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Things worth reading: 21st April 2017

Things we’re reading today include … What’s wrong with Lloyds Banking Group plc? Fed fines Deutsche Bank $156.6 million for forex violations America’s big banks have an encouraging first quarter Mark Carney begs politicians not to rip up new financial rulebook Digitisation shakes up corporate-bond …

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Things worth reading: 20th April 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of America boosts digital banking segment IMF encourages banks to sack staff amid weakness due to ‘legacy of bad debt’ Can you stop your bank branch closing? HSBC refuses to open bank account for Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei …

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Things worth reading: 11th April 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Challenger bank Redwood secures banking licence and £30m council investment City backs Carney with plan to keep finance open after Brexit  ‘Best banker in America’ blamed for Wells Fargo sales scandal Citi tops global transaction banking ranks: Coalition Tangled …

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A disruptive innovation appears

I was listening to a financier talking about FinTech the other day, and claiming that they are all sustaining innovations and not disruptive.  They were referring to Clayton Christensen’s innovator’s dilemma discussions, where Professor Christensen points to different markets that were destroyed by disruptors.  Those …

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Things worth reading: 5th April 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Jamie Dimon admits ‘not many’ JP Morgan jobs will leave UK in major Brexit U-turn  What Brexit means for the City Risky lending will endanger banks if credit bubble bursts, Bank of England warns Bank still worried about personal …

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