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    • newWorld's Biggest Banks 2019

      World's Biggest Banks 2019

      Economic headwinds and uncertainty are prompting many banks to restructure—whether their balance sheets are growing or not.
      - 19 hours ago, 13 Nov 19, 12:00am -
    • Safest Islamic Banks In The GCC 2019

      Safest Islamic Banks In The GCC 2019

      Gulf-region Islamic banks are joining forces to better compete.
      - 6 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 12:00am -
    • World's Safest Banks 2019 | Country Winners

      World's Safest Banks 2019 | Country Winners

      This year, the Country Winners of the Global Finance World’s Safest Banks rankings include five new countries and 24 new winners. And three countries had two banks in a near-tie for the No. 1 spot.
      - 6 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 12:00am -
    • World's Biggest Emerging Markets Banks

      World's Biggest Emerging Markets Banks

      Chinese banks dominate Global Finance’s top-50 ranking for emerging markets; Brazil maintains second place despite economic pressures
      - 6 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 12:00am -
    • Top 50 Safest Commercial Banks 2019

      Top 50 Safest Commercial Banks 2019

      With profits squeezed and fintech expanding, banks are re-evaluating their business models.
      - 6 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 12:00am -
    • The World's Safest Banks 2019

      The World's Safest Banks 2019

      Given the potential for macroeconomic disruption, Global Finance’s ranking of the World’s Safest Banks is especially valuable in 2019.
      - 6 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 12:00am -
    • Rising To A Challenge: Stars Of China 2019

      Rising To A Challenge: Stars Of China 2019

      China’s banks embrace technology while staying focused on the real economy.
      - 9 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 12:00am -
    • World's Best Banks 2019: Bank Of America Named Best Bank In The World

      World's Best Banks 2019: Bank Of America Named Best Bank In The World

      Global Finance unveils its 26th annual listing of the best banks globally, regionally and in 149 countries. The winners outperformed their peers using sustainable business models and good governance, while adapting to rapid change.
      - 35 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 12:00am -
    • Q&A With BBVA, World's Best Corporate Bank

      Q&A With BBVA, World's Best Corporate Bank

      Luisa Gomez Bravo, global head of Corporate and Investment Banking, talks about what sets BBVA apart from competitors and how it keeps innovating for its clients.
      - 35 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 12:00am -
    • FDI Superstars 2019: The Change-Up

      FDI Superstars 2019: The Change-Up

      Trump’s tax reform, tariff wars and Brexit put a brake on Western FDI and shifted flows to developing countries.
      - 36 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 12:00am -

    IBT: Financial Services

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    The Economist: Financial Services

    The Guardian: Banking

    • newGoogle to offer personal banking accounts in partnership with Citigroup
      News of service called Cache comes day after whistleblower sounded alarm over secret transfer of personal medical dataGoogle is preparing to launch a personal checking account service, a move that comes as its big tech rivals are increasingly focused…
      - 9 hours ago, 13 Nov 19, 9:10am -
    • newHSBC to let customers block spending on gambling websites
      Bank says 24-hour cooling-off period will give problem gamblers time to reconsider HSBC will allow customers to prevent themselves from spending money with bookmakers and online casinos, as it becomes the latest bank to introduce measures intended to…
      - 10 hours ago, 13 Nov 19, 8:30am -
    • newMonopolies cost Americans $300 a month. We're no longer the land of free markets | Thomas Philippon
      In a reversal from a few decades ago, American consumers are facing oligopolies while Europeans benefit from competitionWhen I landed in Boston in 1999, the United States was the land of free markets. Many goods and services were cheaper here than in…
      - 17 hours ago, 13 Nov 19, 2:00am -
    • newBank bosses acting like pilots who have parachutes their passengers don't, regulator says
      Apra boss Wayne Byres says his proposals to reform executive pay ‘have undoubtedly caused a fair amount of angst’The pay packets earned by banking bosses mean they are like airline pilots who have parachutes when their passengers do not, the head…
      - 21 hours ago, 12 Nov 19, 9:34pm -
    • Twenty Poond notes: investigation after ATM dispenses toy money
      Two banknotes dealt out in Lancaster also stated ‘this note is play money’ and NOT FOR USEThe Yorkshire building society is to investigate how two fake £20 notes were issued by a cash machine outside its Lancaster branch.The investigation was pr…
      - 1 day ago, 12 Nov 19, 11:52am -
    • Banking tech could lead to discrimination, says ex-regulator
      Banks can now more accurately identify ‘unprofitable’ or costly customersAdvances in banking technology are putting vulnerable customers at risk of discrimination, a former City regulator has said.Mick McAteer, a former board member at the Financ…
      - 2 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 11:23am -
    • TSB 'may close up to 100 branches and put 400 jobs at risk'
      Exclusive: bank seeking £100m in cost savings in wake of IT meltdown last yearTSB is considering closing up to 100 branches, according to a trade union source, in a move that could put 400 jobs at risk. The challenger bank has been working to repair…
      - 3 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 1:06pm -
    • The hidden fight for the City could enrage Tory Leavers
      The tangled relationship between London banks and the EU is hard to fix in a trade deal, and the conflict could anger ToriesOne of the many contradictions in Boris Johnson’s election prospectus is the plan to sign a free trade agreement with the EU…
      - 4 days ago, 9 Nov 19, 11:00am -
    • Halifax, why are you treating older customers so shabbily?
      Some of the excuses for home insurance price increases are preposterousIn September, Michael Goulding visited his parents-in-law in Birmingham, who live in a modest semi-detached house. They are pensioners, both in their 90s, and asked Michael to tak…
      - 5 days ago, 9 Nov 19, 2:51am -
    • Standard Chartered to halve £474k pension payout for CEO
      Bill Winters’ allowance will be cut to £237,000 after protest from shareholdersStandard Chartered has bowed to investor pressure and announced plans to halve a £474,000 pension payout for its chief executive.Bill Winters will have his allowance s…
      - 6 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 4:37am -

    The Guardian: Finacial Sector

    • newInvestors in Neil Woodford fund could lose further £1bn
      Hundreds of thousands of investors face huge collective loss as income fund winds upHundreds of thousands of investors locked in Woodford equity income fund could lose a third of their remaining investments by the time it is wound up, according to an…
      - 5 hours ago, 13 Nov 19, 1:34pm -
    • newValue of British Land retail properties slides by over 10%
      Owner of Meadowhall and Drake Circus malls writes down portfolio to £4.8bn amid rising costs across sectorBritish Land, which owns shopping centres including Sheffield’s Meadowhall and Drake Circus in Plymouth, has had nearly £600m wiped off the…
      - 9 hours ago, 13 Nov 19, 9:18am -
    • UK employment takes biggest tumble in four years
      Slowdown in growth and Brexit uncertainty are making businesses more cautiousEmployment in the UK has fallen at its fastest rate in four years amid growing evidence that a slowing economy is taking its toll on the labour market.Figures from the Offic…
      - 1 day ago, 12 Nov 19, 12:53pm -
    • Banking tech could lead to discrimination, says ex-regulator
      Banks can now more accurately identify ‘unprofitable’ or costly customersAdvances in banking technology are putting vulnerable customers at risk of discrimination, a former City regulator has said.Mick McAteer, a former board member at the Financ…
      - 2 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 11:23am -
    • Investment funds: where should you go after Woodford?
      More than £3bn will be returned to small investors – experts suggest where to put the money insteadHundreds of thousands of people will be receiving cheques from administrators winding up Woodford Investment Management over the next few months. Th…
      - 5 days ago, 9 Nov 19, 2:01am -
    • How big tech is dragging us towards the next financial crash
      Like the big banks, big tech uses its lobbying muscle to avoid regulation, and thinks it should play by different rules. And like the banks, it could be about to wreak financial havoc on us all. By Rana Foroohar‘In every major economic downturn in…
      - 6 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 1:00am -
    • Labour and Tories race to ramp up spending despite borrowing risks
      Labour plans to tap historically low lending rates to invest in schools, hospitals and housingGeneral election latest – live updatesThe Conservatives and Labour have unveiled plans for an infrastructure spending boom that would increase investment…
      - 6 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 12:41pm -
    • Biggest UK fund manager invested in firms it shamed over climate crisis
      Exclusive: Legal & General Investment Management put extra £285m into firms such as ExxonMobilThe UK’s biggest fund manager has spent nearly £300m this year increasing its shareholdings in companies it named and shamed for dragging their heels on…
      - 7 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 6:14am -
    • Nichola Pease to join firm husband's hedge fund is betting against
      Odey Asset Management holds short position on Jupiter, which has appointed Pease as chairNichola Pease, a high-profile investment manager, has been appointed chair of a fund management company her husband’s hedge fund is betting against.Jupiter Fun…
      - 7 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 8:32am -
    • Accountancy watchdog warns auditors in wake of Thomas Cook collapse
      FRC says some firms’ work is not high standard, especially over challenging managementBritain’s accounting watchdog has criticised auditors for failing to challenge management when scrutinising company accounts, following a series of major corpor…
      - 9 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 3:52am -

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