With fewer options available to send much-needed money to their family overseas, migrant communities fear severe consequences.
One of Jeremy Corbyn's picks for his economic advisory team is doubtful about the viability of a Robin Hood tax, but sees little obstacle to public ownership in the banking sector.
The new Labour leader has been pilloried for extolling public ownership. In fact, he's bang on trend.
To successfully ride a disruptive technological wave will take more than simply adopting the technology.
Asking borrowers questions to reveal their trustworthiness is a tricky business that's very hard to get right.
If women in developing countries are to enjoy the benefits of access to banking, it's time for a rethink on how they are assessed for risk.
The Co-op Bank faces an uphill struggle to win back credibility with the regulator, with investors, and, crucially, with customers.
Investors may not like it but Australian banks have been given little choice by the prudential regulator other than to undertake capital raisings.
Australian regulator ASIC has significant power to help it stamp out systemic fraud in the banking sector. Now they just need to use it.
Former trader Tom Hayes has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for manipulating Libor. But what is it and why does it matter?
Convicting individuals of wrongdoing is important but only a culture change in the financial sector will stop future crimes.
Shadow banking has helped fuel continued Chinese economic growth. But it could come back to bite if not brought into line.
Beijing needs to learn to let go of untameable markets and allow the sector into the 21st century.
Global regulators are requiring banks to hold more capital, so how high should Australia aim?
Backed into a corner as the banks reached the brink, the Greek prime minister may have fashioned some sort of success, and the prospect of something approaching debt relief a little down the line.
The misguided belief that banks create money out of nothing has generated public anger with organisations and individuals calling for an overhaul of the system and an end to money creation by banks.
A continent in shock; a country on the brink; and a model for punitive debt negotiations that serves no one but the banks.
As the African Development Bank Group changes leadership, Africa's multilateral financier must chart a new course, including raising the contribution and voice of Africans in the institution.
Devices we keep in our pockets can now do most of the functions once the dominion of the automated teller machine – or banker – but it may be premature to pronounce the end of the ATM.
Taking ultimate responsibility for your company's actions hasn't been a popular choice for bosses, but Jain and Fitscher have now set a strong example.