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Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.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...

Things worth reading: 31st March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … UK payday lenders start suspending new loans in Covid-19 crisis Panic buying on wane as online shopping takes over, says bank JPMorgan plans to raise up to $10 billion for alternative investments: source UN calls for $2.5tn emergency package for developing nations AmEx to …

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Things worth reading: 30th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Jeff Bezos sold $3.4bn of Amazon stock just before Covid-19 collapse Dozens of poorer nations seek IMF help amid coronavirus crisis ECB tells euro zone banks to skip payouts as virus hits economy ‘Hell is coming’: how Bill Ackman’s TV interview tanked the markets …

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Doing digital with big banks

In the next few weeks Doing Digital, my newest book, will be finally live on Amazon and all good book stores. It’s the result of two years primary and secondary research and, to pay it its due, has been featured in many interviews with me recently. I’ll share many of …

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Things worth reading: 27th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … ABN Amro takes $200m hit from failure of a single client America’s central bank is not the only one doling out greenbacks Big banks reassure staff about potential job cuts An imaginative template for dealing with the cash crunch How UK banks are offering …

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Things worth reading: 26th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Credit Suisse slashes ousted CEO’s bonus by almost £2m Banks warned against profiteering from UK coronavirus crisis India’s huge outsourcing industry struggles with work-from-home scenario Banks under fire for coronavirus loan tactics Banks and business caught out by emergency measures How to pay for …

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Extinction Rebellion wins? Coronavirus and Climate Change

I got into an online argument as I said that the coronavirus was God’s way of letting Extinction Rebellion and climate activists win. Seeing his creation of humanity destroying his creation of everything, it took divine intervention to force us to stop flying, stop manufacturing and stop messing up our …

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Things worth reading: 25th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … UK cash usage halves within days as shops close due to coronavirus Banks, regulators move to protect customers from wave of coronavirus scams in UK, U.S. Non-bank lenders will bear brunt of credit crisis Wells Fargo to pay special compensation to front-line workers amid …

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Things worth reading: 24th March 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Dollar near three-year peak amid mad cash scramble Markets should brace for ‘full-on’ crisis, warns Waxman Global economy will suffer for years to come, says OECD The Fed is running out of options to stave off a coronavirus depression | Larry Elliott Tipping goes …

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A bank making a mark in mad bad times

The travel bans across Europe hit last week, we were told to stay at home, we are advised to self-isolate, our children’s schooling is cancelled, the supermarkets are working with face masks and social distancing … the world has changed. As a result of so many people losing short-term income …

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