Daily Archives: July 21, 2015

The City of London is celebrating the departure of Martin Wheatley as head of the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, asks Caroline Binham, financial regulation correspondent, whether this ushers in a more lenient era for the banks.

 

Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss cost cutting at Standard Chartered and Barclays, US bank results and Fed capital buffer rules, and relief in the City of London over Martin Wheatley’s departure.

 

Error rates in spreadsheets are frighteningly high and small mistakes can have significant impacts. But is this enough to justify testing in spreadsheets along the lines of what software developers do for code? Lisa Pollack reports on this and more from the 16th annual conference of the European Spreadsheet Risks Interest Group.