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Things worth reading: 27th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Bankers to share desks as part of financial world’s cost-cutting Currency traders told not to lie or cheat – and they must keep chatting to the authorities Prosper Marketplace explores options Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara stumbles to loss on …

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Things worth reading: 26th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Eurozone reaches breakthrough on Greek bailout and debt relief – as it happened SEC probes Alibaba accounting methods, shares dive Baltic Exchange sets sail into $100m takeover talks with Singapore’s SGX TransferWise raises further £18m as it targets small …

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Things worth reading: 25th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Google offices raided in Paris as prosecutors announce fraud probe Government considers seven-day switching service for mortgages Challenger banks accuse watchdog of naivety over big four dominance Clydesdale Bank targets young, cool customers, as Nationwide goes for the old …

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Things worth reading: 23rd May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Peer-to-peer lenders will never challenge the banks, says Deloitte It’s not over yet for the cheque Brexit can only damage UK’s financial hub ‘Blockchain could be transformative’ US bank branches defy transactions slump MP urges City regulator to impose …

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Things worth reading: 20th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … How much of the UK does the Queen own? Golfer Phil Mickelson embroiled in insider trading scheme VIDEO: Can revamped banking app help blind people? The psychology of money – podcast France airs fears over London Stock Exchange merger …

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Things worth reading: 19th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … More than 25,000 Madoff victims now eligible for $4 billion fund Why financial regulators are always fighting the last war Bank of England’s chief economist calls for more simple pension system The bank account that gives you a shock …

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Things worth reading: 18th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Financial technology start-ups need power of the EU behind them Costs of overdrafts to fall as part of UK banks overhaul Big Four banks benefit from regulator’s featherlight approach Lloyds shares yield £130m for Treasury Chinese bank buys London …

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Things worth reading: 17th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … US bankers could lose bonuses in clawback plan Lending Club given grand jury subpoena African lenders use mobile phone data Chinese bank buys secret London vault which can store $80bn of gold Failed hack via SWIFT on Vietnam bank …

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Things worth reading: 16th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … ‘Nearly 1m’ over-75s living in poverty Lending Club: from disruptive outsider to traditional financier Vocalink seeks to cash in with China’s UnionPay deal Rise of the billionaire robots: how algorithms have redefined hedge funds Banks await decision on proposals …

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Things worth reading: 27th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Bankers to share desks as part of financial world’s cost-cutting Currency traders told not to lie or cheat – and they must keep chatting to the authorities Prosper Marketplace explores options Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara stumbles to loss on …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 26th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Eurozone reaches breakthrough on Greek bailout and debt relief – as it happened SEC probes Alibaba accounting methods, shares dive Baltic Exchange sets sail into $100m takeover talks with Singapore’s SGX TransferWise raises further £18m as it targets small …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 25th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Google offices raided in Paris as prosecutors announce fraud probe Government considers seven-day switching service for mortgages Challenger banks accuse watchdog of naivety over big four dominance Clydesdale Bank targets young, cool customers, as Nationwide goes for the old …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 23rd May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Peer-to-peer lenders will never challenge the banks, says Deloitte It’s not over yet for the cheque Brexit can only damage UK’s financial hub ‘Blockchain could be transformative’ US bank branches defy transactions slump MP urges City regulator to impose …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 20th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … How much of the UK does the Queen own? Golfer Phil Mickelson embroiled in insider trading scheme VIDEO: Can revamped banking app help blind people? The psychology of money – podcast France airs fears over London Stock Exchange merger …

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Things worth reading: 19th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … More than 25,000 Madoff victims now eligible for $4 billion fund Why financial regulators are always fighting the last war Bank of England’s chief economist calls for more simple pension system The bank account that gives you a shock …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 18th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Financial technology start-ups need power of the EU behind them Costs of overdrafts to fall as part of UK banks overhaul Big Four banks benefit from regulator’s featherlight approach Lloyds shares yield £130m for Treasury Chinese bank buys London …

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Things worth reading: 17th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … US bankers could lose bonuses in clawback plan Lending Club given grand jury subpoena African lenders use mobile phone data Chinese bank buys secret London vault which can store $80bn of gold Failed hack via SWIFT on Vietnam bank …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 16th May 2016

Things we’re reading today include … ‘Nearly 1m’ over-75s living in poverty Lending Club: from disruptive outsider to traditional financier Vocalink seeks to cash in with China’s UnionPay deal Rise of the billionaire robots: how algorithms have redefined hedge funds Banks await decision on proposals …

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