Tag archive for ‘HSBC’
Eli Horn On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Tesco Posts Worst-Ever Losses Amid Signs of Recovery

British grocery chain Tesco on Wednesday reported its worst full-year results ever, with losses of £6.4 billion for 2014-15, although there are indications of a possible turnaround. While the company struggles More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Rona Fairhead Loses Her Seat in HSBC Board Reshuffle

  Rona Fairhead, who was criticized or doing double duty as chair of the BBC Trust and board member of HSBC at a time when the BBC is considering reorganizing and the Swiss bank is facing scandals,  More...

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Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Businessman Claims his Objection to Rona Fairhead as BBC Chief Was Suppressed

The BBC scores a point for objectivity in reporting when an interview questioning Rona Fairhead’s suitability for the job as chair of the BBC Trust  while moonlighting at scandal-ridden HSBC, might More...

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Vered Weiss On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Rona Fairhead Advocates Pay Limits for BBC Actors While Making a Bundle Moonlighting

Rona Fairhead, head of the BBC Trust, said that talent is important, but its value has a limit, at least financially. With the BBC cutting its spending by 15% since 2008, Rona Fairhead says it must More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Has Rona Fairhead’s Multi-Tasking at BBC, HSBC and PepsiCo Gone Too Far?

When Rona Fairhead was hired as chair of the BBC Trust, many praised the move to select an experienced, multi-faceted businesswoman, but few would have predicted that her virtues would become liabilities. More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, February 16th, 2015

Lev Leviev, Maurice Tempelsman, Might Be Implicated in HSBC Diamond Business Fraud Claims

Diamonds are not a Swiss bank’s best friend, or at least HSBC’s, as the bank is in hot water in Europe for allegedly giving preferential treatment to some account holders, allowing for tax More...

Stella Korin-Lieber On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Israel Tax Authority chief: We’ll reach all unreported bank accounts

Israel Tax Authority head Moshe Asher spoke to “Globes” after the revelations earlier this week about 6, 500 accounts in HSBC’s Swiss branch with Israel connections. The list had been known More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, February 9th, 2015

Israeli Tax Dodgers Exposed in Swiss HSBC Scandal with $10 billion in Secret Accounts

It is estimated that 6, 500 Israeli citizens have been hiding about $10 billion in secret HSBC bank accounts in Switzerland, it has been revealed by documents released Sunday night by the International Consortium More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Steven Cohen’s New Firm Posts Eye-Opening Performance in 2014, Sources Say

If Steven A. Cohen’s investment firm were operating as a hedge fund, it would have been one of the industry’s most profitable in 2014, a report said. Cohen’s family office, Point72 Asset Management, More...

Reuters On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Alibaba Prints Jumbo Deal without China Premium

– Alibaba Group Holding sold the largest bond by an Asian company last night via a $8 billion six-tranche offering. The tight pricing achieved on the deal led many to believe the US-listed Chinese ecommerce More...

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