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Brussels and London Form ‘Fintech Bridge’

Belgium feels that London will remain the main center for finance and fintech in Europe. A d.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2017

Europe"s NATO spending rises, says Britain meets goal

By Robin Emmott and Kylie MacLellan BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - NATO's European allies an.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooFeb 14th, 2017

Brussels hustles for business from London

The EU’s de facto capital is already attracting start-ups thanks to its low property prices and high quality of life.....»»

Category: topSource: ftFeb 8th, 2017

The Tell: 4 reasons why American ‘queen of British VCs’ doesn’t see Brexit threat to London’s fintech crown

One London-based prominent venture capitalist has given key reasons why she doesn’t see the city quickly losing its fintech crown due to Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2017

Greece, creditors fail to bridge differences on bailout

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its international creditors failed Thursday to bridge their differences and move toward finishing an important review of the bailout program that is keeping the country's economy afloat......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 27th, 2017

Tech firm creates Trump monitor for stock markets

Just in time for his inauguration, London-based fintech firm Trading.co.uk is launching an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made on social media by Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 19th, 2017

Tech firm creates Trump monitor for stock markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Just in time for his inauguration, London-based fintech firm Trading.co.uk is launching an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made on social media by Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 19th, 2017

The Tell: Brexwhat? Why Brexit won’t necessarily kill London’s fintech scene

You’ve probably heard that Brexit easily could kill London as a financial hub. But some fintech leaders see upside in the EU referendum result, while others argue it will take more time to see whether the vote actually ends up wrecking the sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2017

As London softens on pace of Brexit, Brussels appears to harden

Thomson ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) - Just as London appears to be coming round to the idea that it will need a temporary transitional agreement with Brussels .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2017

Coke moves away from AB InBev with Africa bottling deal

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co has reached a deal to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev's majority stake in their African bottling venture for $3.15 billion and hold onto it until it finds a new owner, the companies said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 21st, 2016

MPs to size up post-Brexit bridging deal for banks

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - A deal to bridge the gap between Britain leaving the European Union and the introduction of its new trading terms with the bloc could shield financial firms from any abrupt changes and ultimately keep them based in the UK, .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 12th, 2016

British man found guilty of providing £3,000 to Brussels and Paris bombing suspect

West Midlands Police LONDON (AP) — A British man has been convicted of providing cash to a key suspect in the deadly Brussels and Paris bombings. Zakaria Boufassil was found guilty at Kingston Crown Court Tuesday of helping to fund terrorism by prov.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2016

Euro chief Dijsselbloem sees London losing EU finance dominance

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union cannot let London remain the main financial center for the euro zone after Brexit, assuming Britain will not want to be bound by EU financial rules, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 29th, 2016

EU Retaliates Against US Banks & London With Global Trade War Tit-For-Tat

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The EU fired a major global trade war tit-for-tat retaliation today against US banks and the UK in a single action. Brussels will raise costs for foreign lenders while simultaneously taking a pot shot at Lon.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 23rd, 2016

London tops fintech index for second straight year

BI IntelligenceThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. For the second year in a row, London has topped the European Digital City Index (EDCi), a composite index designed b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 22nd, 2016

EU to retaliate against US bank capital rules

Brussels proposals will raise costs for foreign lenders and potentially hurt London.....»»

Category: topSource: ftNov 21st, 2016

Four City Contenders For London"s "Fintech Capital of Europe" Crown

Will Brexit cost London its Europe's fintech capital status? Will Brexit cost London its Europe's fintech capital status?.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesNov 20th, 2016

Deloitte and its UK partners have tested a blockchain-based payments system

BIIThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The march toward real-world use cases for blockchain technology continues. SETL, a London-based fintech, Deloitte, and UK challe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2016

Singapore sees Brexit as chance to lure FinTech talent from London

Britain's vote to leave the European Union opens an opportunity for Singapore to recruit talent for its ambitious plans to become a leading financial technology hub, the chief FinTech officer of the city-state's central bank said. "First thing a.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 16th, 2016

Google to build 1 million square foot building in post-Brexit London - VentureBeat

VentureBeatGoogle to build 1 million square foot building in post-Brexit LondonVentureBeatAbove: A Google search page is reflected in sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Brussels May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo. (Reuters) â€.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 16th, 2016

Deloitte, SETL create blockchain-based contactless payment card

LONDON (Reuters) - London-based fintech company SETL and global auditing firm Deloitte have joined forces to produce a contactless card that enables retail payments to be processed and settled almost instantly by the means of blockchain technology......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2016