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Things worth reading: 26th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … Credit Suisse helped Americans hide $10bn from taxman, government claims Goldman Sachs unmasks elevator gossip mole Goldman relief as @GSElevator is revealed HSBC Stuart Gulliver to get 70% pay rise – taking his salary to £4.2m a year RBS to pay $920 million in bonuses for 2013: Sky News…

Things worth reading: 25th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … HSBC profits rise to highest level since crisis HSBC profits boosted by cost cuts HSBC attacks EU bonus cap HSBC misses forecasts but bankers bonus pool rises HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver to get 70 per cent pay rise – taking his salary to £4.2m a year HSBC shows why…

Things worth reading: 25th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … HSBC profits rise to highest level since crisis HSBC profits boosted by cost cuts HSBC attacks EU bonus cap HSBC misses forecasts but bankers bonus pool rises HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver to get 70 per cent pay rise – taking his salary to £4.2m a year HSBC shows why…

Things worth reading: 24th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … VIDEO: World's 'clumsiest bank robber' drops $20,000 stash as he tries to make escape Britain's bank bosses to get millions in share payments in bonus cap dodge BBVA buys US digital bank Simple to increase online offering HSBC to unveil highest profits since start of crisis Billionaire Soros considers…

Things worth reading: 24th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … VIDEO: World's 'clumsiest bank robber' drops $20,000 stash as he tries to make escape Britain's bank bosses to get millions in share payments in bonus cap dodge BBVA buys US digital bank Simple to increase online offering HSBC to unveil highest profits since start of crisis Billionaire Soros considers…

The Finanser’s Week: 17th February – 23rd February 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are …  Why governments will fail to block the emergence of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin Bitcoin has been through another turbulent time lately, peaking at a value of near $1300 per bitcoin on MTGox Japan in December, only to see this drop to under $300 today.  What can…

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The Finanser’s Week: 17th February – 23rd February 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are …  Why governments will fail to block the emergence of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin Bitcoin has been through another turbulent time lately, peaking at a value of near $1300 per bitcoin on MTGox Japan in December, only to see this drop to under $300 today.  What can…

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Things worth reading: 21st February 2014

Things we're reading today include: RBS to retrench in investment banking, cut 30,000 jobs: FT BBVA Acquires Simple for $117 MM Is it time to bin Basel? RBS to slash 20,000 jobs Deutsche Börse in talks for Singapore push Citi CEO Corbat gets $14.1 million in 2013 Deal with activists lets JPMorgan avoid battle over…

Things worth reading: 20th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … America launches capital crackdown on foreign banks Fed pushes on new rules for overseas banks The US has bullied our banks into handing over a billion dollars MasterCard, Visa back smartphone payment Lloyds to domicile TSB in England as Scottish fears mount RBS continues investment bank cutback Standard Chartered…

Things worth reading: 19th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … 'Inside Man Helped £1m Barclays Bank Fraud' Paragon Bank launches under PRA new capital regime Paragon becomes second new bank in 100 years Italy's Troubled Banks Crammed with €156bn in Bad Loans Pope briefed on Vatican bank as he mulls its future Man jumps to death from JPMorgan headquarters…

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