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Things worth reading: 4th August 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Drug Rings Laundered Cash Through ATMs of Australia’s Biggest Bank: Crime Agency Swiss bank Julius Bär plans expansion in UK with new offices Carney warns Brexit uncertainty is building RBS plans to make Amsterdam its EU base after Brexit …

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Things worth reading: 3rd August 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank foresees 4,000 UK jobs to be shifted to the EU after Brexit Standard Chartered’s profit surge eclipsed by lack of dividend  Australia’s Commonwealth Bank accused of massive money-laundering breaches PwC fined for Merrill Lynch compliance failure US …

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Jobs of the future

There are lots of reports of robots taking jobs from humans, and our fear for the future world of no work.  One paper from researchers at Oxford University predicts that 47% of American jobs are at “high risk” of computerisation over the next two decades.  Another …

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Things worth reading: 31st July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Japan’s biggest bank ‘set to move investment operations from London to Amsterdam’ because of Brexit Hack on Italy’s largest bank affects 400,000 customers Last-minute talks bid to halt first Bank of England strike in 50 years The 16 highest-paid …

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Things worth reading: 27th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Italian bank hit by major data breach RBS likely to avoid compulsory sale of Williams & Glyn Lloyds to pay back customers £300m in compensation for mortgage arrears errors Goldman launches new online lending strategy for mass affluent PayPal …

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Things worth reading: 25th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of England warns more defences may be needed against consumer credit Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis Virtual campaigning changes Kenya vote Why you should pay in local currency Bitcoin goes arty Julius Baer …

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Things worth reading: 24th July 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bank of America to move some City of London roles to Dublin post-Brexit Deutsche Bank expects subpoenas over Trump-Russia investigation Frankly, banks – it’s time to give a damn about your image Big banks are closing branches and investing …

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