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EU's Barnier questions point of extending Brexit Reuters
Basel panel urges banks to be wary of crypto assets Financial Times
Crypto-assets pose risks to global banks, warns Basel Committee Reuters


Confusion reigns amid rejection of a no-deal Brexit The Times
Brexit set for delay after May wounded by rejection of 'no-deal' Reuters
Brexit meltdown: May's deal back from the dead The Times
Brexit uncertainty damaging economy says chancellor amid anger over no-deal motion The Independent
Theresa May issues ultimatum after MPs ditch no-deal Brexit Financial Times
London rejecting 'no-deal' Brexit could be a turning point: German minister Reuters
Boris Johnson says Britain will leave the EU on March 29 after last-minute deal Reuters
Spring statement: Chancellor says economy 'resilient' despite Brexit uncertainty Sky News
U.K. Cuts Growth Forecast Amid Parliament's Brexit Chaos Bloomberg News
JPMorgan still sees UK May's deal as the most likely Brexit option Reuters
UK Brexit minister says no Brexit is bigger risk than no deal Reuters
Ireland will not plan for no-deal border until it has to: minister Reuters
Dixons Carphone fined £29m for pushing phone insurance that customers didn't need The Independent
Carphone fined £29m over Geek Squad sales The Times
Bank pay caps 'huge concern' for investors, Donohoe told The Irish Times
One in three asset management firms could disappear, says Invesco chief Financial Times

Lancashire Holdings
Lancashire moves supervisory and tax domiciles from UK to Bermuda Reinsurance News

Marex Spectron
MOVES-Broker Marex Spectron appoints Carla Stent as chair Reuters

Provident Financial
Besieged Provident restores dividend The Times
UPDATE 2-Provident will not sell home credit unit even as NSF closes in Reuters

Shorter life makes Prudential happier The Times
Prudential shifts $50 billion in assets to Luxembourg ahead of Brexit Reuters
Prudential says 'good progress' made on UK spin-off Financial Times

Standard Chartered
StanChart suffers Asia private banker exits, boosts Mideast staff: sources Reuters

Standard Life Aberdeen
UPDATE 2-Standard Life Aberdeen ditches co-CEO roles in board overhaul Reuters
Keith Skeoch named sole CEO at Standard Life Aberdeen Financial News
Martin Gilbert steps down as co-chief of Standard Life Aberdeen Financial Times
Doubts over Standard Life shake-up The Times


Germany finmin "closely watching" reports on Deutsche/Commerzbank merger - sources Reuters
Germany's Scholz criticised by senior conservative over role in Deutsche merger talks Reuters
Germany's Scholz plays down government role in Deutsche merger talks: sources Reuters

Banque Pictet & Cie
Pictet Hires UBS Veteran

Credit Suisse Group
Credit Suisse Hires BofA's Baldwin as Head of Equity Sales Bloomberg News

Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse)
Edmond de Rothschild to take its Swiss bank private Financial Times
Rothschild Baroness Plots Swiss Private Bank Expansion After Bid Bloomberg News
UPDATE 1-Family plans to take Swiss bank Edmond de Rothschild private Reuters
Bank Edmond de Rothschild withdraws from the stock market Neue Zürcher Zeitung

EFG International
EFG Returns to Profit and Seeks to Grow
EFG International sets new targets as assets rebound from 2018 drop Reuters
EFG writes again profit Finanz und Wirtschaft

Raiffeisen Bank International
UPDATE 1-Austria's Raiffeisen looking for acquisitions, committed to Russia Reuters
Austria's Raiffeisen does not rule out interest in Serbia's Komercijalna Banka Reuters
Raiffeisenbank International made a profit of € 1.27 billion last year Der Standaard
RBI does not expect any penalty in connection with money laundering charges Handelsblatt

UBS Group
Former graduate trainee sues UBS over rape allegation Financial Times
Former graduate trainee takes UBS to court over handling of London rape allegation City A.M.

The confusion surrounding Wirecard continues Handelsblatt


ABN Amro Group
Group of bankers ABN Amro distributes €10 million Het Financieele Dagblad

Amundi sets ambitious target to double ETFs by 2023 Financial News

AXA France wants to return to the race in auto insurance Les Echos

BNP Paribas
BNP Seeks to Beef Up China Operation on Investment Flows Bet Bloomberg News

Founders of price fighter DeGiro put interest for sale Het Financieele Dagblad

Rothschild & Co
Rothschild & Co records a record 2018 year Le Figaro

Société Générale
Ex-SocGen Woman of the Year Sues for $6 Million After Firing Bloomberg News

VDK Spaarbank
Ex-CEO Bank Nagelmackers director at VDK Bank De Tijd

Weghsteen now also declared bankrupt De Tijd


Banco Santander
Santander launches an offensive to grow in investment banking in Europe Expansión

Bankia's exuditor denies pressure from Luis de Guindos to precipitate nationalization Expansión

Thousands evacuated from BBVA's Mexico City offices after threats Reuters
BBVA will unify its brand around the world and end its local names El País
BBVA evacuates workers from its subsidiary in Mexico after receiving threats by mail Europa Press

CaixaBank shareholders who wish to join the Advisory Committee may request it until June 30 Europa Press
CaixaBank: Jerónimo Martins shares may rise almost 30%, with positive evolution in Poland and Colombia Jornal de Negócios

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
CGD raises commissions. Raising money with a book at the counter will cost triple Economia Online

Novo Banco
Bracinha Vieira says Novo Banco will ask 3,000 million to the Resolution Fund Jornal Económico
Follow-up Committee says Novo Banco will ask for another 1000 million Público
Novo Banco's loss was "anomalous". Will ask for more money by 2020 Diário de Notícias
Assets of Novo Banco in the contingent mechanism "have not been sold" Jornal de Negócios
Novo Banco hired detectives to seek debtors' fortune Jornal de Notícias


Attica Bank
Panayotis Roumeliotis resigns Kerdos
Attica Bank's P. Roumeliotis resigns Naftemporiki

Banca Carige
Carige, Värde comes forward with Malacalza. On the table an offer for Npl and branches Il Sole 24 Ore

Banca Popolare di Sondrio
IN BREVE-Italy's Popolare di Sondrio updates 5 bln euro EMTN programme Reuters

Intesa Sanpaolo
Intesa CEO says bank not interested in M&A deals Reuters
Intesa Sanpaolo is preparing to place bonds in yen at 3 and 15 years Il Sole 24 Ore

Nexi, in the street for Piazza Affari, first stop with US funds Il Sole 24 Ore


EQT Partners
EQT raises 9 billion euros for the biggest infrastructure fund L'Agefi

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
Danish watchdog checks SEB branch for money laundering risks Reuters
SEB companies must review the risk of money laundering in Denmark Dagens Nyheter


UPDATE 1-Next Slovak central bank head Kazimir says don't panic over slowdown Reuters
Visa and Mastercard turned off the card fell under the sanctions of the bank Vedomosti

Bank Handlowy w Warszawie
Bank Handlowy recommends PLN 3.74 in dividend per share PAP

Getin Noble Bank
New Getin Noble shares are traded Rzeczpospolita

Idea Bank
Good assessment of Idea Bank Rzeczpospolita

The state will capitalize Promsvyazbank by 50 billion rubles Vedomosti

Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Ziraat Bankası
Cukurova Holding may seek restructure of $1.6 bln loan from Ziraat Bank-sources Reuters

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