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'Sticky' plastic bank notes could leave shoppers paying twice

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
Britain's new plastic banknotes are prone to sticking together meaning shoppers are at risk of handing over two at once, the Bank of England has admitted. It has emerged that the polymer-coating on freshly made notes can affix to each other, proving ...

The bank boss who dreams of abolishing passwords for good

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎12 hours ago‎
This is an office of Lloyds Banking Group - but one gets the distinct impression they are trying hard to make sure it does not feel like a bank. Miguel-Ángel Rodríguez-Sola has worked hard to cultivate the tech industry environment and intends to keep ...

Secure Trust plans challenger bank buyout binge

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎12 hours ago‎
Secure Trust Bank is planning major acquisitions in a buyout plan which could make the start of a much-anticipated wave of consolidations and mergers in the challenger banking sector. A series of new banks have been established in recent years with ...

Rebundling The Bank: How Number26 Wants To Become The New Hub For Digital Transactions

Forbes - ‎43 minutes ago‎
VIENNA - Disruption is all the rage now, with laptop-powered techies - and big Internet corporations - cheerfully savaging the established order.
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Couple sues big bank for $2.5b

NEWS.com.au - ‎4 hours ago‎
WA COUPLE Pankaj and Radhika Oswal want up to $2.5 billion in compensation from the ANZ bank and receivers over the sale of their West Australian fertiliser business.
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Banks look offshore for hybrid raising after ATO ruling

The Australian Financial Review - ‎2 hours ago‎
In a potential game-changer for the local bank hybrid market, ANZ Banking Group is planning a US-dollar hybrid of at least $US750 million.

Chinese State-Run Bank Reveals Details of Yuan Fixing Mechanism

Bloomberg - ‎59 minutes ago‎
The details provided by the state-backed bank come amid increased focus on the currency as a resurgent dollar pushes the yuan close to a five-year low.

Bank Board Bureau begins selection of PSU bank MDs

The Indian Express - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Bank Board Bureau (BBB), set up by the Narendra Modi government, has kicked off the selection process of managing directors and CEOs of public sector banks. The body has conducted its maiden interviews for appointments of MDs & CEOs at three ...
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Ulster Bank owner RBS to cut 450 UK jobs

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ulster Bank owner Royal Bank of Scotland Group is said to be cutting 450 service jobs as it retrenches its operations in the UK.
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Attack on Rajan stokes talk of change at India's central bank

Financial Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
To many international investors, the Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan is a near-hero - the articulate, market-savvy central banker who tamed India's inflation, restored its macroeconomic stability and is driving a banking system clean-up.
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ANZ bank stoush with boutique firm raises concerns over analysts' honesty

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
An ugly stoush between a stockbroker at a boutique firm and the ANZ bank is exposing uncomfortable questions about how honest analysts can really be.

IT overhaul at Somalia's central bank with Sofgen, Temenos and Oracle FSS

Banking Technology - ‎9 hours ago‎
The central bank's governor, Bashir Ali, hopes the project will bring access to reliable financial services for Somalian citizens.

Rip-off cost of parking over bank holidays

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
'Local authorities rather than drivers seem to win on bank holidays because drivers sometimes wrongly assume these days are more like Sundays, so parking rules are more relaxed.
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New bank account to pay customers when they shop

Irish Independent - ‎7 hours ago‎
Although the bank will pay customers who use the account, it will still benefit by having access to current account balances.
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May Bank Holiday opening times for Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons, Waitrose, Lidl and Aldi

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎22 hours ago‎
For the staycationers - as well as relaxing, seeing friends and family and catching up on box sets - thoughts may turn to supermarket shopping.
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May Bank holiday opening times: what hours can I visit DIY and home improvement shops? Argos, B&Q, Currys PC ...

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎22 hours ago‎
Bank holiday weekends are about relaxing, going for long walks, spending time in the pub. Right? Wrong. Bank holiday weekends are actually for spending hours perusing DIY shops for scary looking tools that you're not quite sure how to operate.
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How can your bank help reduce climate change risks to your home?

The Conversation AU - ‎11 hours ago‎
There are a range of tactics banks might use to reduce or mitigate climate risk. For instance, they could favour lending on homes that meet specific risk-reduction requirements, such as raised floor levels for homes in flood zones, or fireproof ...
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Ex-Bank of England chief Mervyn King blasts EU referendum campaign

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
The former governor of the Bank of England has hit out at politicians on both sides of the EU debate for 'insulting the intelligence of voters'.

TABLE-UAE April bank lending growth slows to 6.7 pct

Reuters - ‎14 hours ago‎
May 29 Annual bank lending growth in the United Arab Emirates slowed in April but money supply (M3) growth edged up, central bank data showed on Sunday. UAE MONEY SUPPLY END-APR 16 END-MARCH 16 END-APR 15 M1 change yr/yr (pct) 7.3 7.3 ...
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Central Bank Governor says Kenya not ready for virtual currencies

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Last year, CBK announced cautionary measures on using virtual currencies like Bitcoin, dismissing it as a form of unregulated digital currency that is not issued or guaranteed by any government or central bank. CBK had also linked the use of bitcoin ...
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