The Finanser’s Week: 10th February 2020 – 16th February 2020

Chris Skinner

A decade later, we still talk about regulations and compliance, but the discussion has changed thanks to the explosion … The post The Finanser’s Week: 10th February 2020 – 16th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Things worth reading: 17th February 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … China disinfects banknotes and quarantines them for 14 days Brexit: Britain and EU ‘will rip each other apart’ in trade talks Former Morgan Stanley president slams Europe’s capital markets Climate change could make premiums unaffordable: QBE Insurance UK digital bank Monzo plans to hire … The post Things worth reading: 17th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

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The Finanser’s Week: 3rd February 2020 – 9th February 2020

Chris Skinner

That stat comes from Bank of America Merrill Lynch who published this chart a while ago: This is confirmed by similar charts, such as this one from … The post The Finanser’s Week: 3rd February 2020 – 9th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

To 2020 … and beyond

Chris Skinner

Looking beyond 2020, there has been a rise of quite a number of folks looking to the longer-term future. The … The post To 2020 … and beyond appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Things worth reading: 10th February 2020

Chris Skinner

A new rural bank branch … The post Things worth reading: 10th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Things worth reading: 11th February 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Australia plans new bank stress tests to assess climate change impact 2 in 5 would consider digital banks but only once they are ‘popular and successful’ Starling Bank raises £60m from existing investors Deutsche Bank’s revamp plans win support Ex-Virgin Money chief joins cultural … The post Things worth reading: 11th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

Welcome to 2020: What’s new?

Chris Skinner

Welcome to 2020. This is a year all of us futurists have looked forward to for over two decades as, back in 2000, it became popular to talk about a 2020 vision. … The post Welcome to 2020: What’s new? It’s a new day. It’s a new year. It’s a new decade.

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Things worth reading: 12th February 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Wells Fargo CEO Scharf shakes up management at scandal-hit bank ABN Amro’s fourth-quarter net profit misses on low interest and rising impairments German digital bank N26 pulls out of UK, blaming Brexit Blockchain: The revolution that hasn’t quite happened Challenger bank N26 to shut … The post Things worth reading: 12th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

The Finanser’s Week: 27th January 2020 – 2nd February 2020

Chris Skinner

The United Nations Media Group asked if I could … The post The Finanser’s Week: 27th January 2020 – 2nd February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Things worth reading: 14th February 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … UK drug barons ditch banks for money service businesses Five things to look out for in HSBC’s new strategy Looking at the world through the eyes of options traders Australia investigator met other regulators before Citi, Deutsche charges Barclays boss Jes Staley’s links to … The post Things worth reading: 14th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

The Finanser’s Week: 20th January 2020 – 26th January 2020

Chris Skinner

In Jim’s 70+ page report, Jim concludes that: “While there is an almost universal … The post The Finanser’s Week: 20th January 2020 – 26th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Things worth reading: 6th February 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … RBS’s digital bank Bo tells customers to shred their cards Starling hits 100,000 business customers as SME banking hots up UniCredit cuts further its stake in Turkey’s Yapi Kredi Barclays faces fresh investor revolt over fossil fuels What the City needs from an EU … The post Things worth reading: 6th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

Things worth reading: 28th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … N26 gaining deposits from US titans like Chase and Citibank UK banks approve highest number of mortgages since 2015 Author calls for Brexit coin ‘boycott’ over lack of Oxford comma £30bn pension fund: we’ll sack asset managers that ignore climate crisis New York surges … The post Things worth reading: 28th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

Things worth reading: 24th January 2020

Chris Skinner

to settle charges Why equivalence … The post Things worth reading: 24th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

2020: a decade in technology

Chris Skinner

Here are his top 10 things … The post 2020: a decade in technology appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. As a regular BA traveller, I’m always pleased to pick up their magazine Business Life as it often has some interesting articles.

The Finanser’s Week: 13th January 2020 – 19th January 2020

Chris Skinner

… The post The Finanser’s Week: 13th January 2020 – 19th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. The main blog headlines are … Bye-bye FinTech I just spent time with a bank talking about Doing Digital.

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Things worth reading: 7th February 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … AMP fined $5m for allowing financial advisers to rip off clients Overdrafts: A guide to your changing bank fees Exclusive: Goldman Sachs to raise $8 billion for new buyout fund – sources What the coronavirus means for financial markets ING hit by sharp rise … The post Things worth reading: 7th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading Uncategorized

Things worth reading: 5th February 2020

Chris Skinner

China May Ease Shadow-Bank Crackdown to Bolster Slowing Economy N26 is building a better bank EY hit with €95m … The post Things worth reading: 5th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Things worth reading: 4th February 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs in Amazon talks over small business loans FCA: credit card firms must stop suspending all users in debt spiral Travelex: Bank currency services still offline after hack Only two women applied for Bank of England governor role Worldline to buy Ingenico for … The post Things worth reading: 4th February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

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Things worth reading: 31st January 2020

Chris Skinner

SEC Commissioner defends proposal on shareholder voting rules Europeans make record investments in … The post Things worth reading: 31st January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Things worth reading: 17th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Why Goldman Sachs is playing catch-up with JPMorgan BlackRock says it wants to do more for the climate Former Barclays boss accused of ‘funnelling funds’ to Qatar Economists explore the consequences of steering technological progress Santander heir gets £44m fine for trying to smuggle … The post Things worth reading: 17th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

The regulator’s focus for 2020

Chris Skinner

Here’s where the regulator will focus in 2020: The Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its work programme for 2020. I was going to write stuff about this but The Financial Stability Board did it for me.

2020 Economy Off To A Slow Start

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Economy 2020 Boeing Coronavirus economy manufacturing News q1 Retail What's HotBoth factory output and a key measurement statistic for retail sales were down in January, signaling a slow start to the economy this year, according to a report by Bloomberg. Output for manufacturing was down 0.1

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Things worth reading: 13th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Lloyds warns staff to expect first bonus cut in four years Bank of England’s Sam Woods warns of crackdown on the City LSE set to send $27bn Refinitiv deal to EU watchdog May I have a word about… nudniks and quantamental investing | Jonathan … The post Things worth reading: 13th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

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Things worth reading: 27th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Why won’t our banks take a simple step to stop fraud?

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Things worth reading: 3rd February 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Credit Suisse espionage scandal deepens as report suggests bank spied on Greenpeace Credit Suisse proposes Richard Meddings for election to the board ‘I wasn’t allowed to buy my burrito with cash’ EU states look in poor health to withstand a global crisis Chinese shares … The post Things worth reading: 3rd February 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading Uncategorized

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Things worth reading: 30th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Profits plunge piles pressure on Santander chief Lloyds group to close 56 more branches across UK this year How digital financial services can prey upon the poor Banks adopt AI to manage sanctions and compliance risk Goldman Sachs: break it up Wonga borrowers ‘to … The post Things worth reading: 30th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

Things worth reading: 29th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … JPMorgan plans to cut hundreds of jobs in consumer unit: Bloomberg ‘Flash crash’ trader sentenced to time served plus a year of home confinement: lawyers UK banks told to explain 40% overdraft rates RBS: Developer who bought jet and yacht loses case against bank … The post Things worth reading: 29th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

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Things worth reading: 16th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Spain’s Banco Sabadell hires IBM for 1 billion euro IT upgrade The fallacy behind passive fund management Chinese financial institutions can cope with foreign competition: central bank Goldman profits slump on 1MDB legal woes US says ‘flash crash’ trader should not face further prison … The post Things worth reading: 16th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

Things worth reading: 14th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Visa to pay $5.3

Things worth reading: 22nd January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Boss of RBS start-up bank Bó quits, plunging its future into chaos NAB faces class action lawsuit for delaying moving $6.3bn of super to low-fee accounts Bank executive accuses HSBC of tolerating “culture of sexism” Vodafone quits Facebook’s Libra currency Davos 2020: Bankers push … The post Things worth reading: 22nd January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

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Things worth reading: 9th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Pension funds urge Barclays to stop lending to fossil fuel firms World Bank warns on global growth World Bank warns of global debt crisis amid borrowing buildup What’s at the heart of a credit score that can ruin a life SEC drops insider trading … The post Things worth reading: 9th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

Things worth reading: 21st January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Monzo problems: bank ‘freezing accounts for no apparent reason’ Greenpeace hits out at Davos banks for $1.4tn climate hypocrisy Deutsche Bank’s guide to the worst banking jobs at the start of 2020 Bank cyberattack could hit whole financial system JPMorgan says ‘oui’ to Paris … The post Things worth reading: 21st January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

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Bankers identify 2020’s greatest strengths and challenges

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Sponsored 2020 Aite Group Corporate Banking Retail BankingWhen preparing for a new year, it helps to assess what went well and what didn’t in the previous year. This exercise helps keep track of past triumphs for further success and turn past deficiencies into future victories.

Things worth reading: 23rd January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Swiss Banks enter the age of bitcoin Executive claims HSBC ‘shut down’ her complaints of sex harassment Fear EU deal puts City of London at risk of ‘rule-taking’ ECB to launch review that will redefine its mission and tools Australia’s Westpac hires former Barclays … The post Things worth reading: 23rd January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

Things worth reading: 10th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … Indigenous man and girl handcuffed for opening bank account Singapore receives 21 applications for five digital bank licences Customers threaten to leave Tandem Bank after announcement of new £6 monthly charge Goldman Sachs answers investor demands on consumer bank The banking tech trends that … The post Things worth reading: 10th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Reading

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Things worth reading: 8th January 2020

Chris Skinner

Travelex customers ‘thousands of pounds out of pocket’ Wall … The post Things worth reading: 8th January 2020 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.