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Things worth reading: 31st January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … US banks placed on Hong Kong ‘list of shame’ over IPO date error What ancient Rome may teach on post-Brexit tourism Goldman Sachs bets the firm on a new identity U.S. SEC Commissioner defends proposal on shareholder voting rules Europeans make record investments in …

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Things worth reading: 30th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Profits plunge piles pressure on Santander chief Lloyds group to close 56 more branches across UK this year How digital financial services can prey upon the poor Banks adopt AI to manage sanctions and compliance risk Goldman Sachs: break it up Wonga borrowers ‘to …

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Things worth reading: 29th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … JPMorgan plans to cut hundreds of jobs in consumer unit: Bloomberg ‘Flash crash’ trader sentenced to time served plus a year of home confinement: lawyers UK banks told to explain 40% overdraft rates RBS: Developer who bought jet and yacht loses case against bank …

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Things worth reading: 28th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … N26 gaining deposits from US titans like Chase and Citibank UK banks approve highest number of mortgages since 2015 Author calls for Brexit coin ‘boycott’ over lack of Oxford comma £30bn pension fund: we’ll sack asset managers that ignore climate crisis New York surges …

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Things worth reading: 27th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Why won’t our banks take a simple step to stop fraud? Bank of Thailand considering licences for digital-only banks Inside Curve’s botched attempt to become the ‘Amazon of banking’ Bank heavyweights inject $80m into City fintech Currencycloud London loses top spot as global finance …

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Things worth reading: 24th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Executive at Portuguese bank co-owned by Isabel dos Santos is found dead JPMorgan board raises CEO Dimon’s pay to $31.5 million Andrew Bailey to be quizzed on regulator’s role in LC&F scandal John Stumpf: Ex-Wells Fargo boss pays $17.5m to settle charges Why equivalence …

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Things worth reading: 23rd January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Swiss Banks enter the age of bitcoin Executive claims HSBC ‘shut down’ her complaints of sex harassment Fear EU deal puts City of London at risk of ‘rule-taking’ ECB to launch review that will redefine its mission and tools Australia’s Westpac hires former Barclays …

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Things worth reading: 22nd January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Boss of RBS start-up bank Bó quits, plunging its future into chaos NAB faces class action lawsuit for delaying moving $6.3bn of super to low-fee accounts Bank executive accuses HSBC of tolerating “culture of sexism” Vodafone quits Facebook’s Libra currency Davos 2020: Bankers push …

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Things worth reading: 21st January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Monzo problems: bank ‘freezing accounts for no apparent reason’ Greenpeace hits out at Davos banks for $1.4tn climate hypocrisy Deutsche Bank’s guide to the worst banking jobs at the start of 2020 Bank cyberattack could hit whole financial system JPMorgan says ‘oui’ to Paris …

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Things worth reading: 20th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Monzo bank ‘freezing accounts for no apparent reason’ JPMorgan to buy Paris building to bring euro teams from London CEO says Bank of America aims to ‘double’ its U.S. consumer market share: FT FCA blindsided by investment fund suspensions  Shadow bank assets fall for …

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Things worth reading: 17th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Why Goldman Sachs is playing catch-up with JPMorgan BlackRock says it wants to do more for the climate Former Barclays boss accused of ‘funnelling funds’ to Qatar Economists explore the consequences of steering technological progress Santander heir gets £44m fine for trying to smuggle …

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Things worth reading: 16th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … Spain’s Banco Sabadell hires IBM for 1 billion euro IT upgrade The fallacy behind passive fund management Chinese financial institutions can cope with foreign competition: central bank Goldman profits slump on 1MDB legal woes US says ‘flash crash’ trader should not face further prison …

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Things worth reading: 15th January 2020

Things we’re reading today include … JPMorgan: built to scale Citigroup beats estimates on credit card, trading revenue growth Santander latest bank to set 40% overdraft rate ECB should be more open and democratic under Christine Lagarde | Barry Eichengreen TSB to invest £120m in IT digital banking in Edinburgh …

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