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Things worth reading: 22nd August 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank clamps down on hiring amid €7.4bn restructuring Atom Bank boss Mark Mullen: “Banks in a hurry are taking risks or cutting corners” Contactless cards could get fingerprint upgrade Citigroup, BNP caught up in U.S. case against Huawei …

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Things worth reading: 21st August 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Monzo customers to receive salaries a day early under new feature from app-only bank Bank branches could fall below 800 after cuts 300 in three years JPMorgan metals trader pleads guilty to spoofing, resigns from bank FDIC approves Volcker …

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The future of The City of London

As I walk around The City, I’m often finding new buildings, new developments and major erections rising around the Square Mile. On that latter note, I don’t mean Boris Johnston, but major new office blocks. Obviously, with Brexit, a lot of people would think that …

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Things worth reading: 19th August 2019

Things we’re reading today include … HSBC: Chinese headwinds threaten to blow bank off course Bank of England boss Mark Carney pulls out of UK-China dinner ‘Workaholic’ Alison Rose poised to take on the ‘toughest role in banking’ to become the first female boss of …

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Things worth reading: 16th August 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Microfinance is driving many Sri Lankan borrowers to despair Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs executives The chilling economic effects of Brexit uncertainty are intensifying Metro top and RBS bottom in banks’ customer ratings Countries most exposed to climate change …

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Things worth reading: 15th August 2019

Things we’re reading today include: Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase BCR awards £10m to Atom bank ECB tells UK banks to speed up staff moves to EU as Brexit looms German economy slips back into negative growth German fintech N26 appeases regulators as …

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Things worth reading: 14th August 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Danish bank launches world’s first negative interest rate mortgage Apple/Goldman Sachs: pay pals U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors What comes after Bretton Woods II? U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to …

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Things worth reading: 13th August 2019

Things we’re reading today include … German financial sector ‘expects No Deal’ and wants no more concessions from EU Could devaluation of China’s yuan trigger the next financial crisis? | Larry Elliott Investment bank job cuts are now a one-way street Digital challenger banks stockpile …

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