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Things worth reading: 16th August 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Digital banks beat the high street on customer service Canary Wharf’s giants stand by idly as Brits flock en masse to challenger banks Monzo and Starling Bank UK’s best banks revealed: who’s helping customers amid cost of living crisis Not one major bank pays more for savings despite biggest…

Things worth reading: 15th August 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Has blockchain found a use beyond crypto trading? Why is the Reserve Bank of Australia exploring digital currency options? Former Deutsche Bank CEO Anshu Jain dies, aged 59 Brits in EU slide into Brexit banking limbo as Barclays, Lloyd’s and Halifax shut their accounts Inside SocGen’s succession plan: why…

The Finanser’s Week: 8th August – 14th August 2022

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The main blog discussions this week include … Is Goldman Sachs letting Apple down? There’s a good old challenge in banking that, in recent years, has been growing. The challenge is to name the bad guy. Sometimes the bad guy is a hacker; other days, it’s a rogue trader; another event points the finger at…

Things worth reading: 12th August 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … The Bank of England After Boris Bank of England warns Truss and Sunak over City regulation plans Ping An insists splitting HSBC would increase bank’s value German regulator fines Bank of America $5.3 million for reporting delays Fintech funding feels impact of economic uncertainty Banks and fintech firms: The…

Things worth reading: 11th August 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Why the World Needs a Global Digital Bank Equivalency pivotal issue in debate over future of central bank money Deutsche Banks push to tighten controls is increasing costs To Compete with Fintechs, Bank Marketers Must Embrace Niche Strategy What ‘crypto winter?’ Schwab launches ETF giving investors significant cryptocurrency exposure…

Things worth reading: 10th August 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Metaverse crypto raises systemic risks, Bank of England says Hong Kong-based fintech firms tumble after dizzying rally Fintech challenger Dozens shuts up shop German digital bank Nuri files for insolvency Australia’s central bank launches digital currency pilot Dubai’s biggest bank gives staff a pay rise for inflation Commonwealth Bank…

Things worth reading: 9th August 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Fintech companies are cutting costs to keep Wall Street happy What goes up must come down: A journey through Klarna’s valuation history Europe’s Most Undervalued Banks Australia to Explore Case for Central Bank Digital Currency Should You Open a Credit Card With Your Bank? Probably Not Ex-chancellor Lord Hammond…

Things worth reading: 8th August 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … The Crypto Collapse is ‘Flooding the Market’ with Rolex and Patek Philippe Watches Crypto fundraising hits $30.3B in H1, outpacing all of 2021 The fintech startups Apple should buy next Q3 outlook forecasts cloudy days ahead for fintech M&A SEC crypto clampdown puts digital asset industry on notice How…

The Finanser’s Week: 1st August – 7th August 2022

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This week’s main blog discussions include … Another day, another crash, another hack I stumbled across a tweet about Nomad, a cross-chain bridge, that had just had almost $200 million of crypto assets hacked: The cross-chain token bridge Nomad was exploited, with attackers draining the protocol of virtually all of its funds. The total But…

Things worth reading: 5th August 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … BlackRock to Offer Crypto for Institutional Investors Through Coinbase Prime How a Crypto Developer Faked a DeFi Ecosystem ‘Financial monsters’: China’s bad banks complicate property crisis Sunak, Truss and the Bank of England are lying to you – the UK economy is weak and rigged Here’s Why Portuguese Banks…

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