Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Facebook's recent talks with the world's central bankers on its plans for a digital currency, whether the UK's challenger banks can maintain their astonishing rate of expansion, and a potential scandal at JPMorgan as three of its metals traders are charged with market manipulation. With special guest Tom Merry, managing director at Accenture Strategy.


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Contributors: Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Mehreen Khan, Brussels correspondent, Nicholas Megaw, retail banking correspondent, and Henry Sanderson, commodities correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon

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