Frances Coppola

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Frances Coppola is a former banker. She blogs at coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk.

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The Co-Op Bank is reaching the end of the road. Yesterday’s announcement that it is putting itself up for sale follows on from [...]

14 February
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Jes Staley, the new boss of Barclays, clearly takes the view that big is not necessarily beautiful when it comes to banking operations. [...]

2 March
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Since the financial crisis, banks have been under pressure to increase stable funding and reduce reliance on money that can run. [...]

9 December
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BANKS used retail deposits to gamble on the investment banking casino!” That is the common perception of the cause behind the [...]

5 February

AT A recent debate, the Bank of England’s Andy Haldane called for a culture change in retail banking. He claimed that a structural [...]

5 November