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Things worth reading: 2nd January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Big Banks Will Show Fintech Who’s the Big Boss How Bank of America achieved a massive comeback from the brink of collapse Banks need financial prod to tackle climate change, warns chief supervisor Retiring Fed President Challenged the Consensus Inside Central Bank India’s $50 billion fintech industry faces a…

Things worth reading: 22nd December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … What this year in crypto has taught us Danske Bank Pays $2 Billion for Laundering $230 Billion 5 ways banks pushed deeper into the cloud in 2022 Cryptocurrencies could cause the next financial crisis, Indian central bank head warns Three trends that will define India’s fintech sector in 2023…

Things worth reading: 21st December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … British bank TSB fined 48.7 million pounds over botched IT migration How fintech is transforming the travel and hospitality industries How to supervise a crypto exchange How a year of Lebanon bank hold-ups unfolded Why Mark Cuban and Others Still Believe in Crypto Wells Fargo to Pay $3.7 Billion…

Things worth reading: 20th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … “Fintech Goes to Hollywood” Fintech and ‘China’s Reinvention of Money’ King Charles III bank note designs revealed by Bank of England Russia’s VTB bank defies US sanction on Iran with cross-border Iranian rials transfers India’s Yes Bank completes transfer of $5.81 bln worth bad loans to J.C. Flowers FCA…

Things worth reading: 19th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Techcrunch’s top fintech stories of 2022 JP Morgan signs deal for stake in fintech Viva Wallet for over $800 million Record central bank gold rush triggered by fears of Western sanctions Bank of England hits back at Rishi Sunak’s plan to liberate the City of London Banks need more…

The Finanser’s Week: 12th December – 18th December 2022

This week’s main blog discussions include … 8 steps to innovation, as recommended by Robin Sharma Just saw Robin Sharma speaking at an event on innovation, who spoke before me. If you don’t know him, he’s been writing about leadership and innovation for years and, by background, was trained as a lawyer. He’s also a self-help…

Things worth reading: 16th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … It’s official: The United States is developing a bank-to-bank digital currency Fintech giants face uphill battle The insidious threats to central-bank independence Deutsche Bank’s rollercoaster ride towards more stability Bank of England warns Sunak over City deregulation drive Andrew Bailey splits with Europe and US by suggesting inflation has…

Things worth reading: 15th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … HSBC bank says to stop funding new oil and gas fields Are Digital Challenger Banks Leading the Way in Customer Service? Goldman Sachs weighs bonus cut of at least 40% at investment bank I lost £150,000 to a fraudulent account the bank knew about Danske Bank pays $2bn to…

Things worth reading: 14th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … London overtakes New York and San Francisco for fintech funding Paytm’s Surprise Share Buyback Plan Is Drawing Skepticism Danske Bank to Pay $2 Billion to Resolve Estonia Money-Laundering Probes Crypto community members discuss bank run on Binance ‘Just another cheque’: Saudi National Bank’s move into Credit Suisse The fall…

Things worth reading: 13th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Former FTX CEO Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas after U.S. files charges What do flamingos and central bank bosses have in common? US banks named as being among least ethical UK operators US bank branch closures widen social inequality More people turn to banking tools that block them from gambling…

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