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Things worth reading: 22nd September 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Fake website fools Equifax staff Challenger bank Paragon restructures as it bids to go mainstream Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers Invisible threat ‘Payment by vein’ trialled in supermarket Banks to carry out immigration checks on customers …

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How do you see the world?

I was reflecting on an interview about the role and importance of Asian, and specifically Chinese, FinTech when something exploded in the middle of my head. Not literally, of course, although you might have said that, but more an idea that had occurred to me …

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Things worth reading: 21st September 2017

Things we’re reading today include … UK’s high street banks are accident waiting to happen, says report Challenger bank Tandem to buy Harrods Bank – what it means for you Government Considering Bailout Of Russia’s 12th-Biggest Bank 10x, founded by the ex-CEO of Barclays, raises …

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Things worth reading: 20th September 2017

Things we’re reading today include … China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close Wells Fargo’s lone outsider aims to clean up bank’s reputation Massachusetts sues Equifax as hack concerns spread to Canada Dirty money? Mystery over shredded €500 notes in Swiss sewers Watchdog …

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A banker’s view of bitcoin

I just got this commentary from a banker and thought it worth sharing … Bitcoin – Desperately seeking Satoshi Nakamoto By John Wyn-Evans, Head of Investment Strategy at Investec Wealth & Investment All the ingredients for life on earth were available in the primordial soup, …

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Things worth reading: 18th September 2017

Things we’re reading today include … World’s Central Banks Can’t Ignore the Bitcoin Boom, BIS Says The Bank of England can’t remain in its ‘Brexit’ parallel universe forever Exclusive: At least 16 million bank cardholders exposed to fraud risk over PIN loophole PwC UK partners …

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Things worth reading: 11th September 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Irma a ‘major event’ for insurance industry: Munich Re board member Goldman Sachs to take on UK retail banks Creative currency Northern Rock’s Bank of England bailout ‘should have been secret’ City urges Government to prioritise Islamic finance ahead …

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