Barclays

Barclays Bank is one of the world’s oldest banks. In June 2012, it was fined 290 million pounds (US$450 million) for attempting to manipulate the daily settings of London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) and the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (Euribor). The bank's chief executive, Bob Diamond, decided to give up his bonus as a result of the fine, and subsequently resigned after a wave of criticism against the bank. 

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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 03 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 03 July, 2012, 12:00am
 

Politicians will see this as him taking a bullet for Bob Diamond

A banking analyst on the resignation of Barclays chairman Marcus Agius (pictured)

I have set an extremely bad example to the public

Lin Yi-shih, secretary-general of Taiwan's Cabinet, admitting to accepting bribes

Why don't we argue less over political issues and focus on livelihood problems?

Departing Exco member Dr Leong Che-hung, looking ahead to retirement

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