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Financial companies play venture capitalist
What can we learn from a gathering of financial technology start-ups?
B-corporations can put social purpose over profits
Minnesota is the latest state to offer businesses b-corporation status
Why is our banking system so far behind?
In U.S., it takes days for a bank payment to clear. In foreign countries, it happens in seconds.
A look inside the secret home for central bankers
A nondescript office building in Basel, Switzerland, houses one of the most powerful commercial banks in the world. But only central bankers are allowed to pass.
New York City cyber thieves loot $45 million
The thieves also hit up 2,000 ATMs in Manhattan in a single day.
Setting up a bank in Britain gets easier
Despite the recent global banking crisis, UK regulators have decided to cut down application approval times for new banks and lower the capital requirements. An American starting a bank there says this will stimulate competition.
India Finance Minister to set up women only bank
India's finance minister has announced plans to set up the country's first ever women only bank. P Chidambaram says he hopes that it will be granted a license by October.
Swiss bank closes after U.S. tax evasion fine
Switzerland's oldest bank, Wegelin and Company, has plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes.
Report calls Kabul Bank a 'ponzi scheme'
A new report says that the now collapsed Kabul Bank in Afghanistan acted as a 'ponzi scheme.'
China could make big bank acquisition in Europe
China is about to make its biggest ever bank acquisition abroad, according to the Financial Times. It says China could spend as much as $15 billion buying a bank in Europe.