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Things worth reading: 20th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Lloyds boss urges UK to maintain its trade relationship with the EU Labour demands review into City of London role in money-laundering Banks consider 555 fraud ‘hotline’ Thirty years ago this week, Wall Street slid into the abyss Goldman …

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Things worth reading: 19th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Special Report: Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture Could the 1987 stock market crash happen again? Lloyds ‘mugged’ shareholders with HBOS deal in teeth of financial crisis, High Court told UK banks ‘exposed to money laundering in South …

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Things worth reading: 17th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … City warns transition deal ‘disappearing by the day’ as May heads to Brussels  Fintech market moves beyond lending Wi-fi security flaw ‘puts devices at risk of hacks’ Financial regulator warns of growing debt among young people Uncertainty over Brexit …

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Things worth reading: 16th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … A Bank of England rate hike would be ‘extraordinary’ step for Britain’s Brexit economy As the quartet breaks up, central banking leadership flux looms Lloyds shareholders’ court case over HBOS takeover set to begin Can the UK make the …

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Five more FinTech themes …

I blogged about the FinTech themes that came out of the Celero conference the other day and forgot to mention that I recently joined a one-day retreat at Payments International in London, as a facilitator. I don’t do such intimate work very often, where I …

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Things worth reading: 9th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Swedish challenger bank Handelsbanken commits to UK but wants Brexit clarity Have we learned our lessons from the financial crisis? Don’t bank on it EU raids Polish and Dutch banking groups over fintech access Staley scrutinised as Barclays faces …

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Things worth reading: 6th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs boosts post-Brexit plans with Frankfurt office deal Fearless Girl statue firm faced down in equal pay row Exclusive: SEC’s corporate filing system vulnerable to denial of service attacks – memo Robo advice: buy, buy, buy Iceland PM …

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Things worth reading: 5th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Soaring rates of ‘shadow banking’ add to fears of Chinese debt, warns World Bank Orange is launching Orange Bank on November 2 Foiled £250m Brazil bank robbery ‘would have been biggest in the world’ U.S. lawmakers seek to shut …

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