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Things worth reading: 19th May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Insulting descriptions city centre bank kept of its customers Former Metro Bank boss Vernon Hill fights ousting at US lender Commonwealth Bank pauses in-app cryptocurrency trading after market turmoil Google says its Russian bank account has been seized City …

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Things worth reading: 17th May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … ‘Apocalyptic’ food prices will be disastrous for world’s poor, says Bank governor BoE governor says he is unable to stop inflation hitting 10% Bank of England chief says he’s unhappy about inflation but central bank not to blame Digital …

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Things worth reading: 16th May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank SPAC banker who didn’t attend strip club gets job The Russian bank, the Bruce Willis ad and the $900m sanctions battle NatWest customers urged to check bank statements after huge payments glitch Recession warnings show the Bank …

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Things worth reading: 13th May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Crash of TerraUSD Shakes Crypto. ‘There Was a Run on the Bank.’ N26 Closes the Accounts of Over 100 Clients, Who Claim They Still Have Gotten Their Money Back Starling Bank boss hopes banking is becoming less sexist BVNK …

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Things worth reading: 6th May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … SEC nearly doubles crypto enforcement unit, citing fraud risk in booming market Big Tech data harvesting comes under fire by world central bank group Anti-discriminatory bank law getting update for modern era EU plans to evict largest Russian lender …

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Things worth reading: 5th May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Blow for Barclays as 20% of shareholders reject climate strategy Swiss bank secrecy law has ‘chilling effect’ Stripe flexes its fintech muscle with Financial Connections to pull banking data automatically NatWest Group first UK bank to sign agreements with …

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Things worth reading: 4th May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Global fintech sector employs more people than some countries HSBC investors give Ping An break-up plan cool response The future office: How banks are transforming their headquarters for hybrid work An ex-crypto miner on banking and the blockchain The …

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The Emperor’s Clothes and Barclays Bank

Here’s the latest blog from Extinction Rebellion’s Co-founder Gail Bradbrook, with her colleagues Aidan Knox and Toby Gale (first, second and third are here). The Emperor’s Clothes and Barclays Bank “Some government and business leaders are saying one thing – but doing another. Simply put, …

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Things worth reading: 3rd May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Money laundering wake-up call for Britain’s digital banking upstarts Russian Bank Founder Says Kremlin Forced Sale of His Group Stake For Calling Ukraine War ‘Crazy’ The first climate stress tests for European banks have arrived Top reasons why customers …

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Things worth reading: 2nd May 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank Headquarters Raided by German Authorities in Money Laundering Probe Ditch plastic bank cards for good Fintech Roundup: What’s the deal with the one-click checkout space? Malaysia Awards Digital Bank Licenses To Groups Led By Grab, Sea, RHB …

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