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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: 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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Things worth reading: 16th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … It’s about to get even better for the banks Bank or building society? European fintech deals hit 5-year high in 2016 Co-op sale would be ‘bad for competition and choice’ RBS accused of fraud and forgery by customers and ex-employee Lloyd’s of London angers …

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Things worth reading: 15th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Geeks venture into Goldman Sachs’ world of big deals and egos HSBC names veteran banker to helm ring-fenced business Steven Mnuchin: the man who went from Goldman Sachs to US Treasury Secretary via Magic Mike XXL US Federal Reserve on course to raise interest …

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Things worth reading: 14th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Pay as you speak: Santander revamps voice banking app Co-op Bank up for sale after Bank of England warned its finances were off track Credit Suisse to cut 5,500 jobs in 2017 after $2.4 billion full-year loss Ex-Goldman banker Mnuchin installed as Treasury secretary …

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Things worth reading: 13th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … RBS plays down claim it will cut 15,000 jobs Australian banks narrow focus of Apple Pay collective bargaining request Donald Trump’s red tape bonfire is a boost to banks Co-op Bank puts itself up for sale as it braces for another ‘significant’ loss ‘Significant …

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Things worth reading: 10th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Trump’s bonfire of banking rules could burn us all China’s drive to reduce financial system risks is squeezing the nation’s banks Robust regulation needed for UK, says Bank deputy boss Boutique banks: at your discretion Bank of England hits Japanese firms with record £27m …

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Things worth reading: 9th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Which bank branches is TSB going to close? Rival branch closures boost Handelsbanken UK Young, savvy and poor: millennial men ‘earn £12,500 less than previous generation by 30’ Mervyn King: MPs’ attitude made Brexit inevitable Why is Greece back in the headlines? Wells Fargo …

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Things worth reading: 8th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Biggest US banks holding $120bn of excess capital Brexit vote has ‘chilling’ effect on start-up investment Lloyds to review HBOS customer cases New India banks spark hopes of industry overhaul White House memo confuses Wall Street on fate of fiduciary rule Six traders plead …

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