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Things worth reading: 22nd January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Lord Levene slams Lloyds for 'bad faith' over Project Verde Lord Levene's conspiracy theories hold intrigue but little weight FRC to investigate ex-Bradford & Bingley finance chief Chris Willford Vatican cleric 'laundered millions' Biggest fall in business lending in six months SMEs still rely on credit cards and overdrafts…

Things worth reading: 21st January 2014

Things we're reading today include … RBS bonuses and rhetoric’s failure New credit raters struggle to break stranglehold of 'big three' City leads way in economic growth race StanChart back atop takeover target list KPMG faces probe into Co-op Bank accounts Face it City boys, here's why women make better hedge fund managers than men…

Things worth reading: 20th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Ex-Barclays Executive Plots New Business Bank Taxpayer could lose £10bn on RBS sale Metro Bank gets £387.5m expansion boost Metro Bank raises £387.5m as it postpones IPO plans Nationwide in battle over alleged swaps mis-selling Hedge fund pair bet on British bank Aldermore Deutsche Bank posts surprise Q4 loss…

The Finanser’s Week: 13th January – 19th January 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are … European Union means Banking Union, but what does it mean for the City of London? We had our usual first footing for the Financial Services Club this week, with an illuminating update from David Doyle, Policy Adviser on all things related to EU Financial Legislation.  The…

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Things worth reading: 17th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … What can a brothel owner teach a banker? Ask ABN Amro chairman Gerrit Zalm's 'sister' UK politics: Banks must sell 'significant' number of branches, says Ed Miliband Miliband urges bank branch sell-off Ed Miliband's bank plan has fundamental flaws Whipping the bankers – as proposed by Ed Miliband –…

Things worth reading: 16th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Is competition in retail banking a problem? Senior bankers hit back at Miliband's bank shake-up plans Labour promise to limit high street banks is flawed, says Bank of England governor Mark Carney Mark Carney does not back EU bonus cap Global economy 'bouncing back' as rich nations emerge from…

Things worth reading: 15th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … JPMorgan bonus pot hit by flat profits and massive fines Madoff costs hurt JP Morgan profits Smartphone wallet backed by banks Currency exchange goes social with WeSwap's person-to-person service Smartphone payments app gets banks’ backing Credit Suisse eases staff workload Dispute over foreign bank assets sent to New York's…

Things worth reading: 14th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … 20% discount on Finovate 2014 U.S. Banks and Merchants: Now Is the Time for EMV-Chip Card Migration How long will Hollywood ignore the 'bitches' of Wall Street? City jobs jump by two thirds as hiring "gathers momentum" but fears remain Lord Turner opposes Mark Carney on bank 'balkanisation' Swiss…

Things worth reading: 13th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Regulators ease new bank rule on leverage to aid economy Banks win Basel concessions on debt rules Forget banks and join credit unions, middle-classes urged Number of new City jobs up by two-thirds Payday lenders charging 'unlawful' default fees Extradition looms for fugitive financier ‘Shareholder Spring’ reawakened as Fidelity…

The Finanser’s Week: 5th January – 12th January 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are … Welcome to 2014 with a few wild predictions … Hello everyone and welcome to 2014. The teenies, as this decade is known, is becoming a fascinating decade of change. From fundamental change in the economic and political world, thanks to the financial crisis of 2008, to…

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