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The Financial Times banking team discusses the biggest banking stories of the week, bringing you global insight and commentary on the top issues concerning this sector. To take part in the show or to comment please email audio@ft.com

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The Financial Times banking team discusses the biggest banking stories of the week, bringing you global insight and commentary on the top issues concerning this sector. To take part in the show or to comment please email audio@ft.com

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Please buy Laura Noonan some sound equipment

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Insightful podcast with regrettable sound quality, particularly on a noisy commute.

Good podcast if you want news from the FT

By Mr. Carmean - May 19 2016
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High production, great commentary.

iTunes Ratings

42 Ratings
Average Ratings
28
8
4
1
1

Please buy Laura Noonan some sound equipment

By kooks23 - Jan 22 2019
Read more
Insightful podcast with regrettable sound quality, particularly on a noisy commute.

Good podcast if you want news from the FT

By Mr. Carmean - May 19 2016
Read more
High production, great commentary.

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FT Banking Weekly

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The Financial Times banking team discusses the biggest banking stories of the week, bringing you global insight and commentary on the top issues concerning this sector. To take part in the show or to comment please email audio@ft.com

Qatari money for Deutsche rights issue, Credit Suisse close to tax avoidance plea and new standards council for UK banks

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Patrick Jenkins is joined by Daniel Schäfer, investment banking correspondent, for news of Deutsche Bank, whose new €8bn rights issue is set to include €1.75bn from the Qatari royal family in a move that goes against co-CEO Anshu Jain's stated aim of steering clear of outside capital. Martin Arnold, banking editor, joins Daniel to discuss Credit Suisse, which is facing both monetary and criminal punishments over charges that it facilitated US tax avoidance. Senior Swiss politicians have also weighed in, calling for the resignation of CEO Brady Dougan and Chairman Urs Rohner. Finally, Sharlene Goff, retail banking correspondent, reports on Sir Richard Lambert's recommendation of a new standards council to monitor UK banks' behaviour, including their relationships with SMEs and handling of whistleblowers For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

May 19 2014

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Brexit options, Deutsche Bank and US mortgage insurance

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the latest developments in the UK Brexit debate and what options are on the table for UK financial institutions, why a Deutsche Bank whistelblower spurned his award and developments in the US mortgage insurance market. With special guests Barney Reynolds of Shearman & Sterling and Dinos Iordanou of Arch Capital. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Aug 23 2016

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Shadow bank risks, Brexit planning and Zopa's Metro Bank alliance

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the open letter from financial chiefs warning policy makers of the threat from shadow banking, Deutsche Bank's contingency planning for Brexit, and Zopa's alliance with Metro Bank. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

May 19 2015

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City Brexit concerns, RBS’s Stevenson and UBS’s Q2 results

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Mounting concern in the City over the a potential no-deal Brexit; an interview with outgoing RBS finance director Ewen Stevenson, and a look at UBS's second-quarter results. Patrick Jenkins is joined by George Parker, Nicholas Megaw and Ben McLannahan.


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Jul 24 2018

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Transatlantic tensions over Basel, Brexit fallout and Deutsche Bank's special treatment

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss transatlantic tensions over proposed new Basel committee rules, more Brexit fallout and why European regulators gave Deutsche Bank special treatment in the summer's stress tests. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 11 2016

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Deutsche Bank disasters, HSBC succession plans and an investment platform for women

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Deutsche Bank's falling share price, succession planning at HSBC and in the US, Sallie Krawcheck of Ellevest tells Alistair Gray why women need their own investment platform. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Sep 27 2016

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Goldman Sachs, Brexit, Wells Fargo and BoE payment reforms

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Martin Arnold and guests discuss Goldman's management shake-up, why more banks are warning about the impact of Brexit on their UK operations, a look ahead to Wells Fargo's investor day and the Bank of England's plan to modernise its payment systems. With special guest Omar Ali, UK financial services leader at the consultancy EY. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

May 09 2017

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HSBC forex fallout, Luxembourg's pitch to City firms and the MF Global settlement

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Patrick Jenkins and Martin Arnold discuss US authorities’ allegation that current and former HSBC employees cheated clients on a foreign exchange deal, and look at how Luxembourg is pitching to win business from firms in the City of London stung by Brexit. Meanwhile, Ben McLannahan speaks to Nader Tavakoli, CEO of Ambac, about the settlement to end litigation brought by investors burnt by the collapse of the futures brokerage MF Global. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jul 26 2016

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Global regulation, fraud case against Barclays, deregulation under Trump

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Brooke Masters and guests discuss global regulation and the prospects for consensus as new leaders take over some of the biggest organisations, the fraud case against Barclays and its former top executives and the impact of the Trump administration on deregulation in the US. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jun 20 2017

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The future of the City of London after Brexit

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Patrick Jenkins and guests are joined by Simon Gleeson, a partner at law firm Clifford Chance for an extended discussion on the implications of Britain's vote to leave the European Union for foreign and UK banks in the City of London. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jun 28 2016

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UK retail banks told to reform services, RBS ditches spin-off and small business lenders in the US

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Christopher Thompson and guests discuss the UK competition watchdog's long-awaited report into the state of retail banking, Royal Bank of Scotland's decision to abandon its spin-off of Williams and Glyn, European investment banks' underperformance and the state of small business lending in the US. With special guests Eric Leenders of the British Bankers Association and Glenn Goldman of Credibly. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Aug 09 2016

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US tax cuts, Chinese shadow banking and US consumer lending

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the pros and cons of US tax cuts for domestic and international banks, a crackdown by Chinese regulators on so-called entrusted lending and US Banking Editor Ben McLannahan interviews US Consumer Bankers Association boss Richard Hunt. With special guest Fred Cannon, KBW director of research 

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Jan 09 2018

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BoE embraces fintech, bankers personalities and US stress tests

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the Bank of England's decision to embrace financial technology, why bankers' personalities are a key risk factor, with special guest Sascha Steffen of the University of Mannheim, and this week's US Fed stress tests. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jun 21 2016

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Distressed eurozone banks, RBS on trial, hiring in Asia and Canadian banks

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss RBS as it attempts to settle with disgruntled shareholders, global banks increase their hiring in Asia and some worrying signs about the health of Canada's mortgage lenders. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

May 23 2017

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The lure of Frankfurt, investment bank rankings, and ATMs

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss signs that Frankfurt is winning the race to win jobs from London ahead of Brexit, the latest investment bank rankings, and the 50th anniversary of the ATM – the only financial innovation of modern times that has actually improved society, according to Paul Volcker, former chairman of the US Federal Reserve. With special guests Hubertus Väth, director of Frankfurt Main Finance and Mark Benjamin, president and COO of cash machine company NCR.

With special guests Hubertus Väth, director of Frankfurt Main Finance and Mark Benjamin, president and COO of cash machine company NCR. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 22 2017

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Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and European banks in 2018

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the latest allegations against Goldman Sachs in relation to the 1MDB scandal in Malaysia, Credit Suisse's advice to customers to think about moving money out of the UK, and the FT's review of European banks in 2018


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Stephen Morris, European banking correspondent, Stefania Palma, south-east Asia correspondent and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Dec 18 2018

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Bank ethics, HSBC's new chairman and the life of a Wall Street analyst

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Caroline Binham and guests discuss a new survey of bank ethics in the UK, Mark Tucker's appointment as chairman of HSBC, and how the role of Wall Street bank analyst has changed in the last 25 years. With special guest Dame Colette Bowe of the UK Banking Standards Board and Mike Mayo, US bank research analyst. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 20 2017

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Goldman's move to retail banking, 'coco' bonds and UK banks fall behind in Europe

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Goldman Sachs's move into retail banking, the usefulness or otherwise of 'coco' bonds and why British banks aren't doing as well as their European continental rivals. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Apr 26 2016

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Goldman’s consumer finance push, Mifid II and Citigroup’s trading warning

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Goldman’s decision to expand its nascent consumer business to the UK, the ructions in research caused by Europe’s looming Mifid II rules and what Citigroup’s warning about a decline in third-quarter trading means for the rest of Wall Street. With special guest Rhydian Lewis, chief executive of RateSetter
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Sep 12 2017

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Goldman Sachs, Brexit and a Japanese digital cash initiative

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Goldman Sachs as it falls down the rankings, the latest thinking on banks and Brexit and a new digital cash initiative in Japan. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Sep 26 2017

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Risks mount in European banks, EBA warns

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the EBA report on mounting risk in the European banking system, Goldman Sachs’ first ever investment day and why the pensions of UK banking CEOs are being cut. With special guest Mario Quagliariello, director of economic analysis at the European Banking Authority.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Caroline Binham, financial regulation correspondent, Stephen Morris, European banking correspondent, Nick Megaw, retail banking correspondent and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producer: Persis Love

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Dec 03 2019

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Outlook for German banks

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the health of German banks in the wake of bearish comments from Moody's and the Bundesbank, Unicredit's potential share buyback and why European banks appear to be retrenching in the US. With special guest Magdalena Stoklosa head of European banks research at Morgan Stanley.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, David Crow, banking editor, Olaf Storbeck, Frankfurt correspondent, and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Nov 26 2019

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Google eyes Citigroup for new banking venture

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Google's move towards banking that could see it team up with Citigroup, why Australia's big four are facing difficult times and what's in the report on TSB's software failure last year. With special guest Masha Cilliers, Specialist Payments Partner at Be.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Tim Bradshaw, global tech correspondent, Robert Armstrong, chief editorial writer, Jamie Smyth, Australia correspondent and Nicholas Megaw, retail banking correspondent. Producers: Persis Love and Aimee Keane.

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Nov 19 2019

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Germany moves to unblock eurozone banking union

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Germany's concession that could unblock progress towards a eurozone banking union, investor moves against Deutsche Bank chairman Paul Achkleitner, and what's behind the recent spate of personnel changes in investment banking. With special guest Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, chairman of Société Générale.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Martin Arnold, Frankfurt bureau chief, Olaf Storbeck, Frankfurt correspondent, Jonathan Guthrie, Lex editor, David Crow, banking editor, and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Nov 12 2019

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Payment fraud, DBank leadership and JPMorgan loans

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss push-payment fraud in the UK and who should compensate the victims, why Deutsche Bank is coming under pressure from investors to appoint a new investment banking chief, and why JPMorgan Chase in the US has been selling off loans from its balance sheet. With special guests: Stephen Jones, chief executive of the banking association UK Finance and Rushanara Ali, Labour MP and member of the UK Treasury Select Committee.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Caroline Binham, financial regulation correspondent, Stephen Morris, European banking correspondent, and Robert Armstrong, US financial editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Nov 05 2019

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HSBC and UBS restructure, Lloyds slips up

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the latest restructuring plans at HSBC and UBS, and the embarrassing mishandling of wills at Lloyds Bank. With special guest Eric Moore, fund manager at the UK's Miton Income Fund.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, David Crow, banking editor, Stephen Morris, European banking correspondent, and Nicholas Megaw, retail banking correspondent.

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Oct 29 2019

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StanChart pay row, Citigroup on Brexit and Facebook's Libra

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David Crow and guests discuss Standard Chartered chief Bill Winters' 'voluntary' pay cut after a dispute over his pension allowance, Citigroup's confidence in the City of London regardless of the outcome of Brexit, and gathering clouds for Facebook's much hyped digital currency, Libra. With special guest David Livingstone, chief executive of Citigroup in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Contributors: David Crow, banking editor, Stephen Morris, European banking correspondent, and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Oct 22 2019

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Barclays trial, climate initiative and Fed regulatory reprieve

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the retrial of former Barclays bankers over the bank's arrangements with Qatar at the height of the financial crisis, the poor level of support among banks for a climate change initiative backed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney, and the Fed's decision to drop the introduction of tougher liquidity rules for foreign banks. With special guest, Erkin Nosinov, a director at BCS Consulting.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Caroline Binham, financial regulation correspondent, David Crow, banking editor, and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Oct 15 2019

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HSBC job cuts, US bank results and Metro Bank chairman departs

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss HSBC's cost-cutting drive, what to expect from next week's US bank results, and the departure of Vernon Hill from Metro Bank. With special guest Jordi Gual, chairman of Spain's CaixaBank


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, David Crow, banking editor, Laura Noonan, US banking editor, and Nicholas Megaw, retail banking correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Oct 09 2019

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Credit Suisse scandal, Wells Fargo's new chief and ECB interest rate policy

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David Crow and guests discuss the scandal that has engulfed Credit Suisse, including the apparent suicide of a security consultant involved in a corporate espionage operation for the bank, US bank Wells Fargo's new chief executive, and the merits of the European Central Bank's interest rate policy. With special guest Jean Pierre Mustier, president of the European Banking Federation and chief executive of Italian bank UniCredit.


Contributors: David Crow, Banking editor, Sam Jones, correspondent in Zurich, Laura Noonan, US banking editor, and Patrick Jenkins, financial editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Oct 01 2019

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RBS's new chief, Swiss hiring spat and who advised WeWork?

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss RBS as Alison Rose, the first woman to lead one of the UK’s top banks, takes the helm, Iqbal Khan and the hiring spat between Credit Suisse and UBS, and the role of US investment banks in the failed WeWork IPO. With special guest John Cronin of Goodbody stockbrokers in Dublin.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Nicholas Megaw, retail banking correspondent, Stephen Morris, European banking correspondent, and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Sep 24 2019

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Facebook's Libra, UK digital banks and JPMorgan metals traders charged

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Facebook's recent talks with the world's central bankers on its plans for a digital currency, whether the UK's challenger banks can maintain their astonishing rate of expansion, and a potential scandal at JPMorgan as three of its metals traders are charged with market manipulation. With special guest Tom Merry, managing director at Accenture Strategy.


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Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Mehreen Khan, Brussels correspondent, Nicholas Megaw, retail banking correspondent, and Henry Sanderson, commodities correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Sep 17 2019

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UK PPI scandal, Goldman moves and Eurofi lobbying

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the huge cost of the UK's PPI mis-selling scandal, the latest personnel changes at Goldman Sachs and growing unease about the role of Eurofi in shaping Europe's financial sector policy. With special guest Dominic Lindley, director of policy at the New City Agenda.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Nicholas Megaw, retail banking correspondent, Laura Noonan, US banking editor and Jim Brunsden, EU correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Sep 10 2019

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UK mortgage market, Indian banks and UBS leadership

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the outlook for the UK mortgage market, the reform of India's state-owned banks and leadership changes at UBS. With special guest Darren Cook, Mortgage Analytics Manager at Moneyfacts.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Nicholas Megaw, retail banking correspondent, Benjamin Parkin, Mumbai correspondent, Alice Ross, wealth correspondent, and Stephen Morris, European banking correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Sep 03 2019

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Deutsche Bank overhaul, challenger banks and Citigroup

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss how the overhaul at Deutsche Bank is going, catch up with the challenges facing challenger banks and look at why Citigroup is coming under pressure to restructure. With special guest Mark Mullen, chief executive of Atom Bank


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Stephen Morris, European banking correspondent, David Crow, banking editor, Nick Megaw, retail banking correspondent, and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producers: Andrew Georgiades and Fiona Symon

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Jul 30 2019

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RBS succession, Goldman's consumer arm and Ukraine's PrivatBank

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss a surprise candidate to succeed Ross McEwan as head of Royal Bank of Scotland, Goldman Sachs's nascent Marcus brand and Igor Kolomoisky's bid to reverse the nationalisation of Ukraine's PrivatBank. With special guest Harit Talwar of Goldman Sachs.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, David Crow, banking editor, and Max Seddon, Moscow correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Jul 23 2019

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Citigroup results, Standard Chartered's pay revolt and money laundering outlook

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss what Citigroup's results tell us about the US bank earnings season, Standard Chartered chief Bill Winters' defiant response to investor criticism of his pay packet, and how banks are tackling the problem of money laundering, With special guest Brandon Daniels of Exiger 


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Robert Armstrong, US banking editor, David Crow, banking editor, and Caroline Binham, financial regulation correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Jul 16 2019

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Deutsche Bank overhaul, Orcel's Santander lawsuit and Dublin's banking ambitions

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Deutsche Bank's radical overhaul, Andrea Orcel's lawsuit against Santander and Ireland's plans to expand Dublin as a financial centre. With special guest Michael D'Arcy, Irish financial services minister.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, David Crow, banking editor, Olaf Storbeck, Frankfurt financial correspondent, and Laura Noonan, US banking editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Jul 09 2019

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Insider trading trial, HSBC and Huawei and Credit Suisse tax dispute

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Patrick Jenkins discusses the Financial Conduct Authority's latest insider trading case and what it tells us about how market abuses are being tackled, why HSBC is on the defensive in China, and why Credit Suisse is suing the UK tax authorities.With special guest Mark Steward, Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight for the Financial Conduct Authority.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Caroline Binham, financial regulation correspondent, David Crow, banking editor, and James Kynge, global China editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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Jul 02 2019

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Lloyds' offshore banking problem, Facebook's Libra and US stress tests

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Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Lloyds Bank and its offshore banking problems, the latest on the regulatory tests facing Facebook's Libra initiative, and how banks have fared in this year's US Fed stress tests.


Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Nick Megaw, retail banking correspondent, Hannah Murphy, technology correspondent, and Kiran Stacey, US regulatory correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon


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Jun 25 2019

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