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Things worth reading: 30th May 2014

Things we're reading today include … US 'seeks to fine BNP Paribas more than $10bn' U.S. probing 15 banks, payment processors for fraud Florida man must pay $2.2 mln penalty for Swiss bank account Bank lending to small business falls New Funding for Lending rules fail to improve business lending FCA warns over simplified financial…

Things worth reading: 29th May 2014

Things we're reading today include … World Cup 2014: Brazil will win the tournament, at least according to Goldman Sachs Goldman blames economy for trading slide Nationwide profits quadruple Nationwide warns of 'unintended consequences' of curbing mortgages Deutsche Bank braced for fines in forex probes: sources Square helps small shops with financing Financial help available…

Things worth reading: 28th May 2014

Things we're reading today include … IMF warns banking reform is too slow Barclays: Independent Scotland likely to get new currency Lloyds Bank announces TSB flotation Citigroup sees second quarter markets revenue down as much as 25 percent: CFO Three U.S.-based former Barclays traders appear in UK court EU companies turn to non-bank lenders VIDEO:…

Things worth reading: 27th May 2014

Things we're reading today include … Beware of online banking RBS And NatWest Hit By Mobile Banking Glitch George Osborne to force banks to promote alternative lenders Clydesdale Bank to introduce first plastic banknotes in Britain next year Iranian billionaire 'secretly executed' over biggest bank fraud in country's history Young people open to alternative banking…

The Finanser’s Week: 19th May – 25th May 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are … Who let the dogs out? I was going to use this in my presentations but it’s far too difficult to fit everything in these days, so it’s a blog post instead.  I’ve been asked to research 2035 by a client.  One of the things I stumbled…

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Things worth reading: 23rd May 2014

Things we're reading today include … Wonga boss leaves after six months Niall Wass quits as Wonga boss HSBC faces fresh criticism over £10bn bonus payouts payments Deutsche Bank: heckling CEOs Barclays sounding out buyers for Spanish retail bank: sources Non-banks expand in commercial property BofA winds down electronic trade unit Plastic £5 note 'first…

Things worth reading: 22nd May 2014

Things we're reading today include … The banker, the strippers and the UBS deal that went sour 'Don't call us the bad bank' Lloyds sues RBS for $709 million over rights issue: report Ebay reveals cyber attack on database Deutsche Bank to defend capital increase at annual meeting Swiss pressure rises on Credit Suisse boss…

Things worth reading: 22nd May 2014

Things we're reading today include … The banker, the strippers and the UBS deal that went sour 'Don't call us the bad bank' Lloyds sues RBS for $709 million over rights issue: report Ebay reveals cyber attack on database Deutsche Bank to defend capital increase at annual meeting Swiss pressure rises on Credit Suisse boss…

Things worth reading: 21st May 2014

Things we're reading today include … JP Morgan executive who jumped from bank's roof 'obsessed with parallel universes and couple's suicide pact' Credit Suisse guilty plea has little immediate impact as shares rise Banks accused of euro rate-rigging U.S. rejects challenge to $13 billion JPMorgan Chase settlement Lloyds limits mortgage lending US fires warning shot…

Things worth reading: 21st May 2014

Things we're reading today include … JP Morgan executive who jumped from bank's roof 'obsessed with parallel universes and couple's suicide pact' Credit Suisse guilty plea has little immediate impact as shares rise Banks accused of euro rate-rigging U.S. rejects challenge to $13 billion JPMorgan Chase settlement Lloyds limits mortgage lending US fires warning shot…

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