735. News: JP Morgan swoops in for First Republic, while Revolut takes on Nubank

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735. News: JP Morgan swoops in for First Republic, while Revolut takes on Nubank

JP Morgan snaps up First Republic Bank, Revolut launches in Brazil, and ChatGPT investment fund "smashes" competition – Kate Moody and Benjamin Ensor are joined by a great guest from Reuters to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days.

Our expert hosts, Kate Moody and Benjamin Ensor, are joined by a great guest to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week.

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

  • First Republic: JP Morgan snaps up major US bank - 4:00
  • Revolut takes on Nubank with Brazil launch and LatAm push - 13:55
  • An investment fund created by ChatGPT is “smashing” the UK’s top 10 most popular funds - 23:50
  • Australian gamblers to be banned from using credit cards for online betting - 33:35
  • Microsoft teams up with Stripe, GoDaddy and PayPal for in-meeting payments - 35:18
  • Microscopic monarch names etched on to coronation coin - 37:40

This week's guests include:

  • Anita Ramaswamy, Columnist, Reuters Breakingviews

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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It’s hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Ross Gallagher, Benjamin Ensor, and Kate Moody - as well as 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 Guest: Anita Ramaswamy.