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Friday's headlines, Financials edition

Trade deal with EU trade greater in scope than expected: U.S. official Reuters
EU's Barnier Rejects Key Part of British Brexit Trade Plan Bloomberg News
EU's Michel Barnier knocks down core tenets of UK customs plan City A.M.
Several banks dismissed from U.S. metals price-fixing lawsuits Reuters
REFILE-Asset managers wobble as trade tensions hit client sentiment Reuters
ECB's Draghi: Capital key to underpin any reinvestment decisions Reuters

UK AND IRELAND

UK financial watchdog chides firms for getting maths wrong in EU rules Reuters
Be Ready for Any Brexit Market Hit, U.K. Regulator Tells City Bloomberg News
UK to miss out on pacific trade deal if it pursues Brexit plans, think tank claims The Daily Telegraph
Newer firms muscle in on banks' forex territory Reuters

AIB Group
State in line for millions of euro from AIB first-half dividend The Irish Times

Barclays
Barclays Secures Fabio Madar as Global Head of G10 FX Finance Magnates

Beazley
Beazley launches new Lloyd's consortium for U.S wage & hour risks Reinsurance News

Cenkos Securities
Activist targets Cenkos chair with demand for ?strategic review Sky News
Mark Kleinman: Cenkos chair hit by City breakdown City A.M.

CMC Markets
External shareholders deliver blow to CMC Board on exec pay Financial Times

HSBC Holdings
MOVES-HSBC appoints global banking head for Middle East, North Afica, Turkey Reuters

Irish Bank Resolution
Central Bank nears halfway point of IBRC-linked bond sales The Irish Times

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group
UPDATE 1-Broker JLT preparing for a no-deal Brexit – CEO Reuters
JLT CEO says broker is preparing for a no-deal Brexit: Reuters Reinsurance News

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Royal Bank of Scotland fends off final appeal in Libor derivatives misselling test case City A.M.

Schroders
Schroders asset growth slows on volatility, retail hits Financial Times
Schroders first-half asset inflows lag some forecasts, shares fall Reuters
Schroders in talks to join UK fintech body Financial News

Standard Life Aberdeen
Standard Life Aberdeen calls out peers for AGM no-shows Reuters

Virgin Money Holdings
Virgin review cuts profit on credit cards The Times
Virgin cuts credit card income after BoE warning Financial Times

Willis Towers Watson
Willis Towers appoints U.S. delegated integrated solutions lead Reuters

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

Scandal hit crypto mining firm probed by FINMA Swissinfo.ch
Finma opens proceedings against crypto startup Envion Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Julius Bär Gruppe
Ex-Julius Baer Wealth Manager Arrested in Miami in PDVSA Affair Bloomberg News
Money laundering: Former Julius Baer banker arrested in Miami finews.ch

EFG International
EFG International at the crossroads finews.ch

Graubündner Kantonalbank
Graubündner Kantonalbank takes over majority stake in Albin Kistler finews.ch

Munich Re
Munich Re Specialty eyes U.S underwriting expansion, appoints new RGI CEO Reinsurance News

Raiffeisen Gruppe Switzerland
Gantenbein does not want to become Raiffeisen president Finanz und Wirtschaft
Raiffeisen: Pascal Gantenbein rejects presidential candidacy finews.ch

UBS Group
UBS to review misconduct policies after rape claim Financial Times
UBS Is Cutting Dozens of Staff in Wealth-Management Revamp Bloomberg News

FRANCE AND BENELUX

France sounds cautious note after crunch EU talks with US The Daily Telegraph

Crédit Mutuel Group
Crédit Mutuel benefits from the credit boom Les Echos

Orange Bank
Orange Bank digs its loss to 68 million euros La Tribune

Scor
SCOR continues to expand, but price deceleration now evident Artemis
SCOR's H1 results highlight positive but fading price momentum Reinsurance News
SCOR slowed by US tax reform Les Echos

Société Générale
Société Générale is evolving its team dedicated to financial institutions L'Agefi

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Bankia
UPDATE 1-Spain's Bankia posts 36 pct rise in Q2 profit on lower provisions Reuters
Bankia blames hundreds of millions of fall in the stock market to the tax on banking of the PSOE El Mundo
Seville (Bankia) warns that a tax on banks would affect the value of the share and its solvency Europa Press

Bankinter
Bankinter improves its semi-annual net profit by 8.4%, by earning 261 million Europa Press
Bankinter believes that a tax on banks is "so unfair" that the government will not be able to impose it Europa Press

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
CGD closes branches in New York and Luxembourg Jornal de Negócios
Government agrees to maintain CGD branch in France Dinheiro Vivo

Kutxabank
Kutxabank achieved a profit of 187.8 million in the first half of the year, 10.4% more Europa Press

Mapfre
Mapfre reaffirms its profitable growth strategy Expansión
Mapfre gains 7.1% less until June due to currency depreciation and lower yields Europa Press

Millennium BCP
Portugal Millennium BCP's first-half net profit jumps 67 percent Reuters
BCP raises profits to 150.6 million in first half Jornal de Notícias

ITALY AND GREECE

ECB lowers emergency funding cap for Greek banks to 8.4 bln euros Reuters

Banca Carige
UPDATE 1-Carige's top shareholder says no friction with ECB Reuters

Banca Generali
Banca Generali: six-month masses over 58 billion lire ANSA

Banca Sistema
Banca Sistema improves the brokerage margin by 16% MF

Credito Valtellinese
Css merged into Creval, Equita sees Cet1 beyond the 2018 target MF

Iccrea Banca
Italy's ICCREA says receives ECB authorisation to create new banking group Reuters

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Swedish households loans decrease SvD Näringsliv

Nordea Bank
Biggest Nordic Bank Warns Election Mess Could Sink Swedish Krona Bloomberg News

EASTERN EUROPE

Turkey says will not tolerate threats after U.S. warns of sanctions Reuters
Erdogan spokesman says United States will not achieve results by threatening Turkey Reuters
Belarus to invite Eurasian Development Bank, Russian banks for bond issue Reuters
The Banking Association has aggravated the estimate of this year's growth in the economy CTK
Banks misinformed customers Rzeczpospolita

Euro Bank
At least three willing to take over EuroBank Rzeczpospolita

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