Archive for: November, 2008
Alan Tanaman - 80c Limited - London | 24/11/2008 | 4593 views
"In it's sixth Sepa progress report, the ECB welcomes the effort made so far, but stresses that work 'urgently remains to be done' to ensure the success of the Europe-wide project."
You don't say? Is anyone surprised? Talk about stating the obvious...
With banks being bailed out and IT budgets across the board slashed beyond recognition, why wo...
Tags: Payments, Retail banking
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 18/11/2008 | 2907 views | 4 comments
As the world moves to 0% interest rates and credit card companies hiking up their rates it makes no sense for anyone to keep their cards. Simply arrange a long term loan at the bank at an attractive rate and pay off all cards. Do not be tempted to use your card until your credit card company offers you a realistic and attractive offer.
In this cli...
Tags: Cards, Online banking
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 06/11/2008 | 1945 views
Today's mammoth cut of 1½% in the interest rate is enormously welcome in businesses both small and large across the land. It is an important weapon in the fight to stave off the impacts of the recession and to bring inflation under control. However, this will only be the case if the banks pass the cut on to borrowers.
There must be a tempta...
Tags: Online banking, Payments
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 05/11/2008 | 2778 views | 2 comments
Despite the financial crisis and the dramatic bailouts of banks it is far from the end of banking. It might be the end of banking as we have known it but as one door closes a new door opens.
Now is the time to modify banking and market structures and build a financial services industry that gives its customers a genuinely, good service at a lower ...
Tags: Dealing rooms, Payments