Negative interest rates: how your finances could be affected
The Bank of England in London
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Negative interest rates: how your finances could be affected

Money experts share their views and advice
19 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: why are stocks markets booming?
New York Stock Exchange reopens
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Coronavirus: why are stocks markets booming?

Analysts offer wealth of explanations for disconnect between Wall Street and the high street
1 Jun 2020
Why are banks blocking lost holiday repayments?
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Why are banks blocking lost holiday repayments?

Lenders are stalling on refunds as tourists are owed £7bn for cancelled trips
29 Apr 2020
What is Japanification?
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What is Japanification?

Economists fears challenges posed by coronavirus pandemic may push Europe into Japan-like crash
6 Apr 2020
Markets plunge as investors fear ‘cataclysmic recession’
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Markets plunge as investors fear ‘cataclysmic recession’

Wall Street suffers worst day since 1987 despite efforts to steady financial markets
17 Mar 2020
Emergency interest rate cut: the winners and losers
Mark Carney
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Emergency interest rate cut: the winners and losers

How the Bank of England’s response to coronavirus outbreak may affect your finances
11 Mar 2020
Bank of England passed tech firm for diligence three times
The Bank of England
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Bank of England passed tech firm for diligence three times

Central bank faces new scrutiny over audio feed leaks
2 Mar 2020

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Gina Miller asks chancellor to review Andrew Bailey
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Gina Miller asks chancellor to review Andrew Bailey

Anti-Brexit campaigner lays blame for series of scandals at the door of Financial Conduct Authority
26 Feb 2020
Jes Staley: how Barclays boss is involved in Epstein scandal
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Jes Staley: how Barclays boss is involved in Epstein scandal

Chief executive says he now ‘deeply regrets’ friendship with paedophile financier
13 Feb 2020
Hedge funds eavesdrop on Bank of England briefings
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Hedge funds eavesdrop on Bank of England briefings

High-frequency trading can give funds the edge over rivals
19 Dec 2019
House price growth picks up despite political uncertainty
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House price growth picks up despite political uncertainty

Biggest monthly rise for 16 months but annual growth remains below 1%
29 Nov 2019
Final PPI bill to hit £53 billion
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Final PPI bill to hit £53 billion

Major banks set aside billions in extra provisions to deal with surge in last-minute claims
6 Sep 2019
Barclays and RBS among banks to face £1bn forex lawsuit
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Barclays and RBS among banks to face £1bn forex lawsuit

Action follows European Commission ruling that lenders had broken EU competition law
30 Jul 2019
Who is the ‘Pink Lady Bandit’ wanted by the FBI?
Pink Lady Bandit
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Who is the ‘Pink Lady Bandit’ wanted by the FBI?

Colourfully-nicknamed robber has hit four East Coast banks
29 Jul 2019
Deutsche Bank starts slashing jobs - what went wrong?
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Deutsche Bank starts slashing jobs - what went wrong?

Analysts say lender struggled to adjust to aftermath of financial crash
9 Jul 2019
Why everyone’s talking about Monzo
Monzo chief executive Tom Blomfield
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Why everyone’s talking about Monzo

London-based digital bank smashes past £2bn following fresh funding from US
25 Jun 2019
Could ‘banking hubs’ solve problem of branch closures?
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Could ‘banking hubs’ solve problem of branch closures?

MPs fear large sections of society could face ‘financial exclusion’
14 May 2019
Metro Bank: how safe is your money?
Metro Bank
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Metro Bank: how safe is your money?

‘False rumours’ on Whatsapp prompted long queues in some branches amid fears over deposit boxes
13 May 2019
Deutsche Bank fears prosecutions over money laundering
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Deutsche Bank fears prosecutions over money laundering

Leaked internal report shows German lender expects significant brand damage
18 Apr 2019
NatWest and RBS trial new fingerprint bank cards
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NatWest and RBS trial new fingerprint bank cards

Biometric payment system will allow customers to spend more than £30 using contactless cards
12 Mar 2019
Britain’s ‘broken’ cash system leaves millions vulnerable
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Britain’s ‘broken’ cash system leaves millions vulnerable

MPs and regulators warn closure of free-to-use cash machines in rural areas leave customers isolated
13 Feb 2019
Deutsche Bank HQ raided in Panama Papers probe
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Deutsche Bank HQ raided in Panama Papers probe

German police swoop on Frankfurt offices following money laundering claims
29 Nov 2018
How and where money is being laundered
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How and where money is being laundered

Government crackdown to make it harder to spend illegal cash
1 Nov 2018
Bank transfers to be name-checked to combat fraud
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Bank transfers to be name-checked to combat fraud

Anti-fraud measure aims to cut down on authorised push payment scams
18 Oct 2018
Europe’s biggest banks fined for money laundering
The City of London
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Europe’s biggest banks fined for money laundering

All five of the UK’s largest banks have been sanctioned for money laundering offences within the last decade
10 Oct 2018
What is push fraud and how can you avoid it?
Chaos Computer Club Berlin
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What is push fraud and how can you avoid it?

‘Cruel scam’ used to steal £145m from UK bank customers in first half of 2018
25 Sep 2018
Financial crash anniversary: how the world has changed
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Financial crash anniversary: how the world has changed

The Week looks at the lasting economic, political and social consequences of the 2008 crisis
14 Sep 2018
Are we sleepwalking into another financial crisis?
New York Stock Exchange
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Are we sleepwalking into another financial crisis?

Former PM Gordon Brown warns that problems surrounding the 2008 crash remain unresolved
13 Sep 2018
Labour: Lehman Brothers’ 10-year reunion party ‘sickening’
Lehman Brothers employees leave the bank's EU HQ in London in 2008
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Labour: Lehman Brothers’ 10-year reunion party ‘sickening’

Staff to hold cocktail and canapé get-together a decade after bank collapse sparked economic crisis
21 Aug 2018
Two-thirds of Brits still don’t trust banks
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Two-thirds of Brits still don’t trust banks

Ten years on from the financial crisis, survey finds trust for banking system in short supply
17 Aug 2018
What is Britain’s worst bank?
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What is Britain’s worst bank?

Royal Bank of Scotland comes joint-bottom in the new personal banking league table, and last for business banking
16 Aug 2018
FBI warns cash machine global cyber-attack imminent
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FBI warns cash machine global cyber-attack imminent

British banks have been warned their ATMs could be mass-hacked by cyber criminals ‘in the coming days’
14 Aug 2018
Interest rate rise: how will it affect you?
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Interest rate rise: how will it affect you?

Mortgage holders facing payment hikes as Bank’s rate hits 0.75% - the highest in almost a decade
2 Aug 2018
RBS set for biggest privatisation in UK history
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RBS set for biggest privatisation in UK history

US regulators impose $4.9bn penalty and pave way for Government to sell its 70% stake
11 May 2018
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