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David Cameron’s back in business! US payments business, that is. In this episode, host Meaghan Johnson and Benedict Shegog discuss his credentials for the job and why he might be acting like a Kardashian.

Have we seen the end of the banking heyday? And why might ex-Barclays boss Antony Jenkins be saying so? We also hear about Russian bitcoin bros and Putin’s views on cryptocurrencies, suggesting that Russia’s central bank may be next in line to introduce regulation.

They also caught up with Adam Dodds from Freetrade.io, the challenger stock broker, who shared their exciting news about achieving full FCA authorisation, and spoke about their journey on the road to disrupting the stock trading industry.

The team discuss Venezuela’s reliance on cash and how it’s stoking inflation. And how on earth will China give citizens a score based on their trustworthiness? Should they? Will they?

Also on the show: Monzo fending off one takeover offer per month; Starling’s latest app feature; Zopa building a new bank; Zazu crowdfunding a digital bank; and why it’s finally been shown that Siri is a simpleton!

Enjoy the show!

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