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Things worth reading: 19th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Special Report: Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture Could the 1987 stock market crash happen again? Lloyds ‘mugged’ shareholders with HBOS deal in teeth of financial crisis, High Court told UK banks ‘exposed to money laundering in South Africa’ Xavier Rolet to step …

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Things worth reading: 18th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … To change how you use money, Open Banking must break banks Bank of America’s Return to 1950s Style Banking Is Paying Off Virgin Money insists its credit card business is safer than the bigger banks FCA agrees to RBS report scrutiny Bitcoin gets official …

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Things worth reading: 17th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … City warns transition deal ‘disappearing by the day’ as May heads to Brussels  Fintech market moves beyond lending Wi-fi security flaw ‘puts devices at risk of hacks’ Financial regulator warns of growing debt among young people Uncertainty over Brexit transition ‘could put 75,000 City …

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Things worth reading: 16th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … A Bank of England rate hike would be ‘extraordinary’ step for Britain’s Brexit economy As the quartet breaks up, central banking leadership flux looms Lloyds shareholders’ court case over HBOS takeover set to begin Can the UK make the most of sukuk, the Islam-compliant …

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Things worth reading: 13th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Who is John Flint? The new HSBC boss knows the business inside out UK banks plan biggest squeeze on consumer credit since 2008 Lloyds Bank swoops on Zurich’s UK pensions and savings business Equifax removes webpage after malware issue JPMorgan’s card gamble lures millennial …

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Things worth reading: 9th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Swedish challenger bank Handelsbanken commits to UK but wants Brexit clarity Have we learned our lessons from the financial crisis? Don’t bank on it EU raids Polish and Dutch banking groups over fintech access Staley scrutinised as Barclays faces historic dilemma Chief of Credit …

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Things worth reading: 6th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs boosts post-Brexit plans with Frankfurt office deal Fearless Girl statue firm faced down in equal pay row Exclusive: SEC’s corporate filing system vulnerable to denial of service attacks – memo Robo advice: buy, buy, buy Iceland PM sold bank assets hours before …

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Things worth reading: 5th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Soaring rates of ‘shadow banking’ add to fears of Chinese debt, warns World Bank Orange is launching Orange Bank on November 2 Foiled £250m Brazil bank robbery ‘would have been biggest in the world’ U.S. lawmakers seek to shut banks that harm consumers SEC …

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Things worth reading: 4th October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Employee lenders are one of the fastest-growing areas of UK fintech EU banks are not taking Brexit risks seriously enough, warns BoE Wells Fargo boss should be fired, says senator The bank that wants to employ more disabled workers: ‘It’s a win-win situation’ Ex-Equifax …

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Things worth reading: 3rd October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of England tells lenders to find £116bn to help prevent bailouts Exclusive: U.S. mulls further Wells Fargo sanction over sales abuses – source Banks to switch to real-time payments from Australia Day Bank of England sets out bank rescue rules Venture capitalists urged …

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Things worth reading: 2nd October 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Two thirds of consumers don’t want to share financial data in blow to ‘open banking’ revolution Equifax reviews its top lawyer’s role in executive stock sales: WSJ Three million small businesses still don’t accept cards, despite move away from cash City managers ‘keep a …

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Things worth reading: 29th September 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Number of high net-worth individuals soars to an all-time high of 16.5m – collectively worth $63.5tn Wonga loses £65m but insists it is on track to be profitable again Lloyd’s of London faces $4.5bn hurricane bill after profits slide in first half  Bank of …

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Things worth reading: 28th September 2017

Things we’re reading today include … P2P lender Zopa set to reopen to new investors HBOS must have known of Reading fraud, Thames Valley PCC says ZhongAn surges in HK debut, boding well for future tech listings Exclusive: Royal Bank of Canada using blockchain for U.S./Canada payments – executive Hundreds …

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