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Things worth reading: 4th March 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Central bank sanctions strike at the foundations of Russia’s economy Russian firms rush to open Chinese bank accounts as sanctions bite Ukraine’s banking system remains resilient despite war, says central bank governor Bank of England’s new logo features ‘nervous’ Britannia and no English flag …

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Things worth reading: 3rd March 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Supporting the people of Ukraine: Here are all the fintech initiatives to help Russian banking liquidity shortage widens to 7 trillion roubles, central bank says The Bank Of Russia Is Desperately Trying To Prevent A Run On Banks JPMorgan Is The First Major Bank …

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Russian banking system ‘on the brink’ as Putin bans cash exports exceeding $10,000 Mastercard and Visa cut off Russian banks from their networks Could Putin be exploring cryptocurrencies to bypass western sanctions? Europe’s fintech finest are fleeing to crypto. Why? Is it time to …

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Things worth reading: 1st March 2022

Things we’re reading today include … China’s fintech ecosystem is the world’s largest, but will Beijing’s tech crackdowns affect the landscape? Russia’s central bank doubles interest rates and closes stock market as rouble plunges Rouble-crypto trading soars as sanctions hit Russian currency Crypto will not save Russia from sanctions, experts …

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Things worth reading: 28th February 2022

Things we’re reading today include … EU to sanction Russian Central Bank, destabilise the ruble Russia central bank urges calm as fears of a bank run build following Western sanctions Russian central bank to resume gold purchases on domestic market from Monday ECB says Sber Bank Europe is failing or …

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Things worth reading: 25th February 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Russia’s Stocks Crash 44%, Central Bank Unveils Emergency Support Lloyds on ‘heightened alert’ for Russian cyberattacks on banks – CEO SWIFT banking system could be used as sanction against Russia. What is it? Bank of America executive to leave Hong Kong in Covid exodus …

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Things worth reading: 24th February 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Britain mistakenly puts Russian central bank’s address on sanctions list ‘The Contract Factory’: Inside Danske Bank Estonia’s Money Laundering Machine JPMorgan ‘grossly negligent’ over $875mn in Nigerian bank transfers, UK court told Barclays full-year net profit quadruples as corporate and investment bank booms Goldman …

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Things worth reading: 23rd February 2022

Things we’re reading today include … How Swiss banking secrecy enabled an unequal global financial system Western sanctions on banks only scratch surface of Fortress Russia Europe’s banks brace for Russia fallout while U.S. banks see limited pain Why European bank shares are experiencing a false dawn Deutsche Bank Warns …

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Things worth reading: 22nd February 2022

Things we’re reading today include … The Credit Suisse leaks expose an industry that has got away with too much for too long Russian finance ministry and central bank clash over how to police cryptocurrencies UK’s leading fintech bosses call on government to ramp up efforts to overhaul regulation Sharp …

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Things worth reading: 21st February 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Credit Suisse: Huge data leak reveals details on 30,000 of bank’s clients Credit Suisse: a bank for dictators, drug lords and criminals Credit Suisse denies wrongdoing after big banking data leak Banks warn online shoppers that cards could be declined when new payment rules …

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Things worth reading: 18th February 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Wall St banks fear inflation, asset price deflation, even recession Bank of America CEO: capital markets business down, but pipelines are full Europe’s Lone Female Investment Bank Head Is on a Hiring Spree Why is digital banking becoming popular in UAE? Fintech Funding In …

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Things worth reading: 17th February 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Investments in fintech start-ups and scale-ups return to $200+ billion Atom Bank closes £75m pre-IPO funding round led by BBVA Fintech startup Flutterwave raises $250 million at over $3 billion valuation JPMorgan Opens A Bank Branch In The Metaverse (But It’s Not What You …

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