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JPM and Nutmeg: a digital union made to last?

June 22, 2021

JPMorgan is acquiring online investment manager, Nutmeg, to augment its new digital bank for UK consumers, expected to launch this year.

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Custodians on the cusp of crypto acceptance

June 15, 2021

State Street is the latest in the line of large global custodian banks signalling their foray into the cryptocurrency world.

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What impact will the G7 tax deal have on banks?

June 8, 2021

The proposal for a minimum global corporate tax targets the tech giants, but also has implications for banks.

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The drive to improve cross-border payments

June 1, 2021

The FSB’s hard targets should be applauded ­– but is the proposed 2027 deadline too ambitious?

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Are banks best placed to provide BNPL services?

May 25, 2021

Buy now, pay later fintechs have thrived during the pandemic, encouraging banks to enter this arena.

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Whistleblowers’ hotline to the FCA

May 18, 2021

The UK regulator has launched a campaign to encourage whistleblowers to report directly to it. Should banks be worried?

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Will going back to the office stimulate productivity?

May 11, 2021

As pandemic restrictions begin to lift, there is discussion as to whether it presents an opportunity for banks to improve workforce productivity.

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The four pillars supporting a digital economy

May 4, 2021

The rapid adoption of digital solutions during Covid-19 has illustrated the economic and social wellbeing gains that could be realised.

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Earth Day spurs banks to action on carbon targets

April 27, 2021

A group of banks have joined a new alliance to accelerate the shift to a low-carbon global economy.

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London’s post-Brexit losses exceed previous estimates

April 20, 2021

The tussle between Europe's financial centres rages on, with a new report claiming London’s outflows are steeper than first thought.

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