The Banker Podcast
The Banker Midweek | April 19, 2023
Your weekly look at what the industry is talking about, offering information bankers like you need to know.
This week Liz Lumley and Anita Hawser talk about what makes a bank, how safe are your deposits, the latest fine directed at the former CIO of TSB Bank and the growing hysteria over CBDCs. While avoiding the tin foil hat, Liz also expresses a surprising interest in ‘swimming pool blue’ cocktails.
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