AltFi News - 31.03.17

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Monzo breaks another equity crowdfunding record


Monzo breaks records to attract 6,500 investors on Crowdcube as part of its latest £22m funding round with Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures. (AltFi)

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Moneything Gains Full FCA Authorisation

Moneything announced  today that have been fully authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). (P2P Banking)

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P2P Real Estate Lending Marketplace Relendex Reaches Milestone with Full FCA Authorisation

Relendex, a peer-to-peer (P2P) commercial real estate lending marketplace that directly connects creditworthy borrowers to investors, has reached a significant milestone with full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). (MarketWatch)

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P2P lender predicts last-minute ISA sales boom

Almost 12 per cent of all ISA sales were clinched in the last five days of the 2016 tax year, according to analysis from HNW Lending. (Peer2Peer Finance News)

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RBS and NatWest to close 158 branches as customers go digital

Royal Bank of Scotland is axing 158 branches, most of them NatWest outlets, with the loss of up to 362 jobs. (The Guardian)

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HSBC to release Pay by Bank app

VocaLink, the global payment partner to banks, corporates and governments, announce that Pay by Bank app, its mobile payments service, will soon be available to customers of HSBC and its subsidiary, first direct. (Finextra)

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The UK's City regulator will work with Japan on fintech startup collaboration

The City watchdog is searching beyond Europe for fintech ties after Brexit and has its sights set on Japan for its latest bridge. (CITY A.M.)

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The EU's finance watchdog is closing loopholes for UK banks looking for an easy escape from Brexit

UK-based banks seeking a foothold in Europe after Brexit will face a tough assessment before they are allowed to set up on the continent, one of the European Union's top banking supervisors said. (Business Insider)

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