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Things worth reading: 7th March 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Amazon could become the third-biggest US bank if it wants to: Bain study Elizabeth Warren attacks ‘dangerous, wrong’ bill to relax rules on US banks RBS agrees to pay $500m in New York mis-selling settlement Is this the future of money? City watchdog bans …

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Things worth reading: 6th March 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Brits are souring on app-only startup banks Amazon Checking-Account Plan Sees Banks as Partner, Not Prey Shadow banking grows to more than $45tn assets globally Theresa May promises City won’t lose grip on global finance Special Report: Fidelity puts 6 million savers on risky …

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Things worth reading: 5th March 2018

Things we’re reading today include … 10 years after financial crisis, Senate prepares to roll back banking rules Standard Chartered to plough more cash into digital banking, says Hong Kong chief Credit Suisse launches investigation into sex assault claims  America’s gun problem: does the answer lie with Wall Street? Equitable …

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Why money is meaningless and what the bank of the future must do about it First financial institution in the world, Bank Frick to open up to crypto-banking Are Consumers Ditching their Banking App for Fintech Apps? Bill Gates says crypto-currencies cause deaths Schroders …

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Things worth reading: 1st March 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Why The U.S. Treasury Killed A Latvian Bank BBVA to pledge $100bn of finance into green energy projects New York regulator asks Deutsche, other banks about Kushner loans: source Bank of America hiring brand safety officer to ‘clean up’ online ads Lloyds pursued HBOS …

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Things worth reading: 28th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … The Rothschild banking dynasty is about to be passed to the 7th generation India gives its fraud-hit banks a 15-day ultimatum Africa’s banks are doing what U.S. banks aren’t: winning Hawk or dove? Bitcoin is forcing central banks to take sides | Howard Davies …

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Things worth reading: 27th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of America to open 500 new branches in 4 years Brexit prompts Credit Suisse to move 250 London jobs Watchdog warns of gaps in US financial regulation Are you sorry to see the end of the old-style £10 note? Mifid II and the …

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Things worth reading: 23rd February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Trump just made a nonsensical analogy between school and bank security Documentary tells tiny bank’s David vs. Goliath story in 2008 financial crisis aftermath Blockchain ‘could save asset managers $2.7bn a year’ Barclays criticised for ‘shocking’ pay gap with women paid half what men …

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Things worth reading: 22nd February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin: MPs launch inquiry into digital currencies Zimbabwe and Kenya lead the way in Africa’s dash from cash Lloyds hails ‘landmark’ after return to private sector It would be useful to know what Corbyn really thinks of Lloyds | Nils Pratley Meet Cora, your …

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Things worth reading: 21st February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin has ‘pretty much failed’ as a currency, Bank of England Governor Carney says HSBC profits more than double to $17.2bn Top City regulator used tax break scheme Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency MPs publish full unredacted report into RBS small business scandal HSBC warns …

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Things worth reading: 19th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … UK banks facing further big hits for US fines, PPI payouts, and Carillion collapse RBS looks to be in the money – but looming fine may put paid to that Eyes wide shut: the $1.8 billion Indian bank fraud that went unnoticed A crucial …

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Things worth reading: 16th February 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Starling’s marketplace banking rollout adds pensions, savings, travel insurance and mortgages Amazon has partnered with Bank of America for its lending program The digital upstarts taking on Britain’s dominant few banks China’s HNA Group trims stake in Deutsche Bank Divorcing couples may clash over …

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