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Things worth reading: 10th April 2009

Things we're reading today include: CVC buys Barclays' iShares for £3bn (Independent) Vodafone cools longstanding links with UBS and Goldman (Times) MPs look at possibility of breaking up the banks (Times) Japan to pump £105bn into ailing economy (Independent) Micro-Blogging Meets Micro-Payments, Courtesy Of Tipjoy’s API (Techcrunch) The World's Biggest …

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Things worth reading: 9th April 2009

Things we're reading today include … Company News: Barclays could still face anger at AGM (Financial Times) Barclays on verge of iShare sale to CVC  (Telegraph)ING plans to raise 8bn euros selling businesses  (Telegraph)Berlin bids for all HRE shares  (Financial Times)Moody’s Downgrades Berkshire (New York Times) UK: Bank of England Governor …

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Things worth reading: 8th April 2009

Things we're reading today include: UK 'will not recover until 2012'  (BBC)9,000 jobs go at Royal Bank of Scotland on bleakest day of year (Times)Royal Bank of Scotland staff voice anger over bosses’ blunders (Times)Banks axe more jobs, but it's boom time for debt collectors (Guardian) All Irish banks have …

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Things worth reading: 8th April 2009

Things we're reading today include: UK 'will not recover until 2012'  (BBC)9,000 jobs go at Royal Bank of Scotland on bleakest day of year (Times)Royal Bank of Scotland staff voice anger over bosses’ blunders (Times)Banks axe more jobs, but it's boom time for debt collectors (Guardian) All Irish banks have …

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Things worth reading: 8th April 2009

Things we're reading today include: UK 'will not recover until 2012'  (BBC)9,000 jobs go at Royal Bank of Scotland on bleakest day of year (Times)Royal Bank of Scotland staff voice anger over bosses’ blunders (Times)Banks axe more jobs, but it's boom time for debt collectors (Guardian) All Irish banks have …

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Things worth reading: 7th April 2009

Things we're reading today include … UK: UK unemployment will reach 3.2m, BCC warns (Telegraph) City bankers made to pay for financial crisis (bonuses down 62%) (Telegraph) Credit card rates highest for two years despite rate cuts (Telegraph) Alistair Darling faces £39bn hole in public finances (Guardian) Lesson of Lloyd’s …

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Things worth reading: 6th April 2009

Things we're reading today include: Leitch in line for top Lloyds job (Times) HBOS deal maker picks up pension of £342,000 (Scotsman) RBS lines up veteran audit chief (Telegraph) With £12bn, HSBC is laughing all the way (Times) HSBC’s success is also a triumph for the City (Times) HSBC rights …

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Things worth reading: 4th April 2009

Things we're reading today include mopping up the G20 news: G20 has little impact on global economics (Financial Times) G20: Fat cats brought down to Earth with a bump (Guardian)  Bankers rage at G20 'witch hunt' against bonuses and buccaneers (Guardian) Overview: Risk-takers reap benefits of G20 sentiment (Financial Times) …

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Things worth reading: 4th April 2009

Things we're reading today include mopping up the G20 news: G20 has little impact on global economics (Financial Times) G20: Fat cats brought down to Earth with a bump (Guardian)  Bankers rage at G20 'witch hunt' against bonuses and buccaneers (Guardian) Overview: Risk-takers reap benefits of G20 sentiment (Financial Times) …

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Things worth reading: 3rd April 2009

Lots worth reading today, with most of it about the G20 Summit outcome: G20 Summit: the key agreements (Telegraph) Q&A: the G20 Summit (Guardian) G20 leaders hail crisis fightback (Financial Times) G20 summit: Gordon Brown unveils $1.1 trillion global recession fight-back (Telegraph) Today's G20 deal will solve financial crisis, claims …

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Things worth reading: 2nd April 2009

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After the live Twitter feed of the G20 protests yesterday, along with the Fool's Jokes, it's back to normality today.  Here's what we're reading: RBS locked in talks with Treasury over renegotiating terms of insurance scheme (Guardian) Shareholders want Lloyds Banking Group bosses to go (Times) Russia backs return to …

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Things worth reading: 2nd April 2009

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After the live Twitter feed of the G20 protests yesterday, along with the Fool's Jokes, it's back to normality today.  Here's what we're reading: RBS locked in talks with Treasury over renegotiating terms of insurance scheme (Guardian) Shareholders want Lloyds Banking Group bosses to go (Times) Russia backs return to …

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Things worth reading: 2nd April 2009

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After the live Twitter feed of the G20 protests yesterday, along with the Fool's Jokes, it's back to normality today.  Here's what we're reading: RBS locked in talks with Treasury over renegotiating terms of insurance scheme (Guardian) Shareholders want Lloyds Banking Group bosses to go (Times) Russia backs return to …

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Things worth reading: 1st April 2009 (update)

I posted a bunch of jokey stuff this morning as an April Fool. Here are the real things worth reading. Faster Isa transfers as banks join electronic scheme (Telegraph) Barclays and CVC locked in talks over iShares sale (Guardian) FSA proposes tenfold rise in saver protection (Times) Mastercard agrees to …

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Things worth reading: 31st March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Barclays shuns toxic asset scheme (BBC) UK banks set for recovery, says bail-out chief (Financial Times) Gordon Brown: 'Bankers must obey right and wrong like children' (Telegraph) Geithner announces 'new rules of the game' for Wall Street (Guardian) Why Berlin Says U.S. 'Bad Bank' Plan …

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