says

Ulrich Hoffmann, currently head of operations in the wealth management unit, will lead the combined department, which will have 7,000 workers, the Swiss newspaper reported in a pre- release of an article to be published tomorrow.


Fact File: The Super-Rich

The combined wealth of the richest 1,000 people in the UK rose 4.7 per cent last year, surpassing a previous high set before the 2008 financial crisis. The result is a new global elite, living lives of luxury and privilege the rest of us can hardly fathom


City gender pay gap hits 21pc

Women working in the City earn 21pc less than their male counterparts, new figures on the gender pay gap show.