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Things worth reading: 6th February 2013

Things we're reading today include … Hollande calls on European Central Bank to bring down value of single currency Fine for rigging Libor helps push UBS £1.3bn into the red A ballboy, a union and bankers’ duty Transforming the culture at Barclays will be easier said than done RBS investment bank head to quit Jim…

Things worth reading: 5th February 2013

Things we're reading today include … Study Highlights Digital Wallet Market Potential, Current Adoption Barriers Visa probed over currency conversions Bank's new governor Carney urged to devise new growth strategy FSA gives green light to 'crowdfunding' Lloyds bonuses 'will be lowest in the City' Lloyds bosses grilled by banking commission – as it happened George…

Things worth reading: 4th February 2013

Things we're reading today include … RBS pledges Hester will stay to 2014 Citi names de Vecchi European Investment Banking Chairman European bank bonuses face 20% cut Barclays finance director to step down New Bank of England Governor Carney faces grilling from MPs Sick of your bank? Now you can switch account within a week…

The Finanser’s Week: 28th January to 3rd February 2013

Our biggest stories of the past week are … Banks only survive because of regulations We recently celebrated the two hundredth birthday of Charles Darwin. Darwin, the man who broke through the prejudiced views of the religious world of the Victorian era by being brave enough to say we were descended from apes and not……

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Things worth reading: 1st February 2013

Things we're reading today include … Barclays investigated over claims it lent Qatar money to invest in itself Facebook Introduces New Type of Gift Card Deutsche Bank slides to €2.2bn loss Study fuels fears on bank safety Banks slow crisis money repayment to ECB Decoding banks' software glitches Move to stamp out bank inconsistencies Cyber-security:…

Things worth reading: 31st January 2013

Things we're reading today include … Exclusive: Citigroup may exit consumer banking in more countries Ex-tax chief to advise on HSBC crackdown Banks to begin mis-selling review Barclays 'ignored pay warnings' Spanish economic decline worsens Deutsche Bank posts huge Q4 loss to pay for clean-up The outsiders inside Irish banks Italy risks political crisis as…

Things worth reading: 30th January 2013

Things we're reading today include … IRS can seek UBS records for taxpayers hiding income at Wegelin Bank of Italy weighs in on bailout scandal Peer-to-peer lenders seek to rival banks RBS could face criminal charges for rate-fixing Watchdog drops Lehman case against Ernst & Young Greek minister eyes 2014 recovery Icesave ruling in Iceland's…

Things worth reading: 30th January 2013

Things we're reading today include … IRS can seek UBS records for taxpayers hiding income at Wegelin Bank of Italy weighs in on bailout scandal Peer-to-peer lenders seek to rival banks RBS could face criminal charges for rate-fixing Watchdog drops Lehman case against Ernst & Young Greek minister eyes 2014 recovery Icesave ruling in Iceland's…

Things worth reading: 29th January 2013

Things we're reading today include … Global Bank IT Spending to Reach $179.2 Bln in 2013: Celent Carney cautious on failing banks Retailers may add surcharge in credit card transactions BofA's Moynihan calls for renewed focus on customers Iceland wins Icesave case at European court Wonga goes international RBS tips UK back into bonus debate…

Things worth reading: 29th January 2013

Things we're reading today include … Global Bank IT Spending to Reach $179.2 Bln in 2013: Celent Carney cautious on failing banks Retailers may add surcharge in credit card transactions BofA's Moynihan calls for renewed focus on customers Iceland wins Icesave case at European court Wonga goes international RBS tips UK back into bonus debate…

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