Revolut Revolut cofounder and CEO Nikolay Storonsky. LONDON — Two expat fintech entrepreneurs have played down the potential impact of Brexit on UK fintech, after the CEO of TransferWise last week warned he would not choose Britain to set up his business today. TransferWise CEO Taavet Hinrikus said at a conference last week: “If I […]

Reuters Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyd’s. Inga Beale, the chief executive officer of the Lloyd’s of London insurance market, is to be made a dame in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list. Beale — a vociferous campaigner for LGBT rights, and possibly the City’s most high-profile member of the LGBT community — has been given […]

JPMorgan’s annual holiday reading list has been given an upgrade. To mark the 10-year anniversary of the reading list, the US bank added on a few cultural and musical recommendations. The bank is calling the list #nextlist2017, and it’s based on recommendations from JPMorgan advisors around the world. The list is “your lens on the undiscovered and the […]

Thomson Reuters Steven Mnuchin speaks at the 2009 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills It looks like Donald Trump has made his pick.  After much back and forth over who would be appointed the role of Treasury Secretary, it looks like Steve Mnuchin could get the job as early as Wednesday, the New York Times reports. […]

Reuters/ Natalie Behring Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn and CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Life is about to change for a whole bunch of Goldman Sachs employees. On Wednesday, the firm will announce its new class of partners, one of the most highly coveted titles on Wall Street. The list will likely be short, with just 78 individuals making […]

Cheah Kok Hoong, Outsourcing Malaysia’s chairman. In view of the upcoming Budget 2017, Outsourcing Malaysia (OM) is proposing a number of suggestions to further strengthen Malaysia’s Global Business Services (GBS) and boost local talent and supporting local GBS companies. Based on OM’s GBS Business Services Outlook Report, Malaysia’s GBS Sector is poised to […]

AP The right man for Apple? Last week, rumors circulated that Apple was investigating an investment in or an acquisition of British supercar maker and Formula 1 powerhouse McLaren.  McLaren said that the reporting was off the mark, but it’s obvious to anyone paying attention that something is going on with Apple and its interest in transportation. […]

Blockchain enthusiasts believe that the technology can change the future of how we do things. Not only is Wall Street excited about its potential, but industries as diverse as media, real estate and healthcare are looking at its uses. You can get a detailed look at some of its practical applications here.   Moody’s Investor Services released […]

Gary Cohn, president and chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs, just spoke at the Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Investor Conference. His presentation focused on the bank’s institutional client services unit, which houses the bank’s equities and fixed income, currencies and commodities sales and trading teams.  Included in the presentation was this slide below, setting out […]