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Banks: III review – her best album yet

(Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s...

Banks: III review – her best album yet

Source: theguardian.com

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatus, she returns with her third ...
19:51 2019-07-11

Madonna: Madame X review – her most bizarre album ever (Live Nation/Interscope/Maverick)The lows, featuring white-saviour narratives and witless lyrics, are really low. But by embracing Latin pop, Madonna sounds more natural than she has in yearsWe all ge...
11:51 2019-06-04

Radiohead: MiniDiscs (Hacked) review – blueprints for the best album of the 90s This hoard of material from the OK Computer era is an endlessly interesting chronicle of a band reinventing the mainstream by rejecting it‘Not v interesting” is Thom Yorke’s assessment of the 16-odd h...
12:34 2019-06-12

Iggy Pop: Free review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Caroline International)This strange patchwork of jazz, poetry, ambience, lamentable lyrics and the odd pub-singer moment works fitfully at bestIn 2007, in the middle of the re-formed Stooges’ chaotic...
15:00 2019-09-05

Review: Norman F—ing Rockwell! Is Lana Del Rey’s Darkest—And Greatest—Album Yet For an artist synonymous with mid-century pastiche, Lana Del Rey captures American life in 2019 with uncanny precision. Released in advance of her new album Norman F—ing Rockwell!, piano ballad ...
19:34 2019-08-30

Liam Gallagher: Why Me? Why Not review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Warner Records)Gallagher provides more crowd-pleasers for his sizable audience of 90s guitar-rock nostalgists – and with greater confidenceYou can accuse Liam Gallagher of many things, but never of s...
15:17 2019-09-19

Taylor Swift: Lover review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week Less bitter than Reputation, Lover has something for everyone, especially Swift’s boyfriend, but is she treading water?The deluxe version of Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album comes with a facsimile ...
09:00 2019-08-23

The Cure: Disintegration review – album set flatters to deceive, and then prolongs the pain Despite its best efforts, the band cannot mask the fact that the original record has its fair share of flawsDisintegration a classic album? For that is what underpins this run of five shows playing th...
08:51 2019-05-25

Sam Fender: Hypersonic Missiles review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Polydor)The North Shields singer-songwriter may look cookie-cutter but his gritty, gloriously anthemic songs on toxic masculinity, violence and death are anything butSam Fender seems to have arrived ...
16:34 2019-09-12

Slipknot: We Are Not Your Kind review – Iowan behemoths' most brutal, gentle album (Roadrunner)Mixing their trademark raging riffola and tribal drumming with everything from krautrock to acoustic elements, Slipknot push their own limitsSlipknot are never too far from trauma. Having ...
19:00 2019-08-09

Angel Olsen: All Mirrors review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Jagjaguwar) Literate, melodious songs twist into dissonance and darkness on Olsen’s new album. It’s a rewarding, unexpected listenThere are artists who seem to explode into the public consciousness a...
15:00 2019-10-03

The Flaming Lips: King's Mouth review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Bella Union)After a long spell of indulging in 24-hour jams and Stone Roses covers, Wayne Coyne’s band marshal their psychedelic powers for lush, honed songsBefore we turn to the Flaming Lips’ 15th s...
13:51 2019-07-18

Album Review: For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”...
15:34 2019-05-21

Sleater-Kinney: The Centre Won't Hold review | Ben Beaumont-Thomas's album of the week (Mom + Pop)Drummer Janet Weiss has left the band since recording this St Vincent-produced album – but their songwriting suggests they can weather anythingIn WB Yeats’ most famous line, “things fall ap...
14:34 2019-08-16

Blood Orange: Angel's Pulse review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Domino)Dev Hynes’ new mixtape contains a flood of musical influences – from shoegaze to dancehall and found sound – and is only occasionally self-indulgent There was a time when a mixtape was clearly...
16:00 2019-07-12

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Sprin...
14:17 2019-06-06

Janet Jackson's classic albums reissued review | Alexis Petridis's album of the month From 1986 to 1997, the youngest Jackson eclipsed her brother with albums produced by Jam and Lewis that still sound empowered, sexy and whip-smartLife as a Jackson never looked fun, but things seemed ...
18:17 2019-07-31

Mabel: High Expectations review – confident pop lacks personality | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Polydor)On her undeniably hit-making debut, the daughter of Neneh Cherry sings ‘I’m not a people pleaser’ over backings intent on pleasing as many as possibleThe title of Mabel McVey’s debut album se...
15:00 2019-08-01

Finance Minister To Review State-Run Banks' Merger Preparedness: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process...
04:51 2019-09-19

U.S. Banks Rush In as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling the void, strengthening their stranglehold on the r...
19:17 2019-07-08

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at targ...
01:00 2019-06-17

Fans dared to expect a new Kanye album on the day that Kanye promised a new Kanye album Sure, Kanye West promised to deliver his new album, Jesus Is King, on September 27. And yeah, Kim Kardashian did post a photo of the album’s track list captioned with the date “9.27.19” between a pair...
22:34 2019-09-27

Eff That Little Album You’re Asking For, Rihanna Is on a Boat With Her Boo and His Fam Rihanna and her billionaire boo Hassan Jameel have gotten an early start on their summer of love, it seems! The pair were recently spotted by photographers off the Amalfi Coast¸—a luxe Italian destina...
21:51 2019-06-07

Andre 3000 May Have a New Album With Dr. Dre on the Way It’s been 13 years since Andre 3000's last studio album—long enough that many casual and devout fans of the rapper had squared up with the reality that Andre may never do one again. In fact, Mr. T...
04:17 2019-09-18

Oh hey, the new Bon Iver album came out early Good news for everyone thought they were going to have to wait a few more weeks to hear the next album from the “amorphous collective” that is Bon Iver: Justin Vernon and everyone else he’s absorbed i...
05:34 2019-08-09

Stevie Wonder – every studio album ranked! From his teenage years on Motown to his funk masterpieces of the 70s and later pop ballads, Stevie Wonder’s music is nothing but joyous. Ahead of his performance in London’s Hyde Park this weekend, we...
13:00 2019-07-05

Bjork's VR album is finally ready It only took four-plus years, but Bjork's VR 'album' is finally ready. The Icelandic artist is releasing the complete version of Vulnicura VR through Steam on September 6th, giving PC o...
01:00 2019-09-05

The Avett Brothers get political on new album As the Avett Brothers release their 10th studio album, “Closer Than Together,” on Friday, they’ve come a long way from the band that dropped its debut LP, “Country Was,” in 2002. “Well, we started tun...
13:00 2019-10-04

Kristin Chenoweth’s new album is ‘for the women … for us’ Kristin Chenoweth didn't plan for her new collection of cover songs, "For the Girls," to be a beacon of female empowerment. It just turned out that way....
17:00 2019-09-27

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broadway music....
17:34 2019-07-10

K-Pop Powerhouse TWICE Opens Up About How Their New Album Is More Personal Than Ever A thread of melancholy runs through K-pop group TWICE’s latest music video. “Feel Special” is, visually, as dazzling as any other release from the act that has established itself as ...
08:51 2019-10-10

Bat for Lashes: ‘I didn’t know if I was going to make an album again’ Natasha Khan on her ambition to direct a horror film and the influence of California on her new record Lost GirlsBat for Lashes is the stage name of Natasha Khan, who was born in London in 1979 to an ...
04:34 2019-08-18

With Five Months Past, Time for Another Album As streaming-era brings quicker releases from stars like Ariana Grande and rapper Future, indie-rock band Big Thief follows its May album with another in October....
21:34 2019-08-28

Cardi B to name new album after ... Tiger Woods Cardi B, like the rest of the world, took notice of Tiger Woods winning the Masters in April. She was so inspired, she says, she is naming here next album after him....
19:00 2019-10-03

Kim Kardashian teases possible new Kanye West album All hail Yeezus. Kim Kardashian has fans of hubby Kanye West shaking after posting a picture that appears to be a track list for the rapper’s long-awaited album. The picture, taken from WestR...
03:00 2019-08-30

Get jazzed: Jeff Goldblum is making another album While most of the rest of us struggle to be fulfilled in any one area of our lives, Jeff Goldblum has accompanied roles in summer tentpoles and recurring gigs in one of TV’s strangest towns with weekl...
23:00 2019-07-01

How YACHT fed their old music to the machine and got a killer new album The band YACHT, named for a mysterious sign seen in Portland around the turn of the century. [credit: YACHT / Google I/O 2019 ] ...
15:00 2019-08-31

Belle and Sebastian on NYC, album covers and playing at sea Like any young rock band, Scotland’s Belle and Sebastian were excited for their first visit to New York. But in some ways, it didn’t live up to one band member’s expectations. “I think by the time we ...
19:34 2019-07-08

All About the Comeback: Cardi B Wants to Name Her Next Album ‘Tiger Woods’ In a year when Cardi B stayed winning (a Grammy, a BET Award and a Billboard trophy among her victories), it’s obvious she’s good when it comes to the come up. That appears to explain, at least in par...
05:34 2019-10-04

Everything We Know About Kanye West's Jesus Is King Album Kanye West is delivering on his promise of not just an album, but a movie too. The rapper announced the album in August of this year after his wife Kim Kardashian posted a photo of the......
14:00 2019-09-28

Southwest Airlines at 48: A birthday photo album Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
05:17 2019-06-19

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots with a new album NEW YORK (AP) — Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic, instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, are back with their first album in five years. “Mettavolution” ...
17:51 2019-06-12

Wolves have the quality and coach for a successful second album "It was exciting and exhilarating as Wolverhampton Wanderers attacked with gusto last term, and they can consolidate their position as a top seven outfit, writes Ben Grounds."...
17:00 2019-08-08

Common goes deep on personal new album: ‘It really shook me’ As an actor, Common has appeared alongside everyone from Denzel Washington (“American Gangster”) to Keanu Reeves (“John Wick: Chapter 2”), but the rapper’s co-star in his new “...
03:00 2019-08-30

Dixie Chicks tease first album in 13 years The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus, the group announced on Instagram.        ...
21:00 2019-06-27

The Dixie Chicks announce their first new album since 2006 Fresh off of that cameo on the new Taylor Swift album and 16 years after Natalie Maines dared to suggest that George W. Bush was bad guy (this was before that sort of thing was normal, since we can sa...
17:34 2019-09-22

Why Taylor Swift Says Lover Is Such a Special Album There's no calming down because Taylor Swift just took over Central Park. A day ahead of the release of her highly anticipated seventh studio album, Lover, the 29-year-old took the......
16:34 2019-08-22

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all ...
14:51 2019-05-21

'Abbey Road': Iconic Beatles album turns 50 The Beatles cross an intersection single file. In the background, a white Volkswagen Beetle. The photo made music history – as did the "Abbey Road" album for which it was taken, the last recorded by T...
12:34 2019-09-26

Kanye West is releasing ‘Jesus Is King’ soon. Or not. Here’s everything we know about the album. Details about the rapper's ninth studio album have been characteristically chaotic, but history — and Kim Kardashian — have helped us figure out a few things....
23:34 2019-10-02

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own ha...
12:00 2019-06-14

Inside the story of the ‘Abbey Road’ album cover When you’re designing an album cover for “the biggest band in the world,” you don’t need to put their name on it. So reasoned John Kosh, the former Apple Records creative director who designed the ico...
12:34 2019-09-26

That Dog announce Old LP, the cult pop-rock outfit's first new album in 22 years L.A. rockers That Dog delivered three albums of timeless, hook-heavy power-pop between 1993 and 1997, resulting in relatable, deliriously angsty cuts like “Never Say Never,” a song this writer will (v...
21:00 2019-08-21

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Biggest Clue Yet About Her New Album OMG! Did Taylor Swift just reveal the title of her new album? The superstar singer, who has been dropping clues about her new music, just shared the biggest hint about #TS7 to date. In......
00:17 2019-05-25

Kim Gordon GQ Interview: The Musician on Her First Solo Album and Airbnb Musician Kim Gordon talks to GQ about her first solo album, 'No Home Record,' Airbnbs, lifestyle branding, and why she doesn't want to be called an icon....
05:17 2019-10-11

Thom Yorke's new album comes with a Netflix short film The same day Thom Yorke's upcoming album ANIMA comes out, he'll release a short musical film directed by frequent collaborator Paul Thomas Anderson. The one-reeler will be set to three ANIMA...
22:34 2019-06-20

Miley Cyrus releases new album, 'SHE IS COMING,' first of EP trilogy Miley Cyrus dropped her new album “SHE IS COMING” on midnight Friday. It's reportedly the first of three, six-song EPs the songstress plans to release before the year’s end.  ...
08:34 2019-05-31

Celine Dion reveals three songs from new album 'Courage' "Courage" is Dion's first English-language album in six years, following her 2013 release, "Love Me Back to Life."        ...
18:17 2019-09-19

All the Lyrics You Need to Know From Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift Album On Thursday night, Beyoncé dropped her anticipated The Lion King: The Gift album, which is described as a "love letter to Africa." She produced and curated the compilation......
22:51 2019-07-19

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
00:01 2019-06-10

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
02:51 2019-05-31

Freya Ridings on her new album, Adele comparisons, and Peppa Pig On the cusp of possibly the biggest moment of her life, the release of her debut album, Freya Ridings was facing the heart-in-your-mouth panic of realising she had potentially lost all the ideas she h...
04:00 2019-07-21

Mark Ronson is a man with a plan on National Album Day 2019 The theme of today is #Don’t Skip to encourage discovering whole albums. And Mark agrees we all need to take time out from portable tech and just listen....
17:51 2019-10-12

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
03:17 2019-06-14

Sturgill Simpson announces new album… and companion anime Musicians have been pairing their creative work with some kind of visual component for decades, typically just with traditional music videos, but sometimes a piece of music warrants a more complex com...
22:51 2019-07-21

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millennium, where everything went Blaque. Discovered by Li...
17:17 2019-06-14

Players Are Recreating Famous Album Covers In Fallout 76 Aside from playing, some Fallout 76 players have spent the last few days working on a project where they recreate famous album covers using the game’s photo mode. And they’ve done a pretty good job!...
15:34 2019-10-03

Alter Bridge finds unlikely inspiration for upcoming album Alter Bridge has altered its sound — a bit — on its upcoming sixth album, “Walk the Sky.” “I called Myles one day and turned him on to a song that I really dug, that styl...
17:00 2019-09-23

'Homotopia': Sam Vance-Law's album reinvigorates the gay rights struggle On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the rise of the gay liberation movement, DW's Robin Merrill spoke to Sam Vance-Law about the inspiration for his music — and his commitment to contin...
19:17 2019-07-31

Wilco announces Ode To Joy, an album filled with "really big, big folk songs" Jeff Tweedy can’t stop, won’t stop. Since releasing 2016's Schmilco with his venerable Chicago rock outfit, the songwriter dropped two solo albums of original material and a memoir—he’ll also appe...
17:51 2019-07-16

Selena Gomez announces her first new album in four years is imminent Selena Gomez told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday that she just has a few more finishing touches before she releases his first new album in four years....
20:00 2019-06-12

Guy Garvey: New Elbow album will reflect 'darker times' Elbow's lead singer Guy Garvey has told Sky News the band's upcoming eighth album will be "darker" than their last, saying: "We live in darker times."...
07:00 2019-08-13

Taylor Swift's new album features surprise cameos In "London Boy," the eleventh track on Taylor Swift's seventh album, Lover, the country singer turned pop superstar sets out her love for the British capital, from Camden Market to Highgate to Brixton...
18:34 2019-08-23

3 years after his death, Leonard Cohen has a new album coming out It looks like no musical artist is free from the pressures of continuing to release new albums even after they’ve died, with Adam Cohen, son of legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen, announcing th...
19:34 2019-09-22

Line Of Duty's 'Ted Hastings' in talks to record album As much-loved anti-corruption officer Ted Hastings in Line Of Duty, the memes of actor Adrian Dunbar were prolific on social media during the last series - especially a tuneful mash-up of his famous "...
13:00 2019-07-23

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a cru...
02:00 2019-08-15

Björk made music’s first “VR pop album”—she opens up about its heartbreak Enlarge / Björk's metamorphosis within VR already looks trippy enough as a sample image. It'll blow your mind in VR. (credit: Björk) "I often feel like some sort of [technology] bridge," singer, son...
17:00 2019-09-13

Ed Sheeran Confirms He's Married on New Album No.6 Collaborations Project After months of speculation, Ed Sheeran has officially confirmed he's off the market. The 28-year-old crooner revealed the big news on his new album No.6 Collaborations Project, which......
16:00 2019-07-12

Spoon, with greatest hits album in tow: ‘It’s the real deal’ Anyone who’s ever made a mix for a friend knows how hard it is to distill your favorite band’s output down to a bite-sized 10 songs or so. Spoon faced the same predicament when it came tim...
16:00 2019-08-16

'I had to honour him': the friends who finished Avicii's final album After the EDM star died aged 28 last year, his family decided that his album Tim should be completed. How did the chosen collaborators handle such a sensitive task? Last summer, a carefully chosen gro...
21:00 2019-06-06

Bruce Springsteen to record a new E Street Band album in the fall Bruce Springsteen said he will record a new E Street Band album in the fall, followed by an international tour.        ...
16:17 2019-05-28

Kanye West's New Album Jesus Is King May Not Be Coming on Friday After All To drop an album or not to drop an album? That is the question. Safe to say, only Kanye West holds the answers to that question. The rapper's forthcoming album Jesus Is King was......
03:00 2019-09-26

Remember Iggy Azalea? After five tortured years, she finally has a new album A lot has changed for Iggy Azalea since “Fancy” was the biggest song in America. Will she be able to respark her career with “In My Defense"?        ...
21:34 2019-07-19

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends. News outlets re...
23:34 2019-06-18

Liam Gallagher announces release date for his next solo album Fresh off of a documentary that seemed to be all about how much of a dick he is and how much he enjoys his reputation as a dick, Liam Gallagher—who used to be in a famous band with some guy he hates—h...
18:17 2019-06-13

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
01:51 2019-06-14

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb B...
18:17 2019-07-09

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....
23:17 2019-06-14

Jay Som on social media, MySpace music, and recording her new album at home Los Angeles-based Jay Som (a.k.a. Melina Duterte) has been doing this music thing most of her life—since roughly 12 years old, in fact, when the musician was still uploading songs to MySpace music. In...
04:17 2019-07-25

Who is NF, the Eminem-soundalike who beat Chance the Rapper for No. 1 album this week? NF's "The Search" edged out Chance's highly-anticipated release "The Big Day" for the No. 1 album in America this week.        ...
11:00 2019-08-07

To be continued … can the sequel album save Usher’s musical reputation? The R&B star has hinted at a follow-up to Confessions, but history is littered with late-career gimmicksThe last we heard from Usher Raymond IV, he was taking a curling iron to his hair and dressing u...
14:51 2019-05-24

Ed Sheeran reveals all-star lineup for new album No 6 Collaborations Project Rappers and singers including Cardi B, Bruno Mars and Stormzy feature on the follow-up to ÷, the biggest selling album in the world in 2017Ed Sheeran has announced full details for his next album, the...
03:17 2019-06-20

The Black Keys’ bromance is back on ‘Let’s Rock’ album, tour From the gloomy grit of Akron, Ohio, to the glitz of the Grammys, The Black Keys are one of the more unlikely success stories in rock. With a hard-driving, blues-drenched sound, the duo of guitarist-s...
17:17 2019-10-11

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' album breaks new record in China U.S. singer-songwriter Taylor Swift's album "Lover" broke a new record for an international artist in China on Friday as it surpassed one million combined total streams, downloads and sales within a w...
16:00 2019-08-30

Missy Elliott is releasing a new album at midnight, so sleep can go to hell It’s not that we have anything against proper rest. It is healing, it keeps us healthy and it’s an essential tool for dealing with the corroding world around us. However, when Melissa “Missy” Elliott ...
23:00 2019-08-22

Hold our hands, 'cause Hootie & The Blowfish just announced their first new album in 15 years It’s been 15 years since Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Jim Sonefeld, and Dean Felber—known, for better or worse, to the wider world as Hootie & The Blowfish—last released an album. (And 25 since the ...
17:34 2019-08-10

‘Dummy wasn’t a chillout album. Portishead had more in common with Nirvana’ On the 25th anniversary of their classic debut, Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley reflect on how the album came togetherTwenty-five years ago, during the summer of Blur’s Parklife and Oasis’s Definitely M...
12:00 2019-08-27

Missy Elliott announces last-minute release for her first album since 2005 The rapper has revealed on social media that ‘a collection of new songs’ known as Iconography will be unveiled at midnightMissy Elliott has announced a surprise release of her first album since 2005.T...
22:34 2019-08-22

Frank Ocean says he's working on a new album of club-inspired music New music from Frank Ocean is always a big deal, both because Blonde was really good and because he really makes us work for them. He joked in 2017 that he was sitting on a completed third album, havi...
13:34 2019-10-01

Selena Gomez Says It Took Her 4 Years to "Feel at a Good Place" With New Album The wait for Selena Gomez's new music is almost over! The 26-year-old singer revealed she's "actually done" with her next album during Tuesday's episode of The Tonight......
17:00 2019-06-12

Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley....
14:38 2019-05-21

The Couple in This Famous Woodstock Album Cover Photo Is Still Together 50 Years Later For the couple seen embracing under a blanket on the cover of the Woodstock soundtrack, milestone anniversaries of the music festival in Bethel, N.Y., are usually happy occasions. Ever since LIFE maga...
08:00 2019-08-13

Your Guide to the Many, Many References Taylor Swift Drops in the Lover Album At long last, Lover is here. Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album — clocking in at a meaty 18 tracks, her longest album yet — arrived Aug. 23 to satisfy her legion of fans and give li...
00:00 2019-08-24

Forever Whitney: A Houston Hologram Tour Is in the Works and Maybe a New Album, Too Seven years after Whitney Houston’s untimely death at the age of 48, her estate has struck a deal to create a number of money-making opportunities, including a hologram tour and a new album of previou...
14:32 2019-05-21

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info abo...
00:34 2019-06-28

Whitney Houston's estate announces plans for hologram tour, new album Whitney Houston's estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late singer....
15:34 2019-05-21

Raphael Saadiq Is About to Make Your Summer Better With the August Release of His New Album, Jimmy Lee Raphael Saadiq, the most underappreciated R&B artist of all time, is about to bring forth the sound and light with his Aug. 23 release, Jimmy Lee. It will be his first solo release in eight years,...
14:17 2019-06-08

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy...
16:34 2019-05-21

Jimmy Fallon bribes Chance The Rapper to spill all the details about his first album For a guy so justly famous and successful, it’s still weird to think that Chance The Rapper has never sold a single album. But releasing his uniformly lauded mixtapes 10 Day, Acid Rap, and Coloring Bo...
12:34 2019-07-17

The Avett Brothers call out 'ludicrous' gun violence in entertainment on urgent new album The Avett Brothers have a lot to say about gun violence and the state of the nation on their topical new album, "Closer Than Together," out Friday.        ...
23:34 2019-10-03

Radiohead's Thom Yorke announces launch date for new album and film Musician’s ‘one-reeler’ will be released on Netflix on 27 June, the same day the record will come outRadiohead frontman Thom Yorke has announced that he will release his “dystopian” new solo album and...
17:34 2019-06-21

Bon Iver announces star-studded new album i,i with a pair of immersive tracks The “amorphous collective” known as Bon Iver has announced a new album, i,i, a title that, like 22, A Million before it, will soon become the scourge of so many copy editors. Recorded in Texas and Wis...
18:00 2019-07-11

Blackberry Smoke talks Big Apple Breakdown, a live album — and Kid Rock It would make sense for Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke to tailor its performances to the situation — playing for its own diehard fans or opening up for the likes of Zac Brown Band or ZZ Top. ...
02:34 2019-09-06

25 years on, Collective Soul stays true to roots live and on new album “Blood,” the 10th studio album by Atlanta rock band Collective Soul, is chock full of crunching guitar riffs, thought-provoking lyrics and just enough production quirks to blur the line be...
21:17 2019-09-19

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard rocks to a solo beat on new album While Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard has been inspired by artists from Prince and Jimi Hendrix to the Supremes and Led Zeppelin, her greatest muse has been her late sister, Jaime. “She just...
22:51 2019-09-19

Big Wreck announces new album, North American tour with 34 Canadian dates The band, now a trio, will dedicate their Aug. 9 concert to late-rhythm guitarist, Brian Doherty, who died after a lengthy battle with cancer last month....
01:00 2019-07-24

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Green...
19:34 2019-06-07

Taylor Swift drops 'Lover' video ahead of album launch Taylor Swift has offered a bit of love to all the fans who are eagerly awaiting Friday's release of her seventh album: A video for its title track, "Lover."...
02:34 2019-08-23

Listen: Little Big Town announce 'Nightfall' tour and album, release 'Over Drinking' Little Big Town announced on Monday a new album titled "Nightfall" alongside an accompanying North American tour and the release of a new single, "Over Drinking."...
01:00 2019-09-10

Pop star Halsey said she wrote her forthcoming album in a manic state. Here's what that means. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, singer Halsey said she created her forthcoming album while going through a manic episode. Halsey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder...
18:34 2019-06-27

Beyoncé reveals African collaborators for new album The Lion King: The Gift R&B star announces numerous African pop and rap stars on album out Friday, as well as Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to ...
01:01 2019-07-17

Scooter Braun Congratulates Taylor Swift on "Brilliant" Album Lover After Taylor Swift released her new album Lover on Friday, Scooter Braun took to Twitter to congratulate the singer on her "brilliant" work. "Regardless of what has been said......
22:00 2019-08-23

The Darkness stands by its controversial ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ album cover: ‘I don’t think it’s blasphemous’ Justin Hawkins of the British rock group the Darkness isn’t apologizing to anyone offended by the provocative album cover for their latest release, “Easter is Cancelled.”...
23:34 2019-10-04

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its third LP. Safe And Also No Fear, due out August 2...
09:17 2019-05-29

Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And her new single, called “You Need to Calm Down...
02:34 2019-06-14

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to make much of a splash and left the band on the ropes ...
03:17 2019-05-31

‘I Busted Some Doors Down.’ Rapper Young M.A On Her New Album, Homophobia and Breaking Boundaries At 27 years old, the rapper Young M.A has experienced more peaks and valleys than some people encounter in a lifetime. Raised by a single mother who worked 12-hour days, the young Katorah Marrero beca...
09:00 2019-09-26

Taylor Swift to perform at 2019 MTV VMAs following ‘Lover’ album release Mark your calendars, lovers. Taylor Swift will be performing at the 2019 MTV VMAs, days after she releases her new album “Lover” on August 23. The country-turned-pop star who has been a ma...
21:00 2019-08-07

Stevie Nicks and Harry Styles are playing together again, and fans are getting eager for an album Back when Harry Styles was a boy band sensation, no one would’ve guessed that he’d find a muse and collaborator in Stevie Nicks. Now, though, their performances together are one of the more enjoyable ...
01:17 2019-05-30

Ed Sheeran releases the unredacted track list for his collaborations album and it features...everyone Last month, Ed Sheeran made an announcement revealing his next project - a collection of collaborations - accompanied by a redacted tracklist. It was an effective attempt at mystery since the man is f...
10:51 2019-06-19

Tool releases 'Fear Inoculum,' the metal band's first album in 13 years It's been 13 long years for fans of the American rock band Tool but finally, the wait for new music is over. The Grammy-winning metal rockers finally dropped a new album....
02:34 2019-08-31

Rihanna's Vogue Bombshells: Singer Dishes on New Album, Her Relationship and Having Kids Rihanna is ready to speak out. The musician is Vogue magazine's November cover star, and in her in-depth interview, Rihanna leaves everything on the table. Since coming onto the......
23:51 2019-10-09

Facebook reverses ban on Led Zeppelin album cover featuring naked children Social network acknowledges ‘culturally significant image’ amid protests against its nudity policyFacebook has overturned a ban it made this week on displaying the cover of Led Zeppelin’s Houses of th...
13:17 2019-06-21

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. Swift also announced that the second single from t...
02:34 2019-06-14

DJ Khaled talks fatherhood, Nipsey Hussle and new album ‘Father of Asahd’ DJ Khaled has taken being a doting, devoted dad to a new level with “Father of Asahd,” his star-studded new album that dropped on Friday. For the second time, his 2-year-old son Asahd with wife Nicole...
22:17 2019-05-21

Buckle up, 'cause it looks like Kanye's releasing an album called Jesus Is King next month If you’re not broke from blowing $225 on sweatshirts that say “Holy Spirit,” it looks like you can spend what’s left on a new Kanye West album next month. This comes via Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, ...
23:00 2019-08-29

Celebrate the Jonas Brothers' New Album Happiness Begins With This Epic Throwback Video Joe Jonas is taking fans back to the Jonas Brothers' early days. To celebrate the release of the band's new album, Happiness Begins, the 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on......
16:17 2019-06-07

BTS World mobile game and album move K-pop boy band closer to total domination K-pop boy band BTS released a mobile game and companion album much to the delight of fans around the world.        ...
15:34 2019-06-28

Beatles fans recreate ‘Abbey Road’ album cover on 50th anniversary It was Beatlemania all over again this morning on the streets of London. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ iconic “Abbey Road” album photo shoot, fans took turns walk...
03:00 2019-08-09

Foo Fighters drop Roswell live album to celebrate today's Area 51 chaos Area 51 raiders, this is your day to shine and the Foo Fighters damn well know it. Even if you don’t spot any otherworldly creatures on your alien-hunting mission, you can at least underscore your Nar...
21:17 2019-09-20

The Regrettes announce their forthcoming sophomore album and a fall North American tour There is never really a bad time of the year for a healthy dose of power-pop, but summers were seemingly made for relentless guitar riffs, upbeat tempos, and confident declarations of youthful love th...
19:00 2019-06-19

Party for the Purple One: Jay-Z and Tidal to Host Release Celebrations for Prince’s Originals Album Prince not only colored the world with his own music, he also contributed to the music of other iconic artists. And, as we all know, that color was purple....
20:51 2019-05-29

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Trumps left the UK en masse; the land a little less o...
18:34 2019-06-06

Hear a new Pixies song from their upcoming album about “witches, Daniel Boone, misfits” Pixies dabbled in horror on 2016's Head Carrier, an album featuring multiple songs about a martyred bishop who may or may not have walked for six miles with his decapitated head in his hands. With...
03:01 2019-06-04

Alan Parsons talks about abandoned Pink Floyd album ‘Household Objects’ Instruments shminstruments. So said Pink Floyd when they set out to create an album of music made without instruments. The album, which followed their internationally acclaimed “Dark Side of the...
21:34 2019-09-13

Chance The Rapper adds all his mixtapes to streaming platforms ahead of his first actual album release It’s somewhat shocking to think about the fact that Chance The Rapper—KitKat spokesperson, Grammy winner, and education reform maverick—has never released an actual album. Rather, the Chicago native’s...
04:34 2019-06-29

Watch: Bruce Springsteen narrates new 'Western Stars' trailer based on latest album The trailer to Bruce Springsteen's movie "Western Stars" collects The Boss's latest hits and his wisdom as he narrates the trailer to the film he co-directed with Thom Zimmy....
06:00 2019-08-20

Taylor Swift releases title track 'Lover' from upcoming album and the internet swoons Taylor Swift has released the highly anticipated title track off her upcoming seventh studio album, "Lover," and the internet is in a tizzy trying to decipher her lyrics....
22:34 2019-08-16

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
22:17 2019-06-14

Kenya Barris developing animated Netflix show based on upcoming Kid Cudi album Netflix is really getting into visual things based on audible things, huh? We just had Paul Thomas Anderson and Thom Yorke’s ANIMA, and yesterday we reported that Sturgill Simpson and some of the peop...
02:34 2019-07-23

Kanye West Is Bringing His Sunday Services to Fans' Homes With New Album Jesus Is King The wait is almost over...Kanye West is finally ready to gift us with new music. The Grammy winner will release his latest album Jesus Is King next month, his rep confirmed to E! News.......
22:34 2019-08-30

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album photo Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles created one of the best-known album covers in music history and an...
22:00 2019-08-08

Kanye West plays new album 'Jesus Is King' for fans in Detroit; will drop Sunday The rapper's Detroit adventure with Kim Kardashian continued Friday as fans at the Fox got the first listen to his upcoming album "Jesus Is King."        ...
08:00 2019-09-28

Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals ‘jumped at the chance’ to make unique album For Gruff Rhys — the Welsh musician known for fronting the indie rock band Super Furry Animals — a “chance encounter” with South African electronic musician Muzi led to his new solo album,...
18:00 2019-09-04

Lacuna Coil’s Andrea Ferro talks new album ‘Black Anima’ and longevity of band Global News sat down with Andrea Ferro, frontman of Lacuna Coil, ahead of their Canadian shows before the release of their upcoming album, 'Black Anima.'...
03:00 2019-10-01

Beatles fans mark 50th anniversary of iconic Abbey Road album cover Beatlemania has returned to Abbey Road, 50 years on from the camera clicking on the image that would go on to become one of the most famous album covers ever created....
18:34 2019-08-08

Synth-pop sensation Sigrid talks love for Canada, debut album ‘Sucker Punch’ Sigrid took the time to share some of her funniest stories and discuss her debut album, 'Sucker Punch,' with Global News ahead of a performance in Toronto....
13:34 2019-09-28

Rapsody's Upcoming Album, Eve, Pays Homage to Black Women; 1st Single 'Ibtihaj' Keeps It All the Way Live Rapsody, the North Carolina lyricist known in hip-hop circles as a rapper’s rapper, has consistently delivered on both her individual releases and features. In 2017, Rapsody (born Marlanna Evans) drop...
04:34 2019-08-06

Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' album was a no-show at midnight, and his fans aren't happy Kanye West fans are calling themselves clowns on the Internet for expecting the rapper would release his "Jesus is King" album on Friday as planned.        ...
03:00 2019-09-28

Preorder and Save On Tool's First Album In 13 Years, Including a Bonkers Special Edition Package Tool is coming out with its first new album in 13 years this month, and preorders for the Limited Edition are on sale for $38 right now, down from the original $45, and with Amazon’s preorder price gu...
16:34 2019-08-08

Inside the Birth of Jennifer Lopez, the Pop Star, 20 Years After Her Debut Album Proved Everyone Wrong It may seem hard to believe now, but 20 years ago, the idea of Jennifer Lopez, the recording artist, was something of a gamble. Back in 1999, the In Living Color Fly Girl-turned movie......
15:17 2019-06-02

How U.S. Banks Took Over the World A decade after fueling a crisis that nearly brought down the global financial system, America’s banks are ruling it, earning the majority of global investment-banking fees, merger fees and stock commi...
17:34 2019-09-04

Abbey Road endures more traffic mayhem as Beatles fans mark last album's 50th anniversary Mark Kramer is a huge Beatles fan. Just hours after stepping off his overnight flight from Florida to London, he is not bleary-eyed but brimming with energy as he savors his time at the world's best-k...
22:00 2019-09-26

It’s Official: Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city Is the Longest-Running Hip-Hop Studio Album in Billboard 200 History Kendrick Lamar has made hip-hop history. His 2012 studio album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, has appeared on the Billboard 200 chart for the most weeks of any hip-hop studio album ever, pushing Eminem out ...
06:17 2019-09-17

Colleen Green’s album-length cover of Blink-182’s Dude Ranch is a sepia-toned ode to adolescence “When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child,” reads Corinthians 1:13, “but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” That’s true for plenty of things...
18:34 2019-08-19

Fans voice disappointment after Kanye West misses another 'Jesus is King' album release date Kanye West originally announced "Jesus is King" would drop Friday. Then he rescheduled for Sunday. The album still isn't here, and fans aren't happy.        ...
12:34 2019-09-30

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album cover photo Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles were photographed on it, creating one of the best-known album cove...
13:00 2019-08-08

Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' documentary release date announced, album expected Sunday Kanye West's Detroit adventure with Kim Kardashian continued Friday as fans at the Fox got the first listen to his upcoming album "Jesus Is King."        ...
07:34 2019-09-30

Taylor Swift's Lover Album Lyrics Decoded: Paper Rings, Church Bells and a London Boy Attention, Swifties! Taylor Swift just dropped her highly-anticipated new album, Lover. The Grammy winner's seventh studio album, released at midnight, is comprised of 18 songs,......
14:00 2019-08-23

Kanye West holds Wyoming Sunday Service ahead of ‘Jesus Is King’ album dropping Kanye West's latest Sunday Service was held just miles away from his newly acquired $14 million estate on Monster Lake Ranch in Cody, Wyo., just days before the rapper's new album, "Jesus Is King," dr...
23:34 2019-09-23

The squeeze is on and banks will be feelin’ it We already know that savers have been hurt for a decade by extra-low interest rates. But now banks are also feeling pain. As you probably heard, the Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee is meetin...
05:51 2019-09-17

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was fi...
19:34 2019-07-31

Sturgill Simpson trades country croon for rip-roaring rock on ‘Sound & Fury’ album, Netflix film Once a country music critical favorite, Sturgill Simpson turns to rock 'n' roll on his latest release, 'Sound & Fury.'        ...
03:00 2019-09-28

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
03:34 2019-06-08

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, ...
05:34 2019-06-03

Brazil's XP Investimentos hires banks for U.S. IPO Brazilian financial services firm XP Investimentos has hired investment banking units of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to manage an initial public offering in the United States...
01:34 2019-09-13

The banks are back with another big credit bubble Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business. If they wait to act until they can say with certainty that a credit bubble is about to burst, they’ve wait...
04:34 2019-06-01

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
15:17 2019-08-05

Brian Banks knows that it’s an inspirational drama but isn’t quite sure why “Freedom doesn’t just start on the football field,” intones Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) at the outset of his semi-inspirational, semi-harrowing true story, correcting naïve audience members who had, un...
00:00 2019-08-07

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Of Fed-aches and other central banks Investors around the globe are bracing for a second rate cut from the U.S. Federal Reserve at its policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee on Sept. 17-18....
18:34 2019-09-13

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo ha...
03:00 2019-08-07

Banks Get Some Relief in Volcker-Rule Changes Banks are on the verge of getting some relief from Volcker-rule limits on speculative trading, one of the industry’s priorities in amending the regulations put in place after the financial crisis....
13:00 2019-08-21

Why Central Banks Down Under Are Finally Talking QE Australia and New Zealand’s central banks are pondering what until recently seemed unthinkable: deploying the types of extreme monetary policies that were spawned globally by the 2008 global financial...
23:34 2019-08-21

Here are the 12 banks who advised on the most M&A activity in the 3rd quarter Lucky-photographer/Shutterstock There have been several mergers and acquisitions in 2019 that are set to reshape the dynamic of industries such as defense, pharmaceuticals, and energy. Mergermarket ...
23:00 2019-10-04

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
16:34 2019-05-21

Jonathan Banks will be in the Breaking Bad movie… somehow Last night, Netflix interrupted the Emmys with another teaser for El Camino, the Breaking Bad movie, revealing a nervous-looking Jesse Pinkman listening to the radio in the immediate aftermath of the ...
07:34 2019-09-24

Banks Get the Late-Cycle Blues Quarterly results from a trio of big U.S. lenders showed slowing loan growth and declining net interest margins. Goldman Sachs looks less impacted than peers thanks to a diversification drive but, if ...
19:51 2019-07-16

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and ...
18:00 2019-06-19

Why the News About Europe’s Banks Is Never, Ever Good Europe has too many banks making too little money. The continent’s big lenders appear to lurch from crisis to crisis, burning through chief executives and seemingly endless resets of strategy. The fla...
08:34 2019-07-08

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach t...
14:51 2019-05-21

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and globa...
15:17 2019-05-21

Banks Stay Gloomy on Oil, Shrugging Off Attacks Strikes on Saudi oil facilities that knocked out 5% of global supply earlier this month have done little to shift sentiment among investment banks about the prospects for oil markets....
14:00 2019-09-27

As Banks Report Earnings, Fed Looks to Take Away the Punch Bowl Big banks start reporting earnings Monday, and investors will be watching for signs of how much the Fed’s change in policy could hurt their business....
21:17 2019-07-14

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growt...
12:51 2019-06-30

Robber has hit 12 banks, making off with $11K over month: cops A brazen thief has been connected to a dozen broad daylight bank robberies in Manhattan, where he made off with a total of $11,000, cops said Thursday. The thief, who cops have identified as Joseph Ri...
00:34 2019-10-04

Banks Set to Win $40 Billion in Relief From Postcrisis Rule Banking agencies moved to ease a postcrisis rule that could free up nearly $40 billion for big global banks, the latest regulatory victory for Wall Street....
02:17 2019-09-18

Banks Want Reassurance on Payday-Type Loans Some lenders want to get back into the business of offering short-term, small-dollar loans to cash-strapped customers but are wary of running afoul of regulators....
00:00 2019-09-07

In a fracturing world, central banks still stuck together The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-bore, worldwide depression....
13:34 2019-09-11

Top banks' commodities revenue up 6 pct in first quarter - report Commodities-related revenue at the 12 biggest investment banks was 6% higher in the first three months of this year than in the same period in 2018 thanks to increased earnings from oil, consultancy C...
13:17 2019-05-30

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial w...
15:34 2019-08-13

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts...
05:34 2019-05-30

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
15:17 2019-05-21

Banks Flood the Fed With Demand for Two-Week Loans Banks on Tuesday flooded the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with demand for new two-week loans—more than twice what the central bank was offering—in a sign banks could need more cash than Fed offici...
19:34 2019-09-24

Carlyle picks banks for PA Consulting sale The private equity backers of PA Consulting Group, one of the world's oldest management consultancies, have hired bankers to help review options for the future ownership of the business....
17:00 2019-08-06

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
07:34 2019-06-28

Don't have a down payment for a house? Banks might have a deal for you About 69% of prospective home buyers say the big barrier to buying is saving enough for a down payment and costs, says a new Bank of America survey.       ...
14:34 2019-09-06

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians....
01:00 2019-05-30

Banks Confront Fed on Faster Financial Payments Big banks are fighting a likely U.S. government effort to speed up how money moves through its payments system, arguing this could derail their private network....
19:17 2019-08-04

Warren Buffett Is a Huge Backer of U.S. Banks Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holds nearly $100 billion in financial-services stocks, underscoring the size of the billionaire investor’s ongoing bet on the future of the U.S. economy....
04:00 2019-08-15

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
01:00 2019-07-10

The Fed’s plan to speed up payments despite banks’ resistance Most countries today settle and clear retail bank transfers within minutes if not seconds. In the US it takes days -- and the banks want it that way.Read More...
09:00 2019-08-13

'UFO' spotted off NC's Outer Banks, video goes viral A video showing a series of unidentified flying objects over North Carolina's Outer Banks has gone viral on YouTube, racking up more than 370,000 views....
01:51 2019-10-09

German banks already trying to sublease One Vanderbilt space German banks that leased the full 26th floor at One Vanderbilt are now trying to sublease the space before they even move in. Back in 2017, DZ Bank and its affiliate, DVB Bank, the No. 2 bank in Germa...
04:51 2019-10-09

A New Central Bank Approach: Pay Banks to Lend If you think negative interest rates are weird, brace yourself: The European Central Bank is about to start lending to some banks at less than it pays them for putting money on deposit....
15:51 2019-09-17

Warren’s plans for Big Tech and Big Banks are big trouble Last week, Elizabeth Warren made it clear she wants to reign in the banks and Wall Street, and break up Big Tech. What dumb ideas. Perhaps the lawyer-turned-overpaid-professor-turned-senator does not ...
06:17 2019-09-16

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawye...
20:00 2019-06-28

Foreign-Owned Banks’ Results Could Sweeten Further Under Tax Law Large U.S. financial institutions reaped a windfall from the 2017 Trump tax cuts. Now foreign banks are pushing for favorable treatment from Treasury....
14:00 2019-07-19

Facebook Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US dollar to the Euro and threaten central banks'......
23:51 2019-09-18

12 State-Run Banks Instead Of 27 In Government's Mega Mergers State-run banks will be merged to form a dozen strong lenders, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Friday. The Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank will merge.....
20:00 2019-08-30

Slovenian banks Jan-May profit up 16.4%, bad loans fall Slovenian banks had a joint net profit of 268.3 million euros ($301.46 million)in the first five months of 2019 versus 230.5 million in the same period of last year, the Bank of Slovenia said in its ...
10:51 2019-07-18

Fed Votes to Lighten Regulations for All but the Largest Banks Banks including Capital One, U.S. Bancorp, Barclays and Credit Suisse can file ‘living wills,’ which describe how they would wind down in a failure, less often....
00:51 2019-10-11

Fed Gives Large Banks a Break on Postcrisis Rules The Federal Reserve approved some of the most significant rollbacks of bank rules since Trump took office, setting up a new way of deciding which large banks are hit with its toughest regulations....
13:51 2019-10-11

SBI Says Monitoring Exposure To Shadow Banks "Very Closely" A series of defaults at lender Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Service Ltd last year raised concerns about the country's shadow banking industry...
20:17 2019-06-06

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
20:17 2019-06-06

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
23:34 2019-07-16

What’s Suspicious? Here’s How Banks Apply the Smell Test The phrase “if you see something, say something” isn’t just about packages left on the subway. Banks around the world have a similar duty. The first line of defense against money laundering and other ...
22:51 2019-05-23

European banks are ahead of the millennial zeitgeist Europe’s banking sector’s investment in fintech and ESG merits more confidence than their exposure to negative European Central Bank rates might suggest. On these counts, the US banks may be lagging....
14:51 2019-09-16

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems....
19:34 2019-05-23

RBI To Enhance Monitoring Of Shadow Banks: Shaktikanta Das The comment comes at a time when there are fears that India may be facing a major crisis in its shadow banking sector after shares of mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) plunged this...
13:51 2019-06-09

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
08:00 2019-07-05

ATM Charges Levied By Banks For Making Cash Transactions The ATM charges apply depending on the type - whether it belongs to the same bank where the customer's account is located or some other bank - and nature of ATM - whether the ATM is located in a......
13:34 2019-08-10

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees....
04:17 2019-07-04

Tennessee’s Jeremy Banks during arrest: ‘Where I’m from, we shoot at cops’ Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks didn’t hold back after getting arrested last month on an outstanding warrant, telling a woman on a ride-along that residents in his hometown of Memphis “s...
19:00 2019-10-02

Charges Levied By Top Banks In Case Of A 'Cheque Bounce' Cheque bounce is a 'dishonour of cheque' that happens when the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) in the bank account or if the signatures on the cheque do not match with the original......
15:17 2019-06-01

Banks To Hold Loan Melas From Tomorrow: 10 Things To Know Banks will organise the first phase of "loan melas" in 250 districts starting from Thursday. An outreach programme initiated by government banks, the "loan melas" are aimed at meeting the demand of......
06:34 2019-10-03

'Goliath Is Winning': The Biggest U.S. Banks Are Set to Automate Away 200,000 Jobs Over the next decade, U.S. banks, which are investing $150 billion in technology annually, will use automation to eliminate 200,000 jobs, thus facilitating “the greatest transfer from labor to capital...
19:00 2019-10-03

Political war: General Johnson banks on the element of surprise Military strategists from the ancient Chinese war leader Sun Tzu to the French general Napoleon Bonaparte have trumpeted the element of surprise in any conflict....
02:34 2019-08-29

Dow drops more than 70 points as banks fall, S&P 500 retreats from record Stocks fell on Tuesday, led lower by bank shares, after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
18:51 2019-07-02

Electric bus maker Proterra hires banks for IPO -sources Proterra Inc, the U.S. electric bus manufacturer whose investors include car makers Daimler AG and BMW AG, has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO), according to peop...
16:51 2019-07-03

Why India’s Troubled Shadow Banks Spook the Market India’s $42 billion shadow-banking system has been creaking since one of the country’s biggest infrastructure lenders unexpectedly halted debt repayments in 2018. Investor nerves were rattled again in...
16:00 2019-07-02

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
02:17 2019-07-03

Moody's downgrades outlook for global investment banks Ratings firm Moody's downgraded its outlook for global investment banks (GIB) Tuesday from "positive" to "stable" citing the slowdown in growth, and lower or negative interest rates....
03:34 2019-08-28

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
12:34 2019-07-02

Dollars in the detail; banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
08:17 2019-06-21

Man sought after allegedly robbing multiple Tucson banks TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to multiple bank robberies across the Old Pueblo, Tucson Police Department reported Wednesday morning. TPD said the most recent bank robbery occurred on Ju...
23:00 2019-07-03

Banks pass the pain of negative rates to their depositors Any market sell-off in advance of coming recession will raise the cost for banks of holding their customers’ cash and make them look again at open banking....
23:34 2019-08-27

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymized credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
20:00 2019-06-21

Want To Open A Zero Balance Savings Account? Here's What Top Banks Offer Major commercial banks such as public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) and its private sector peer HDFC Bank offer zero balance accounts such as BSBD accounts....
14:00 2019-08-11

UK's interfaith food banks are filling welfare gaps As poverty levels in the UK increase many of those affected are turning to food banks run by churches and mosques to get by. Damaging welfare cuts by the government are exacerbating an already dire si...
02:00 2019-06-30

Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning violence, as pro-democracy protests showed no sign...
22:00 2019-08-22

Canada raises capital requirement for domestic banks to 2% Canada's bank regulator, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, on Tuesday raised the capital requirement level for 'systemically important' banks in the country by 25 basis point...
16:17 2019-06-04

Big Banks Struggled With Fed Communications Ahead of July FOMC As the Federal Reserve prepared to implement its first interest rate cut in over a decade, many of Wall Street’s biggest banks weren’t happy with the story officials were telling markets....
16:34 2019-08-23

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose about 2% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health....
23:17 2019-06-28

U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to sharehold...
23:17 2019-06-28

Big Banks' Trading Desks Suffer Despite Market Rally Three big U.S. banks say their trading revenue was on track to fall roughly 5% in the second quarter from a year earlier despite a rebound in stocks in 2019....
19:17 2019-06-28

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of the...
15:51 2019-06-28

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have faile...
21:34 2019-06-27

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Struggling Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can still get worse....
21:34 2019-08-19

Expected Volcker Rule Update a Win for Large Banks An update of the Volcker rule expected next week will deliver a victory to large banks that have fought regulators’ efforts to clarify trading definitions, said people familiar with the matter....
05:00 2019-08-17

Fintech start-ups are now more ready to work with banks, says ANZ exec Sreeram Iyer, chief operating officer for institutional business at ANZ, said "it was quite hard to find adequately mature fintechs" a few years ago....
01:51 2019-06-28

CORRECTED-Topgolf seeks to hire banks for IPO -sources U.S. golfing center operator Topgolf International Inc is in talks with investment banks about hiring underwriters for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said....
20:51 2019-10-08

UPDATE 1-Topgolf seeks to hire banks for IPO -sources U.S. golfing center operator Topgolf International Inc is in talks with investment banks about hiring underwriters for an initial public offering, people familiar with the matter said....
20:51 2019-10-08

RBI's Rate Cut To Help If Banks Pass On Benefits To Businesses: India Inc RBI rate cut: This year alone the RBI has cut rates by 1.1 percentage point while banks have passed on an average of only 0.29% to customers, industrialists said....
22:00 2019-10-05

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
23:51 2019-06-21

Financial crime: Can Europe’s banks wash themselves clean? European banks are trying to put a devastating series of money-laundering scandals behind them, but the crisis is far from over. The extra costs it implies are hitting them at the worst possible time,...
19:34 2019-09-02

Hyundai Card asks banks to pitch for IPO roles Hyundai Card, the credit card unit of Hyundai Motor Group, said on Tuesday it has asked banks to submit proposals this month for roles in a possible initial public offering....
07:51 2019-10-08

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
15:34 2019-06-30

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
13:00 2019-06-30

How Politics Constrain Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
01:00 2019-08-23

Conservation finance: Can banks embrace natural capital? Climate is no longer the only risk in town: thanks to a loud call from the scientific community, nature has finally been given a seat at the table with finance ministers, regulators and central bank g...
14:17 2019-10-08

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local li...
15:00 2019-06-07

Here's A Comparison Of Monthly Average Balance Requirements In Top Banks Banks such as State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC and ICICI Bank charge a penalty from the customers failing to maintain the required monthly average balance in their savings accounts....
09:00 2019-08-14

Swiss banks see growth shifting to EU if no treaty is struck Swiss banks will have to shift more operations to the European Union if Switzerland fails to secure a treaty with the trading bloc, Geneva private bankers said on Tuesday....
19:51 2019-10-08

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more ab...
09:00 2019-08-14

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Immiserated Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can still get worse....
16:34 2019-08-19

Why Polish Banks Face a Reckoning Over Franc Loans It was too good a deal to pass up. Starting more than a decade ago, Poles got the chance to take out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs with interest rates less than half the prevailing level for l...
17:34 2019-09-03

Macaskill on markets: Investment banks and the sharing economy Bankers in Europe have discussed pooling resources across different institutions for some years, as the threat from bigger US rivals has become painfully obvious....
16:34 2019-09-13

"Ask Your Banks...": Vijay Mallya On Being Trolled Over Chris Gayle Pic Businessman Vijay Mallya, who is facing extradition to India over charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs. 9,000 crore, was subjected to heavy trolling on Saturday after West Indies......
15:01 2019-07-14

Student housing giant IQSA banks on £3.5bn deal The owners of one of Britain's biggest student housing providers have appointed advisers to oversee a sale or stock market listing of its £3.5bn property portfolio....
20:34 2019-09-25

RBI Asks Banks To Link Some Loans To External Benchmark The RBI said lenders would now have to link all new floating rate personal or retail loans and floating rate loans to MSMEs to an external benchmark....
07:34 2019-09-05

Dramatic rise in Germans relying on food banks The number of people visiting food banks in Germany has increased by 10%. The non-profit Tafel organization is taking Germany to task for neglecting its most vulnerable and wasting massive amounts of ...
16:51 2019-09-18

Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of chang...
21:34 2019-06-18

They Rode Out Dorian in the Outer Banks. Now Comes the Hard Part. After Ocracoke Island, N.C., was evacuated, residents who stayed behind saw their village inundated by a storm surge. In its wake, they are taking stock of flooded homes, wrecked businesses and upende...
07:00 2019-09-09

Dorian: Help arrives for stranded Outer Banks residents Hurricane Dorian has slammed North Carolina, leaving tens of thousands without electricity as help arrives for about 800 stranded in the Outer Banks....
18:00 2019-09-07

Fed Injects More Into Money Markets After Banks Bid Heavily for Funds The Federal Reserve Bank of New York saw huge demand from banks as they rushed to bid on the $75 billion on offer in a second day of intervention to ease a crunch in overnight funding markets....
12:51 2019-09-19

BoE: UK banks can withstand Brexit and trade war double-whammy Britain's financial system is strong enough to cope with the shock of a trade war-driven global slowdown even if it coincides with a "disorderly" Brexit, the Bank of England has said....
15:51 2019-07-11

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, among other measures....
19:34 2019-09-12

NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 after covering hall ceremony Don Banks, a longtime NFL writer who worked at Sports Illustrated for 16 years, has died after covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
18:00 2019-08-06

Latvia criticised for choosing banker to police banks Latvia's appointment of a banker to supervise the sector is threatening a conflict of interest, Transparency International said on Friday, following a series of financial scandals in the Baltic state....
17:17 2019-09-20

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018...
02:00 2019-05-22

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could ...
04:17 2019-05-22

Banks could reap $100 million in fees from LSE-Refinitiv deal A pool of ten investment banks working on the London Stock Exchange Group's $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv could reap advisory fees of up to $100 million, according to indus...
22:34 2019-08-01

Banks Set To Remain Closed For 4 Days This Week: 10 Things To Know Four unions of public sector bank (PSB) officers are set to go on 2-day strike on September 26-27, opposing the consolidation of 10 state-run lenders into four. As a result, several banks will be shut...
02:00 2019-09-24

Armed robber holds up two banks with a ripe avocado Holy guacamole, this guy’s got stones. A 47-year-old man in Beersheba, the largest city in Israel’s Negev desert, has been arrested for aggravated robbery after stealing nearly 30,000 Isra...
00:51 2019-06-11

U.S. banks limp away from hopes of interest margin expansion Big U.S. banks are under pressure again, as policymakers around the globe have dashed any hopes that the industry might finally be able to earn more money on loans, after more than a decade of......
01:34 2019-08-08

Irish Banks Battered as Disorderly Brexit Looms Some of the stocks worst hit by Brexit uncertainty aren’t in the U.K.: They are Irish banks. The Republic of Ireland’s two largest lenders are among the worst-performing European banks this year....
20:34 2019-09-09

UAE banks are embracing financial technology to evolve and grow Fintechs (financial technology) are disrupting the financial markets across the world and have become the driving force for having a direct impact on banks’ business or customers’ bottom...
12:34 2019-09-12

Sperm banks: is there a dark side to their rising popularity? A growing number of women in the capital are turning to sperm banks to fulfil their dream of having a baby. But with a burgeoning black market, is there a darker side to sperm donation? Sophia Money-C...
14:34 2019-09-02

Banks Warm to Mortgage Bonds That Burned Them in 2008 Lenders all but gave up on packaging mortgages into securities and selling them after the financial crisis. But now banks like Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo are getting back in....
13:17 2019-09-16

The best power banks of 2019: portable chargers to keep your gadgets going Power banks are one of the ultimate accessories for the modern gadget lover to have stowed away at the bottom of their bag. Whether it's to recharge your phone, laptop, Nintendo Switch or an...
18:17 2019-06-20

Reforms Have Made Banks Safer but Markets More Brittle Since the financial crisis, the U.S. financial system in many ways is much safer. Yet the channels that carry cash and securities between investors, banks and foreigners repeatedly clog on stresses th...
23:34 2019-09-25

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
04:34 2019-06-18

Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to the Financial Times said that Libra representative...
01:34 2019-09-16

Lily Cole calls on UK banks to take climate crisis more seriously Actor/model latest high-profile name to emerge as a customer of ethical bank TriodosLily Cole has backed calls for UK banks to “radically transform” and take the climate emergency much more seriously....
19:00 2019-09-28

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves, New York state’s attorney general conte...
02:00 2019-09-14

Germany planning to set 0.25% countercyclical capital buffer for banks Germany's Financial Stability Board suggested the introduction of a countercyclical capital buffer of 0.25% for banks to ensure lending should there be a sustained downturn in Europe's largest economy...
17:34 2019-05-27

RBI Closely Monitoring 50 Shadow Banks For Signs Of Contagion In its latest Financial Stability Report, the Reserve Bank of India warned that any failure among the largest of the non-bank finance companies or housing finance firms could cause losses comparable.....
07:17 2019-07-22

In A Fracturing World, Central Banks Stuck Together In Zero-Sum Battle The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-bore, worldwide depression....
08:00 2019-09-11

Here is a list of the largest banks in the United States by assets (JPM, BAC, C, WFC, GS, MS, USB, PNC, TD, COF) Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing, please click here. The Federal Reserve has rolled out a...
01:34 2019-09-28

Manchester Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to banks Barclays and HSBC targeted on final day of protests against fossil fuel investmentsEnvironmental protesters have glued themselves to banks in Manchester to protest against fossil fuel investments on t...
04:00 2019-09-03

BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn The possibility of a slowdown “has gone up” around the world but the world’s major central banks still have the capability of responding, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
03:34 2019-09-11

"Know Your Customer" Norms: Banks Allowed To Use Aadhaar For Verification Banks can now accept the proof of owning an Aadhaar for Know Your Customer (KYC) verification under certain conditions. According to a statement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Aadhaar number....
14:34 2019-05-30

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisone...
00:51 2019-05-23

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a sim...
10:51 2019-05-22

Abbey Road 50th anniversary: Hundreds gather to mark half a century since Beatles' iconic album cover shoot Thousands of Beatles fans have taken the lyrics to Why Don't We Do It In The Road literally as they descended on the iconic Abbey Road pedestrian crossing to mark 50 years since The Beatles created th...
01:00 2019-08-09

Virtual banks could be bad news for small lenders in Singapore, Moody's says Ratings agency Moody's said in a note that Singapore's decision to issue new digital bank licenses to non-banks will increase competition in the sector....
10:51 2019-07-03

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst ...
16:01 2019-07-19

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready The world’s monetary authorities have limited policy space, and it’s unclear whether their backup plans will suffice to bolster growth and inflation....
09:17 2019-07-09

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
10:17 2019-06-06

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
03:34 2019-08-17

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
23:00 2019-07-23

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market Singapore's central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in a market dominated by local banks....
17:34 2019-06-28

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
13:34 2019-07-22

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report publi...
19:51 2019-06-13

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
19:00 2019-08-16

REFILE-U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to sharehold...
00:00 2019-06-29

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursd...
14:51 2019-06-06

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots....
07:17 2019-07-18

Best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks in 2019 On this page you'll find the best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks – and each one we feature here will allow you to quickly and easily charge your laptop while on the go.Th...
06:51 2019-06-29

Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
22:17 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of chang...
23:34 2019-06-18

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to boost liquidity....
10:17 2019-06-19

With Defaults and Failures at India's Shadow Banks, 'Confidence Is Shaking' A pair of defaults and failures by nonbank lenders in India has cut down on consumer and business credit, weighing on the country’s economic growth and prompting calls for tighter regulation....
22:34 2019-07-04

RBI Moves Unlikely To Ease Pain For Struggling Shadow Banks: Experts NBFC's have been battling a credit crunch since IL&FS, or Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, collapsed in late 2018 amid fraud allegations....
03:00 2019-08-08

CVC Awaits Sanction To Prosecute 123 Corrupt Govt Staff; 45 From Banks The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers and those working in central probe agencies like....
14:00 2019-06-10

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys relea...
04:34 2019-08-09

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
01:17 2019-06-20

RBI Holds Meeting Over Coin-Storage Crisis Of Banks In Shirdi The Reserve Bank of India has instructed nationalised banks to continue to accept coins deposited by the Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra, the temple's managing body said Wednesday....
07:34 2019-06-20

Banks Hand Over Documents on Russians Possibly Linked to Trump Major Wall Street banks have given congressional committees investigating President Trump thousands of pages of documents related to Russians who may have had dealings with the president, his family o...
18:00 2019-08-08

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
19:17 2019-07-05

Bundesbank's Weidmann says 'virtual' coins could undermine banks if used widely Virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, known as stablecoins, could undermine banks if they became widely used, the head of Germany’s central bank said on Friday....
20:00 2019-06-21

RPT-Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would...
09:00 2019-08-11

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would...
09:00 2019-08-11

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller r...
14:34 2019-06-17

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the wee...
18:00 2019-06-17

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
04:51 2019-06-18

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits online....
19:34 2019-06-15

Major U.S. banks lower benchmark interest rates following Fed rate cut Major U.S. banks lowered their benchmark rates for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
01:00 2019-08-01

Best power banks of 2019 in Australia: the best portable chargers for your gadgets  For any tech lover or frequent traveller, a portable charger is a must-have accessory. There are loads of models available, and the latest all support fast charging. Other more special...
10:17 2019-08-01

Dubai's GEMS to meet banks for $1.65 bln refinancing - LPC news service Dubai-based GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth $1.65 billion, according to LPC, a fixed income news service that is part of Refinitiv....
11:00 2019-07-14

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
18:00 2019-06-30

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of a move to open up the market Singapore plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver a massive shake-up in a market dominated by local banks....
09:51 2019-07-01

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
15:34 2019-07-11

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover fro...
18:34 2019-07-05

Europe's banks may be at risk of failing if negative rates continue: EIU Large banking institutions face the risk of failure if interest rates in Europe continue to stay negative, warns the global chief economist of the Economist Intelligence Unit....
07:17 2019-09-18

Malaysia to require banks to report exposure to climate risks Malaysia's central bank governor said financial institutions will be required to report their exposure to climate risks and the information it gathers could be used to set regulatory standards in Sout...
10:00 2019-09-26

Saving Deposits Of Banks Rose To Rs 39.72 Lakh Crore In 2018-19: RBI The aggregate saving deposits of public and private sector banks (PSBs) stood at Rs 39.72 lakh crore as on March 31, 2019, according to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data published in Handbook of......
18:51 2019-09-16

The Fed's fix of the crucial repo lending market for banks will be put to the test on Monday The Federal Reserve has used open market operations to soothe the short-term funding market, and now its temporary fix faces a test as the third quarter ends....
05:00 2019-09-28

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Residents of North Carolina’s Outer Banks brace for Dorian After triggering tornadoes in South Carolina, Hurricane Dorian was closing in for a possible direct hit Friday on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a string of low-lying islands...
08:34 2019-09-06

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arr...
19:51 2019-05-21

New York Fed among six banks voting in July for no change in discount rate Underscoring discord at the U.S. central over interest-rate policy, directors at half of the Federal Reserve's regional Fed banks -- including those at the influential New York Fed -- wanted to keep t...
21:34 2019-08-27

Old Swiss Franc Mortgages Could Come Back to Haunt Polish Banks The European Union’s top court ruled in favor of Polish consumers who took out low-rate mortgages tied to the Swiss franc years ago, only to see the currency and their repayments soar—potentially leav...
19:00 2019-10-03

McIlroy banks $15 million with Tour Championship, FedEx Cup wins Victory at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Sunday will not completely erase the disappointment of a futile season at the majors for Rory McIlroy, but it may be worth far more than the $15 million ...
03:00 2019-08-26

World's largest banks lagging in sustainable finance: report Despite pressure from activists, investors and governments, the majority of world's 50 largest banks have not made sustainable finance commitments to respond to the risks of climate change and continu...
00:00 2019-10-04

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain techn...
13:51 2019-06-03

Why Polish Banks Face a Reckoning Over Franc Loans: QuickTake It was too good a deal to pass up. Starting more than a decade ago, Poles got the chance to take out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs with interest rates less than half the prevailing level for l...
12:00 2019-09-03

Social Media Rumours Of Banks Shutting Down False, Clarifies RBI Messages are circulating in various social media platforms that nine banks will be closed down permanently by the RBI and appeals being made to public to withdraw their money from them....
20:00 2019-09-25

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Key Banks Leading banks like State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, among others offer the facility of opening a fixed deposit. These days FDs can also be created online. The interest rates on FDs......
11:34 2019-05-25

ECB's tiered rate is cold comfort for euro zone banks The European Central Bank is giving euro zone banks a small reprieve from a penalty charge on their idle cash but this is likely to prove too little, too late for a sector hurt by years of low interes...
19:00 2019-09-12

European banks to push the Stoxx 600 higher over the next six months, BAML says European stocks will push higher over the next six months with banks providing the driving force, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists....
17:00 2019-09-12

Central banks were always political – so their ‘independence’ doesn’t mean much | Larry Elliott The separation of monetary and fiscal policy serves the neoliberal status quo. It won’t survive the next crashIndependent central banks were once all the rage. Taking decisions over interest rates and...
08:34 2019-09-12

China drafts bar for net capital of banks' wealth management units China released draft rules on net capital management of commercial banks' wealth management units on Friday, a follow-up move to regulate the risk of country's newly structured wealth management......
13:51 2019-09-20

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
06:51 2019-05-28

Banks' Credit Must Grow 12% To Meet $5 Trillion Economy Target: SBI PSBs are under pressure to meet the capital adequacy requirements under Basel III and looking at the government support for capital, SBI Deputy MD said....
19:17 2019-09-20

Hurricane Dorian howls over North Carolina Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian howled over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday, lashing the low-lying barrier islands as a weakened Category 1 hurricane. (Sept. 6)        ...
19:34 2019-09-06

Banks worth $47 trillion adopt new U.N.-backed climate principles Banks with more than $47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, adopted new U.N.-backed "responsible banking" principles to fight climate change on Sunday that would shift their loan b...
22:00 2019-09-22

Dorian grazes Carolina coast, aims for Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian is raking the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses. (Sept. 5) ...
11:00 2019-09-06

Online banks to take bigger share of U.S. deposit market: Evercore Online banks, such as Ally Financial Inc and Capital One Financial Corp , are expected to take a bigger chunk of the overall U.S. deposit market, after racking up $95 billion in customer deposits thi...
20:00 2019-09-23

Tennessee dismisses linebacker Jeremy Banks after his arrest last month Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt announced that linebacker Jeremy Banks is no longer part of the program after LB was arrested last month.       ...
00:34 2019-10-05