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Things worth reading: 7th April 2010

Things we're reading today include …

Regulations

Banks urged to rethink OTC tradingFinancial Times
Regulators struggle to agree on short sellingFinancial Times
White collared: the Financial Service Authority raids
in the City
The Telegraph

Bank Tax

Banks could face 'excess profits tax'The Independent
European bank levy could raise €50bn The Telegraph

US Financial Crisis Inquiry

US panel to delve deeper into causes of financial
meltdown
The Independent
Quick View: Barney Frank's revolving door problem
Financial Times
Ex-chairman of Citigroup to explain part in bank crisis
The Telegraph
Alan Greenspan to appear before financial crisis
inquiry
The Telegraph

Markets

Greece takes a pounding as doubts grow over rescue deal
The Times
Greek banks hit by wealthy citizens moving their money
offshore
The Telegraph
US calls again for flexible yuanBBC
Might of the East lifts Shanghai exchange to top of
world rankings
The Times

Companies

UKFI urged to issue Lloyds and RBS convertible bonds
The Telegraph
Virgin launches bid to oust favourites in RBS battle
The Independent
JP Morgan's UK family home sold The Telegraph

 

About Chris M Skinner

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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