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Citigroup first-quarter profit rises 31 percent

Citigroup Inc reported a higher-than-expected 31 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Monday as it drew down loss reserves for mortgage loans, and revenue from its securities and investment banking business swelled.


Judge questions fairness of Citigroup $590 million settlement

A Manhattan federal judge on Monday signaled he will not rubber-stamp Citigroup Inc's proposed $590 million settlement of a shareholder lawsuit accusing it of hiding tens of billions of dollars of toxic mortgage assets.


Citigroup profit hit by more than $2 billion in charges

Citigroup Inc posted $2.32 billion of charges for layoffs and lawsuits in its first financial report under new Chief Executive Michael Corbat, who said the bank needs to do better for shareholders.


New Call For Citi Split, Investor Says Bank Can Recoup $50B Valuation Gap

Since the financial crisis Citigroup has managed to firm up its balance sheet and fence off most of the toxic assets that brought the bank to its knees. Some shareholders want the firm to go further though, and the latest call for a breakup comes from an unlikely source.


Citigroup's Pandit receives $15m

Former chief executive of Citigroup Vikram Pandit receives $15m after resigning from the banking giant last month.


Citi Web Analyst Fired After Lapse

Citigroup fired Internet stock analyst Mark Mahaney amid accusations he leaked confidential information about Facebook's IPO.


Citi fined $2 million by Massachusetts over Facebook IPO

Massachusetts fined Citigroup $2 million to settle charges that two bank analysts improperly released confidential information about Facebook's financials before the technology company went public.


Vikram Pandit steps down as Citigroup CEO

Vikram Pandit abruptly stepped down as CEO of Citigroup on Tuesday, shocking Wall Street, after steering the bank through the 2008 financial crisis and the choppy years that followed.


Citigroup profit drops after it writes down brokerage unit

Citigroup Inc said quarterly profit plunged on a $4.7 billion write-down of its stake in a brokerage operated by Morgan Stanley, but mortgage lending increased and capital markets results rebounded.


Bank of America speeds up branch closures, 16,000 job cuts

The institution is accelerating its cost-cutting strategy, planning to pare its operations so much that it will lose its spot as the nation’s largest bank employer, falling behind the likes of JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Citigroup.


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