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Things worth reading: 10th February 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Santander fintech guru trades punk rock for asset management Cryptocurrency specialist to push for UK banking licence Bank of England gold: Rare look inside the vaults How far will Alison Rose go to take RBS into the 21st century? A new rural bank branch …

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Things worth reading: 7th February 2020

Things we’re reading today include … AMP fined $5m for allowing financial advisers to rip off clients Overdrafts: A guide to your changing bank fees Exclusive: Goldman Sachs to raise $8 billion for new buyout fund – sources What the coronavirus means for financial markets ING hit by sharp rise …

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Things worth reading: 6th February 2020

Things we’re reading today include … RBS’s digital bank Bo tells customers to shred their cards Starling hits 100,000 business customers as SME banking hots up UniCredit cuts further its stake in Turkey’s Yapi Kredi Barclays faces fresh investor revolt over fossil fuels What the City needs from an EU …

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Things worth reading: 5th February 2020

Things we’re reading today include … City banker suspended for ‘stealing food from canteen’ Jeffrey Epstein’s Mystery Bank Came Alive After His Death Is modern banking too complex for challenger banks? China May Ease Shadow-Bank Crackdown to Bolster Slowing Economy N26 is building a better bank EY hit with €95m …

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Things worth reading: 4th February 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs in Amazon talks over small business loans FCA: credit card firms must stop suspending all users in debt spiral Travelex: Bank currency services still offline after hack Only two women applied for Bank of England governor role Worldline to buy Ingenico for …

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Things worth reading: 3rd February 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Credit Suisse espionage scandal deepens as report suggests bank spied on Greenpeace Credit Suisse proposes Richard Meddings for election to the board ‘I wasn’t allowed to buy my burrito with cash’ EU states look in poor health to withstand a global crisis Chinese shares …

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Things worth reading: 31st January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … US banks placed on Hong Kong ‘list of shame’ over IPO date error What ancient Rome may teach on post-Brexit tourism Goldman Sachs bets the firm on a new identity U.S. SEC Commissioner defends proposal on shareholder voting rules Europeans make record investments in …

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Things worth reading: 30th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Profits plunge piles pressure on Santander chief Lloyds group to close 56 more branches across UK this year How digital financial services can prey upon the poor Banks adopt AI to manage sanctions and compliance risk Goldman Sachs: break it up Wonga borrowers ‘to …

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Things worth reading: 29th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … JPMorgan plans to cut hundreds of jobs in consumer unit: Bloomberg ‘Flash crash’ trader sentenced to time served plus a year of home confinement: lawyers UK banks told to explain 40% overdraft rates RBS: Developer who bought jet and yacht loses case against bank …

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Things worth reading: 28th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … N26 gaining deposits from US titans like Chase and Citibank UK banks approve highest number of mortgages since 2015 Author calls for Brexit coin ‘boycott’ over lack of Oxford comma £30bn pension fund: we’ll sack asset managers that ignore climate crisis New York surges …

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Things worth reading: 27th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Why won’t our banks take a simple step to stop fraud? Bank of Thailand considering licences for digital-only banks Inside Curve’s botched attempt to become the ‘Amazon of banking’ Bank heavyweights inject $80m into City fintech Currencycloud London loses top spot as global finance …

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Things worth reading: 24th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Executive at Portuguese bank co-owned by Isabel dos Santos is found dead JPMorgan board raises CEO Dimon’s pay to $31.5 million Andrew Bailey to be quizzed on regulator’s role in LC&F scandal John Stumpf: Ex-Wells Fargo boss pays $17.5m to settle charges Why equivalence …

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