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Things worth reading: 26th October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Covid-19: Lloyds staff to work from home until spring Covid leaves 6m UK small businesses and 16m jobs in ‘precarious position’ Jack Ma rails against global financial rules ahead of $30bn Ant Group IPO Banks transfer balances by cheque …

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Things worth reading: 23rd October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … The future of banking supervision in a changing world Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn over 1MDB corruption scandal Goldman subsidiary pleads guilty in 1MDB scandal Rishi Sunak’s ex-Goldman Sachs boss emerges as next possible BBC chair EU explores tougher …

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Things worth reading: 21st October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … UBS smashes expectations with 99% rise in third-quarter net profit Hong Kong banks told to report potential breaches of security law Visa and Mastercard accused of charging ‘excessive’ fees Monzo launches £180-a-year premium account despite downturn Machines to ‘do …

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Things worth reading: 20th October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Banks are far more exposed to climate change than they’re disclosing The share of Americans with bank accounts hit a new high in 2019 Goldman Sachs: Soaring Profits, Uncertain Future Bank boss: UK facing ‘unprecedented economic uncertainty’ NatWest pledges …

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Things worth reading: 19th October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Wanted: Economist for Digital Currencies Warren Buffett plowed $5 billion into Bank of America during the debt crisis Peter Schiff’s bank under investigation in tax evasion probe The costly fallacy of ‘asset class’ investment Firms urged to get ready …

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Things worth reading: 16th October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Coronavirus: About 1.4 million Brits to stop using bank branches Bank of America’s digital investments continues driving engagement UK banks not ready for negative interest rates, says NatWest chairman Will we be getting our cash from shops, not ATMs? …

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Things worth reading: 14th October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … JPMorgan beats analysts’ profit estimates Tax rises of more than £40bn a year ‘all but inevitable’ Ant Group under scrutiny over exclusive sale of shares in IPO How dealmaking is changing Morgan Stanley IMF estimates global Covid cost at …

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Things worth reading: 13th October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Banks make billions on overdraft fees. Biden could end that Congress’s scrutiny of tech giants could be blessing and curse for banks Former Barclays execs to launch digital bank Regulators battle over US fintech charters Royal Mint coin celebrates …

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Things worth reading: 9th October 2020

Things we’re reading today include … JPMorgan puts $30B toward fixing banking’s ‘systemic racism’ Further 150m people face extreme poverty by 2022, warns World Bank Fragile European Banks Bracing for Covid-Era Distressed Loans Starling Bank is seeking partnerships with other lenders IBM to split into …

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