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The Finanser’s Week: 14th – 20th September 2009

This was SIBOS week, so it's mainly news about payments and transaction services … The Finanser's SIBOS highlights (words) The Finanser's SIBOS highlights (piccies) And here's the detailed sequence of events, from start of week to end: The start of a busy week $450 trillion in a single place Banking on the banking system, one…

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The Finanser’s Week: 7th September 2009 – 13th September 2009

The biggest news stories of the week include: National protectionism threatens to derail Payment Services Directive – report (Finextra) Research Project Reveals Flaws in Europe's Payments Ambitions (GT News) EU pushes for clampdown on bankers' bonuses (Euractiv) Bankers in Europe Criticize Crackdown on Bonuses (New YorkTimes)Barclays Capital fined £2.45m for data failure (Financial Times)Former bank…

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The Finanser’s Week: 7th September 2009 – 13th September 2009

The biggest news stories of the week include: National protectionism threatens to derail Payment Services Directive – report (Finextra) Research Project Reveals Flaws in Europe's Payments Ambitions (GT News) EU pushes for clampdown on bankers' bonuses (Euractiv) Bankers in Europe Criticize Crackdown on Bonuses (New YorkTimes)Barclays Capital fined £2.45m for data failure (Financial Times)Former bank…

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The Finanser’s Week: 17th August 2009 – 23rd August 2009

Finanser in the news: Can Zopa beat the banks?  (Financial Times) Social media facts businesses cannot ignore (Computer Weekly) The biggest news stories of the week include: Fed's Ben Bernanke says global economy 'beginning to emerge' from recession (Telegraph)City taken by surprise as Bank of England’s figures herald end of recession  (Times)UK banks ‘may need…

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The Finanser’s Week: 10th August 2009 – 16th August 2009

The biggest news stories of the week include: The Future of Banking? Deposit Checks via iPhone  (Mashable) Bank Will Allow Customers to Deposit Checks by iPhone (New York Times) Wallet of the future? Your mobile phone (CNN)Loans by text show we're not getting the message on debt (Telegraph) Fixing Finance, Breaking Views (a thirty minute video on…

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The Finanser’s Week: 3rd August 2009 – 9th August 2009

The biggest news stories of the week include:RBS chief Stephen Hester says there is no 'miracle cure' as bank slumps to £1bn loss (Telegraph)Lloyds blames HBOS for £13.4bn debts (Guardian)HSBC chairman Stephen Green says 'worst of crisis over'  (Telegraph)Barclays' star bankers to get bonus bonanza (Times)Goldman has record trading days (Financial Times)Goldman Faces Inquiries on Pay and Derivatives…

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The Finanser’s Week: 3rd August 2009 – 9th August 2009

The biggest news stories of the week include:RBS chief Stephen Hester says there is no 'miracle cure' as bank slumps to £1bn loss (Telegraph)Lloyds blames HBOS for £13.4bn debts (Guardian)HSBC chairman Stephen Green says 'worst of crisis over'  (Telegraph)Barclays' star bankers to get bonus bonanza (Times)Goldman has record trading days (Financial Times)Goldman Faces Inquiries on Pay and Derivatives…

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The Finanser’s Week: 27th July – 2nd August 2009

The biggest news stories of the week include: Bank regulation reform needs to be more radical, say MPs (Guardian)Let's scare the banks into lending with capital raising threat (Telegraph)Is high frequency trading a good or bad thing? (Telegraph)Was the AIG Bailout a Goldman Bailout by Proxy? (Seeking Alpha)ECB survey sees credit crunch easing (Euractiv)Lloyds Banking Group names…

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The Finanser’s Week: 20th July – 26th July 2009

The biggest news stories of the week include: Stock Traders Find Speed Pays, in Milliseconds (New York Times)The Misery Index (the Huffington Post)Barclays and RBS 'will need billions more in capital' (Telegraph)Lord Myners attacks bankers’ greed and finds God (Times)Brussels gives UK five years to fix RBS and Lloyds (Telegraph)UK economy will only make full recovery in 2014, thinktank…

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The Finanser’s Week: 13th July – 19th July 2009

The biggest news stories of the week include: Two Giants Emerge From Wall Street Ruins (New York Times)Crackdown on City pay ignites fears of exodus by star bankers (Times) Goldman Sachs' bonus machine risk a poltical backlash (Telegraph)Why the bonus culture needs to be defended  (Financial Times)ECB paves way for easier securities trades (Financial Times)…

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