Things we’re reading today include …
- Silicon Valley’s Hometown Bank Booms, But Risks Are on Horizon
- Gordon Brown joins asset manager
- HSBC looks to global loan book to boost profits
- Barclays customers stranded after online banking services crash
- Wonga hires former head of responsible banking at Lloyds
- Santander boss Ana Botin awarded honorary damehood
- Will EU border controls really threaten the euro?