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Bank Chair Raises Tantalizing Proposition

Reuters | Alexander Smith | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - UBS Chairman Axel Weber raised the possibility of an industry-wide settlement for the rest of the banks involved in the Libor rate fixing ...

Stinks To Be UBS Right Now

Reuters | Posted 02.14.2013 | Business

* UBS already predicted Q4 loss over investment bank restructure * Chairman Axel Weber involved in trying to prevent conviction ...

Bond Buying 'Like A Drug'?

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2012 | Business

* German central bank concerned at ECB's changing role * Says bond proposal looks like printing cash to fund govts * Int...

UBS Names Next Chairman

Posted 08.31.2011 | Business

ZURICH (Martin de Sa'Pinto and Caroline Copley) - Swiss bank UBS (UBSN.VX) on Friday named former Bundesbank president Axel Weber as its next chai...

Simon Johnson: 7 Strong Emerging-Market Candidates For IMF Chief

Bloomberg | Simon Johnson | Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

Even before the shocking events of the past few days, the international policy community had been contemplating a successor to Dominique Strauss-Kahn ...

The Struggle for Power at the Heart of Europe

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

Why does Germany continue to resist sensible proposals to increase capital requirements on banks? The presumption among their closest allies is that this is to hide losses and general government culpability.