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A Rude Awakening for Investors – BIS’ QR1

Banking
06/03/2020

The Bank for International Settlements (the Central Banker's Central Bank) released their Quarterly Review for Q1 at the beginning of this month. This report comes hot at the heels of the fastest market correction in S&...

Credit Suisse on the Swiss Real Estate Market and – Rates

Banking
04/03/2020

The continuation of record-low interest rates is driving a never-ending cycle in the Swiss real estate market. This has multiple consequences: Negative interest rates are making home ownership unaffordable and – contrar...

Thought Machine banks $83m as cloud native tech attracts FIs

Banking
03/03/2020

Thought Machine raises $83m in series B funding to drive global growth and banking transformation mission. Thought Machine, the cloud native core banking technology firm, has raised $83 million to drive the next phas...

Gold and Goldman

Banking
28/02/2020

Goldman Sachs Group boosted its gold forecast to $1,800 an ounce as the coronavirus, depressed real rates and increased focus on the US election continue to drive demand for the metal as a haven. The bank raised its 12...

Why Wealth Management Firms are Swallowing Brokerages

Banking
24/02/2020

Last week Friday, it was officially announced that the Wall Street giant Morgan Stanley was buying E*TRADE in a deal worth $13 billion. The combination will significantly increase the scale and breadth of Morgan Sta...

Broker eToro launches Dividend-focused portfolio

Banking
24/02/2020

eToro, the multi-asset investment platform, has launched a portfolio comprising stocks that have consistently paid investors a dividend over the past 20 years. The DividendGrowth Portfolio makes investing in dividend st...

It’s a Fintech eat Fintech world. LendingClub acquires Radius

Banking
20/02/2020

LendingClub, one of America's largest online lending marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Radius Bancorp, and its wholly owned subsidiary R...

The Silver Lining to Brexit from Mark Carney

Banking
14/02/2020

The outgoing Bank of England (BOE) Governor Mark Carney warned over the economic risks of the UK leaving the European Union (EU), in an exclusive interview with Reuters. However, he said that there could be a silver...

Fintech Is a Mindset – Gemini’s Julian Sawyer

Banking
13/02/2020

Fintech is becoming more of a crossing of emerging technologies, with machine learning, blockchain and digital banking often being utilized by the same organization. Julian Sawyer is an expert well-placed to give hi...

What’s happening in Banking

Banking
07/02/2020

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