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Things worth reading: 28th May 2009

Things we're reading today include … Companies: Nationwide hits out at savings protection scheme (Independent)UBS chief Oswald Grübel defends decision to raise the salaries of investment bankers  (Times)Santander’s renaming of UK banks will not cost it much  (Times)Santander: who was Abbey's most famous customer? (Telegraph) Regulations: Financial services: Commission proposes stronger financial supervision in Europe, press…

Things worth reading: 28th May 2009

Things we're reading today include … Companies: Nationwide hits out at savings protection scheme (Independent)UBS chief Oswald Grübel defends decision to raise the salaries of investment bankers  (Times)Santander’s renaming of UK banks will not cost it much  (Times)Santander: who was Abbey's most famous customer? (Telegraph) Regulations: Financial services: Commission proposes stronger financial supervision in Europe, press…

Things worth reading: 27th May 2009

Things we're reading today include … Companies: FSA punishes third Morgan Stanley trader (Times) FSA bans third ex-Morgan Stanley trader (Telegraph) ‘Robust’ business for Deutsche Bank (Financial Times) PwC rejects global plan for Lehman recoveries (Telegraph) Citigroup to hold fast in China and India (Financial Times) JPMorgan’s WaMu Windfall Turns Bad Loans Into Income (Bloomberg) Markets: OTC derivative clearing opened to…

Things worth reading: 27th May 2009

Things we're reading today include … Companies: FSA punishes third Morgan Stanley trader (Times) FSA bans third ex-Morgan Stanley trader (Telegraph) ‘Robust’ business for Deutsche Bank (Financial Times) PwC rejects global plan for Lehman recoveries (Telegraph) Citigroup to hold fast in China and India (Financial Times) JPMorgan’s WaMu Windfall Turns Bad Loans Into Income (Bloomberg) Markets: OTC derivative clearing opened to…

Things worth reading: 27th May 2009

Things we're reading today include … Companies: FSA punishes third Morgan Stanley trader (Times) FSA bans third ex-Morgan Stanley trader (Telegraph) ‘Robust’ business for Deutsche Bank (Financial Times) PwC rejects global plan for Lehman recoveries (Telegraph) Citigroup to hold fast in China and India (Financial Times) JPMorgan’s WaMu Windfall Turns Bad Loans Into Income (Bloomberg) Markets: OTC derivative clearing opened to…

Things worth reading: 26th May 2009

Things we're reading today include … MP urges probe into HBOS loans (BBC) German debts set to blow 'like a grenade' (Telegraph) Iceland asks parliament to start EU talks (Euractiv)Integration and innovation – The Alpha and Omega of a successful retail payments market in Europe, speech by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the ECBHank Paulson Admits…

Things worth reading: 25th May 2009

Things we're reading today include: DTCC open to talks on LCH merger (Financial Times)RBS chiefs handed £5m in bonuses (Times) Brazilian bank develops taste for life in London (Times)Wonga pushes web loan innovation (Financial Times) Banks may miss key lending targets (Telegraph)Brown to Bank: lighten up  (Financial Times)British banks revolt against Obama tax plan (Telegraph) Bank…

The Finanser’s Week: 18th May – 24th May 2009

Here are our key stories of the week: Robert Peston presents … Stéphane Garelli presents …  Alistair Darling presents … The total view on SEPA and the PSD Bank makes a billion This firm is full of it … Winners in Capital Markets Tech The Great Hargeisa Goat Bubble Weird Banking News Robert Peston presents…

Things worth reading: 23rd May 2009

Things we're reading today include: Companies: HSBC chairman faces down angry investors (Guardian)HSBC may rethink U.S. credit cards (Reuters)HSBC warns branch network 'uneconomic' (Telegraph)RBS appoints Crombie to board (Financial Times)Clara Furse: A stubborn City champion who batted for the Stock Exchange  (Guardian)Santander decides to leave Venezuela (Financial Times) UK: Treasury rejects move to reveal bank stress tests (Independent)FSA mulls more data…

Things worth reading: 23rd May 2009

Things we're reading today include: Companies: HSBC chairman faces down angry investors (Guardian)HSBC may rethink U.S. credit cards (Reuters)HSBC warns branch network 'uneconomic' (Telegraph)RBS appoints Crombie to board (Financial Times)Clara Furse: A stubborn City champion who batted for the Stock Exchange  (Guardian)Santander decides to leave Venezuela (Financial Times) UK: Treasury rejects move to reveal bank stress tests (Independent)FSA mulls more data…

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