Home / Reading

Reading

Things worth reading: 27th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … U.K. challenger bank Starling sets up in Ireland and clears flightpath to Europe Trump could use alternate routes to roll back bank reforms Bank of China, Tencent to Trial Blockchain in New Research Effort Blockchain technology is moving into the financial mainstream with IBM …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 26th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Push on with the ‘great unwinding’, BIS tells central banks RBS to cut 443 jobs in UK, move many of them to India Bank of England faces echoes of the 2007 crunch as Brits are back to their bad old habits racking up debt  Bank …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 23rd June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … House Democrats challenge Deutsche Bank over review of Trump’s accounts Luxembourg’s politicians pin economic hopes on fintech drive U.S. regulators, lawmakers support Volcker rule revamp at hearing China’s ICBC says checks of loans by big acquirers are routine Biggest U.S. banks clear first hurdle …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 22nd June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Startup bank Atom receives £30m boost Tesco Bank customers hit by computer problems A 17-Minute Film From a Bank Just Won the Entertainment Lions Grand Prix at Cannes U.S. could ease Volcker Rule, exempt small banks New Zelle app could mean the end of …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 20th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include: Klarna gets a full banking license, gears up to go beyond financing payments Moody’s Cuts Ratings on Australia’s Banks on Housing Concern Almost 1m UK bank customers will be forced to use new sort codes A Female CEO of a Big Bank? The Odds Are …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 16th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Company directors targeted by identity fraudsters U.S. acts to seize stolen assets, Picasso in probe of Malaysian fund Surprise for markets as trio of Bank of England gurus call for interest rates to rise Booz Allen Hamilton says DOJ investigating its accounting practices Duke …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 15th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Andy Haldane reappointed to Bank of England monetary policy committee Zelle, the real-time Venmo competitor backed by over 30 U.S. banks, arrives this month Is buying Lloyds Banking Group plc the best way to make a million? Former Barclays anti-money laundering director named City …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 14th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Trump’s Wall Street game plan needs players Three UK currency traders abandon US extradition fight and agree to face charges in Manhattan court  Dodd-Frank is complex and overburdens the financial sector StanChart brings in senior talent to fuel U.S. expansion London could lose EU …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 13th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Forbes rich list: Which celebrities earned the most over the past year? AIB float to value lender at up to €13.3bn Five reasons why the City could benefit from election mess UK election result ‘may delay Brexit talks’ U.S. recession remote in next 12 …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 12th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Building blockchain banks with ICOs Suitors hire Barclays to look at possible Co-op Bank bid Zopa hunts for 40 tech whizzes as it narrows focus on bank launch Hung parliament sinks business confidence, IoD finds Trading tool UniCredit CEO confident Italian banks will help …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 9th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Eurozone picks up pace as economists hail ‘sizzling’ recovery  Dollar cleans up as UK election shock stuns sterling Former HSBC banker faces extradition fight over currency rigging claims JPMorgan operating chief to go, Dimon successor pool shrinks Banco Popular burnt through €3.6bn in two …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 8th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Judge calls off High Court trial into RBS rights issue Goldman Sachs boost rates for savers in bid to attract deposits Tech companies invade banks’ territory with customer loans ECB keeps money taps open but drops reference to rate cuts Some RBS investors still …

Read More »