409. News: Banks react as coronavirus impacts global financial markets

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409. News: Banks react as coronavirus impacts global financial markets

Ross Gallagher and Sarah Kocianski are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: RBS preps for coronavirus impacts, Standard Chartered detail virtual bank, and Starling joins Team GB!

Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher and Sarah Kocianski, 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:

  • Pranav Sood - VP Small Business at GoCardless
  • Valentina Kristensen, Director of Growth and Comms, OakNorth

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

  • RBS offers funding, and mortgage breaks to address coronavirus (01:44)
  • Standard Chartered names new Hong Kong virtual bank (10:20). Plus, we hear more on this from Mox CEO Deniz Guven. (15:52)
  • OakNorth Bank reports spike in pre-tax profits (18:05)
  • Xinja bars new customers after interest rates drop (29:09)
  • Revolut allegedly applying for UK bank licence (37:45)
  • Operations frozen at Yes Bank, co-founder arrested for alleged money laundering (42:39)
  • Starling to sponsor Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics (50:36)

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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 into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Deniz Guven, Pranav Sood, and Valentina Kristensen.