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Things worth reading: 29th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include: Turbulent markets hit Deutsche Bank profits Barclays is in need of more of a strategy Lloyds Banking Group reveals surge in buy-to-let lending RBS reports £968m quarterly loss Barclays offers PPI refunds to 10,000 RBS admits further delays in offloading …

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Things worth reading: 28th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … FCA sets outs plans to improve debt markets Schäuble takes on bank secrecy in Germany after Panama Papers Barclays profits drop by a quarter Senior Barclays executive denies knowledge of Libor rate rigging Banks rethink prime brokerage Brexit would …

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Things worth reading: 27th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … China’s Ant Financial raises $4.5bn Standard Chartered shares jump 10% Bank of England official joins hedge fund Regulator widens inquiry into UK firms’ links with Panama Papers tax havens UK’s big four banks face £19bn in compensation, fines and …

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The new FinTech Bank

Fin Tech and mobile computing concept. Hand holding tablet

I launched ValueWeb in Singapore yesterday and my friend Vladislav Solodkiy, Managing Partner at FinTech VC Fund Life.SREDA, hosted the evening.  He was kind enough to share his speech with me, so I thought I’d copy it here and share with you.  Enjoy! From BaaS and neobanks …

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Things worth reading: 26th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman’s retail move follows the money The faces of Britain’s banknotes – in pictures Fast cash: The high-speed world of cloud-based finance RBS faces claims for £1bn in damages from small businesses Exclusive: SWIFT network says aware of multiple …

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Things worth reading: 25th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Times are hard for bankers – but they did nearly bankrupt the planet Pay ratio between bosses and employees will be ‘2016’s hot topic’ Bob Diamond preparing bid for Africa arm of Barclays, claim reports Fed seen holding rates …

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Things worth reading: 22nd April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Greek talks with lenders fraught as fears grow of default Hedge fund manager goes from billionaire to millionaire in profits plunge US regulators target incentive pay for ‘significant risk-takers’ at financial firms China launches online finance crackdown John Maynard …

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Things worth reading: 21st April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Metro Bank stems losses to £7.9m in first update since IPO Hackers jailed over SpyEye virus that robbed bank accounts worldwide Iran must pay for terrorist attacks Investors pull $15bn from hedge funds Harriet Tubman will appear on $20 …

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Things worth reading: 18th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … The bad smell hovering over the global economy SEC faces opposition to trading rules rejig The dark side of Uber: why the sharing economy needs tougher rules | Greg Jericho Greece considers proposal to unblock bailout review talks RBS …

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Things worth reading: 29th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include: Turbulent markets hit Deutsche Bank profits Barclays is in need of more of a strategy Lloyds Banking Group reveals surge in buy-to-let lending RBS reports £968m quarterly loss Barclays offers PPI refunds to 10,000 RBS admits further delays in offloading …

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Things worth reading: 28th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … FCA sets outs plans to improve debt markets Schäuble takes on bank secrecy in Germany after Panama Papers Barclays profits drop by a quarter Senior Barclays executive denies knowledge of Libor rate rigging Banks rethink prime brokerage Brexit would …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 27th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … China’s Ant Financial raises $4.5bn Standard Chartered shares jump 10% Bank of England official joins hedge fund Regulator widens inquiry into UK firms’ links with Panama Papers tax havens UK’s big four banks face £19bn in compensation, fines and …

Read More »

The new FinTech Bank

Fin Tech and mobile computing concept. Hand holding tablet

I launched ValueWeb in Singapore yesterday and my friend Vladislav Solodkiy, Managing Partner at FinTech VC Fund Life.SREDA, hosted the evening.  He was kind enough to share his speech with me, so I thought I’d copy it here and share with you.  Enjoy! From BaaS and neobanks …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 26th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman’s retail move follows the money The faces of Britain’s banknotes – in pictures Fast cash: The high-speed world of cloud-based finance RBS faces claims for £1bn in damages from small businesses Exclusive: SWIFT network says aware of multiple …

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Things worth reading: 25th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Times are hard for bankers – but they did nearly bankrupt the planet Pay ratio between bosses and employees will be ‘2016’s hot topic’ Bob Diamond preparing bid for Africa arm of Barclays, claim reports Fed seen holding rates …

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Things worth reading: 22nd April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Greek talks with lenders fraught as fears grow of default Hedge fund manager goes from billionaire to millionaire in profits plunge US regulators target incentive pay for ‘significant risk-takers’ at financial firms China launches online finance crackdown John Maynard …

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Things worth reading: 21st April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Metro Bank stems losses to £7.9m in first update since IPO Hackers jailed over SpyEye virus that robbed bank accounts worldwide Iran must pay for terrorist attacks Investors pull $15bn from hedge funds Harriet Tubman will appear on $20 …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 18th April 2016

Things we’re reading today include … The bad smell hovering over the global economy SEC faces opposition to trading rules rejig The dark side of Uber: why the sharing economy needs tougher rules | Greg Jericho Greece considers proposal to unblock bailout review talks RBS …

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