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The Finanser’s Week: 30th May 2022 – 5th June 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions included … 70 facts about money to celebrate 70 years on the throne Today marks the day that celebrates the Queen being the monarch of Britain for the last 70 years, She was crowned on June 2 1952. To celebrate this event, the Daily Mail has published 70 facts about money…

The Finanser’s Week: 23rd May 2022 – 29th May 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions include … Are FinTechs being valued as a financial or a tech? I was struck by a comment made by Chris Brendler, an analyst at D A Davidson, about FinTech Affirm (a US BNPL start-up): “These hybrid financial technology stocks trade like tech stocks, when they’re growing really fast and…

The Finanser’s Week: 16th May 2022 – 22nd May 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions include … The rocky road of cryptocurrencies During May, the floor fell out of the cryptocurrency markets with many losing their life savings. You can question why they had their life savings invested in cryptocurrencies in the first place, but what made the price fall so far, so fast? The…

The Finanser’s Week: 9th May 2022 – 15th May 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions include … I just woke up to my cancelled culture Growing up, my brother used to try hard to persuade me to attend The Motor Show. He is a petrolhead and the show would be the highlight of his year. I went once. My lasting memory is almost every stand…

The Finanser’s Week: 2nd May 2022 – 8th May 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions included: What’s the new book about, Chris? I had an interview the other day about my new book Digital for Good. It felt like it was a worthy discussion, so thought it worth sharing again today. What is the number for your new book “Digital for Good“? Do you have the same…

The Finanser’s Week: 25th April 2022 – 1st May 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions include: How can you oversee a system you don’t see? I was intrigued by a post from a friend who had worked for a leading fund manager. Her boss was jailed for financial manipulation. In her words: “I witnessed the effect of regulators on an innovative mind. Prior to jail, he…

The Finanser’s Week: 18th April 2022 – 24th April 2022

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The main discussions on the blog this week include … Why old banks should be worried I had an interesting comment the other day from a friend who said that he had worked with incumbents and start-ups. The big difference is that the incumbent views digital as a cost-cutting exercise, whilst the start-up sees it…

The Finanser’s Week: 11th April 2022 – 17th April 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions include … What if cancel culture leads to being financially cancelled? I saw an interesting letter in Metro the other day: A world where you can be financially cancelled A thought on what is described as ‘cancel culture’. Once all money is digital, the ability will exist to cancel people…

The Finanser’s Week: 4th April 2022 – 10th April 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions include … The metaverse will be worth trillions I stumbled across an interesting white paper from Citi the other day saying that the metaverse is an $8 to $13 TRILLION opportunity: “The total addressable market for the Metaverse could be between $8 trillion and $13 trillion by 2030, with total…

The Finanser’s Week: 28th March 2022 – 3rd April 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions included: Banks are funding $750 billion worth of fossil fuel projects EVERY YEAR The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III report has just come out. The report looks into the progress made in limiting global emissions and the available mitigation options across systems and sectors in…

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