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Things worth reading: 6th April 2010

Things we're reading today include …

Today's shocking news

Bank survey shows customers happyBBC

Companies

Tesco aims for 10 per cent of financial service market
The Independent
US tycoon backs Virgin Money's growthThe Independent
Virgin bank ambitions boosted by billionaire Wilbur
Ross
The Telegraph
Mandelson attacks Barclays headBBC
Ex-chairman of Citigroup to explain part in bank crisis
The Telegraph
Citigroup bankers accused of sex and pregnancy jokes
The Telegraph
The City Diary: Sibling rivalry: Life inside Lehman
Brothers
The Independent

Pay

Bonus critic awarded 60pc pay riseThe Telegraph
Executives' pay in finance sector lags behind their
listed rivals
The Telegraph

Fines

Insider trading trial could give new powers to
Securities and Exchange Commission
The Times
The City's insider traders have a new enemy used to
fighting Britain's drug smugglers
The
Telegraph

Regulations

Cross-party support among MPs for break-up of big banks
The Telegraph
Brown says that agreement on global bank tax is close
The Independent
IMF targets banks with 'excess profits tax'The Telegraph
Myners demands inquiry into banks' underwriting fees
The Independent
Regulators struggle to agree on short sellingFinancial Times
Banks urged to rethink OTC tradingFinancial Times

Regions

Greek banks hit by wealthy citizens moving their money
offshore
The Telegraph
US Treasury's bail-out profits top $10bnFinancial Times
US delays report on Chinese currencyThe Independent

Other news

City 'needs more female bosses'BBC
Pensioners fear over chequesBBC
Would-be thieves tunnel into Paris bank… againBBC

 

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Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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