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Things worth reading: 2nd February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … eBay drops PayPal as first choice for payments More Brits become millionaires CFTC orders Deutsche Bank unit to pay $70 million penalty Visa tops revenue estimates as payments grow Delays hit KodakCoin crypto-currency plans Payments group Adyen wins eBay contract as it lines up …

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Things worth reading: 31st January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Borrowers ignoring mortgage timebomb, says FCA UBM chiefs in line for £11.3m payday Google and Facebook set off a second wave of fintech talent Ireland: Financial Services Report into misconduct by RBS will be made public, says watchdog RBS boss admits restructuring ‘mistake’ HullCoin: …

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Things worth reading: 29th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … 1 in 5 people have a secret bank account Bank-based blockchain projects are going to transform the financial services industry City banks downsizing – and it has little to do with Brexit outcome Coincheck promises 46bn yen refund after cryptocurrency theft Active fund managers …

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Things worth reading: 26th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Mortgage approvals by UK banks ‘falling off a cliff’ World Bank chief economist Paul Romer steps down Bank of America, Citigroup reviewing the use of credit cards to buy bitcoin 50 Cent forgot he had a stash of Bitcoin now worth $8m Bank of …

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Things worth reading: 25th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of America customers protest new requirements for free checking Atom Bank founder Thomson to quit UK’s first app-based lender Blockchain advocate Tesco poaches RBS boss to lead its banking arm SMEs under-served and overcharged by big banks Stripe to ditch Bitcoin payment support …

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Things worth reading: 24th January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Davos: Blockchain can no longer be ignored Twitter’s Anthony Noto leaves to join SoFi UBS chairman warns against bitcoin investment as cryptocurrency falls 12% RBS to sell London HQ as cost-cutting drive continues Trump’s choice Jerome Powell approved as Federal Reserve head Buy-to-let lending …

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Things worth reading: 23rd January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Davos explained: In 90 seconds Davos: 9 memorable moments from the World Economic Forum’s history South Korea to ban cryptocurrency traders from using anonymous bank accounts More small businesses should be protected from bad banking, City watchdog says  UBS to start moving City jobs ‘early …

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Things worth reading: 22nd January 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Do Consumers Really Want to Bank With Amazon? Why do banks take different approaches to fraud? City hiring to rumble on despite Brexit as Bitcoin boom creates jobs Customers can go hang at RBS, where profit is the only motive | Kevin McKenna US …

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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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