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Things worth reading: 5th June 2013

Things we're reading today include … Chancellor George Osborne 'urged to split RBS into good bank and bad bank' RBS split – Sir Mervyn King's final sting in the tail? Government braced for September deadline on resolving future of RBS James Moore: George Osborne probably won't even have to play a shot to keep out…

Things worth reading: 5th June 2013

Things we're reading today include … Chancellor George Osborne 'urged to split RBS into good bank and bad bank' RBS split – Sir Mervyn King's final sting in the tail? Government braced for September deadline on resolving future of RBS James Moore: George Osborne probably won't even have to play a shot to keep out…

Things worth reading: 4th June 2013

Things we're readnig today include … Whale of a Trade Revealed at Biggest U.S. Bank With Best Control US regulators name groups for more supervision Africa 'centre of world growth' Investors clear way for ICE and NYSE merger US sanctions target Iranian currency Lloyds and RBS cut lending to UK economy by £2.6bn in first…

Things worth reading: 4th June 2013

Things we're readnig today include … Whale of a Trade Revealed at Biggest U.S. Bank With Best Control US regulators name groups for more supervision Africa 'centre of world growth' Investors clear way for ICE and NYSE merger US sanctions target Iranian currency Lloyds and RBS cut lending to UK economy by £2.6bn in first…

Things worth reading: 3rd June 2013

Things we're reading today include … Barclays pulled into U.S. money laundering investigation Prosecutors tell Barclays to hand over scandal papers BIS records startling collapse of eurozone interbank loans 'Not Swiss National Bank's job to rescue insolvent banks:' chairman China blocks MasterCard venture Twitter’s regulatory problems flagged ECB's Draghi says euro zone on track for…

The Finanser’s Week: 27th May – 2nd June 2013

Our biggest stories of the past week are … Is the Governor of the Bank of England lost at sea? We have several national British Treasures: Buckingham Palace, the Queen, the Houses of Parliament, Bruce Forsyth, Chicken Tikka Masala; but a new one is bidding for glory. Sir Mervyn King, the outgoing Governor of the…

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Things worth reading: 31st May 2013

Things we're reading today include … Exclusive: Europe plans major scaling back of financial trading tax Regulation of payday lenders criticised Banks play guessing game on losses, says Barclays Lawmaker asks Justice Department to investigate JPMorgan power trading Bonus culture cut back as fewer City workers get a payout Goldman attracts 17,000 intern applicants Rivals…

Things worth reading: 30th May 2013

Things we're reading today include … Sir Mervyn King to bow out with a song on Desert Island Discs Debit sends cash tumbling 'Cash remains king in UK shops' Regulators clash over derivatives reforms Royal Mail banks in spotlight over Libor-rigging Paid for current accounts may be next scandal, watchdog warns Lloyds continues sale of…

Things worth reading: 29th May 2013

Things we're reading today include … Does Canadian money smell of maple syrup? U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion Net firm accused of laundering $6bn Seven charged over ‘cyber criminals’ bank Financial gripes 'reach 7,000 a day' City staff ready to work overseas Payday lenders 'out of control' A Tobin tax is unworkable…

Things worth reading: 28th May 2013

Things we're reading today include … NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank apps hit by glitches Single bank watchdog becomes mammoth project for ECB Royal Bank of Scotland appoints former FSA director as conduct chief US tax inspector targets Caribbean bank Big banks are stifling loans sector, say lenders HSBC veteran Niall Booker to lead troubled…

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