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Things worth reading: 6th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Central bank plans to make CBDC ‘only legal digital tender’ in Indonesia, says gov Bank of America Says Regulation Is Key for Mainstream Adoption of Crypto Fintech Circle terminates $9 bln deal with Bob Diamond-backed SPAC 5 Top Trends & Predictions Bringing Big Changes in Fintech Investment for 2023…

Things worth reading: 5th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Is the worst over for bitcoin and the rest of crypto? 5 Questions to Consider Before You Buy Crypto in 2023 Vitalik Buterin on the crypto blues: Focus on the tech, not the price BlackRock CEO Reveals $8 Trillion Fund’s Huge Crypto Prediction After Bitcoin And Ethereum Price Crash…

Things worth reading: 2nd December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Founder of bankrupt crypto firm FTX Sam Bankman-Fried breaks his silence, with thousands locked out of savings If Sam Bankman-Fried Isn’t Lying, Crypto Is in Trouble Crypto Outlook For 2023 HSBC head dismisses idea China is trying to get hold of the bank’s Asian operations Monzo chief says UK…

Things worth reading: 1st December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … ECB says bitcoin is on ‘road to irrelevance’ amid crypto collapse It’s time for more institutions to adopt blockchain and crypto Why 2022 is the year of the fintech ‘founder factories’ London’s race to the fintech frontier puts it in pole position for attracting start-ups UK plans to relax…

Things worth reading: 30th November 2022

Things we’re reading today include … We’re withdrawing our case against the Belgian National Bank Bank of America predicts two years of pain in the housing markets UBS leverages NFC and biometrics to let Swiss residents open a bank account from their mobile phone In 2022, female founders raked in some of Europe’s most high-profile…

Things worth reading: 29th November 2022

Things we’re reading today include: Crypto firm BlockFi files for bankruptcy after FTX collapse Lithuania makes push to become Europe’s fintech hub Top 10 fintech hubs in the world revealed Scam attack on Ukrainian mother exposes flaw in UK bank safeguards Australian women drag banks to the fight against relentless financial abuse Cost of living:…

Things worth reading: 28th November 2022

Things we’re reading today include … UK and Singapore Agree to ‘Deepen’ Fintech Collaboration Conversation Intelligence: the SaaS player disrupting the FinTech space Lawyers see crypto regulation coming in 2023 because industry needs to rebuild trust Deutsche Bank warns of peril in borrowing from U.S. banks China frees up $70 billion for banks to underpin…

Things worth reading: 25th November 2022

Things we’re reading today include: Binance deploys $1 billion to keep crypto industry afloat after FTX collapse Crypto Firm FTX’s Ownership of a U.S. Bank Raises Questions How a scoop by a little-known crypto site led to the fall of Sam Bankman-Fried and implosion of FTX CEO of banking app Dave wants to dispel doubts…

Things worth reading: 24th November 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Fintech Giant FIS to Cut Thousands of Jobs as New CEO Targets Costs Citigroup faulted by U.S. banking regulators for poor data management in ‘living will’ review Starling Bank bans crypto transactions Dozens arrested in UK’s biggest-ever fraud probe Sunak abandons plans to overrule City regulators after Bank of…

Things worth reading: 23rd November 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Starling Bank bans Bitcoin transactions as part of crypto clampdown FTX: Tougher crypto rules needed after collapse, says Bank of England Brad Garlinghouse says Bank of America is a huge partner of Ripple waiting for lawsuit to end US banks use thaw in markets to shift ‘hung loans’ off…

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