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Things worth reading: 22nd June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Startup bank Atom receives £30m boost Tesco Bank customers hit by computer problems A 17-Minute Film From a Bank Just Won the Entertainment Lions Grand Prix at Cannes U.S. could ease Volcker Rule, exempt small banks New Zelle app …

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Who needs millennials?

I have had many, many conversations about reaching the millennial customer.  We need to be attractive to millennials?  Millennials think differently, how do we reach them?  Millennials are rejecting banks, is that right?  Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. The conversation seems to be one amongst …

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Things worth reading: 16th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Company directors targeted by identity fraudsters U.S. acts to seize stolen assets, Picasso in probe of Malaysian fund Surprise for markets as trio of Bank of England gurus call for interest rates to rise Booz Allen Hamilton says DOJ …

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Things worth reading: 15th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Andy Haldane reappointed to Bank of England monetary policy committee Zelle, the real-time Venmo competitor backed by over 30 U.S. banks, arrives this month Is buying Lloyds Banking Group plc the best way to make a million? Former Barclays …

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Things worth reading: 14th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Trump’s Wall Street game plan needs players Three UK currency traders abandon US extradition fight and agree to face charges in Manhattan court  Dodd-Frank is complex and overburdens the financial sector StanChart brings in senior talent to fuel U.S. …

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Things worth reading: 13th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Forbes rich list: Which celebrities earned the most over the past year? AIB float to value lender at up to €13.3bn Five reasons why the City could benefit from election mess UK election result ‘may delay Brexit talks’ U.S. …

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Things worth reading: 12th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Building blockchain banks with ICOs Suitors hire Barclays to look at possible Co-op Bank bid Zopa hunts for 40 tech whizzes as it narrows focus on bank launch Hung parliament sinks business confidence, IoD finds Trading tool UniCredit CEO …

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Things worth reading: 9th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Eurozone picks up pace as economists hail ‘sizzling’ recovery  Dollar cleans up as UK election shock stuns sterling Former HSBC banker faces extradition fight over currency rigging claims JPMorgan operating chief to go, Dimon successor pool shrinks Banco Popular …

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The 50 hottest FinTech firms 2017

I sit on the judging panel for the FinTech 50, now in its fifth year, and the final list was revealed yesterday.  Here they are: FinTech50 2017 list unveiled, including 24 new businesses Women leaders feature, with almost 20 percent of The FinTech50 having a …

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Things worth reading: 8th June 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Judge calls off High Court trial into RBS rights issue Goldman Sachs boost rates for savers in bid to attract deposits Tech companies invade banks’ territory with customer loans ECB keeps money taps open but drops reference to rate …

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