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Things worth reading: 19th June 2019

Things we’re reading today include … MoneyGram shares more than double on Ripple deal Beware fake payment texts that claim to be from Green Star RBS picks Marieke Flament to head business-focused digital bank Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination Is Facebook’s Libra …

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A bank CEO should be better

I annoy a lot of people. I don’t mean to. But anyone with a description of ‘troublemaker’ is going to annoy someone. What’s interesting is the different reactions I get from start-ups, technology firms, banks and internet giants. In general, the ones who seem to …

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Things worth reading: 14th June 2019

Things we’re reading today include …. Britain’s wildly popular Monzo banking app is coming to America Meet the British Banks showing the US how it’s done Truist will soon be one of America’s biggest banks Digital technology will strengthen America’s biggest retail banks Facebook hires …

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Things worth reading: 13th June 2019

Things we’re reading today include …. IBM, Hyperledger Blockchain ID System for Banks Launches in Brazil This branchless bank quadrupled its customer base to 4 million in a single year Square Wants You to Use Its Cash App Like a Bank Account Goldman Sachs offering …

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We are the robots

I’m a technology lover. Always have been, always will be. To me, technology is like magic. “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke Too damn right Arthur. I love technology. But then I got to thinking about what technology is doing …

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Things worth reading: 12th June 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Singapore’s Ride-Hailing App Grab Mulls Becoming a Bank JP Morgan’s 180 On Its Stand-Alone Digital Bank Underscores The Adoption Challenges Facing Crypto Banks Are Second, Or Third, Choice For IT Grads, So They Have To Work Harder The heavy …

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Things worth reading: 11th June 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank Acknowledges Lapse in Checks on Money Laundering Rewrite of Bank Rules Advances Slowly, Frustrating Republicans Ex-RBS executive Brown to become new Sainsbury’s Bank chief Britain on track for four-day working week by 2050, says Bank of England …

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Things worth reading: 10th June 2019

Things we’re reading today include …. I knew the bank would spend any amount to crush me’ Deutsche Bank launches £3m-plus mortgages May I have a word about… the brave new world of banking and fintech | Jonathan Bouquet Sweeping reform needed after Brexit, says …

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Things worth reading: 7th June 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Did Deutsche Bank sweep possible money laundering by Trump under the rug? Step raising $22m led by Stripe Visualizing the Importance of Trust to the Banking Industry China’s ‘mini-Lehman’ moment to spur smaller bank consolidation Prosecutors suspect 70 Deutsche …

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Things worth reading: 6th June 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Next Bank of England governor must serve the whole of society Standard Chartered shows it’s a bank of action against illegal poaching ‘Bad bank’ repays £50bn bailout loan ‘Bad bank’ repays £50bn bailout loan The green bank for kids …

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