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Things worth reading: 18th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Treasury unveils finance watchdog - BBC BNP Paribas Net Rises 14% on Investment Bank - Business Week Bats Global close to Chi-X takeover - The Independent Cyber crime 'costs £27bn a year' - BBC Madoff clean-up fees set to top $1.3bn - Financial Times Russian banks: In the shadow of giants - The Economist Fed plan …

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Things worth reading: 17th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Wonga raises £73m to feed loan appetite - Financial Times 'Single rule book' for Europe's banks - The Telegraph SocGen Net Profit Jumps on Investment Bank - Business Week Australian banks face ratings cut - BBC Merkel's chief economic aide to lead Bundesbank - The Independent Madoff: bankers were 'complicit' - The Telegraph Diamond to slash …

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Things worth reading: 16th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Survey Says Interest in Mobile Commerce Varies by Market - Payments News Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Tie the Knot - Business Week ING Reports Fourth-Quarter Profit, Misses Estimates - Business Week Two-speed Europe emerges from recession - The Independent Barclays profits jump to £6.07bn as salaries rise - The Telegraph Welcome to Barclays' 'bobtimistic' …

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Things worth reading: 15th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Could women have halted the financial crisis? - The Telegraph Global banks shut in Ivory Coast - BBC Turnaround time? - BBC US 'currency war' is focus for G20 finance ministers - The Independent Sweden Sets a Model Merkel Wants to Emulate - Business Week Deutsche Boerse, NYSE Boards Said to Vote Today on …

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Things worth reading: 14th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Who is trying to sabotage Mervyn King? - The Independent Banks' hidden subsidies worth £32bn a year - The Independent Mohammad Yunus's Grameen Bank in turmoil - The Telegraph Cable Says U.K. Banking Panel Will Prompt ‘Radical Surgery’ - Business Week Fury as anti-Semitic banker is invited to speak at LSE - The Independent …

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Things worth reading: 11th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Call for security 'conditions' on exchange tie-ups - Financial Times Exchange mergers: Back for more - The Economist EU's Michel Barnier warns banks he could push for new bonus restrictions - The Telegraph Banks resigned to losing staff over Project Merlin bonus rules - The Telegraph China's shadow-banking system: Trust belt - The Economist …

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Things worth reading: 10th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … RBS Will Be Biggest Loser From U.K.’s Pay Accord, Analysts Say - Business Week LSE in merger with Canada's TMX - BBC NY and Deutsche bourses mull deal - BBC UBS cuts bonuses by 10pc despite return to profit - The Telegraph George Osborne urges Britain to move 'from retribution to recovery' …

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Things worth reading: 9th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Banks in Mongolian coal 'gold rush' - Financial Times Revealed: how the City bankrolls Tory party - The Independent Danish Banks Face Consolidation After Failure - Business Week George Osborne increases bank levy to £2.5bn - The Telegraph Deutsche Tops UBS in European Analyst Ranking - Business Week LSE merger talks with TMX Group - BBC …

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Things worth reading: 8th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Banks to back small firms with pledge to lend £1.3bn - The Independent Santander Bids $5.8 Billion for Polish Bank - Business Week US plans banker bonus crackdown - The Independent Autonomous to name Myners chairman - Financial Times Lord Myners: a pillar of the City anti-establishment - Financial Times FSA fines PR consultant …

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Things worth reading: 7th February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Speech Jean-Claude Trichet: Economic and Monetary Union: What we have achieved and what we must do next -ECB JPMorgan 'ignored Bernard Madoff red flags' - The Telegraph British banks: Vickers in a twist - The Economist HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver in line for £9m bonus - The Telegraph Millionaire bankers' …

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The Finanser’s Week: 31st January – 6th February 2011

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  Our biggest stories of the week are … Innovations in Banking in Action  Finovate launched its first European show yesterday with over 400 attendees and 35 presentations from firms covering the whole gamete of financial services from investing to payments, personal financial management (a load of that!) to biometrics. …

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Things worth reading: 3rd February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Banker Christian Littlewood gets longest jail sentence for millions in insider trades - The Telegraph Citigroup suffers £2bn losses after taking control of EMI - The Telegraph New banking rules risk being 'rushed' - The Independent Could the UK live without The City? - BBC Visa shares fall on regulation fears - Financial Times …

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Things worth reading: 2nd February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Banker Littlewood and wife face jail for millions in insider trades - The Telegraph HSBC bankers pocket huge pay rises this year - The Independent Why has the Bank of England boosted Mervyn King's pension? - The Telegraph Visa Europe and Wireless Dynamics Bring Contactless Payments to iPhone - Payments News Deutsche …

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Things worth reading: 1st February 2011

Things we're reading today include … Bank of America Top Bank Brand, Goldman Is 16th, Survey Finds - Business Week India: Identifying a billion Indians - The Economist Deutsche's profits below estimates - The Telegraph One in 20 'hit by scams in 2010' - BBC Bankers face shock over deferred bonuses - The Independent Ex-LSE director set to head up …

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