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Things worth reading: 17th October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of America’s Future Is Digital, and It’s Now Metro Bank Q3 earnings: what next for the share price? FT investigation: Wirecard suspect accounting practices revealed Facebook executive confident Libra will win enough financial backers Global investors taking risks for higher returns, says IMF …

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Things worth reading: 16th October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … The Fed has lightened the load on America’s banks A Nobel economics prize goes to pioneers in understanding poverty Third of biggest banks fail to sign up to climate initiative Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise JPMorgan earnings …

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Things worth reading: 15th October 2019

Things we’re reading today include …. RBS sought Monzo takeover before deciding to launch standalone rival Deutsche Bank in strategy shift to address tech woes How Deutsche Bank Hired Its Way to the Top in China Bank/Fintech Partnerships: The Fad Is Over How open banking and bank APIs are boosting …

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Things worth reading: 14th October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … The big bank winning streak might be about to end Post Office veto will save Barclays just £7m a year… as bank made £3.5bn profit in 2018 German police investigate bitcoin transfer to synagogue killer Firms ignoring climate crisis will go bankrupt, says Mark …

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Things worth reading: 11th October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Data on modern finance reveals uncomfortable truths Indian banks’ share prices are being hammered Hong Kong’s pursuit of the London Stock Exchange ends in tears A group of fintech firms are changing the way consumers borrow The issuer of a star cryptocurrency is being …

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Things worth reading: 9th October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank Plans About Half of 18,000 Job Cuts in Germany Baptism of fire for new RBS boss: Alison Rose faces court battle over claim that bank trashed small businesses Race to become UK digital banking leader hots up Unicef now accepting donations through …

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Things worth reading: 7th October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … ‘I’m being jailed for four emails from 12 years ago’ HSBC to cut up to 10,000 jobs in drive to slash costs: FT Ex-Barclays executives face fraud trial over Qatar rescue Online wealth manager Nutmeg reveals widening losses Libra: PayPal first to drop out …

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Things worth reading: 4th October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Small banks must step up if they want to keep their small-business customers PayPal on the verge of quitting Facebook’s Libra project It has been a torrid week for Indian banks Wealth taxes have moved up the political agenda ‘I was scammed by a …

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Things worth reading: 2nd October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook’s Libra: WSJ Too big to lend? JPMorgan cash hit Fed limits, roiling U.S. repos ‘Depressing’ gender pay gap widens in fund management firms UBS economist reinstated after China ‘pig’ comments Credit Suisse rocked by suicide as spy scandal deepens  …

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Things worth reading: 1st October 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Fund managers to be made to warn investors in hard-to-sell assets Christine Lagarde must jump-start change in Europe’s economy Euroclear/H&F: swarm clouds Revolut points to ‘viability’ after increasing revenues Wonga’s legacy of nearly 400,000 mis-sold loans PayPal is first foreign company to win Chinese …

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Things worth reading: 27th September 2019

Things we’re reading today include … A top banker’s defection from Credit Suisse to UBS is roiling Swiss banking Number of bank transfer scams in UK rises by 40% in a year ABN Amro under investigation for money laundering Banker’s wife who spent £16m in Harrods escapes extradition to Azerbaijan on …

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Things worth reading: 26th September 2019

Things we’re reading today include … A third of bank branches closed in less than five years Credit Suisse: watching the detectives Danske Bank: Ex-chief caught up in fraud probe found dead You never go to Pret … and 24 other signs you’ve reached financial maturity Monzo closes premium packaged …

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