Fin-Wrech: How FinTech upended the banking sector

Fin-Wrech: How FinTech upended the banking sector

Ever since the days of Tellson’s Bank in A Tale of Two Cities, banking has long been perceived as one of Britain’s most byzantine institutions. Described by Dickens as a ‘triumphant perfection of inconvenience’, Tellson’s Bank epitomised the foggy backroom dealings, gratuitous customer service and paralysing inefficiency synonymous with today’s...

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Bank on your bike

Santander have recently been drawing plenty of attention to themselves with a big change to transport in London, the Santander Bikes. After taking over the blue Barclays bikes they are now set to make another change, this time to the way you bank. We have all heard of a drive-through...

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Should we worry that more banks will go bust?

All the headlines in the last few weeks about financial crisis have been focused on the sovereign debt issues relating to borrowing by euro zone nations such Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain. But how strong are the banks across the European Union which could be at risk if financial conditions...

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