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Things worth reading: 18th December 2014

Things we're reading today include … Barclays' £500m for forex settlements is not enough, says chief Antony Jenkins Barclays says universal banking is ‘dead’ Lloyds denies misleading shareholders into approving HBOS takeover Government to sell more Lloyds shares Surprise as Treasury reveals Lloyds shares sale Ex-teaboy Stephen Catlin in £2.6bn sale talks EU caps debit…

Things worth reading: 18th December 2014

Things we're reading today include … Barclays' £500m for forex settlements is not enough, says chief Antony Jenkins Barclays says universal banking is ‘dead’ Lloyds denies misleading shareholders into approving HBOS takeover Government to sell more Lloyds shares Surprise as Treasury reveals Lloyds shares sale Ex-teaboy Stephen Catlin in £2.6bn sale talks EU caps debit…

Things worth reading: 17th December 2014

Things we're reading today include … RBS, Lloyds and Co-op fall short in Bank of England stress tests Fears for StanChart, Barclays and HSBC in next stress tests Banks breathe a sigh of relief, but expect tougher tests next time RBS raises £2bn to pass Bank of England stress test RBS shrinks Irish arm with…

Things worth reading: 17th December 2014

Things we're reading today include … RBS, Lloyds and Co-op fall short in Bank of England stress tests Fears for StanChart, Barclays and HSBC in next stress tests Banks breathe a sigh of relief, but expect tougher tests next time RBS raises £2bn to pass Bank of England stress test RBS shrinks Irish arm with…

Things worth reading: 16th December 2014

Things we're reading today include … Goldman files for a new batch of exchange-traded funds VIDEO: Banks agree on fee-free accounts Ex-regulator Sants to join Oliver Wyman City high-flyer banned from working in finance after dodging £42k in train tickets Lehman trustee petitions Supreme Court over Barclays dispute Bankers, like alcoholics, must admit to their…

Things worth reading: 15th December 2014

Things we're reading today include … PayPal expands lending to merchants Lloyds quietly revives Bank of Wales name Investors bank on Lending Club success Deal reached on free bank accounts Banks must grasp nettle and upgrade IT Assets collapse, loans go bad … Britain’s banks brace for a serious stress test Mark Carney interview: ‘We…

The Finanser’s Week: 8th December – 14th December 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are … "An $81 million payments transaction cost just 4 cents to process", thanks Bitcoin I just spent a couple of days talking about cryptocurrencies and the bitcoin thing again.  It still amazes me how many misperceptions and distorted views there are out there about this area.  One…

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The Finanser’s Week: 8th December – 14th December 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are … "An $81 million payments transaction cost just 4 cents to process", thanks Bitcoin I just spent a couple of days talking about cryptocurrencies and the bitcoin thing again.  It still amazes me how many misperceptions and distorted views there are out there about this area.  One…

Invest Northern Ireland

Things worth reading: 12th December 2014

Things we're reading today include … Barclays 'may have automated currency rigging' Investors call for Standard Chartered boss to leave following falling profits Banks face illegal migrant account fines Lending Club shares surge in debut The Greek debt turmoil is bad, but don’t panic over the eurozone yet The Bank of England has missed its…

Things worth reading: 12th December 2014

Things we're reading today include … Barclays 'may have automated currency rigging' Investors call for Standard Chartered boss to leave following falling profits Banks face illegal migrant account fines Lending Club shares surge in debut The Greek debt turmoil is bad, but don’t panic over the eurozone yet The Bank of England has missed its…

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