Things we’re reading today include …
- Japan’s Biggest Bank to Switch on Blockchain Payments in 2020
- Could smartphones replace bank branches?
- Ant Financial valued at $150bn in offering
- City watchdog bans finance boss of firm owned by couple dubbed ‘vampires of debt’
- Qatar charges against Barclays dismissed
- Barclays may have been cleared, but scrutiny of its £12bn Qatar cash call will run on
- ‘Robo’ financial advice catches eye of UK regulator