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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...

Things worth reading: 19th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Santander boss named in RBS scandal Old hands in South Korea Bitcoin market unfazed by threats of ban HSBC to pay $100 million to settle U.S. probe into currency rigging ATM shake-up could leave many without cash, consumer group warns EU watchdog eyes crackdown …

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Things worth reading: 18th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … World’s Fourth Largest Bank MUFG To Launch Own Cryptocurrency In 2018 Cyber attack damage could cost as much as Hurricane Katrina  Goldman posts first quarterly loss in six years RBS memo urging staff to ‘let customers hang themselves’ published Bitcoin: South Korea sways cryptocurrency …

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Things worth reading: 17th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Cryptocurrency Regulation Must Be Global, Says German Central Bank Official Bank of Facebook, Apple or Google? Tech giants don’t pose a threat to banks (for now), says S&P Trump calls for looser rules for bank loans in Dodd-Frank overhaul Analyst Dick Bove calls JP …

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Things worth reading: 16th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Panic buying Nationwide delays Open Banking launch Global banks slash chance of Brexit ‘no deal’ and raise UK growth forecasts PBOC official says China’s centralized virtual currency trade needs to end: source Productivity to pick up as banks at last get over the crisis, …

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Things worth reading: 15th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Open banking? I think I’ll be keeping my door shut ‘Open Banking’ revolution will leave account holders at mercy of ‘hackers and thieves’, banks warn ‘Open banking’ begins today. It poses one major threat to your money Boom time: Clear Bank founder Nick Ogden …

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Why I like Turkish banks

Just before Christmas, I was interviewed by a Turkish magazine about the future, Turkey and fintech. I thought it might interest folks to share it here … When you wrote your first book about fintech – little was known about it. How much has that changed and have your predictions …

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Things worth reading: 12th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … 10 banks consumers complain about the most How Blockchain is Banking the Unbanked Start-up lender Tandem targets ‘massive’ growth with Harrods Bank takeover Payment transfer giant Moneygram to move EU offices out of London  Banks cut back consumer credit in fear of rising risks  …

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