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Things worth reading: 12th July 2021

Things we’re reading today include … 11:FS, Starling, Snoop and Zopa among the big British Bank Awards 2021 winners Britons may have their bank account and social media monitored Banks have helped the scammers to thrive ECB to crack down on dangerous risks in banks’ leveraged lending BlackRock’s Fink Urges …

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Things worth reading: 9th July 2021

Things we’re reading today include … China’s central bank is ‘quite worried’ about global risks from some digital currencies BofA Debuts Crypto Research Team in Latest Wall Street Push Turkish bank Akbank resumes services after major blackout Revolt Against Bank Fees Mints a $3 Billion Fortune for Wise Fintech Founders …

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Things worth reading: 7th July 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Chime, A Banking App, Has Been Suddenly Closing Accounts, Sometimes Not Returning Customers’ Money Bank of England searches for new CIO amid once-in-a-generation project Atom Bank reaches £3bn mortgage completions and £1bn savings mark Deutsche Bank Steals UBS Wealth Team China’s Central Bank Sends …

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Things worth reading: 6th July 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Up to a MILLION companies are hit in biggest global ransomware attack on record Barclays Blocks Card Payments to Binance Wise’s FX land grab merits $6 bln valuation Money laundering investigation casts shadow over Wise flotation The people with power at Revolut: a map …

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Things worth reading: 5th July 2021

Things we’re reading today include: ‘Klarna effect’ propels digital bank Revolut to £21bn valuation in SoftBank talks Reserve Bank of India warns against Big Tech’s potential to dominate financial services Central banks face up to the daunting task of quitting QE Central banks said to be returning to buying gold, …

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Things worth reading: 2nd July 2021

Things we’re reading today include … While central banks preach wokery, an inflationary spectre creeps up behind Barclays to move investment bank staff into London HQ “I left my banking job rather than returning to the office” Deutsche Bank Hong Kong IPO licence to expire after staffing error TSB Bank …

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Things worth reading: 1st July 2021

Things we’re reading today include: UBS Joins «Banking for Impact» Bank of England’s top economist warns ‘everyone would lose’ if inflation continues to rise Scandal-hit Credit Suisse considers creating single private bank $6 Billion NCR Opens Bitcoin Purchases To 650 Banks And Credit Unions Australian bank Macquarie places £1bn bet …

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Things worth reading: 30th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Bank branches will be a thing of the past in five years, say bankers Banks must commit to tackling climate change, former Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns JPMorgan is buying an ESG investing platform in bank’s third fintech acquisition of the past …

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Things worth reading: 29th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Korea’s Kakao Bank Seeks As Much as $2.3 Billion in IPO China setting pace in central bank digital currency Zopa Bank to make profit in its first year Mark Carney: stablecoins should have access to central bank balance sheet JPMorgan makes Brazilian retail banking …

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Things worth reading: 28th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Wall Street banks move across the pond in new threat to British lenders Starling boss Anne Boden embraces home working Australians Lost More to Bank Transaction Scams than to Bitcoin Payments in 2020 Mexican Billionaire Says His Bank Is ‘Working’ to Accept Bitcoin Binance: …

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Things worth reading: 25th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank taps Oracle to simplify its IT, cut costs Bank of England loses a bulwark against groupthink Central banks step up fight against cryptocurrencies Detectives investigating money laundering seize crypto-currency worth £114 million Rivals see ‘fierce’ competition as UAE digital bank Zand prepares …

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Things worth reading: 24th June 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank Jumps Back Into Payments Through Joint Venture with Fiserv Here’s what to expect from banks when the Federal Reserve releases stress test results today Irish government to sell stake in Bank of Ireland Central bank digital currencies get full BIS backing Bank …

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