I am a business reporter at The Times in London. I write mostly about finance but have also covered mining and commodities and edited the paper's CityDiary gossip column.

You can get me at: juliet . samuel at thetimes. co . uk
Twitter: @citysamuel

For a page with links to my most recent stories, click here.

However, here's a selection:

September-November 2013
Stark warning to investment banks: cut to survive
MPs attack Royal Mail bankers' "delusional cult of the high priest"
Leaked document reveals EU parliament plotting €150bn bailout fund
FTSE bosses: allow career breaks to get more women to the top
Rare good news for RBS as analysts say "buy" to bad bank
LME unveils measures to tackle metal "hoarding"
City watchdog gives investors powers to take on big shareholders
Bank of England's Fisher: Sharia banks can capitalise on West's scandals
Cameron calls on Muslim investors to back Britain
Thunderer Column: Banks and Muslims are forming a holy alliance
Britain makes a play for Islamic finance to fund infrastructure
Carney bangs drum for City and warns UK must engage in Europe
ECB squares up with Berlin as Europe braces for bank bailouts
Leaked docs show EU playing hardball with City
$9bn cost of scandal catches up with JP Morgan
IT could eat up all of RBS's branch sale profits
Brussels pushing for EU budget to fund bailouts
Curries, champagne and Ferraris offered for Libor rigging
HSBC hires 3,000 extra compliance staff after fine

April-May 2013
Vast coal discovery in Cumbria could fire up UK coal industry
ENRC warns employees it has been hacked
Trading giants drawn into oil fixing inquiry
MPs warn UK energy efficiency drive could scam consumers
Tony Hayward returns to top of FTSE 100 giant
Anglo American bows to South African pressure to keep jobs
Kofi Annan slams Glencore and ENRC over Africa's lost tax
Odinga, former PM, warms Kenya close to violence
Glencore to slash hundreds of top jobs after Xstrata merger
Randgold CEO lashes out at investors over pay
Heritage Oil finance director accused of lying in court
Serious Fraud Office launches inquiry into ENRC
Bumi suspends shares to fight disloyal staff at subsidiary
Glencore to pay millions to get Xstrata executives out

Jan-March 2013

Davos 2013

September-December 2012
China buying up foreign oil and gas assets at record pace
Shanghai seeks Saudi support for oil benchmark in secret roadshow
Nat Rothschild given a boost by Takeover Panel ruling
Lonmin hands CFO £940,000 bonus despite deadly strikes
Glencore offers Xstrata copper chief big bonus to stay on
Xstrata bosses cash in and head for the exit
Sirius in talks with Chinese over selling a slice of Yorkshire
Chinese demand sends ivory prices up 900% in a year 
Russian FTSE CEO says London listing rules need tightening
One of Scotland's richest men calls for "no" vote to independence
Anglo American CEO shortlist whittled down to seven
Glencore working on dual management structure for Xstrata
Shale gas boom turning out "big bucks" in Texas, despite the prostitutes

Bankers launch "get out the vote" campaign in Glenstrata mega-merger
Centamin shares plunge after fears over Egypt license
Bumi stays cool in face of "toothless" Indonesian regulator
Shareholders tell Bumi plc: we're fed up of losing money

Shareholders make last-minute effort to slash Xstrata pay
Billions of Xstrata projects face axe if mega-merger goes through

July-August 2012
Lonmin in precarious state after deadly wildcat strike
IAEA warns the cost of mining uranium is rising
Former BP chief sets his sights on North Africa
How Diageo mixes up drinks for the world in a Hertfordshire lab
South African police gun down 34 miners at British-owned mine
Shell puts safety first and pulls cash from Europe

A few CityDiary columns
CityDiary: Sir Mike Rake won't play golf because it's "capitalist"
Relief as bankers find they don't share name with porn site 
New City watchdog finds it has a soundproofing problem
Post Bob Diamond, Barclays changes the channel
Country retreat will be no escape for Mark Carney
Top Barclays trader caught in rant at Singapore workers
JP Morgan insists on makeover before moving into Lehman tower
HM Treasury keeps banks' spirits up... by hiring them
Ian Hannam tells investors to man up and take more risk
Words of kindness for Mick Davis make his year
Politicians say make the banks lend... to them

I was chief reporter at City A.M., London's daily business newspaper with circulation ~130,000, where I wrote about banking, the Eurozone and regulation for two years. Before that, I worked at the Guido Fawkes Blog (, mostly making videos, and got my undergrad BA from Harvard University in 2009.

April 2012

March 2012
Exclusive: Treasury fury at EU's delay to Vickers reforms
Exclusive: Deutsche to cull 1,000 investment bank jobs
Credit easing to boost SMEs' reliance on banks
Treasury talks down Cable's state bank idea
Exclusive: banks slam FSA for choking off credit to small business
And: Leaked document shows banks' complaints

February 2012 RBS's Hester: cutting pay is a big risk
Hester: RBS losses are a sign of strength
(Analysis: Chasing Returns in Wonderland)
Exclusive: FSA body enlists Labour to ambush financial reform
Lenders oppose credit easing target
The call that did for City rainmaker
Bumi investor's vision at odds with the City
Rothschild rivals take fight to board
Economists: Merlin data is worthless
Exclusive: New Bumi cash call proposed
Exclusive: RBS investors hit back over political meddling
Rothschild vulnerable to Bumi coup
The truth about banker pay: It's falling
Glencore set for £50bn mega-deal
Sovereign wealth fund risk appetite falls due to huge 2008 losses
Exclusive: three partners ditch Goldman to plot new investment fund

January 2012
Investors say RBS now too politically risky to hold
Exclusive: Last of the old guard to leave Lloyds as Tate steps down
Germany pushes for debt caps in EU treaty
EU Commission fears UK referendum as Cameron goes to war on Tobin tax
Busting the ECB deposit "hoarding" myth
Crunch easing for euro banks
Barnier: rival to Vickers ringfence planned
Exclusive: Deutsche faces "mis-selling whistleblower" dismissal case
Exclusive: FSA: government bonds could lose prized "risk free" status
Vince Cable calls for more transparency over HBOS
December 2011:

Exclusive: Fight Tobin tax in court, banks tell Cameron
S&P drops Eurozone ratings bombshell
Treasury's credit easing plan could face delay due to EU law

November 2011:
ECB accidentally injects billions of QE into Eurozone
Exclusive: Lloyds private equity bid for UK manufacturer in trouble
(follow-up: LDC finally clears hurdle for UK firm)
Exclusive: Banks claim reform could trigger UK credit crunch
Exclusive: Key bank reform set to be ditched
EU prode into auditors set to be delayed

Taxpayers swallow loss on Rock sale
Exclusive: Banks claim Vickers could trigger credit crunchMoody's: EU is shooting the messenger
Profits soar at STJ Advisors
Exclusive: Banks pitch £4bn credit easing plan
Exclusive: Victory in battle to bring renminbi market to London

Revealed: George Osborne's real views on a Tobin tax
Exclusive: Treasury being urged to put money into small banks
Barclays seeks state guarantee to buy Spanish caja assets
Lloyds yet to see cut in red tape for SMEs
Exclusive: Banks in sigh of relief over Vickers
Lloyds gets just one bid for branches
Euro bank debt issues drying up
NBNK to bid on reduced Lloyds assets
McKinsey: Low bank returns will hit recovery
Vickers sidelined in Bank resolution regimes
Hong Kong: UK banks welcome
Vickers could defuse banks policy row
Exclusive: Economic woes hit Lloyds sale
Exclusive: Tesco plots South East Asia expansion
Exclusive: Hong Kong: HSBC can come home
Regulation special: why it's not business as usual in the City + The new regulation hitting banks since 2008
Investment banks face fight for survival
Exclusive: Vickers in Lloyds branch sale rethink
Diamond calls for UK growth plan
Exclusive: Former CEO of Rock mulls a bid
Bids roll in for the Rock
50p tax rate causes coalition split
Economists lose faith in Greek rescue
Exclusive: Rothschild: IPO practices harm market
Six parties in talks for Lloyds branches
Markets see fiscal union as the answer
Exclusive: Santander execs at odds over IPO timing
Bankers facing jobs bloodbath
Lloyds chief: we are too vital to fail
Exclusive: Apollo set to buy 220m of Rexam assets
Exclusive: Osborne snubs Vickers on Lloyds branches
Exclusive: HK Regulator: HSBC too risky for Hong Kong
Exclusive: June IPO planned for SUEK
Brain drain at London banks
Exclusive: Cable to look at Lloyds case
Exclusive: Big Society role for Co-op
Exclusive: Japanese snap up Kwik-Fit
Exclusive: Sants and King at odds over banks
Exclusive: Agius: 50p tax makes it harder to keep talent
Exclusive: CME to expand in London
Exclusive: Goldman's UK tax bill tops 2bn
Ireland surrenders

Europe is relying on the ratings it hates
Nomura: lost Bhattal in a bruising war
Merv: financial stability, not money, must spur us onCity suits and cyclists go to war
Going Green as Lord Green goes AWOL
Clegg heads to Argos before the VAT bombshell
Simon Hughes goes sledding with Cable on the ropes
Express yourself, with UBS's style guide
Tempers flare at PwC's Christmas singalong
1,256 safe days at BP's London HQ
Osborne's austerity Christmas tree
Antonio: my wife made me take Lloyds job
The nerd's revenge: only elites need apply
Ex-Chelsea spinner Greenberg signs on for Murdoch
Mandy plays John the Baptist in China

Martin Wheatley: Hong Kong's top regulator comes home
Plamen Monovski: Hunting growth on the frontiers
Andrew Ross Sorkin: The Fed puppeteer and the trader behind the financial crisis.