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Things worth reading: 6th February 2014

Things we're reading today include …. RBS risks an Iceland-style crisis if Scots pick self-rule, warns Vince Cable TSB poised to name City veteran Will Samuel new chair MasterCard creates contactless pay system ANZ customers win partial victory Citi to pay $110 million in a lawsuit over force-placed insurance Credit Suisse misses forecasts after legal…

Things worth reading: 6th February 2014

Things we're reading today include …. RBS risks an Iceland-style crisis if Scots pick self-rule, warns Vince Cable TSB poised to name City veteran Will Samuel new chair MasterCard creates contactless pay system ANZ customers win partial victory Citi to pay $110 million in a lawsuit over force-placed insurance Credit Suisse misses forecasts after legal…

Things worth reading: 5th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … FCA widens rigging probe to other benchmark rates Call for bank staff to sign up to conduct code Former RBS boss Hester to lead RSA in City 'coup' UBS beats forecast, increases bonus pool after strong year Exclusive: Deutsche fires three New York forex traders – source U.S. judge…

Things worth reading: 5th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … FCA widens rigging probe to other benchmark rates Call for bank staff to sign up to conduct code Former RBS boss Hester to lead RSA in City 'coup' UBS beats forecast, increases bonus pool after strong year Exclusive: Deutsche fires three New York forex traders – source U.S. judge…

Things worth reading: 4th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … Lloyds Bank prepares for flotation Lloyds mis-selling bill nears £10bn as bank sets aside extra £1.8bn Lloyds 'women targets': I just hope female bankers won't be blamed if Lloyds goes belly up Public to be offered Lloyds shares as early as March Barclays chief Antony Jenkins gives up £2.8m…

Things worth reading: 4th February 2014

Things we're reading today include … Lloyds Bank prepares for flotation Lloyds mis-selling bill nears £10bn as bank sets aside extra £1.8bn Lloyds 'women targets': I just hope female bankers won't be blamed if Lloyds goes belly up Public to be offered Lloyds shares as early as March Barclays chief Antony Jenkins gives up £2.8m…

The Finanser’s Week: 27th January – 2nd February 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are … Data is at the heart of everything today, especially cyberattacks Another dimension of discussion at the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery conference was the whole area of hacktivism and cyberattacks.  We all know that the cybercriminals are organising cybergangs of cyberteenagers to cyberattack the cyberbanks (ed: isn’t…

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The Finanser’s Week: 27th January – 2nd February 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are … Data is at the heart of everything today, especially cyberattacks Another dimension of discussion at the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery conference was the whole area of hacktivism and cyberattacks.  We all know that the cybercriminals are organising cybergangs of cyberteenagers to cyberattack the cyberbanks (ed: isn’t…

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Things worth reading: 31st January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Santander stars pull in million customers as bank rules out immediate UK float Santander IPO delayed by regulatory indecision Gifts, perks and Moroccan luxury: How Goldman Sachs 'won over Libyans' Goldman sued by Libyan fund over $350m profits Goldman CEO receives estimated $23 million pay package HSBC shares spike…

Things worth reading: 30th January 2014

Things we're reading today include .., RBS used vampire practices to strangle viable companies, MPs told RBS faces 1,000 complaints about its 'morally wrong' restructuring division Barclays to close 400 branches – and replace them with smaller outlets in Asda supermarkets Unions blast Barclays over speculation of imminent cut in branches Do banks have a…

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