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Things worth reading: 14th May 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Woman took friend’s bank card, withdrew £300 and bought a McDonalds… four hours after finding her dead The World’s Largest Banks 2021: Banks Grew Larger During The Pandemic, With U.S. And Chinese Banks Dominant Southeast Asia’s Largest Bank DBS …

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Things worth reading: 13th May 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Central banks get serious on digital currencies German Regulator Orders Digital Bank N26 to Improve Money-Laundering Controls Silvergate Bank to issue Diem stablecoin Metro Bank faces investor anger over new chief’s £500,000 bonus Greensill, Archegos point to tougher ‘non-bank’ …

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Things worth reading: 11th May 2021

Things we’re reading today include … US digital banking users will surpass 200 million in 2022 UBS Explores Offering Crypto Investments to Rich Clients Citi weighs launching cryptocurrency services after surge in client interest Monzo bank to offer employees paid leave after pregnancy loss If …

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Things worth reading: 10th May 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Cryptocurrency Has ‘No Intrinsic Value’ And Investors Will ‘Lose All Your Money’, Says Bank Of England Chief Big banks move into crypto services Dogecoin’s value tumbles after Elon Musk calls the virtual currency a ‘hustle’ Greensill Bank collapse pits …

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Things worth reading: 7th May 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Little market-wide agreement on DLT use in capital markets Sotheby’s introduces cryptocurrency sales with a famous Banksy work Dogecoin creator sold all his coins in 2015 to buy a Honda Civic, DOGE is now bigger than Honda Citi weighs …

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Things worth reading: 6th May 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Dogecoin is now worth more than the Ford motor company, BP or Tesco European Central Bank CBDC Survey Finds Privacy Is The Number One Concern For Digital Euro HSBC issues urgent warning as criminals try to get bank details …

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Things worth reading: 5th May 2021

Things we’re reading today include … World’s Best Banks 2021 City urges the Bank of England to bring on the ‘Britcoin’ revolution An anonymous crypto advocate projected messages championing bitcoin on the walls of the Bank of England and the UK Parliament Blockchain technology could …

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Things worth reading: 3rd May 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Why is a bank holiday called a bank holiday? Does the Monzo generation need private banking? Bank of England: Britain’s economy is recovering from Covid recession faster than expected Europe’s largest banks plan joint attack on US payments giants …

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Things worth reading: 30th April 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Which banks are winning the current account switching war? Deutsche Bank’s work from home rule has a serious loophole All charges dropped against Danske Bank chiefs NatWest reports bumper profits – but money laundering scandal casts cloud over costs …

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Things worth reading: 29th April 2021

Things we’re reading today include: European Investment Bank Issues $121M Digital Notes Using Ethereum Bank loans create 700 times more emissions than offices: Study High street bank starting 43 pop-up branches across the UK Covid-19 security challenges leave bank customers at risk Deutsche Bank outshines …

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The downside of digital banking

I find it interesting to watch behaviours online. For example, I sometimes get an email saying, “please take John Doe off your subscriber list”. I’m sitting there saying just unsubscribe. There’s a link on the distribution email clearly saying unsubscribe here. How come they don’t …

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