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Things worth reading: 20th October 2015

Things we're reading today include … EU referendum: Bank of England governor Mark Carney poised to make Brexit intervention Small firms hope for banks' stranglehold to be smashed open Bank move sends Australian shares down John Cryan makes a ruthless start at Deutsche Bank Lloyd's chief tops LGBT power list Deutsche Bank transfers $6 billion…

Things worth reading: 19th October 2015

Things we're reading today include … Deutsche Bank in radical restructure Deutsche Bank culls executives in overhaul Deutsche Bank unveils dramatic overhaul as Colin Fan exits Resurgent banking lobby sets regulatory alarm bells ringing The bank bashing era may finally be coming to an end UK banks could be forced to hold £3.3bn under ringfencing…

The Finanser’s Week: 12th October – 18th October 2015

Our main stories this week include … The Most Expensive Insurance Claims of all Time [Infographic] Did you know that the global financial crisis of2008 cost insurance companies almost $22 trillion USD? Or that the 9/11 attacks led to insurance pay-outs totalling $40 billion USD?  This infographic explores some of the largest pay-outs the world…

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Things worth reading: 12th October 2015

Things we're reading today include … Get rich quick with UK challenger banks Ex-Rabobank traders face first U.S. trial over Libor manipulation Matchmakers seek bigger slice of the game Payments system to be smashed wide open for challenger banks Facebook paid only £4,327 in UK tax last year – less than the average worker UK…

The Finanser’s Week: 5th October – 11th October 2015

Our main stories this week include … What happens if your Digital Identity is compromised? I’ve been asked the same question twice this week in two separate conferences (one in Vienna, the other in San Francisco): “how will we deal with the corruptive forces when we are all on the net?”  So here’s the plotline…


Things worth reading: 9th October 2015

Things we're reading today include … London Stock Exchange sells Russell Investments for $1.2bn Apple Pay to expand to Starbucks, Chili's, KFC Lagarde: China not all 'doom and gloom' The Greeks can’t live without the euro and they can’t live with it Los Angeles drops discrimination lawsuit against Citigroup Quantitative frightening Clinton takes aim at…

Things worth reading: 8th October 2015

Things we're reading today include … Royal Bank of Scotland Trialing In-House Cryptocurrency Bank of America says banks may have $100 billion in exposure to Glencore Deutsche Bank expects to lose €6bn in just three months Fix Libor for a curry, court told Hedge funds suffer biggest losses since the financial crisis Fund managers: don’t…

Things worth reading: 7th October 2015

Things we're reading today include … Santander HQ evacuated after white powder sent to executives Trial by Twitter for big banks as technology fails them JPMorgan buys more mortgages from other lenders as market shrinks FCA publishes new rules on whistleblowing Lloyds public share sale planned for spring – but should you buy? Challenger banks…

Things worth reading: 6th October 2015

Things we're reading today include … World Bank: 'extreme poverty' to fall below 10% of world population for first time Lloyds public share sale worth £2 billion planned for spring British banks beat 25% target for women directors – but still lag behind EU rivals Taxpayer risks making a loss on discounted retail sale of…

Things worth reading: 5th October 2015

Things we're reading today include … Global regulators finalize new capital rule for big insurers Bernanke: More execs should have faced prosecution for 2008 crisis – USA Today Finance chiefs say their companies have been plunged into uncertainty Santander in court over 'the worst trade ever' Is this Government bank behind the alternative finance boom?…

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