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Hervé Falciani, a former employee at the Swiss branch of HSBC who dispersed once-secret data about the bank’s clients, has been given a five-year prison sentence by a Swiss court.
China shares fell 5.5% Friday, the biggest daily slide since August, as authorities intensified their crackdown on the securities industry.
Mexico’s Petróleos Mexicanos has lost its prized status as a state monopoly, but the firm is using the opportunity to leverage its considerable assets to generate fresh sources of income from competitors.
The company approved a $1.9 billion bauxite project in northeastern Australia, bucking a trend among resources majors that have largely iced new mines.
Toshiba Corp. said it is considering selling part of its semiconductor business to raise financing in response to a drawn-out accounting scandal.
Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual said the company was operating normally and remained sound, after its shares dropped 25% this week following the arrest of its CEO in a corruption probe.
Barclays has been fined by British regulators over anti-money-laundering control failings linked to a secretive $2.83 billion deal it arranged for a number of rich clients.
Monuhar Ullah, a senior manager who helped oversee controversial tax-focused trading strategies in Bank of America Corp.’s equities division, is leaving the bank.