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Things worth reading: 16th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include: It’s not the Bank of England’s job to save the world Britain’s largest investor blacklists AIG over climate risk concerns Mexican fintech Credijusto buys a ban Mexican fintech Credijusto buys a bank Bank branches: Form and function for the future …

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Things worth reading: 15th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin price spike as first bank with regulated access opens in Gibraltar – crypto boost The UK economy could be transformed by a central bank digital currency The end of privacy? Central banks plan to launch digital coins Draghi …

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Things worth reading: 14th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include: Former Lloyds Bank boss Antonio Horta-Osorio who turned around its fortunes after 2008 financial crisis is knighted Green protesters should direct their anger at the Treasury, not the Bank  ‘Ethical’ bank forces thousands of customers online – saying it is …

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Things worth reading: 11th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Global banking regulators call for toughest rules for cryptocurrencies Global banking regulator urges toughest capital rules for crypto UK banks to reveal exposure to climate crisis for first time The British Bank Awards Are Back: Meet the “Innovation of …

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Things worth reading: 10th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include: UK housing market is on fire, warns Bank of England chief economist BBVA, the only Spanish bank to join the World Economic Forum’s business leader alliance to combat climate change Bank of England must not become a tool of Extinction …

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Things worth reading: 9th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Why Europe’s banks want to end US dominance in payments Paris and Berlin lead fight to dilute Brussels’ stricter bank capital rules Bank payments are changing for millions – new fraud rules and how it works explained Why some …

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Can machines replace humans?

Yet another day of reflections – too many of those lately – and thinking about generations. My parents were war parents, living through the Second World War; their parents were people growing up in Edwardian Britain as a carpenter and housewife. Things were different. I …

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Things worth reading: 8th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Digital currencies pose threat to economy, warns Bank of England Challenger bank Dave to go public through $4B SPAC deal ‘Home, hybrid, hub’ is the future for Lloyds Banking Group It’s Time To End Overdraft Fees (And Chase Bank …

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Things worth reading: 7th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Have we come to the end of the ‘fintech vs big bank’ culture war? Goldman Sachs Bank Dubs Cryptocurrency ‘Least Favorite Investment’ Meme madness: Bank of America stops covering GameStop UBS ramps up ‘Netflix’ of banking to tap into …

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Things worth reading: 4th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Swiss Bank Admits to Laundering over $36 Million in FIFA Bribes The bank manager may want to know your carbon audit Bank of England aims for net-zero emissions before 2050 First Pakistan Digital Bank Starts in June After Fund …

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Things worth reading: 3rd June 2021

Things we’re reading today include: Banking: More Cost Than Benefit of Digitization? Climate change risks will affect U.S. bank capital in long-run – official Don’t divest dirty businesses, Deutsche Bank and BlackRock CEOs say Customers cut off from money as one in ten bank branches …

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Things worth reading: 2nd June 2021

Things we’re reading today include: This Bank Is Better at Customer Service Than Just About Anyone Else Is BBVA’s shutdown of Simple a bad sign for bank-fintech mergers? Deutsche Bank ‘confirms move to adopt hybrid working’ as work-from-home era fades Digital currencies are the future …

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Things worth reading: 1st June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Saxo Bank becomes first bank to earn a Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) STAR Level 2 for its investment infrastructure as a service offering BNY Mellon Sets Up Crypto Unit in Ireland as Central Bank Says Bitcoin Is ‘of Great …

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Things worth reading: May 31st, 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Counting the personal cost: when axing bank branches doesn’t add up Banks block payments to crypto exchanges Fed Admonishes Deutsche Bank for Ongoing Compliance Failures Fed Warned Deutsche Bank Over Anti-Money-Laundering Backsliding Banking regulations to be reviewed after winding …

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