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Things worth reading: 2nd February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … The Global Risk Management Survey, 2020 TSB Bank falls to £204m loss in 2020 Why US neobanks thrived while Europeans lost steam Former chancellor George Osborne to become full-time banker Business leaders call for a post-Covid economic roadmap Silver hits eight-year high as Reddit …

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Things worth reading: 1st February 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Monzo founder on the pressures of running a digital bank The coming squeeze on free banking Lenders struggle for positives as Bank of England ponders negative rates move An uprising against Wall Street? Hardly. GameStop was about the absurdity of the stock market | …

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Things worth reading: 29th January 2021

Things we’re reading today include: Bank of England governor warns Bitcoin’s days are numbered ‘Majority’ of central banks ‘actively exploring’ digital currencies Young women of colour navigate the risky world of forex trading UK’s financial regulator urges banks to rethink branch closures Klarna: ‘I got a £30 bill – but …

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Things worth reading: 28th January 2021

Things we’re reading today include … German mobile bank N26 is thinking of making its first acquisition GameStop’s dizzying share price rise means it’s game over for the short-sellers | Nils Pratley The hedge fund that got wrecked by day traders China opens door to Ant Group’s stock market debut …

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Things worth reading: 27th January 2021

Things we’re reading today include: MPs accuse HSBC of aiding China’s Hong Kong crackdown HSBC denies taking political stance over China’s crackdown in Hong Kong Goldman Sachs boss gets $10m pay cut for 1MDB scandal How China is tackling fintech risk and regulation City warned EU will do London no …

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Things worth reading: 26th January 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of Singapore Says Crypto Could Replace Gold as Store of Value Bank of England told to stop buying ‘high carbon’ bonds Deutsche Bank starts probe in relation to engagement with some clients Janet Yellen to be first female US treasury secretary Mastercard to …

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Things worth reading: 25th January 2021

Things we’re reading today include … European Central Bank’s $2.2 trillion stimulus still on track ‘Gas is over’: EU bank chief calls for end to fossil fuel investment ‘A Brexit nightmare’: the British businesses being pushed to breaking point More than half of UK households fear losing savings in Covid …

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Things worth reading: 22nd January 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Crackdown on Jack Ma’s empire gathers pace despite reappearance Former head of Vatican bank sentenced to jail for embezzlement JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon is paid $31.5m after decrying income inequality The problem is poverty, however we label it | Aditya Chakrabortty Wealthy UK …

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Things worth reading: 21st January 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Tom Blomfield leaves Monzo Bank of England adapts bank stress test for pandemic era A Deutsche Bank board member advised Wirecard’s former CEO to ‘finish’ the Financial Times Chinese billionaire Jack Ma makes first public appearance in months The end of Trump: where will …

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Things worth reading: 20th January 2021

Things we’re reading today include … HSBC to close 82 branches this year Goldman chief executive says Spac boom is unsustainable Covid: Cash refusal ‘creeping into UK economy’ Is bitcoin a scam? – podcast The economic challenge facing Joe Biden Big businesses told to speed up payments to small suppliers

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Things worth reading: 19th January 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman And BofA Earnings: A Tale Of Two Banks (And Digital Strategies) French central bank to exit coal, cap oil and gas investments Bad luck dogs Xinja Bank’s Dubai agent More than a third of UK shoppers blocked from paying with cash in Covid-19 …

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Things worth reading: 18th January 2021

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin: Imagining A Central Bank Buy In 10 Key Features to Look for in a Bank City of London bosses warn against post-Brexit deregulation Shock Brexit charges are hurting us, say small British businesses EU rules promise to reshape opaque world of sustainable investment …

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