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Things worth reading: 3rd April 2009

Lots worth reading today, with most of it about the G20 Summit outcome: G20 Summit: the key agreements (Telegraph) Q&A: the G20 Summit (Guardian) G20 leaders hail crisis fightback (Financial Times) G20 summit: Gordon Brown unveils $1.1 trillion global recession fight-back (Telegraph) Today's G20 deal will solve financial crisis, claims Gordon Brown (Guardian) G20 Shapes…

Things worth reading: 2nd April 2009

After the live Twitter feed of the G20 protests yesterday, along with the Fool's Jokes, it's back to normality today.  Here's what we're reading: RBS locked in talks with Treasury over renegotiating terms of insurance scheme (Guardian) Shareholders want Lloyds Banking Group bosses to go (Times) Russia backs return to Gold Standard to solve financial…

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Things worth reading: 2nd April 2009

After the live Twitter feed of the G20 protests yesterday, along with the Fool's Jokes, it's back to normality today.  Here's what we're reading: RBS locked in talks with Treasury over renegotiating terms of insurance scheme (Guardian) Shareholders want Lloyds Banking Group bosses to go (Times) Russia backs return to Gold Standard to solve financial…

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Things worth reading: 2nd April 2009

After the live Twitter feed of the G20 protests yesterday, along with the Fool's Jokes, it's back to normality today.  Here's what we're reading: RBS locked in talks with Treasury over renegotiating terms of insurance scheme (Guardian) Shareholders want Lloyds Banking Group bosses to go (Times) Russia backs return to Gold Standard to solve financial…

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Things worth reading: 1st April 2009 (update)

I posted a bunch of jokey stuff this morning as an April Fool. Here are the real things worth reading. Faster Isa transfers as banks join electronic scheme (Telegraph) Barclays and CVC locked in talks over iShares sale (Guardian) FSA proposes tenfold rise in saver protection (Times) Mastercard agrees to cut fees in Europe (Financial…

Things worth reading: 31st March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Barclays shuns toxic asset scheme (BBC) UK banks set for recovery, says bail-out chief (Financial Times) Gordon Brown: 'Bankers must obey right and wrong like children' (Telegraph) Geithner announces 'new rules of the game' for Wall Street (Guardian) Why Berlin Says U.S. 'Bad Bank' Plan Is Bad (Time) China and…

Things worth reading: 30th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Nationwide takes over Dunfermline (BBC) Tesco to open bank branches in its stores (Financial Times) Spanish government takes over bank (CNN) Commonwealth Bank all a-Twitter over mortgage approval tweet (News Australia) Sitting on huge liquidity, State Bank of India sees downward correction (Financial Express) Going for broke is no longer…

Things worth reading: 30th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Nationwide takes over Dunfermline (BBC) Tesco to open bank branches in its stores (Financial Times) Spanish government takes over bank (CNN) Commonwealth Bank all a-Twitter over mortgage approval tweet (News Australia) Sitting on huge liquidity, State Bank of India sees downward correction (Financial Express) Going for broke is no longer…

Things worth reading: 29th March 2009

Biggest news of the year so far, apart from the collapse of the financial system, is that the Canadians have found a vast computer spy network, according to New York Times. "In a report to be issued this weekend, the researchers said that the system was being controlled from computers based almost exclusively in China,…

Things worth reading: 29th March 2009

Biggest news of the year so far, apart from the collapse of the financial system, is that the Canadians have found a vast computer spy network, according to New York Times. "In a report to be issued this weekend, the researchers said that the system was being controlled from computers based almost exclusively in China,…

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