Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank confirmed on Sunday they were in talks about a merger.
Activists from anti-globalisation organisation Attac protested in front of a branch of HSBC in Paris on Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis.
Some 100 protesters gathered outside the Frankfurt stock exchange on Saturday to demand a stable financial system "beneficial to humans and nature".
The collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 sent a series of credit shocks and bank crashes that led to the deepest world recession for a generation and a decade of slow growth and painful repair
Over the past eight years, under three bailout programs, Greece has borrowed more than €288bn at rock-bottom interest rates. The country’s creditors believe it's now able to stand on its own two feet, but few ordinary people seem to believe that bailout exit day will be a new beginning.
Recent numbers released by Public Health England show there was a 20% increase in the sexually transmitted infection syphilis.
Finance ministers of the 28 EU countries reach agreement
Critics fear the move will lead to a repeat of reckless lending by bankers
Members of Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos are voting to decide whether party leader Pablo Iglesias and his partner should remain in their positions following controversy over their purchase of a luxury home.
Thousands of Greek workers marched through the centre of Athens on Tuesday - one of a series of protests marking May Day.
The sale was timed for earlier in the week, but was postponed amid global stock market turmoil
A week into his new job as Eurogroup president, Portugal's Mario Centeno will lead Monday's meeting of eurozone fianance ministers.
Ever since the 2008 financial crisis, the largest banks in the eurozone are closely supervised by the European Central Bank. But a new report from the European Court of Auditors says there's still room for improvement - particularly when it comes to crisis management.
The Ecole des Sables has forged an international reputation in its 19 years of existence, but this African success story now faces a funding crisis.
The 9th of August 2007 probably means little to most people, but for the financial world it is a day etched on the memory.
Generally considered to
The crucial deal will allow a series of loans to be released to the embattled country, to help it meet its upcoming debt payments.
Rio de Janeiro state workers have clashed with police during a demonstration against both President Michel Temer and Rio’s state governor Luiz
A compensation court case against Royal Bank of Scotland has been postponed after the lender made a last-minute settlement offer to investors.
The British government has sold its last remaining stake in bailed out Lloyds Banking Group claiming to have made a profit, but that is disputed.
EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says incoming president Emmanuel Macron must work on permanently reducing France's budget deficit.
The financial crisis of 2008 led to Barack Obama passing a massive piece of consumer protection legislation governing the banks. Now Donald Trump says the rules are bad for the economy, and he wants t
Thousands of elderly Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens to protest against further pension cuts currently being negotiated.
The past troubles at Germany's biggest bank mean it is asking investors to buy an additional eight billion euros worth of new shares.
Japanese household name Toshiba is in crisis after huge losses and the possible sell-off of its nuclear division, threatening a new nuclear plant project in the UK.
Italy's biggest bank UniCredit is selling 13 billion euros of new shares to rebuild its capital reserves following writedowns on bad loans.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called the US administration's idea of relaxing bank rules "very worrisome".