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Things worth reading: 22nd May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … FinTech Expert Chris Skinner Reveals Keys to Becoming a True Digital Bank Americans Don’t Want A ‘Digital’ Bank Kard is a challenger bank for teens Even the banking giants will have to embrace crypto and blockchain Tesco Bank to …

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Things worth reading: 21st May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Bank Stress Tests Are Getting Less Stressful ABN AMRO signs on Accenture and ING Bank for its blockchain inventory platform London is still the UK’s golden goose – and that needs to change | Jack Brown Wirecard document points …

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Things worth reading: 20th May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Top Banks ‘Investing $50 Million’ to Build Blockchain Settlement System Eye on lira, Turkey abandons plan to tap central bank reserves Bank of England built up Brexit war chest to avert possible sterling crisis Why Goldman Sachs should buy …

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Five phases of FinTech (2005-2027)

Three years ago, I blogged about three phases of FinTech. Three years later, I can expand on that theme and talk about five phases of FinTech. The five phases of FinTech are (dates are rough guide): Disruption (2005-2014) Discussion (2014-2017) Partnership (2017-2022) Integration (2022-2027) Renewal …

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Things worth reading: 17th May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Lloyds to start paying quarterly dividends Bitcoin extends losses, down more than 20% to below $6,300 Top banking regulator stresses UK should not be ‘rule taker’ post-Brexit Mifid II critics are not seeing the big picture Metro Bank got …

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Things worth reading: 16th May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … World’s Largest Banks 2019: U.S. Takes Aim At Chinese Dominance A false rumor on WhatsApp started a run on a London bank Payday lenders face sharp criticism as complaints rise 130% Buffett’s Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Mel …

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Things worth reading: 15th May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … A WhatsApp Rumor Challenges Metro Bank Bank of England warned criminal charge could destabilise Barclays Fraud complaints hit record high as banks’ new anti-scam measures delayed Bank of France is Closely Watching Stablecoin Developments Bank of England calls for …

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Things worth reading: 13th May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … MPs tell government to intervene if banks don’t do enough to halt branch closures Atom Bank seeks £50m after Brexit derails BBVA bid Holding Bankers to Account by Oonagh McDonald Exclusive: Turkey presses banks to agree high-stakes bailout of …

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Things worth reading: 10th May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Why the Royal Mint stopped making 20p coins HSBC and StanChart under attack from China tech TSB expected to cut at least 100 jobs at head office Australian $50 note typo: spelling mistake printed 46 million times Uber-rich: the …

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Things worth reading: 9th May 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Bank Workers Who Survive Robot Uprising Stand to Make More Money Deutsche Bank Accused of Bribery in London Lawsuit Investors urged to protest against Deutsche Bank chairman Bank of England hits the road to assess Brexit impact on economy …

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