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Friday's headlines, Financials editions

Bankers bemoan Mifid's high costs and unclear benefits Financial Times
ECB minutes show declining confidence in growth recovery Reuters
EU citizens in UK complain of being denied vote in European elections Sky News
€33bn pensions investor warns of 'technological cold war' Financial News
Closed book deals to drive consolidation in European sector: Moody's Reinsurance News
Pension Insurance Corp's longevity reinsurance use expands, seals M&S buy-in Artemis
Marks & Spencer completes £1.4bn pension buy-in with PIC, Phoenix Life Reinsurance News

UK AND IRELAND

Theresa May to give firm departure date as Brexit deal founders Financial Times
Time finally runs out for Theresa May The Times
Theresa May expected to confirm departure date as backbench showdown nears Sky News
Theresa May Set to Announce Timetable to Quit as Tory Leader Bloomberg News
Risk of no-deal Brexit is building - Irish finance minister Reuters

AJ Bell
Ringing endorsement for AJ Bell in platform's first results since listing The Times
Investment platform AJ Bell's profit surges on customer growth Reuters

Bank of Ireland Group
Bank of Ireland taps market with UK mortgaged backed deal Irish Independent
Bank of Ireland plans to sell £2.27bn prime UK mortgage debt The Irish Times
Life insurance pay-out at highest ever level at Bank of Ireland The Irish Times

Barclays
Barclays Hires Technology Banker Akhil Ahuja From Wells Fargo Bloomberg News

Lloyds Banking Group
UPDATE 1-Lloyds Bank CEO asked to explain pension perks to parliament Reuters
Lloyds boss called before MPs over pension payments The Guardian

London Capital & Finance
HM Treasury launches probe into FCA regulation of collapsed firm London Capital & Finance City A.M.
MPs demand speedy probe of London Capital & Finance Financial Times
UPDATE 2-Britain launches investigation into failed investment firm LCF Reuters

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

German banking industry calls for new competition rules in the fight against US tech companies Handelsblatt
Swiss government baulks at signing EU treaty: sources Reuters
Zurich Banking Association wants to make CS strategists president finews.ch

Allianz Group
Allianz (AGCS) strengthens response services for environmental emergencies Reinsurance News

Banque Bonhôte & Cie
Bonhôte sees the puck in Biel finews.ch

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank chairman survives vote to remove him from office Reuters
Deutsche Bank CEO's Support Erodes at Shareholder Meeting Bloomberg News
Deutsche Bank shareholders miss Achleitner and Sewing a memo Handelsblatt
Deutsche Bank sees support dwindle at shareholder meeting Financial Times
Deutsche Bank chairman signals cuts are in store as AGM starts Reuters
Deutsche Bank investors meet amid questions on strategy, leadership Reuters
Deutsche Bank chief prepares shareholders for 'tough cutbacks' Financial Times
Deutsche Bank CEO ready for "tough cutbacks" at investment bank Reuters
Deutsche Bank plans cuts in U.S. equities, prime unit: sources Reuters
Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low Reuters

Deutsche Börse
Deutsche Börse eyes big M&A but no repeat of LSE-style deal Financial News

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names Head of A&H for North America Reinsurance News

Swissquote Group Holding
Swissquote Loses Forex and Markets Chief finews.com

UBS Group
Is UBS losing its edge in investment banking? Financial Times
UBS scrambles to revive its faltering investment bank swissinfo.ch

FRANCE AND BENELUX

BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas CEO Bonnafe's board mandate renewed by shareholders Reuters

ING Groep
ING advances to Bankia and Sabadell in the concession of new mortgages Expansión

KBL European Private Bankers
Ex-UBS Top Shot Buys Stake in Wealth Manager finews.com

Scor
French reinsurer SCOR buys asset manager Coriolis Capital Reuters
SCOR grows ILS business with Coriolis Capital acquisition Reinsurance News
Atlas Capital UK 2019 cat bond to upsize to $250m for SCOR Artemis
ILS manager Coriolis Capital acquired by SCOR Investment Partners Artemis

Société Générale
French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry Reuters

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

The Bank of Spain warns of the high indebtedness of the economy in the face of disturbances Expansión

Banco Santander
Santander and PSA put on sale a portfolio of non-performing loans guaranteed with vehicles Europa Press
Santander wins the first lawsuit for unjust enrichment in the purchase of Popular Europa Press
Santander opens the formal ERE process with the commitment to relocate all those affected Europa Press
Santander is committed to relocating all those dismissed in the ERE who want to continue working El País
Santander wants to relocate 100% of those affected by the ERE who ask for it Expansión

BBVA
BBVA closes its online insurance agency for self-employed Muno Expansión

CaixaBank
CaixaBank creates a commission for Innovation, Technology and Digital Transformation Expansión

Ibercaja
Ibercaja allows its clients to incorporate in their 'app' all the accounts and cards of other banks Europa Press

Iberdrola
Iberdrola commits to invest 6,500 million in Brazil in five years El País

Sociedad de Gestión de Activos Procedentes de la Reestructuración Bancaria
The 'bad bank' will denounce defaulters of 'brick' for the non-payment of 22,000 million lent by savings banks El Mundo

ITALY AND GREECE

Bank loans disposed of but Utp 51 billion remain Il Sole 24 Ore
Risk Italy, here's what is priced on the derivatives Il Sole 24 Ore
EU court rejects investors' calls for ECB compensation over Greek bailout Reuters

Banca Carige
Italy's Salvini says League party ready to back state rescue of Carige: paper Reuters

Generali
Generali elects Frédéric de Courtois VP of Insurance Europe Reinsurance News
Generali boss named vice-president of Insurance Europe Post

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Norway rejects bank regulator proposal, seeks other capital measures Reuters
Considering digital money E24
Bankers Stunned as Negative Rates Sweep Across Danish Mortgages Bloomberg News
Total opposition will have stock tax for banks Jyllands Posten
Cash withdrawals can be taxed in the future Sydsvenskan

DNB
DNB has cleared up with customers who had the wrong balance in the account E24
DNB customers drawn double after using the card Dagens Næringsliv

Jyske Bank
Jyske Bank may lose the right to the name "Jyske Realkredit" Børsen

EASTERN EUROPE

Banks will be required to serve customers by face and voice. Vedomosti
Czech buffer rate increase may limit room for dividends -association Reuters
MNB: bank sector still resilient to shock, but risks remain Budapest Business Journal
Bulgaria's Q1 turnover indices in services rise SEENews

Evocabank
Karen Yeghiazaryan appointed as new chairman of Evocabank. Board ArmBanks

PKO Leasing
PKO Leasing secures at least 66% subscription rate in tender offer for PCM fleet manager PAP

Privatbank
Ukraine's PrivatBank launches suit against former owner Kolomoisky in U.S. Reuters

Sberbank of Russia
Sberbank receives rights for 80% stake in Antipinsky refinery Reuters

Skarbiec Holding
Skarbiec asset manager says outflows may reverse within coming months PAP

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