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Things worth reading: 16th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … UBS rates bankers’ behavior in performance review revamp: sources HSBC to keep HQ in UK: what the experts say Focus shifts to HSBC boardroom personnel after HQ decision Mapped: Negative central bank interest rates now herald new danger for the world Safety check: Are our banks now safe? Global…

Things worth reading: 15th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … HSBC will remain in London after board makes final decision on bank HQ UK banks vulnerable to global shock, economist warns Citi’s top bankers could avoid UK rules Stress and the City: Britain’s bank workers buckle under pressure German poll finds one in three firms would leave UK after…

The Finanser’s Week: 8th February – 14th February 2016

Our main stories of this week includes … Is it Fintech or Techfin (Part One) In conversation with bankers and start-ups, it is clear that there is a differing view of the world.  It is not as clear-cut as nimble innovator versus dinosaur incumbent, which is how many portray this chasm of difference of thinking, but…

Things worth reading: 12th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Morgan Stanley to pay $3.2bn settlement Lending Club announces share buyback Stock markets hit by global rout raising fears for financial sector Like a game of Jenga, one wrong move could bring banks crashing down Is Germany dragging down the eurozone? JPMorgan’s Dimon buys more than $25 million of…

Things worth reading: 11th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … There’s a bitter cocktail of concerns swirling around Europe’s banks The world can’t afford another financial crash – it could destroy capitalism as we know it John Cryan: the Yorkshireman at the heart of Deutsche Deutsche Bank shares climb as bosses back up tough talk with cash Deutsche Bank:…

Things worth reading: 10th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs ‘to slash jobs’ amid global economic slowdown Is the European banking industry facing its own Lehman Brothers moment? HSBC sued by families of victims in drug money laundering case London Whale’s former boss at JP Morgan fined £800,000 Shares dive as fears mount for health of global…

Things worth reading: 9th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Challenger banks stand out from the crowd ‘Panic situation’: Asian stocks tumble amid fears of new global recession Next time there’s a crisis, the big banks should be allowed to fail Ban £50 notes, ex-bank chief says Royal London warns banks: the days of bonuses for failure are over…

Things worth reading: 8th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … HSBC ‘to stay in London’ as board meets for final decision on HQ Barclays needs some big ideas while share price languishes China’s currency reserves plunge Fintech firms want to open accounts at the Bank of England MPs challenge ‘unclear’ bank tax rules German arm of Maple Bank shut…

The Finanser’s Week: 1st February – 7th February 2016

Our main stories of this week includes … Is it Fintech or Techfin (Part One) In conversation with bankers and start-ups, it is clear that there is a differing view of the world.  It is not as clear-cut as nimble innovator versus dinosaur incumbent, which is how many portray this chasm of difference of thinking, but…

Things worth reading: 5th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … U.S. banks targeted by activist investors on merger wave hopes Hackers in China attack 20m accounts on Alibaba’s Taobao shopping site U.S. House approves limits on investigating banks for fraud ties FCA extends accountability regime to HFT Bank break-ups: here we go again Moody’s downgrades Clydesdale Bank’s deposit rating…

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