Sir Fred Goodwin could be facing litigation

RBS shareholders plan £3.3bn lawsuit over 2008 rights issue

Shareholders who invested in a 2008 rights issue in the Royal Bank of Scotland are preparing to sue the bank because they believe vital information over the financial health of the bank was withheld.

Shareholders benefit from record dividends

UK companies pay out record £23bn in dividends

British listed companies paid out a record £22.6 billion in dividends during the second quarter, figures released by Capita Registrars reveal.

Murphy comments on 'emotional' investing

Don’t let Libor emotion sway investments, says Schroder’s Murphy

Ivestors shouldn’t let emotions get in the way of their decisions following the Libor rigging revelations, according to the co-manager of Schroder Income.

Aviva to be 'leaner and more agile'

New Aviva boss unveils new direction after Delta Lloyd sell-off

Aviva leapt to the top of the FTSE 100 Index this morning after the £318 million sale of its stake in Dutch insurer Delta Lloyd.

7,400 investors are taking legal action

Fred Goodwin denies misleading RBS investors

Former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) chief Fred Goodwin and other ex-executives have denied claims of any wrongdoing in the lead-up to the bank’s collapse.

Jubilee could act as showcase for investors

Has economy been affected by Jubilee Bank Holiday?

While most Brits enjoyed a bumper Bank Holiday to mark the Diamond Jubilee, it may have set the economy back billions of pounds, some experts are suggesting.

RBS investors 'won't regain their losses'

RBS shareholders ‘may never get their money back’

Royal Bank of Scotland shareholders may never recoup the money they lost after the lender almost collapsed in the financial crisis, the chairman has admitted.

CBI's John Cridland calls for infrastructure action

Infrastructure investment must be more attractive, says CBI

The CBI is calling for the Government to boost the economy by encouraging private pension funds to invest in public sector infrastructure projects.

HSBC's annual meeting takes place today

10% of HSBC shareholders vote against remuneration report

Ten per cent of HSBC shareholders have voted against the board's recommended pay deals for staff at HSBC's annual meeting today.

Lowcock: Investors should consider equities

Equities ‘a sound way to protect against inflation’

Inflation is down, but with interest rates still low, investors will need to seek real assets for inflation protection, according to Bestinvest.

Investors have been flexing their muscle in recent weeks

William Hill boss survives pay vote in "Spring of discontent"

William Hill boss, Ralph Topping has survived a vote on his pay deal by the narrowest of margins after investors showed theor anger over a £1.2 million retention bonus.

FSA recovers fraudsters' list of targets

FSA sends warning to 76,000 potential fraud targets

The Financial Services Authority is contacting more than 76,000 people to let them know they are targets for fraudsters trying to con them out of their money.

Fred Goodwin, former chief executive of RBS

RBS shareholders start £2.4bn legal claim against Fred Goodwin

Private shareholders and institutional investors have begun a £2.4 billion legal claim against former chief executive Fred Goodwin and other former senior executives.

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