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Things worth reading: 12th December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … New economic crime agency to crack down on £90bn-a-year UK money laundering P2P currency exchanges continue cash revolution Brexit: City of London will lose 10,500 jobs on day one, says EY HSBC spared further US money laundering sanctions as …

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Things worth reading: 11th December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Why banks will share your financial secrets Deutsche Bank hands bank records of Trump affiliates to Robert Mueller The ‘bank’ message that cost a student £5,400 of her loan money Why a hard Brexit for financial services is unlikely …

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Things worth reading: 8th December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Exclusive: Wells Fargo sanctions are on ice under Trump official – sources China’s financial system harbours large risks, says IMF RBS boss likens bitcoin to Dante’s Inferno as currency tops $15,000 Bitcoin plummets more than 12 percent to below …

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Things worth reading: 7th December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … China’s debt levels pose stability risk, says IMF Mifid II impact on investment banking ‘exaggerated’ Bitcoin to start futures trading, stoking Wild West worries UK banks have 2m customers stuck in permanent overdraft ‘Dear Mark Carney… capitalism stinks’: Bank …

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The future of cryptocurrencies

2017 has been a wild and fantastic year for cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin. Everyone was wondering whether they should buy bitcoin. That was back when it was $500 a coin. Now it’s over $11,000 a coin. Funny year 2017. 2017 was when everyone thought they had …

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Things worth reading: 6th December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Tapping into India’s digital payments revolution Bank of England mulls ordering banks to raise buffers against disorderly Brexit  Deutsche Bank’s €710bn asset management arm gets pre-IPO makeover Trump’s personal banking information handed over to Robert Mueller Bitcoin surges above …

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Things worth reading: 5th December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Brazil’s first online bank ramps up innovation Behind the rusty vault doors of an abandoned Alabama bank The survival hopes of big banks may rest on machines Big banks putting UK’s free-to-use ATM network at risk, warns peer Mastercard …

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Things worth reading: 1st December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Has the mystery over the LSE boss’s departure been solved? RBS axes a quarter of its bank branches with loss of 680 jobs ‘Tireless’ couple who investigated HBOS fraud settle claim with Lloyds RBS brings curtain down on ‘toxic’ …

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Things worth reading: 30th November 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bubble trouble? Bitcoin tops $11,000, but fades after sharp rally Bitcoin bubble? Why India’s government is pumping money into banks Barclays hires Alphabet and Timpson bosses for board of UK ring-fenced bank Lloyds takeover of HBOS felt ‘like two …

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