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    • newBank account checks and modern slavery | Letters
      Getting banks to look for illegal immigrants is reminiscent of the slave era in the US, writes Julia O’Connell DavidsonThe prime minister happily invokes the history of transatlantic slavery when it comes to the measures she is implementing against…
      - 12 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 12:44pm -
    • newRoyal Bank of Scotland delays introduction of low-rate credit card
      Chief executive says high level of consumer debt is factor in decision despite bank’s shrinking share of marketRoyal Bank of Scotland has postponed plans to introduce a cut-price credit card amid concerns about the £200bn of lending amassed by UK…
      - 14 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 10:40am -
    • newCommonwealth Bank, ANZ, NAB and Westpac axe ATM fees for customers of rivals
      Greg Hunt and Scott Morrison welcome decision but Bill Shorten says royal commission into banks is still neededAll four of Australia’s biggest banks have decided to stop charging customers of other banks a $2 fee to withdraw cash from their ATMs.Th…
      - 23 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 1:19am -
    • Illegal immigration? Banks don’t even tackle slavery and trafficking | Prem Sikka
      From the crash to the Panama Papers, banking has an appalling record. Letting it loose on 70m accounts is an invitation to racial profiling and privacy abuseAn established Conservative party strategy is to play the immigration card whenever it is in…
      - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 17, 4:00am -
    • KPMG cleared by watchdog in HBOS audit investigation
      FRC rules out wrongdoing by accountancy firm in reviewing bank’s accounts before financial crisisKPMG has been cleared of any wrongdoing over its auditing of HBOS, which was rescued by Lloyds during the height of the 2008 crisis, after accounting r…
      - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:44am -
    • UK debt crisis and the onward march of neoliberalism | Letters
      Quantitative easing allowed the wealthy to get out of cash and into assets, writes Martin London; the provisionally passed Ceta deal is TTIP by the back door, says John Airs. Plus letters by David Dodd and Paul NicolsonThe debt crisis Larry Elliott p…
      - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 2:39pm -
    • Co-op profits fall as it offloads final stake in bank
      Mutual group says decline is result of handing discounts to members and losses in its insurance businessThe Co-operative Group has reported a fall in profits after handing out £35m to members and community projects, and selling its final 1% stake in…
      - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 9:47am -
    • Commonwealth Bank shareholders drop suit over nondisclosure of climate risks
      Guy and Kim Abrahams say case does not need to proceed after changes in bank’s 2017 annual reportCommonwealth Bank shareholders Guy and Kim Abrahams have dropped their world-first court proceedings against the bank for failing to disclose climate c…
      - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:45am -
    • Why were HBOS auditors cleared? We need a full explanation | Nils Pratley
      Financial watchdog the FRC has closed its investigation into accountancy firm KPMG – we need a full report on the caseIn its annual report and accounts for the year ending 31 December 2007, HBOS reported a profit before tax of £5.5bn. Those accoun…
      - 5 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 1:56pm -
    • World markets at new highs; UK zero-hours contracts fall - as it happened
      All the day’s economic and financial news, as global markets touch new record levels ahead of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meetingNumber of UK zero-hours contracts falls1.4m zero-hours contracts in use, down from 1.7mIntroduction: Markets keep goi…
      - 5 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 12:51pm -

    The Guardian: Finacial Sector

    • newPeople’s Trust fund aims for long-term and sustainable wealth creation
      The fund will welcome investors with as little as £500 to put in, and promises returns of 7% a yearAn investment fund that promises to break the mould of City short-termism and aims to make gains of 7% a year is to open for small investors able to p…
      - 22 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 2:00am -
    • The foolproof way you can stop ID fraud
      Former GCHQ worker Jamie Jamieson has put a ‘notice of correction’ on his credit file requiring a thumbprint for all credit applicationsIdentity theft has reached epidemic levels, but a retired GCHQ worker has taken matters into his own hands, li…
      - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 17, 2:00am -
    • Britain's credit rating downgraded over Brexit and state of public finances
      Moody’s knocks UK’s rating down again, from Aa1 to Aa2, after being the first major credit ratings agency to deprive UK of AAA rating following Brexit voteBritain’s credit rating has been downgraded a further notch, with Moody’s saying the go…
      - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 6:05pm -
    • KPMG cleared by watchdog in HBOS audit investigation
      FRC rules out wrongdoing by accountancy firm in reviewing bank’s accounts before financial crisisKPMG has been cleared of any wrongdoing over its auditing of HBOS, which was rescued by Lloyds during the height of the 2008 crisis, after accounting r…
      - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:44am -
    • UK debt crisis and the onward march of neoliberalism | Letters
      Quantitative easing allowed the wealthy to get out of cash and into assets, writes Martin London; the provisionally passed Ceta deal is TTIP by the back door, says John Airs. Plus letters by David Dodd and Paul NicolsonThe debt crisis Larry Elliott p…
      - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 2:39pm -
    • China's credit rating cut to A+ by S&P over rising debt fears
      Ratings agency cites concerns over financial and economic risk as country’s total debt hits $28tnChina’s credit rating has been downgraded by Standard & Poor’s amid fears rising debts are adding to economic and financial risks.The agency lowere…
      - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 2:25pm -
    • City's top official calls for quick Brexit deal to avoid exodus of jobs
      Catherine McGuinness says posturing over divorce bill is delaying negotiations over transition deal needed by financial sectorThe City of London’s most senior official has told the government it must move fast with its Brexit negotiations or risk a…
      - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 7:37am -
    • Loan sharks are circling, says one of UK's biggest doorstep lenders
      Illegal lenders are targeting vulnerable people such as mothers at school gates, says Morses Club chief executiveIllegal loan sharks are still chasing some of the most vulnerable families in Britain, according to the UK’s second-biggest doorstep le…
      - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 2:58am -
    • B&Q owner Kingfisher won't let its European DIY firms do their own thing | Nils Pratley
      Kingfisher’s acronym-heavy financial results cannot disguise a unification policy that has meant stock shortagesIf you find B&Q’s stores to be labyrinths for the unwary, stay away from the acronym-heavy financial statements of the parent company,…
      - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 2:21pm -
    • Why were HBOS auditors cleared? We need a full explanation | Nils Pratley
      Financial watchdog the FRC has closed its investigation into accountancy firm KPMG – we need a full report on the caseIn its annual report and accounts for the year ending 31 December 2007, HBOS reported a profit before tax of £5.5bn. Those accoun…
      - 5 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 1:56pm -

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