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Things worth reading: 19th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include: 7 Banks That Could Look to Acquire Another Bank in 2021 Deutsche Bank Cut Bonus Pool Plans After Criticism From ECB Mastercard and Island Pay Launch World’s First Central Bank Digital Currency-Linked Card Report: Bank of America Turned “Weapons-Related” Purchase Data Over to the Feds …

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Things worth reading: 18th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include: Banks seek advice on Bitcoin as digital coin hits record high The Guardian view on economic predictions: no time to bank on a recovery Anti-fraud Santander bank worker jailed for customer con Bank season kicks off tomorrow with City eyes on debts — and dividends …

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Things worth reading: 17th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … ESG demand prompts more than 250 European funds to change tack Citi loses fight to recoup mistaken payments Bitcoin hits new record of $50,000 Former Goldman Sachs analyst and brother charged with insider dealing Hong Kong stock trading volumes jump to four times those …

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Things worth reading: 16th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include: Consumer fintechs will fail unless they rethink their business, says top bank exec Mobile loan apps in India: ‘They try to mentally break you’ Norway’s $1.3tn oil fund calls for greater gender equality What will the next decade bring? Here are 20 predictions from trend …

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Things worth reading: 15th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Decimalisation and the coin you really want to find in your change Neil Woodford says ‘sorry’ as he announces new investment firm Monzo nearing 5 million customers and a new US CEO Unrealistic and dangerous’ to stick to EU banking rules after Brexit, says …

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Things worth reading: 12th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Bailey’s tough talk on EU raises City worries over post-Brexit access Half of UK exporters to EU are having Brexit difficulties, survey finds Bitcoin hits record as US financial giants embrace cryptocurrency Accounting watchdog told Wirecard it did ‘not want’ to investigate fraud Securities …

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Things worth reading: 11th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … US Treasury: Yellen warns of ‘explosion’ of cybercrime risk Central banks aren’t what they used to be – and the better for it JP Morgan hires Chuka Umunna for senior sustainability role Bitcoin consumes ‘more electricity than Argentina’ UniCredit posts bigger than expected quarterly …

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Things worth reading: 10th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … US stock exchanges sue SEC over data rule changes Bank of England chief’s evidence to MPs questioned by former senior judge Ex-banker Paul Mora put on Interpol wanted list in German fraud inquiry These wealthy vaccine cheats prove we were never all in this …

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Things worth reading: 9th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Robinhood: US family sue trading app over son’s suicide Swiss bankers play fintech catch-up Elon Musk’s Tesla buys $1.5bn of Bitcoin causing currency to spike Tesla should stick to what it’s good at – and that isn’t bitcoin | Nils Pratley Bank governor takes …

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Things worth reading: 8th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Is this UBS promo the most cringeworthy video ever? Banks finalise bonus plans amid threat of pandemic backlash Central Banks Edge Toward Money’s Next Frontier in Digital World Bank of England says banks will need six months to prepare for negative rates Battle looms …

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Things worth reading: 5th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank in profit for the first time in six years Forget Frankfurt and Paris, says Barclays boss Wall Street versus the Redditors: the GameStop goldrush – podcast Banks told to prepare for negative rates Dogecoin takes off after tip by Elon Musk Klarna …

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Things worth reading: 4th February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … BBVA offloads Holvi to digital bank’s founder Trump Banker’s Deutsche Bank Exit Prompted by Property Deal Early UK fintech Cashplus becomes fully fledged bank Enter the Draghi: can ‘Super Mario’ save Italy as he did the euro? The man taking on Jack Ma cements …

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Things worth reading: 3rd February 2021

Things we’re reading today include: An equivalence ‘deal’ for the City and EU is doomed to fail How Covid has been the nail in the coffin for bank branches ‘Buy now, pay later’ firms such as Klarna to face FCA regulation Ant crackdown heightens power of China’s top banking regulator …

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