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Things worth reading: 25th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of England warns more defences may be needed against consumer credit Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis Virtual campaigning changes Kenya vote Why you should pay in local currency Bitcoin goes arty Julius Baer …

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Things worth reading: 24th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of America to move some City of London roles to Dublin post-Brexit Deutsche Bank expects subpoenas over Trump-Russia investigation Frankly, banks – it’s time to give a damn about your image Big banks are closing branches and investing …

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Things worth reading: 21st July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Citigroup and Deutsche Bank give Frankfurt a Brexit boost Brexit transition deal: ‘The sooner the better’ says Goldman exec Would using an eye scanner make mobile banking secure? Revealed: The world’s 10 largest companies by revenue Bitcoin swings as …

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Things worth reading: 20th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman’s rotten trading quarter is a familiar smell on Wall Street One-third of card payments contactless P2P lender RateSetter steps in to protect investors from losses Regulators assessing suitability of Deutsche Boerse board Spain’s ‘secret credit card banker’ Blesa …

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Things worth reading: 19th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Alternative to London is no financial centre in Europe, warns City envoy Visa and PayPal Extend Partnership to Europe Credit and debit card surcharges to be banned Tech start-ups raise $1.3bn this year from initial coin offerings Swedish challenger …

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Things worth reading: 18th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … The Boston Consulting Group Says Banking Needs to Become More Bionic Italian banks may take 10 years to fix bad debt issue – Morgan Stanley Former Barclays chief will stand trial over Qatari fundraising in January 2019 Didn’t pay …

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Things worth reading: 14th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin just got a vote of confidence from Switzerland’s legendary banking system Post-crisis, US banks have recovered while their European peers are still looking for ways to survive Investors bullish on financials ahead of bank earnings Credit card defaults …

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What did Jack Ma say?

I’m spending the week in China with Alibaba and ANT Financial. More details to follow, as this is all building towards a case study chapter in my new book Digital Human, and sat amongst 2,000 fans listening to Jack Ma yesterday and his vision of …

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