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Things worth reading: 28th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Barclays targets Netflix demand with special TV production loans Bank of England warns lenders against knee-jerk Brexit reactions UK banks given new stress test scenarios City upbeat as banks find feet after Brexit vote shock A brief history of …

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Things worth reading: 27th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … The Bank of Mum and Dad hits record high, funding one third of first-time buyers Businesses leave gaping holes in cybersecurity plans  Ex-Morgan Stanley MD: money does grow on trees, actually Fading Trump rally threatened by rare contraction of …

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Things worth reading: 24th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Brexit: Single market benefit ‘largely imaginary’ Deutsche Bank commits to London by securing new HQ Secure Trust shuns bid for troubled Co-op Bank Kenya starts selling bonds via mobile phones The investigation into the Bangladesh Bank heist continues An …

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The largest payments company in the world that most people have never heard of

I blogged a year ago about TechFin, the incumbents’ view of applying technology to existing banking services, versus FinTech which seeks to transform the financial system.  That has become one of the top search terms to find my blog, as it turns out, mainly because my …

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Things worth reading: 21st March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bill Gates tops Forbes’ rich list but Trump’s wealth slips Deutsche Bank slashes bonuses as it scrambles to raise cash Challenger bank Secure Trust enters mortgage market  Frankfurt takes lead in Brexit race for City jobs Goldman building robo-adviser …

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