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Things worth reading: 2nd April 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Now the world faces two pandemics – one medical, one financial | Robert Shiller Coronavirus: Banks bow to pressure and axe shareholder payments Banks paid millions in bonuses weeks before ban on cash rewards Wall Street’s debt machine: why …

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Things worth reading: 1st April 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Citi postpones 2020 investor day due to coronavirus outbreak Big banks left hanging after ‘disaster’ in risky loan market Barclays offers triple overtime pay for staff on coronavirus frontline UK examines ways to make writing wills easier during Covid-19 …

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Things worth reading: 31st March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … UK payday lenders start suspending new loans in Covid-19 crisis Panic buying on wane as online shopping takes over, says bank JPMorgan plans to raise up to $10 billion for alternative investments: source UN calls for $2.5tn emergency package …

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Things worth reading: 30th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Jeff Bezos sold $3.4bn of Amazon stock just before Covid-19 collapse Dozens of poorer nations seek IMF help amid coronavirus crisis ECB tells euro zone banks to skip payouts as virus hits economy ‘Hell is coming’: how Bill Ackman’s …

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Things worth reading: 27th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … ABN Amro takes $200m hit from failure of a single client America’s central bank is not the only one doling out greenbacks Big banks reassure staff about potential job cuts An imaginative template for dealing with the cash crunch …

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Things worth reading: 26th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Credit Suisse slashes ousted CEO’s bonus by almost £2m Banks warned against profiteering from UK coronavirus crisis India’s huge outsourcing industry struggles with work-from-home scenario Banks under fire for coronavirus loan tactics Banks and business caught out by emergency …

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Things worth reading: 25th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … UK cash usage halves within days as shops close due to coronavirus Banks, regulators move to protect customers from wave of coronavirus scams in UK, U.S. Non-bank lenders will bear brunt of credit crisis Wells Fargo to pay special …

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Things worth reading: 24th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Dollar near three-year peak amid mad cash scramble Markets should brace for ‘full-on’ crisis, warns Waxman Global economy will suffer for years to come, says OECD The Fed is running out of options to stave off a coronavirus depression …

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Things worth reading: 23rd March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … UK lenders banned from repossessing homes amid coronavirus crisis EU states ‘dragging their feet’ over financial transparency, report finds Advancing bank tech ‘broadens hack attack surface’ Economists told us what a pandemic could do. Who listened? | Torsten Bell …

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Things worth reading: 20th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Former London bankers convicted after Germany’s ‘greatest tax robbery’ Why America’s financial plumbing has seized up ECB U-turn shows it fears coronavirus could destroy eurozone project The agonies of stock-picking in a falling market School closures in the UK …

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Things worth reading: 19th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … U.S. regulator proposes path for non-banks to gain deposit license Coronavirus: Pound plunges to its lowest level in over 30 years Cardless in the coronavirus crisis  The Federal Reserve can’t save us. Can Trump fix the impending global recession? …

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Things worth reading: 18th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … HSBC appoints insider Quinn as CEO amid growth headwinds UK banks set out details of Covid-19 mortgage holidays Coronavirus: Stocks rocked by record volatility Metro Bank hit with fresh lawsuit by Iranian customers Study: global banks ‘failing miserably’ on …

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Things worth reading: 17th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … BoE’s guv Andrew Bailey has to prove he knows what’s what Climate change: The rich are to blame, international study finds The Federal Reserve acts again, as market turmoil continues Quotes from Federal Reserve Chair Powell’s press conference Big …

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