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Things worth reading: 11th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include … UK recession may have ended in March (Telegraph)Bank of England's Andrew Sentance says economy may be 'bottoming out'  (Telegraph)UK financial clout fades as EU pushes tighter regulation (Euractiv) Germany approves new 'bad bank' (BBC) ECB fears bank crisis in 2010 as recession drags on (Telegraph) …

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Things worth reading: 10th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include …UK: Count us in, maths experts tell UK regulator (Financial Times)Bank of England's Tucker warns banks threatening recovery by not lending (Telegraph)Britain isolated as EU tightens grip on City (Telegraph) Europe: EU finance ministers clash over reforms (Times)New Irish rating downgrade hits euro  (Euractiv)Commission launches consultation on …

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Things worth reading: 10th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include …UK: Count us in, maths experts tell UK regulator (Financial Times)Bank of England's Tucker warns banks threatening recovery by not lending (Telegraph)Britain isolated as EU tightens grip on City (Telegraph) Europe: EU finance ministers clash over reforms (Times)New Irish rating downgrade hits euro  (Euractiv)Commission launches consultation on …

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Things worth reading: 9th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Lloyds Banking Group boosts Brown with £2.3bn bailout repayment (Times)Lloyds to close Cheltenham & Gloucester branches (Telegraph)Standard Chartered's traditional approach pays off  (Telegraph) BlackRock nears $13bn BGI deal (Financial Times) Citi confirms plan to raise $33bn (Financial Times)GM and Citigroup drop out of Dow …

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Things worth reading: 9th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Lloyds Banking Group boosts Brown with £2.3bn bailout repayment (Times)Lloyds to close Cheltenham & Gloucester branches (Telegraph)Standard Chartered's traditional approach pays off  (Telegraph) BlackRock nears $13bn BGI deal (Financial Times) Citi confirms plan to raise $33bn (Financial Times)GM and Citigroup drop out of Dow …

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Things worth reading: 8th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include: Technology: Unconfirmed Reports of Massive T-Mobile Breach (Secure Channel)Nationwide online banking glitch (BBC) Companies: Lloyds Banking Group boosts Brown with £2.3bn bailout repayment (Times)Barclays in $13bn talks to sell BGI to BlackRock (Telegraph)Iceland to repay £2bn UK savings (BBC) UK: FSA gets tough as fines rise …

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Things worth reading: 8th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include: Technology: Unconfirmed Reports of Massive T-Mobile Breach (Secure Channel)Nationwide online banking glitch (BBC) Companies: Lloyds Banking Group boosts Brown with £2.3bn bailout repayment (Times)Barclays in $13bn talks to sell BGI to BlackRock (Telegraph)Iceland to repay £2bn UK savings (BBC) UK: FSA gets tough as fines rise …

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The Finanser’s Week: 1st June – 7th June 2009

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Here are our key stories of the week: Global Banking Trends A Trade Confidence Index for Asia Brown needs Balls, Darling Greedy bankers? Corrupt politicians? Nothing new Banks must still deleverage … and deleverage lots! Why technology firms don't get business CEOs don't like social media … because it's social! …

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The Finanser’s Week: 1st June – 7th June 2009

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Here are our key stories of the week: Global Banking Trends A Trade Confidence Index for Asia Brown needs Balls, Darling Greedy bankers? Corrupt politicians? Nothing new Banks must still deleverage … and deleverage lots! Why technology firms don't get business CEOs don't like social media … because it's social! …

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Things worth reading: 6th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include: Victor Blank faces angry Lloyds shareholders (Guardian)Sir Victor Blank soldiers on after 'go right now' outburst (Times)Blank survives stormy Lloyds AGM (Financial Times) The post-crisis financial architecture, speech by Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB Economies of Central and Eastern Europe and …

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Things worth reading: 5th June 2009

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Things we're reading today include: UK: Aon scores own goal as staff get shirty over Man Utd sponsorship (Telegraph)Paulson loses $165m on Barclays position (Financial Times)Scammers divert bank phone calls (Telegraph) Europe: Santander plans €2.5bn preference share issue (Financial Times)Landesbanken ready for sector consolidation (Financial Times) European banks in spotlight as Baltic crisis …

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Things worth reading: 4th June 2009

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Things we’re reading today include … Companies: Barclays to close pension to 17,000 workers (Times)Lloyds Banking Group to cut a further 510 jobs (Telegraph) Markets: Exchanges warn on OTC clearing (Financial Times) Merkel mauls central banks(Financial Times) FDIC stalls sale of toxic loans (Financial Times) Rise in global corruption fears …

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Things worth reading: 4th June 2009

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Things we’re reading today include … Companies: Barclays to close pension to 17,000 workers (Times)Lloyds Banking Group to cut a further 510 jobs (Telegraph) Markets: Exchanges warn on OTC clearing (Financial Times) Merkel mauls central banks(Financial Times) FDIC stalls sale of toxic loans (Financial Times) Rise in global corruption fears …

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Things worth reading: 4th June 2009

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Things we’re reading today include … Companies: Barclays to close pension to 17,000 workers (Times)Lloyds Banking Group to cut a further 510 jobs (Telegraph) Markets: Exchanges warn on OTC clearing (Financial Times) Merkel mauls central banks(Financial Times) FDIC stalls sale of toxic loans (Financial Times) Rise in global corruption fears …

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Things worth reading: 3rd June 2009

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Things we're reading today include: Barclays’ Mideast investors cash in after six months  (Financial Times)Sheikh Mansour has been ahead of the game on Barclays (Telegraph)BBVA offers staff five years’ leave   (Financial Times) Fed Said to Raise Requirements for Banks to Repay TARP Funds (Bloomberg) Bank of America nears $34 billion …

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