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Bank innovation is an oxymoron

    I’ve often said that the phrase ‘Bank Innovation‘ is an oxymoron, a bit like military intelligence and honest politicians. This is because innovation means taking risks and banks don’t take risks, although I qualify these statements to say that they apply primarily to …

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Bank innovation is an oxymoron

    I’ve often said that the phrase ‘Bank Innovation‘ is an oxymoron, a bit like military intelligence and honest politicians. This is because innovation means taking risks and banks don’t take risks, although I qualify these statements to say that they apply primarily to …

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Will the Boat float and more MiFID FAQs

Intriguing news about our anticipated new trade reporting services, with one of my City friends asking if Project Boat will float whilst another tells me Yellow Submarine is already sunk. Project Boat is the trade reporting service being launched by Europe’s largest investment banks in …

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Banking on the beach

It’s summer, it’s Friday and yes, it’s beach party time. In this latest news on beach trends, folks "will wear wristbands that automatically debit their bank accounts or credit cards to pay for beach access, food and parking".  Yes, it’s true.  In Ocean City, New …

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Banking on the beach

It’s summer, it’s Friday and yes, it’s beach party time. In this latest news on beach trends, folks "will wear wristbands that automatically debit their bank accounts or credit cards to pay for beach access, food and parking".  Yes, it’s true.  In Ocean City, New …

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