Financial

We haven’t reduced financial risk, just transformed it

But there is growing evidence that the post-crisis reforms, while aimed at shoring up financial stability may have, in important areas, simply traded counterparty risk for liquidity risk. Back in the ... read more

Financial stress reaches highest levels since 2008 – and is costing billions

Some 61 per cent of North American employees are more stressed about their finances today than they were a year ago. read more

Alex Murdaugh shot dead wife and son to cover up financial crimes, prosecutors say

Prosecutory say disbarred South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh killed his wife and son to gain sympathy, thereby providing a cover from damning financial crimes ... read more

Has the government learnt nothing from the 2008 financial crash?

Editorial: If the banks fail the British state fails, and as such the British economy fails T he chancellor’s proposed Edinburgh Reforms to financial regulation suggest that official memories seem to ... read more

Beware influencers plugging the financial advice gap

This week, the UK took strides to change the financial advice landscape for the better. The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed new measures to better police the online promotion of high-risk ... read more

Analysis-U.S. financial conditions have eased. So far the Fed is okay with it

Over the past six weeks or so, U.S. mortgage rates have fallen, stock prices are up, and yields on corporate debt have dropped, all signs that financial conditions are easing even as the Federal ... read more

The UK just had a major market scare. Now it wants to relax financial rules

Just two months after UK markets suffered their worst meltdown since the global financial crisis, the British government is promising a major relaxation of financial regulation in a bid to shore up ... read more

European Central Bank warns that an EU gas price cap risks financial stability

The European Central Bank warned that an EU-wide cap on natural gas prices could jeopardize financial stability in the region. read more

Watch CNBC’s full post-market discussion with Ritholtz's Josh Brown, Axonic’s Peter Cecchini and Ameriprise Financial’s Kimberlee Orth

Ritholtz's Josh Brown, Axonic’s Peter Cecchini and Ameriprise Financial’s Kimberlee Orth, join 'Closing Bell: Overtime' to discuss stocks closing at a weekly low unseen since September and their ... read more

Jeremy Hunt insists City reforms do not ‘unlearn the lessons’ of 2008 financial crisis – as it happened

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has unveiled a package of City policy changes on Friday that rows back on regulations to, he hopes, boost competition and growth. read more

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