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Things worth reading: 28th May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Forex start-up Kantox wins business from disgraced banks Banker accused of rigging markets boasted to traders: 'Libor is high because I have kept it high' Banks face fresh wave of PPI compensation claims after landmark ruling Legal ruling could pave way for new wave of PPI claims JPMorgan CEO…

Things worth reading: 27th May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Keydata founder hits back after £75m fine over 'death bonds' FCA seeks £80m 'death bond' fines If you want to clean up the City fine individuals rather than institutions Tom Hayes Libor trial: 'Thoroughly dishonest' trader who rigged interbank lending rates was driven by 'greed', court hears Fed's Lacker…

Things worth reading: 26th May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Banks' profits recover, but they are paying less in corporation tax Profit at Vatican bank soars 20 times as it moves away from scandals of the past VIDEO: What's the future of high street banks? The world is drowning in debt, warns Goldman Sachs Regulation should be main tool…

Things worth reading: 22nd May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Surprise! People don't actually hate their banks after all High street banks must go the same way as shipyards VIDEO: Bank fine has worldwide implications Monte Paschi signs underwriting agreement with banks for cash call JP Morgan investors told they can't sue bank over $6bn London Whale loss HSBC…

Things worth reading: 21st May 2015

Things we're reading today include … 'Flash crash' trader loses bail appeal The man who cross-stitched his own bank card Deutsche Bank faces stormy annual meeting as investors attack board Lawsky quits DFS to set up his own firm Global banks admit guilt in forex probe, fined nearly $6 billion Q&A: Why are the banks…

Things worth reading: 20th May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Bankers are still breaking the rules to get ahead. Here's the proof JPMorgan executive pay wins slim support from shareholders Swedish banks fined over lax controls PPI still dominating the complaints against Britain's banks PayPal pays $25m to settle credit claims Bitcoin's baby offers new revolution Metro Bank strikes…

Things worth reading: 19th May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Financial sector bosses warn of dangers in new regulations Hacking onslaught tests banks’ defences China-backed AIIB founding members to meet in Singapore this week 'Pay bankers like civil servants' Show remorse and bank bashing will slow Deutsche Bank considers UK exit plan Wonga pitches for middle England with new…

Things worth reading: 18th May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Will anyone ever defend banks?! Garda probe as hackers fool the Central Bank into transferring money to bogus online account 7 Habits Of A Highly Successful Digital Bank Bondholders take Lloyds to court this week Barclays set for record UK bank fine David Blanchflower: The Bank of England is…

Things worth reading: 15th May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Lloyds chairman: Osborne could sell entire taxpayer stake in 12 months $1bn tech groups a risky investment Economist Jim O'Neill joins Treasury Why Thomas Piketty is wrong about capital in the 21st century An expanding Europe welcomes 'Mainhattan' What the $179m sale of Pablo Picasso's Women of Algiers can…

Things worth reading: 14th May 2015

Things we're reading today include … Bank of England's foreign exchange investigation faces US scrutiny Morgan Stanley admits to reporting lapses Almost one in 10 shareholders at Bob Diamond's new company aren't happy Regulators struggle to lift finance ethics ‘Flash crash’ case heads for High Court UK firms on 'Brexit' pros and cons IDB puts…

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