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Banks 'should be able to fail'

The Bank of England's deputy governor says he wants a world where "banks can fail."

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Barclays in extra $150m forex penalty

Barclays will pay an additional $150m penalty for misconduct in its foreign exchange trading, say US regulators.

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UK retail sales rise in September

UK retail sales grew for the 29th month in September, partly due to the Rugby World Cup, held across England and in Cardiff.

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One of the UK's biggest ever tech hubs is set to open within months at the ... - Business Insider


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One of the UK's biggest ever tech hubs is set to open within months at the ...
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The Here East site will be able to accommodate at least 5,500 people when it opens its doors next summer, the organisation's CEO Gavin Poole told Business Insider on site, adding that's the conservative number. That arguably makes Here East one of, if ...

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Standard Chartered just made a big play to be the go-to bank for fintech in Asia - Business Insider


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Standard Chartered just made a big play to be the go-to bank for fintech in Asia
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The UK government has been pushing the idea of exporting fintech to Asia, leading a trade delegation back in July. Christoph Rieche, CEO of online small business lender iwoca, told Business Insider at the time: "China is a very exciting market. Peer-to ...

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