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Things worth reading: the European View

This month's view from Europe, courtesy of Edith Rigler : Redefining the digital divide – Economist Intelligence Unit, 4 Nov 2013 Access to the Internet has greatly expanded, but multiple barriers hamper productive usage, according to a new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit.  Factors playing a role in the “digital divide” range from lack of affordability,…

Things worth reading: the European View

This month's view from Europe, courtesy of Edith Rigler : Redefining the digital divide – Economist Intelligence Unit, 4 Nov 2013 Access to the Internet has greatly expanded, but multiple barriers hamper productive usage, according to a new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit.  Factors playing a role in the “digital divide” range from lack of affordability,…

Things worth reading: 14th November 2013

Things we're reading today include … Exits deal blow to Barclays turnround Hector Sants – the former City watchdog chief – resigns from Barclays during ‘stress leave’ Barclays blundered in hiring box-ticker Germany under review over role in EU As his term nears its end, Bernanke lauds Fed transparency UK recovery takes hold, says Bank…

Things worth reading: 13th November 2013

Things we're reading today include … Probe into currency market 'widens' RBS may face huge new bill over loan scandal, UKFI says Five banks must divulge info on alleged tax dodgers: U.S. attorneys Fresh wave of banking scandals could hit RBS, warns UKFI boss Hello, is that really you? Wonga founder Errol Damelin steps back…

Things worth reading: 12th November 2013

Things we're reading today include … Women bankers break through in India Murky mix of trading and electronic chat ICBC joins financial stability risk list World Bank says expanded access to banking services comes with risks Acute ‘big data’ challenges facing asset managers Banks considering banning traders from electronic chat UKFI says resisted government attempt…

Things worth reading: 11th November 2013

Things we're reading today include … Metro Bank Seeks £285m In New Cash Call ANZ Bank: Mobile is the catalyst for banking transformation Bank results: stranger than fiction? BNP Paribas faces quiz on currency rate scandal RBS agrees 1,080 mortgages through UK's 'help to buy' scheme France to borrow 4.5 billion euros by end-2013 to…

The Finanser’s Week: 4th November – 10th November 2013

Our biggest stories of the past week are … What does a Lord Mayor do? This weekend is the Lord Mayor’s Parade, where we do literally parade the new Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Woolf. This is not the political Mayor of London, Boris, but the Lord Mayor, an office that dates back over seven……

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Things worth reading: 8th November 2013

Things we're reading today include … Goldman Sachs orders staff to keep Saturday holy: Bank famous for expecting graduates to work 100-hour weeks tells staff that the weekend is not for working French banks: vive la différence Digital banking: Third time lucky Bank of America moves its $19 billion 401(k) plan in-house Agency downgrades RBS…

Things worth reading: 7th November 2013

Things we're reading today include: Wall Street bonuses to rise 5 to 10 percent this year: consultant 'Treasury gave green light for Co-op mergers' India eases rules for foreign banks FCA orders Lloyds currency investigation Ex-CEO of collapsed Virginia bank gets 23 years for fraud Twitter founder Jack Dorsey 'to float credit card company Square'…

Things worth reading: 6th November 2013

Things we're reading today include … OFT instructed Wonga to make changes to its business Payday lenders face tough MP questions Payday loan rollover plan challenged Barclays prevented from ending Somali 'lifeline' Barclays to axe around 450 staff Barclays' chief economist joins Bank to shore up forecasting RBS and HSBC 'face fines' over Euribor rigging…

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