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Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

The FinTech Wave, Part One

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I wrote a blog the other day for The Next Web.  I thought it was ok, and it has gained a lot of traction socially. Apparently, people like it and here I’m going to expand upon the basic theme to give a detailed analysis of how FinTech wings are spreading. There’s …

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Things worth reading: 24th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Lloyds profits surge but challenges remain New £1 ‘most secure coin in the world’ Royal Bank of Scotland reports ninth year of losses Brexit: Barclays ‘committed to London’ RSA steps out of turnaround programme as recovery from Irish financial scandal continues Ex-IMF chief Rodrigo …

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Things worth reading: 23rd February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Digital challenger bank Monzo’s just raised millions more and plans fresh crowdfunding Barclays reports rise in full-year profits The ex-trader turning disabilities into profits Lloyds Banking Group posts biggest profits in 10 years EU’s ‘currency nationalism’ could splinter world’s financial system, warns Bank of …

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Things worth reading: 22nd February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … How’s your online bank security looking? The Dutch studied theirs and… yeah, not great Come to France post-Brexit, banks urged HSBC faces FCA probe into anti-money laundering controls as profits plunge Bank of England ‘has improved’ its economic forecasting Australia is the most popular …

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Things worth reading: 21st February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook Digital bank Atom tries to find its voice with £4m Will.i.am deal Is this the end for high-street banking? Wells Fargo fund business on the defensive amid sales scandal Royal Bank of Scotland confirms plan to stop …

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Things worth reading: 20th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank examined Donald Trump’s account for Russia links Results will reveal the good, the bad and the ugly of UK banks The Treasury wants to change plans for Royal Bank of Scotland to sell Williams & Glyn UK bank chiefs to be awarded …

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Things worth reading: 17th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Clearing houses saddled with ‘too-big-to-fail’ tag US banks ‘wasting billions’ trying to track crime Struggling European banks see light at end of low-rates tunnel Deutsche Boerse boss insists insider trading claims ‘unfounded’ Donald Trump’s policies risk sending US economy back to the 1970s, warns …

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