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Things worth reading: 29th June 2022

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Things we’re reading today include… Goldman Sachs reportedly warns of $1.2B loss from consumer banking unit WorldRemit becomes latest fintech to slash jobs as outlook darkens Fintech Amount, which was valued at $1B last year, lays off 18% of staff Europe’s banks are priced for economic Armageddon One way to make a huge difference: the…

Things worth reading: 28th June 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … A $2 Trillion Free-Fall Rattles Crypto to the Core What will the Bank of the Metaverse look like? Raisin Bank acquires payments division from Bankhaus August Lenz Inside the Bank’s battle to save Britain from a plunging pound Credit Suisse found guilty in cocaine cash laundering case ‘I sent…

Things worth reading: 27th June 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Prince Charles took ‘bags stuffed with money’ from Qatari Sheikh After a golden decade, fintech faces its first true test The pain of KYC in fintech Central banks must act decisively as stagflation risks loom Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame? Saudi Arabia…

The Finanser’s Week: 20th June 2022 – 26th June 2022

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This week’s blog discussions include: Six years since #Brexit, where are we? I don’t talk about Brexit much. As a Remainer, I was gutted Britain voted to leave. That was six years ago. Today is the sixth anniversary of that 2016 vote. In 2018, I left Britain to live in Europe. My sympathies lie in…

Things worth reading: 24th June 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Xi Jinping himself weighs in on how Big Tech should deploy FinTech After a golden decade, fintech faces its first true test London fintech SumUp raises £507m at a £6.8bn valuation Crypto industry fears EU crackdown on NFTs Cristiano Ronaldo signs NFT deal with crypto exchange Binance Boris Johnson…

Things worth reading: 23rd June 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Cryptocurrency fallout delivers sharp kick to decentralised finance dreams Once-Dull Crypto Strategies Are Now Shining in the Bear Market Crypto giant Tether targets UK investors with sterling ‘stablecoin’ Crypto Crash Survivors Could Become Tomorrow’s Amazons, BOE Says Bank of England warns 460 million bank notes will no longer be…

Things worth reading: 22nd June 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … Crypto fears now materialising, central bank body BIS says The fintech funding market is not dead The Myth of the Central Bank ‘Soft Landing’ When Customers Say Their Money Was Stolen on Zelle, Banks Often Refuse to Pay Info on 1.5m people stolen from US bank in cyberattack Kazakhstan…

Things worth reading: 21st June 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … The rise of API-first companies Stripe unveils global infrastructure for bank transfers Brazil’s Nubank plots consolidation in Latin America’s booming fintech sector This fintech identity was inspired by YouTube videos of slicing Spam Inflation is the ‘biggest poison’ for the global economy as recession risk rises, Deutsche Bank CEO…

Things worth reading: 20th June 2022

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Things we’re reading today include … The phoney ‘fintech revolution’ is eating itself Facing Slowing Growth And Worker Discontent, High-Flying Fintech Unicorn Socure Lays Off 13% Of Staff The Covid loans, the billionaire … and Starling, the very fast-growing bank Starling Bank: questions over volume of customers taken on during Covid crisis French bank rapped…

The Finanser’s Week: 13th June 2022 – 19th June 2022

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The main blog discussions this week included … Welcome to (another) crypto meltdown As a guy who has invested a little in cryptocurrencies, I sat back a year ago in a warm glow. The investment had risen phantasmagorically, and was now worth a good pension. Today? It’s worth almost nothing. Source: Daily Mail What’s gone…

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