Financial Services - Banking

WHOEVER CAME up with the replica zebra idea - Investec's internal marketing team or external PR agency - the publicity stunt involving the England cricket skipper Andrew Strauss and a striped quadruped...

SPONSORS COME and go so when The Nationwide withdrew its corporate support of the England football setup in 2010 no-one was particularly surprised

AMID THE ACRES of newsprint dedicated to attempting to explain how a £400 gazillion loss is a good deal for British taxpayers, one small but interesting factoid emerged.

TENNIS FANS are generally impressed by the visual effect created by the Barclays blue livery (see above) on show again at The O2 for the Barclays ATP World Finals

STANDARD CHARTERED Bank is an anomaly. The Liverpool FC sponsor is headquartered in London, has the bulk of its operations in Asia and is booming compared to rivals

THE TIMING at UBS could possibly not be much worse. Hard on the heels of a rogue trader loosing the bank $2

THE SEASON-ENDING WOMEN’S Tennis Association (WTA) Championships will carry the name of BNP Paribas and its Turkish partner Türk Ekonomi Bankasý (TEB) for the next three years after a co-sponsorship dea...

AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE (AFL) franchise, West Coast Eagles, the second richest club in the league by revenue after Collingwood, has struck two deals reflecting the strength of its heritage and future...

BARCLAYS IS THE UK bank most exposed to changes in regulation which would split its high street operation from riskier investment banking activities

NEWLY INKED WTA title sponsor, BNP Paribas is the biggest holder of Greek bonds of all French banks so its investors were reassured when the it announced a provision of only €534m against its exposure t...