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Things worth reading: 23rd December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Swedish central bank moves e-krona project to next stage Card payment refund scheme aims to wean tax-dodging Italians off cash UK watchdog bans Klarna Covid shopping advert Scotland’s financial sector ready for Brexit, says trade body Trump’s private banker quits Deutsche Bank NS&I: Answers …

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Things worth reading: 22nd December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Central Banks Had to Up Their Money Game This Year – And They Did Ex-Barclays boss Antony Jenkins appointed to top Bank of England body Banking Darwinism: Technology adaptations for a post-COVID world Charles Schwab UK fined £9m for failing to protect client money …

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Things worth reading: 21st December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … China Eyes Limits On Bank, FinTech Partnerships A Massive Fraud Operation Stole Millions From Online Bank Accounts Here are Bank of America’s favorite stock picks for 2021 ‘McMafia’ banker’s wife will have £22m seized unless she reveals source of wealth Global banks boost Singapore …

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Things worth reading: 18th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of France moves from conceptual to market CBDC trials Coinbase files for US listing in first for a cryptocurrency exchange Citigroup to offer up to 12-week sabbaticals to staff City watchdog failed to regulate firm that lost investors’ £236m Robinhood to pay $65m …

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Things worth reading: 17th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … ‘Bad loans’ of banks risking credit crunch, warns European commission Lloyd’s market to quit fossil fuel insurance by 2030 London calling: the post-Brexit future for Europe’s financial capital US labels Switzerland a currency manipulator Robinhood faces legal action over ‘gamification’ of investing Bitcoin price …

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Things worth reading: 16th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … How London grew into a financial powerhouse Bank of England tells bank bosses to review exposure to Covid losses Barclays fined £26m for poor treatment of struggling borrowers Digital transformation raises finance chiefs’ stock Australia’s banks are well placed to weather Covid crisis, RBA …

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Things worth reading: 15th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Dealing with bank distress: Insights from a comprehensive database Restarting bank dividends seems premature in such uncertain times Bank of England needs to consider negative rates carefully, says HSBC EU Digital Services Act set to bring in new rules for tech giants US regional …

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Things worth reading: 14th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Brexit talks: what are the ‘major unresolved topics’ UK and EU must agree on? Climate crisis: FTSE giants fail to disclose their carbon footprint The women inspiring others in a male-dominated industry Future of the City: Where did all the jobs go? Investors dump …

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Things worth reading: 11th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of England moves to ‘unlock potential’ of cloud California jobless fraud likely tops $2 billion, Bank of America says The transaction that sums up 2020 UK bank payouts: happy Brexitmas Banks can re-start dividend payments, regulator says Black staff at Lloyds are paid …

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Things worth reading: 10th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … ECB set to increase its stimulus as Covid lockdowns blight the economic recovery Consumers are spending more in 2020 than they did in 2019, says Bank of America CEO UK economy will revive in 2021 but full recovery not likely until 2022, says CBI …

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Things worth reading: 9th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Leading cybersecurity firm is hacked Economic cost of Covid crisis prompts call for one-off UK wealth tax Jamie Dimon signals strong end to year on Wall Street Commonwealth Bank of Australia to move European HQ out of London PayPal ‘reward’ email rapped for misleading …

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Things worth reading: 8th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Revolut on track for profits as regulators and investors switch focus David Bowie coin launched towards space by Royal Mint Covid forces Davos forum to move to Singapore Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank funded Wirecard’s India deal Brexit: Pound recovers ground as Johnson sets talks …

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Things worth reading: 7th December 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of England economist Andy Haldane says Britons have saved bundles of cash during the pandemic Can the European Central Bank keep the surging euro in check? BBVA-Sabadell merger talks cap decade of forced consolidation for Spanish banks Ant, Grab Become First Tech Firms …

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