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4 Mar 2015 (AFR) - Dividends keep climbing despite weak corporate profits

(4 March 2015, AFR, p13, Max Mason)

‘Dividend growth has more than doubled that of earnings in the February reporting season as Australian companies continued slashing costs to satisfy investors’ seemingly insatiable appetite for income. 57 more words

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JPMorgan names Simon Ranson vice chairman

Investment bank JPMorgan has hired former Citi managing director Simon Ranson to become a vice chairman, working across various industry sectors.

Mr Ranson was both head of Australian mergers and acquisitions and real estate at Citi, where he worked on some of the country’s most transformational deals in the property industry and spent almost a decade at the bank. 95 more words


2 Mar 2015 (AFR) - European recovery on the way: JPMorgan

(2 March 2015, AFR, p22, Mark Mulligan)

‘Growth in Europe could recover to about 2 per cent this year, as extreme monetary easing, a pick-up in lending and less drag from fiscal austerity combine to end the Eurozone’s flirtation with stagnation, according to JPMorgan’s head of global economic research.  16 more words

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The sun is setting on Britain's banking empires

It would be difficult to call 2014 anything more generous than an annus horribilis for many of Britain’s largest, oldest, financial institutions. This week, many of those storied banks tallied up the damage, took drastic punitive measures, and forecast more upheaval. 657 more words

Morgan Stanley To Pay $2.6B To Settle Charges Of Selling Troubled Mortgages Leading Up To The Financial Crisis

The Department of Justice has struck a multi-billion dollar deal with Morgan Stanley in what is expected to be one of the last major steps in resolving investigations related to banks’ roles in the subprime mortgage crisis. 232 more words

The cost of focusing on offense: The State Department still hasn't removed hackers from its network

JP Morgan’s fear that the government can’t defend against cyberattacks might be right.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the State Department hasn’t been able to remove hackers… 284 more words


JPMorgan's response to its catastrophic data breach might be a little overblown

JPMorgan isn’t resting on its laurels after a data breach exposed the names, email addresses, phone numbers, and other pieces of information about an estimated 83 million of its account holders. 399 more words