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The Finanser’s Week: 9th August – 15th August 2010

Our biggest stories of the week are … Santander’s systems irritate once more The news yesterday that Santander has messed up the conversion of Alliance & Leicester’s core systems to their Partenon platform is really disappointing, particularly as they messed up badly when they tried to migrate Abbey’s core systems …

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The Finanser’s Week: 19th July – 25th July 2010

The biggest news stories of the week include … Economy set for 'triple whammy', admits Bank chief – The Independent The British economy faces a triple whammy of higher inflation, lower growth and rising unemployment, according to one of the Bank of England's most senior policy makers. Living standards over …

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The Finanser’s Week: 5th July – 11th July 2010

The biggest news stories of the week include … Pan-Euro regulatory body is imminent – Financial Times MEPs approve tough new curbs on the City's bonus culture – The Independent European regulators lists 91 banks for stress tests – The Telegraph US to access Europeans' bank data – BBC And …

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The Finanser’s Week: 28th June – 4th July 2010

The biggest news stories of the week include … Peter Sands: a banking blueprint for change – The Telegraph G20 compromises on plans for tougher banking rules – The Independent Major US financial reform agreed – BBC Dodd-Frank bill is no Glass-Steagall – Financial Times EU agrees bank bonus curbs …

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The Finanser’s Week: 31st May – 6th June 2010

The biggest news stories of the week include … Economic confidence sags across indebted eurozone – The Independent Bank of England made £8bn profit from quantitative easing fund – The Telegraph France’s AAA rating ‘could be a stretch’ – The Times JP Morgan Cazenove: UK must sell bailed-out banks to …

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The Finanser’s Week: 24th May – 30th May 2010

The biggest news stories of the week include … Buffett subpoenaed by crisis inquiry panel – Financial Times Lehman sues JP Morgan – BBC IBM acquires Sterling Commerce for $1.4 billion – The Times EU bank tax proposals are unveiled – The Independent Ackermann defends market's role in eurozone crisis …

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The Finanser’s Week: 10th May – 16th May 2010

The biggest news stories of the week include … S&P puts LCH.Clearnet rating 'on creditwatch' – Financial Times Goldman to do deal with US regulator over Abacus affair – The Independent Morgan Stanley shares slide on reports of SEC investigation – The Telegraph Standard Chartered considers return to South Africa …

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The Finanser’s Week: 3rd May – 9th May 2010

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The biggest news stories of the week include … Goldman 'facing criminal inquiry' – BBC Goldman agrees to pay fine over claims it broke short selling rules – The Independent Goldman faces shareholder action – BBC Bear Stearns: ‘A big, fat bank goose about to be eaten alive’ – The …

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