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Things worth reading: 20th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman’s rotten trading quarter is a familiar smell on Wall Street One-third of card payments contactless P2P lender RateSetter steps in to protect investors from losses Regulators assessing suitability of Deutsche Boerse board Spain’s ‘secret credit card banker’ Blesa found shot dead AmEx profit …

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Things worth reading: 19th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Alternative to London is no financial centre in Europe, warns City envoy Visa and PayPal Extend Partnership to Europe Credit and debit card surcharges to be banned Tech start-ups raise $1.3bn this year from initial coin offerings Swedish challenger Handelsbanken posts record profits New …

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Things worth reading: 18th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … The Boston Consulting Group Says Banking Needs to Become More Bionic Italian banks may take 10 years to fix bad debt issue – Morgan Stanley Former Barclays chief will stand trial over Qatari fundraising in January 2019 Didn’t pay your Macy’s bill? Expect a …

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Things worth reading: 17th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Britons face lifetime of debt as Bank of England warns over 35 year mortgages Former Shawbrook finance chief Wood to aid Co-op Bank rescue plan ECB eyes review of Deutsche Bank shareholders: source Westerman in the frame to be next chief executive at HSBC …

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The Finanser’s Week: 10th July – 16th July 2017

This week’s main blog headlines are … Homogenizing the world I’ve pretty much been travelling the world on business non-stop for thirty years, and something has fundamentally changed during that period.  Obviously, the internet and mobile and global connectivity, but also the homogeneity of globalisation.  I remember flying into Singapore’s …

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Things worth reading: 14th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin just got a vote of confidence from Switzerland’s legendary banking system Post-crisis, US banks have recovered while their European peers are still looking for ways to survive Investors bullish on financials ahead of bank earnings Credit card defaults jump at fastest pace since …

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Things worth reading: 11th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bank stocks are about to face another major challenge IBM, Westpac and More Trial Blockchain for Bank Guarantees A bank replaced a fax machine with blockchain. Was it worth it? London climbs two places to become world’s third best city in which to conduct …

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Things worth reading: 10th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Wells Fargo CEO ‘pleased’ with preliminary approval of $142 million settlement Analysts saved by stroke of the FCA’s pen Theresa May’s election woes spark jitters among UK finance chiefs Top bankers back calls for revamp to protect small firms Goldman Sachs is 2017’s worst-selling …

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Things worth reading: 7th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … City watchdog chief pushes for Brexit transition deal for financial services Brexit should not end UK financial firms’ access to EU, says FCA Keep euro clearing in London but share oversight with Brussels, says Barclays’ John McFarlane Worldpay deal sparks scrutiny of EU state …

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Things worth reading: 6th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include …   Deutsche Bank Makes Plans to Bolster Frankfurt Hub in London Retreat German banks pose a threat that politicians want to hide Hackers steal Bitcoin funds from Bithumb exchange traders Lloyds Bank overhauls top team as Antonio Horta-Osorio looks to the future Worldpay suffers …

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Things worth reading: 5th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include: Europe’s top bank watchdog makes case for optimism More than 80,000 Italians apply for just 30 bank jobs, as economy remains in doldrums Plan to put a mini computer screen on bank cards France to propose new measures to lure City banks to Paris FSA …

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Things worth reading: 4th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Italy ON BRINK: Now THIRD Italian bank demands cash injection ‘Interest rate rise now would be a mistake’ The Trump administration—not the Fed—has it right on bank regulation US sanctions Chinese bank for links to North Korea Former COO of Deutsche Bank joins MortgageGym …

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Things worth reading: 3rd July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Ex-FCA enforcer McDermott joins board of new bank lobby group Can the Bank get Britain to kick its cheap credit habit? China’s $9tn bond market opens up to foreign investors Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui opens Frankfurt office to avoid Brexit ‘disruption’ City of …

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