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Things worth reading: 22nd November 2017

Things we’re reading today include … EU’s Barnier Says Brexit Means Banks Lose EU Passporting Too-big-to-fail banks keep getting bigger Brexit: Banks to start shifting jobs from London NatWest admits online banking glitch as some customers struggle to log in HSBC slapped with record Hong …

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Things worth reading: 21st November 2017

Things we’re reading today include … India’s biggest banks are piling on the losses, and investors are loving it Italian banks face long, uphill road to modernization It’s Frankfurt … and Paris: Goldman Sachs names post-Brexit hubs Future of Bitcoin limited by having no lender …

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Introducing BANKEX

I’m involved in quite a lot of start-ups, ICOs and funds these days, and recently started a mini-series of interviews with them, as I think it will be of interest to readers of my blog. In the third of this series, I’m interviewing Igor Khmel, CEO …

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Why Nations Fail

I was recently at a Capital Markets conference in Turkey where the main first day keynote speaker is Professor James A. Robinson from the University of Chicago and co-author of Why Nations Fail, a book that changed thinking about what makes for successful countries and what …

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Bill Gates is wrong

Many people delight in digging up a quote from Bill Gates in the 1990s, when he was talking about banks as dinosaurs and famously stated: “we need banking, but we don’t need banks anymore”. Yay! We can stuff the horrible big, bad banks and replace …

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Introducing Exscudo

I’m involved in quite a lot of start-ups, ICOs and funds these days, and recently started a mini-series of interviews with them, as I think it will be of interest to readers of my blog. In the second of this series, I’m interviewing Andrew Zimine, CEO …

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Things worth reading: 8th November 2017

Things we’re reading today include … This Bank CEO Is Learning to Code Reserve Bank of India Possible Ban on Cryptocurrencies ‘We lost £300,000 through payment scam’ Revolut applies for European banking licence ahead of Brexit Wall Street banks share Brexit fears and warn UK …

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