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Things worth reading: April 1st 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Ex-HSBC staff voice anger over bank’s pension clawback Not all Chinese bank borrowers are made equal Swedbank and Wells Fargo: all look too good to be true Hedge fund of investor who inspired The Big Short takes position on Barclays Europe’s efforts to curb …

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Things worth reading: 29th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … SEC delays disputed plan to probe exchange pricing conflicts Swedbank chief sacked amid money laundering scandal City watchdog fines Goldman Sachs £34.4m for misreporting RBS faces shareholder rebellion over chief executive’s pension Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan steps down Business chief calls on MPs …

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Things worth reading: 28th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Hong Kong hands out new digital banking licences Digital banking puts small lenders’ stability at risk, report finds Lloyd’s of London makes £1bn loss as it vows to tackle sexual harassment claims Swedish authorities widen Swedbank inquiry to include suspected fraud Turkey may be …

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Things worth reading: 27th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Lyft wants to give free bank accounts and debit cards to drivers Bank boss bonuses to be savaged by watchdog Goldman’s Apple pairing furthers bank’s mass-market ambitions Jamie Dimon, spare us your crocodile tears about inequality | Robert Reich Mastercard to invest $300m in …

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Things worth reading: 26th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Apple to launch a new credit card with Goldman. Are the perks worth it? Goldman’s Apple Card leaves questions unanswered Citi aims to grow Asia wealth management client base by 10 pct in 2019 StanChart CEO says fears of Chinese growth slowdown, trade war …

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Things worth reading: 25th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Bank Is Being Beaten Back Into Shape With Digital Plan Open banking – should I use it? £354m lost in bank transfer scams in 2018 City optimism falling at fastest rate since financial crisis – CBI Finance sector plans for the worst on Brexit …

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Things worth reading: 22nd March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … The British Pound: Bank of America Eyes 10% Increase A bank-by-bank guide to analyst pay and bonuses Nationwide makes high street bank branch closure pledge Listen: Financial advice for young people, crowdfunding and why Brexit has ruined my dinner parties Sovereign wealth funds cut …

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Things worth reading: 21st March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … A Proposed Megadeal Exposes the Grim Outlook for Europe’s Banks Growing payments firms may pose systemic risk Banks progress on adhering to stricter international rules The welcome sight of banks rowing back on executive pensions | Nils Pratley Inside the Fed’s balance sheet in …

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Things worth reading: 20th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include …   Forty-year mortgages: life sentence or life raft? Lloyds faces £300m bill for SLA divorce Citi starts up post-Brexit Frankfurt trading hub U.S. bank regulator fines Citigroup $25 million for violating fair lending rules UK to lose £1tn of financial assets to Europe due …

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Things worth reading: 19th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Are 40-year mortgages becoming the new normal? U.S. firm FIS buys Worldpay for $35 billion in payments deal bonanza FIS/Worldpay: thrust and parricide Goldman Sachs sets targets for Hispanic and black entry-level hires Why has the US Fed turned away from interest rate rises? …

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Things worth reading: 18th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Regulators press for overhaul of Metro Bank board UK bankers on standby as City readies no-deal contingency plans More than £100bn of UK property is secretly owned Brexit spurs biggest cut in UK business investment in 10 years: BCC Banks discriminating against the vulnerable, …

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Things worth reading: 15th March 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Top 10 Fintech Companies to Watch in 2019 Berlin’s Bad Bank Idea Cryptocurrencies Pose Risks to Banks, Warns Basel Committee Nine banks win dismissal of Canadian rate-rigging lawsuit in U.S. U.S. considers sanctions to restrict Visa, Mastercard in Venezuela: official BBVA honorary chairman ‘temporarily’ …

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