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Things worth reading: 27th February 2009

Things we're reading on 27th February 2009: Government's insurance for toxic assets is generous to a fault (The Telegraph) RBS and Lloyds nationalised in all but name, says Bank of England Governor Mervyn King (The Telegraph) Lloyds sees HBOS loss of £10.8bn (BBC – quotes Chris Skinner) Lloyds keen to …

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Things worth reading: 26th February 2009

Things we're reading today include: Taxpayer to guarantee £600 billion of toxic debt in effort to save ailing banks (The Times) State to insure £300bn of RBS assets (The Financial Times) RBS due to report record UK loss (BBC) £650,000 pension for former RBS chief Sir Fred Goodwin (The Times) …

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Things worth reading: 25th February 2009

Things we're reading today include: Savers withdraw record amount from banks (The Telegraph) LCH.Clearnet moots major fees shake-up Report urges (Financial Times) Police raid on Anglo Irish Bank hits stock market (The Telegraph) German CDS debt spreads hit record as economy crumbles (The Telegraph) Report urges EU finance watchdog (BBC) …

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Things worth reading: 25th February 2009

Things we're reading today include: Savers withdraw record amount from banks (The Telegraph) LCH.Clearnet moots major fees shake-up Report urges (Financial Times) Police raid on Anglo Irish Bank hits stock market (The Telegraph) German CDS debt spreads hit record as economy crumbles (The Telegraph) Report urges EU finance watchdog (BBC) …

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Things Worth Reading: 24th February 2009

Things we're reading on 24th February 2009: ‘We need a pay rise’ bankers demand (The Independent) Andrew Cuomo seeks order to force Merrill bonus disclosure (The Times) The way to regulate hedge funds is through their providers of leverage (The Telegraph) U.S. Bubble Collapse to Be Worse Than Japan’s, CLSA’s …

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Things Worth Reading: 23rd February 2009

Headline news items for 23rd February, 2009: 'People aren't listening' say risk managers (Times) Abbey chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio on sharks, bankers, and a system in crisis (Telegraph) Sir Ken Macdonald attacks regulation of City bankers (Telegraph) Sarkozy adviser favourite to run merged French bank (Financial Times) Europe wants more …

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Things Worth Reading: 23rd February 2009

Headline news items for 23rd February, 2009: 'People aren't listening' say risk managers (Times) Abbey chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio on sharks, bankers, and a system in crisis (Telegraph) Sir Ken Macdonald attacks regulation of City bankers (Telegraph) Sarkozy adviser favourite to run merged French bank (Financial Times) Europe wants more …

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Things Worth Reading: 23rd February 2009

Headline news items for 23rd February, 2009: 'People aren't listening' say risk managers (Times) Abbey chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio on sharks, bankers, and a system in crisis (Telegraph) Sir Ken Macdonald attacks regulation of City bankers (Telegraph) Sarkozy adviser favourite to run merged French bank (Financial Times) Europe wants more …

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Things worth reading: 16th December 2015

Things we’re reading today include … Ex-Barclays chairman David Walker takes blockchain job Australia banks agree Android Pay deal, Apple Pay still frozen out Bankers’ bonus cap drives up salaries, says Bank of England Andrew Tyrie, head of Treasury Committee, says Financial Reporting Council is ‘dragging its feet’ over HBOS …

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