357. News: The financial sector’s meltdown

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Jason Bates and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Banks get taken by surprise by last-minute PPI claims, China’s richest man steps down from Alibaba and N26 Launch in Switzerland, but they do not support Swiss Francs! All this and much more on todays Fintech Insider!

Our expert hosts, Jason Bates and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include:

  • Ali Niknam, CEO of Bunq
  • Kirsty Grant, Chief Investment Officer at Seedrs
  • Jonas Bøgh Larsen, Co-founder and CEO of Pento

We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • Banks surprised by PPI deadline surge (03:00)
  • Big US sustainable funds fail to support ESG shareholder proposals (14:21)
  • Jack Ma steps down from his $460 billion Alibaba empire after 20 years (23:47)
  • Stripe introduces Stripe Corporate Card and activates payouts to 45 countries (34:19)
  • N26 Launches In Switzerland But Without CHF Support (40:09)
  • Xinja Bank gains banking licence; rolls out first accounts (46:53)
  • A bank mistakenly put $120,000 into a couple's account. They spent it! (53:47)

Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates, Leda Glyptis and Sarah Kocianski and joined by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive in subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Ali Nikman, Jonas Bøgh Larsen, and Kirsty Grant.

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