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Things worth reading: 22nd February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin: MPs launch inquiry into digital currencies Zimbabwe and Kenya lead the way in Africa’s dash from cash Lloyds hails ‘landmark’ after return to private sector It would be useful to know what Corbyn really thinks of Lloyds | Nils Pratley Meet Cora, your …

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Things worth reading: 21st February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin has ‘pretty much failed’ as a currency, Bank of England Governor Carney says HSBC profits more than double to $17.2bn Top City regulator used tax break scheme Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency MPs publish full unredacted report into RBS small business scandal HSBC warns …

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Things worth reading: 19th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … UK banks facing further big hits for US fines, PPI payouts, and Carillion collapse RBS looks to be in the money – but looming fine may put paid to that Eyes wide shut: the $1.8 billion Indian bank fraud that went unnoticed A crucial …

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Things worth reading: 16th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Starling’s marketplace banking rollout adds pensions, savings, travel insurance and mortgages Amazon has partnered with Bank of America for its lending program The digital upstarts taking on Britain’s dominant few banks China’s HNA Group trims stake in Deutsche Bank Divorcing couples may clash over …

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Things worth reading: 15th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … We are more likely to change our partner than our bank World’s richest people: in pictures Starling Bank unveils partnership with range of financial services providers Amazon has partnered with Bank of America for its lending program Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple price soars as …

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Things worth reading: 14th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Slovakia woos with ‘love bank’ for Valentine’s Day Punjab National Bank detects $1.77 billion worth of fraudulent transactions Barclays Bank charged again by SFO over Qatar loan Japanese bank Sumitomo ignores Brexit to sign a 20-year lease on a new London office Failings of …

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Things worth reading: 13th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Why is Australia investigating its banks? Starling Bank announces partnerships with mortgage broker, investment and pensions firms and insurer in open banking push City watchdogs tell algorithmic traders to clean up act  Are Barclays’ branches at risk over $3bn Qatar loan? | Larry Elliott …

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Things worth reading: 12th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Brexit boost, Wall Street banking giant Citigroup Inc, have announced their intentions to set up a brand new innovation centre in London Lloyds sets ethnic leadership goal in first for FTSE-100 company Against the odds: Why customers often lose in battles with banks Credit …

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Things worth reading: 9th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Banking’s Great Comedy Double-Act European Central Bank wakes up to digital currency ‘concern’ God complex of the world’s 29th richest man who can’t stop meddling with other countries’ affairs RBS hits back at claim bosses misled MPs on small business mistreatment Exclusive: China’s Ant …

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Things worth reading: 8th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … UK banks running out of time to apply for EU license, says ECB official Heritage Bank and the road to digital banking Race with Spain for European Bank post The power of the big banks remains as they take advantage of customer’s loyalty | …

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Things worth reading: 7th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … BANK OF AMERICA: Theresa May’s Brexit plan is ‘not possible’ RBS misled MPs in customer mistreatment scandal, Labour claims Investec bosses hand leadership over to ‘next generation’ of co-chiefs Commonwealth Bank profit falls amid money-laundering scandal The last thing you ever need to read …

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Things worth reading: 6th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin bombs below US$7,000 as sell-off accelerates amid bank bans and regulation concerns A Tiny Canadian Bank Is Building a Vault for Crytpocurrencies EU risks ‘serious’ impact on financial markets without trade deal, watchdog warns Lloyds Bank bans Bitcoin purchases on its credit cards …

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Things worth reading: 5th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Dozens of RBS branches ‘could be saved’ Exclusive: U.S. consumer protection official puts Equifax probe on ice – sources Quicken replaces Wells Fargo as top US retail mortgage lender  Fed puts brakes on Wells Fargo when bank needs to step on gas Swiss bank …

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