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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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Things worth reading: 3rd October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of England tells lenders to find £116bn to help prevent bailouts Exclusive: U.S. mulls further Wells Fargo sanction over sales abuses – source Banks to switch to real-time payments from Australia Day Bank of England sets out bank …

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Things worth reading: 2nd October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Two thirds of consumers don’t want to share financial data in blow to ‘open banking’ revolution Equifax reviews its top lawyer’s role in executive stock sales: WSJ Three million small businesses still don’t accept cards, despite move away from …

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