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Wednesday's headlines, Financials edition

Exclusive: Global regulators close to final deal on bank capital - sources Reuters
Bank Regulators Seek Washington Breakthrough in Basel Talks Bloomberg News
EU parliament head challenges ECB over bad loan guidelines Reuters
EU Commission to present bad loans roadmap, may slow ECB plan: draft Reuters
Germany's Schaeuble backs ECB plans on bad loans Reuters
ECB Wrangling on Stimulus Find Common Ground on Rates, Sources Say Bloomberg News
Euro group agrees ESM must be developed, says Germany's Schaeuble Reuters
European bourses brace for crucial Catalan meeting after close Reuters
Debt-fuelled takeovers boom set to eclipse European listings Financial Times
JPMorgan poised to launch European-listed ETFs Financial Times


EU lawmakers give tentative nod to Brexit clearing law that could clobber Britain Reuters
UPDATE 1-Domestic banks help Britain's FTSE edge ahead Reuters
Ex-Barclays boss Antony Jenkins: the heyday of banking will never return The Daily Telegraph
FCA raises concerns over post-Brexit access to consumer protections Financial Times
Ireland Braces for Loss in Fight for Post-Brexit Spoils Bloomberg News
Ogden reform drives car insurance price drop, but fall 'will be short-lived' Post

Allied Irish Banks
AIB's net interest and other income continue to grow 'strongly' The Irish Times
Prospectus reveals AIB restructure cost lender €10m Irish Independent

Aviva appoints former Marsh boss to head international brokers Post

Beazley begins writing out of Dublin base Post

Jupiter Fund Management
Jupiter pulls around £300m from Woodford fund after 20 years of support Financial Times

Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds Banking Group issued international bonds (XS1699636574) with a 2.25% coupon for GBP 1,000.0m maturing in 2024 Cbonds

OakNorth Bank
OakNorth spreads its roots: Challenger bank makes £15m loan to its first global company City A.M.

Provident Financial
Second nuisance calls fine for doorstep lender Provident Financial The Times
BRIEF-UK's ?Information Commissioner's Office? fines Provident Financial's Vanquis Bank Reuters
Provident Financial shares plummet after being fined for mammoth spam texting campaign City A.M.

MOVES-Schroders hires new global equities portfolio manager Reuters

Old Mutual to back $1.6bn payments app TransferWise ahead of IPO Sky News


Geneva banks, stung by tax evasion crackdown, see rosier 2018 Reuters
Private Bankers Seeking Break From Swiss Crisis-Era Rules Bloomberg News

Allianz Group
New chief investor for Allianz Börsen-Zeitung
Allianz brings new chief investor Handelsblatt

Deutsche Bank
MOVES-Deutsche Bank Switzerland names Peter Fanconi vice chairman Reuters

Maerki Baumann & Co.
Private bank Maerki Baumann brings investment manager from Deutsche Bank

UBS Group
UBS's Ermotti Says Investors Need Returns as Capital Issues Fade Bloomberg News
UBS to appeal against ruling in French tax case Reuters
UBS Suffers Setback in Bid to Thwart French Tax Evasion Case Bloomberg News


France hardens stance against higher bank capital requirements Financial Times

BNP Paribas
BNP to cut links with shale and tar sands groups Financial Times
BNP Paribas stops funding shale energy firms, boosts green projects Reuters

Crédit Mutuel Group
Credit Mutuel sells stakes in Safran and Eiffage? Reuters
?BRIEF-Banque Federative Credit Mutuel sells its stakes in Safran and Eiffage?? Reuters
Crédit Mutuel pockets $ 522 million from Safran and Eiffage La Tribune
Crédit Mutuel sells its stakes in Safran and Eiffage Le Figaro

MOVES-Natixis hires new executive director Reuters


Spanish banks stock up on ECB cash amid Catalonia independence fears Reuters
Bank revenues will continue to fall until interest rates rise Expansión
Banking reduces dependency on ECB to February lows Jornal de Negócios
Banking continues to cut back on loans granted to families and companies Expresso

Banco Santander
UPDATE 2-Spain's Santander raises 2018 profitability target Reuters
Santander increases its profitability target to 11.5% by 2018 Europa Press
Santander raises its profit forecast for 2018 El País

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
CGD: Committee of Inquiry ruled out agreement between Centeno and Domingues Jornal de Negócios

Unicaja Banco
Unicaja approves to guarantee the fulfillment of the obligations of its subsidiary EspañaDuero Europa Press


Bad loans at Italian banks fall to three-year low Reuters
Milan probe the Italian banks MF

Banca Carige
UPDATE 2-Intesa, Generali take up Carige's debt exchange offer Reuters

Banca IFIS
Banca Ifis launches a Tier2 bond, Iren prepares a green bond MF

Banca Sistema
BRIEF-Banca Sistema announces tap issue of TIER II subordinated bond of EUR 1 mln Reuters

Cassa depositi e prestiti
Cdp buys 50 mln of Fis bonds MF

Intesa Sanpaolo
Intesa Sanpaolo shares placed at 0.5 pct discount to Monday's close-trader Reuters
BRIEF-Compagnia di San Paolo sells 150 mln Intesa shares via placing -bookrunner Reuters

Istituto per le Opere di Religione
Vatican bank starts legal case in Malta over $20 million lost investment Reuters

Mediobanca wants the npls of Intesa MF

National Bank of Greece
Greece's banking sector returns to capital markets with NBG bond issuance Financial Times

UniCredit Bank clients have been experiencing downtime since Monday CTK

Unione di Banche Italiane
UBI Banca issued international bonds (XS1699951767) with a 0.75% coupon for EUR 750.0m maturing in 2022 Cbonds


Danske Bank
Danske Bank hunting for international lenders for Greenland billion projects Berlingske Business

Jyske Bank
Jyske Bank's sale of shares in Nordjyske Bank will be canceled Berlingske Business
Jyske Bank on its way with a new platform for home buyers FinansWatch

Nordea Bank
Many shareholders fly Nordea Sydsvenskan

Tryg exceeded expectations in the third quarter Berlingske Business
Tryg's CEO: Seeing good development on the top line continue Berlingske Business


Russian central bank may start buying gold on Moscow Exchange -sources Reuters
The Central Bank is ready to control money market rates Vedomosti
Russia turns cold on crypto-currencies Reuters
S&P keeps Romania's "BBB minus" rating Romania Insider
Slovenian banks reduce bad loans, net profit up slightly Reuters
Fitch says Georgian banks well placed to absorb pressures Reuters

Absolut Bank
Fitch Revises Absolut's Outlook to Stable; Affirms at 'B+' Reuters

The Central Bank could stop "Ugra" back in 2013 Vedomosti

Otkritie Holding
Rescued Otkritie posts $6bn black hole Financial Times
The hole in the capital of FC Otkritie was almost 190 billion rubles Vedomosti

Sberbank of Russia
Russia's Sberbank considers Islamic finance entity, to propose regulatory change Reuters

Türkiye Garanti Bankasi
BRIEF-Garanti Bankasi secures $250 mln within the framework of international borrowing program Reuters

Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi
BRIEF-Yapi Kredi secures $1.35 billion syndicated loan?? Reuters

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