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Things worth reading: 11th August 2020

Things we’re reading today include … TSB customers’ anger at online banking issues Fines for anti-money laundering failures rise as companies repeat mistakes Western Union chief explores acquisitions Norway’s central bank accused of breaking law over oil fund appointment UK consumer lending will plummet during …

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Things worth reading: 10th August 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Banking post lockdown: visiting branches, getting cash, how to contact your bank and more Monzo? I’d rather invest my tuppence in the bank A tale of two banks: Monzo vs Starling Three-month wait for bank appointment about coronavirus loan …

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The world after #coronavirus

During this lockdown, it’s easy to get a bit down. The constant news of deaths and corona cases; the arguments between liberals and conservatives; the debate over whether the government acted early enough, fast enough, good enough; the rage over those breaking the rules and …

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Things worth reading: 7th August 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Why European banks expect fewer bad loans than American rivals Bank of England boss Bailey backs end of furlough scheme High-cost lenders using ‘exotic holidays’ to encourage debt Why stock markets are defying a shrinking economy Will Covid make …

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Things worth reading: 6th August 2020

Things we’re reading today include … UK start-ups face £15bn funding shortfall The UK’s private debt crisis will make this recession so much worse | Christine Berry Wells Fargo to cut consultancy spend after internal backlash Metro Bank office staff can work from home until …

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Things worth reading: 4th August 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Google to offer co-branded accounts with eight US banks Difficult second decade ahead for Metro Bank Private banker to Trump and Jared Kushner under investigation by Deutsche Bank HSBC is biggest loser in never-ending US-China global power play | …

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Things worth reading: 3rd August 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Bakery manager sacked for using own bank card to help elderly customers blocked from paying with cash Lloyds bank manager ‘sacked for helping customer open mail’ Monzo’s losses double as popular UK digital bank warns of pandemic uncertainty Canary …

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Things worth reading: 31st July 2020

Things we’re reading today include: Lloyds bank reports loss after setting aside £2.4bn Lloyds reviews use of office space amid homeworking trend Schroders takes crown of UK’s largest listed fund manager Bridgewater faces losses and a lawsuit Five key moments from the big tech grilling …

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Things worth reading: 30th July 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Barclays: We want our people back in the office FCA raps brokers over ‘inappropriate’ use of clients’ assets Barclays profits plunge as it puts aside £1.6bn for Covid-19 defaults Federal Reserve warns of continuing need to protect US economy …

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Things worth reading: 29th July 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Man buys Lamborghini after getting nearly $4m in coronavirus loans, authorities say European banking needs a Big Bang TransferWise valued at $5bn in secondary share sale Will coronavirus mean the demise of banknotes? | Howard Davies Google commits to …

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Things worth reading: 27th July 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs’ guide to the best and worst perfoming banks in Q2 Hong Kong launches share index of technology giants NatWest customers say accounts were closed after they applied for coronavirus loans The Guardian view on a wealth tax: …

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