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Friday's headlines, Financials edition

US expels Russian diplomats over cyberattack allegations BBC News
Obama strikes back at Russia for election hacking The New York Times
Eurozone will depend on loose ECB monetary policy in 2017
Eurozone financial institutions issued 2.2% more loans to companies in 2016 than 2015 - ECB Handelsblatt
Bankers cautious on outlook for global equity deals after 2016 slide Reuters
Political risks leave euro-pound analysts most divided on record Bloomberg News
2017 to be more challenging than 2016 in re/insurance: Kroll Artemis
Boom in cyberattack insurance predicted to gather pace Financial Times


Britain avoids M&A collapse as foreign buyers go Brexit bargain hunting Reuters

Bank of Ireland
Bank reopens 500 accounts each month for emigrants Irish Independent

Royal Bank of Scotland
RBS urged to create investor committee to prevent re-run of 2008 Financial Times
RBS investors mount campaign for shareholder committee The Daily Telegraph


Switzerland moves further to end bank secrecy Financial Times

Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse CEO wants to reduce investment banking, focus more on stable areas Handelsblatt

Hypo Real Estate
Court to discontinue proceedings against former Hypo Real Estate managers Handelsblatt

UBS Group
UBS dismisses US broker


BlackRock cuts stake in AEGON Het Financieele Dagblad

Natixis Assurances
Natixis Assurances automates terminations Les Echos


Caja Ontinyent meets the capital requirements of Spanish central bank Europa Press

Banco Popular Español
Banco Popular Español issues €250 million in mortgage bonds Europa Press

CaixaBank sells €700 million worth hotel property portfolio to Apollo Global Management Jornal de Negócios

Caixa Económica Montepio Geral
Caixa Económica Montepio Geral signs collective labor agreement with unions Jornal Económico
Caixa Económica Montepio Geral argues that agreement with unions defends the maintenance of jobs Jornal de Negócios

Kutxabank increases capital of CajaSur Banco by €300 million Europa Press

Spanish court orders Liberbank to repay overdue interest for non-transparent land clauses Europa Press

Millennium BCP
Millennium BCP will eliminate salary reductions in July 2017 Jornal de Negócios

Novo Banco
Group of Banco Espírito Santo shareholders moving forward with action against Novo Banco sale Jornal de Negócios
Shareholders file lawsuit against sale of Novo Banco Diário de Notícias


EU clears extension of Italian bank liquidity support Reuters
Italian finance minister attacks 'rigid' European Central Bank Financial Times
Italy bailout fund presents offer for bad loans of small banks - sources Reuters

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Italy criticizes ECB over Monte Paschi capital decision Reuters
ECB should discuss views on Monte Paschi with Italy: PM Gentiloni Reuters
Bank of Italy says state to put up about 6.6 billion euros for Monte Paschi rescue
Italian economy minister asks for no more opaqueness from ECB, to discuss capital increase request for Monte dei Paschi with regulator Il Sole 24 Ore
Rescue plan to leave Italy's Monte Paschi 'hyper-capitalized' - Econ Min to paper Reuters
Amount of Monte dei Paschi's bailout depends on industrial plan, Econ min to paper Reuters
DBRS prescribes a strict diet for Monte dei Paschi's restructuring plan MF

Philippe Donnet builds Generali management Börsen-Zeitung

Piraeus Bank
Greek Piraeus Bank sells majority stake in Cyprus unit Reuters
Piraeus Bank sells majority stake in Cypriot subsidiary for €3.2 million Kerdos


AP Pension
AP Pension makes 200 million Danish kroner return on investment in European, US bank stocks FinansWatch

Vang Sparebank
Former Vang Sparebank manager convicted of financial fraud E24


Russian central bank revokes license of two Moscow banks
Russian banks promote fintech
Turkish banking sector's net profit for the first 11 months of 2016 totaled to 35.1 billion lira Hürriyet
Poland's PM says 're-Polonisation' of banks will go on Reuters
Polish banks leave new deposit interest rates intact m/m in November - NBP PAP

Peresvet Bank
Sechin has asked Medvedev to support rehabilitation proposal of Peresvet Bank Vedomosti

DIA bluff collapsed Probusinessbank

TBC Bank
TBC Bank Group invests 100 mln Georgian lari in unit Reuters

Vnesheconombank acquires additional shares of Sviaz-Bank for 16 billion Russian rubles Vedomosti
Advisor to Vnesheconombank chairman named CEO of VEB Capital Vedomosti

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