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Things worth reading: 23rd March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Hopes fade for Co-op Bank turnaround plan City watchdog wins legal battle with ‘London Whale’ executive UBS charges customers to deposit euros Cheques will clear in just 24 hours thanks to smartphone imaging tech Brexit vote: Single market benefit ‘largely imaginary’ MPs warn system …

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Things worth reading: 21st March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bill Gates tops Forbes’ rich list but Trump’s wealth slips Deutsche Bank slashes bonuses as it scrambles to raise cash Challenger bank Secure Trust enters mortgage market  Frankfurt takes lead in Brexit race for City jobs Goldman building robo-adviser to give investment advice to …

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Things worth reading: 20th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Mountain man: The bank boss who reached the top aged 33 Officials draw up rescue plan for Co-op Bank Deutsche Bank benefits from strong bond trading in early 2017 Bank of Mum (not Dad): research shows mothers are more likely to give their children …

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Things worth reading: 17th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Brexit: Poland aims to be big winner from battle for UK banking jobs Google Chrome scam tricks users into emailing bank details to criminals New-generation UK banks challenge with technology Mobile-only bank N26 hits 300,000 customers TransferWise partners with digital-only Starling Bank Atom Bank …

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Things worth reading: 15th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Identity fraud reached record levels in 2016 Iceland’s recovery shows benefits of letting over-reaching banks go bust Taxpayer stake in Lloyds Banking Group goes below 3pc Bitcoin ETF: quick silver Charlotte Hogg resigns as Bank of England deputy governor The five charts that show …

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Things worth reading: 14th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Democrats question Trump ‘conflict of interest’ with Deutsche Bank investigation Top bank regulator suggests partitioning big banks to replace Dodd-Frank rules Lloyds Banking Group is about to outsource nearly 2,000 tech jobs to IBM Female brokers punished more harshly for misconduct Misys merges with …

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Things worth reading: 10th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … No matador in sight as bull market in U.S. stocks turns eight Barclays hands top executives £23m in share awards Bank of England forecast to hold interest rates amid Brexit uncertainty Machines v hackers Elon Musk offers to fix Australian power network in 100 …

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Things worth reading: 9th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include …. Bank branches still more popular than mobile apps for new accounts China’s banking system overtakes eurozone to become the biggest in the world Girl statue faces Wall Street bull to fight gender inequality RBS hands out £22m in share awards to bosses Co-op Bank …

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Things worth reading: 8th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … China’s banking system overtakes eurozone to become the biggest in the world Big four banks passing the buck on open data regulation Shawbrook Bank rejects £825m takeover offer Deutsche Bank shares hit by cash call Banking jobs denied to young people due to having …

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Things worth reading: 7th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … 200-year-old bank note stolen from a museum in the 1980s is sent back to bemused staff in an envelope covered with Caribbean stamps How to start your own bank Survey finds rise in ‘bank of mum and dad’ lending £11bn Standard Life and Aberdeen …

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Things worth reading: 3rd March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin value tops gold for first time American Express: mettle fatigue Aldermore Bank plans dividends as profits jump  Banks paid $321 billion in fines since financial crisis: BCG China and currency manipulation A planned merger of LSE and Deutsche Börse unravels The Trump administration’s …

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … ‘Long shadow’ of financial crisis hits incomes American Express escalates high-fee card competition Overdraft charges are elephant in the room, say MPs SEC freezes accounts in SoftBank-Fortress inquiry Fed officials jolt market with talk of pending rate hike Bank deputy Charlotte Hogg ‘must avoid …

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