Gender issues

IMF's Lagarde is nobody's token; causes and effects of gender pay disparity


Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, refuses to attend any meetings in which she would be the only woman; Sallie Krawcheck says the fact that women still are paid less than men is partly the fault of society at large; and more in this week's WIB Scan.


Facebook faces blowback; Big changes expected at Deutsche Bank


Digital currency plans spark concerns from global financial regulators and U.S. legislators; departures continue as two top dealmakers seem ready to leave.


Mastercard allows name choice in nod to transgender cardholders


Mastercard is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want on their cards without requiring a legal name change.


New role for blockchain; why so many bankers run


Digital Asset Holdings eyes blockchain for 'smart contracts'; readying for a marathon is like competing for a big client.


Wells mulls making interim CEO permanent; Emanuel joins boutique bank


The bank is having trouble finding an outsider and acting chief Allen Parker has impressed the board; the former Chicago mayor will join Centerview Partners.


Regulation key to systemic health, Quarles says; HSBC plans cuts


Stress tests, capital buffers and liquidity levels are best ways to make financial system safe; HSBC plans to layoff “several hundred” from investment bank.


Citi earns high marks for disclosing disparities in gender pay


Citigroup earned the lone "A" on an investment firm's scorecard that measures companies' commitments to closing the pay gap between men and women. Goldman Sachs was one of four banks to receive an "F."


Noose tightens on Swedbank; Barclays investment bank chief quits


Swedbank fires its CEO as New York State DFS probes alleged money laundering; the underperforming unit will be overseen by CEO Jes Staley.


How banks are thwarting rogue traders; CFTC relaxes bank hedging rules


Artificial intelligence lets banks predict employee misconduct; banks will get more flexibility on how they count rate swaps.


How technology could close gender gap; bank stocks drop


Shift toward computerized, quantitative trading helps women advance; big bank stocks are on a pace for their worst week since December.