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Things worth reading: 8th March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … China’s banking system overtakes eurozone to become the biggest in the world Big four banks passing the buck on open data regulation Shawbrook Bank rejects £825m takeover offer Deutsche Bank shares hit by cash call Banking jobs denied to …

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Things worth reading: 3rd March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Bitcoin value tops gold for first time American Express: mettle fatigue Aldermore Bank plans dividends as profits jump  Banks paid $321 billion in fines since financial crisis: BCG China and currency manipulation A planned merger of LSE and Deutsche …

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2017

Things we’re reading today include … ‘Long shadow’ of financial crisis hits incomes American Express escalates high-fee card competition Overdraft charges are elephant in the room, say MPs SEC freezes accounts in SoftBank-Fortress inquiry Fed officials jolt market with talk of pending rate hike Bank …

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Things worth reading: 28th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … White House accused of blocking information on bank’s Trump-Russia links Telco Orange to open bank next month Deutsche Bank Cuts Bonus Pool Almost 80% on Legal Costs India’s Slow-Motion Bank Crisis JPMorgan, Microsoft, Intel and others form new blockchain …

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Things worth reading: 27th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … ‘Bityuan’ Won’t Kill China’s Banks. Yet Customers ‘stranded with no money’ as Barclays bank system crashes nationwide Top bank executives required to vouch for cyber attack defences Financial executives sceptical on London’s future LSE, Deutsche Boerse deal in jeopardy …

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Things worth reading: 24th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Lloyds profits surge but challenges remain New £1 ‘most secure coin in the world’ Royal Bank of Scotland reports ninth year of losses Brexit: Barclays ‘committed to London’ RSA steps out of turnaround programme as recovery from Irish financial …

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Things worth reading: 23rd February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Digital challenger bank Monzo’s just raised millions more and plans fresh crowdfunding Barclays reports rise in full-year profits The ex-trader turning disabilities into profits Lloyds Banking Group posts biggest profits in 10 years EU’s ‘currency nationalism’ could splinter world’s …

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Things worth reading: 22nd February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … How’s your online bank security looking? The Dutch studied theirs and… yeah, not great Come to France post-Brexit, banks urged HSBC faces FCA probe into anti-money laundering controls as profits plunge Bank of England ‘has improved’ its economic forecasting …

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