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Wednesday's headlines, Financials edition

EU Set to Delay Brexit After Johnson Defeated in Parliament Bloomberg News
EU's Tusk says he will recommend Brexit extension to avoid no-deal Reuters
Brexit extension still possible, Tusk assures British MPs The Times
UK PM Johnson to call EU leaders to discuss Brexit next steps: spokesman Reuters
Over to EU on Brexit delay, Johnson says after parliament rejects swift decision Reuters
ECB's Costa says banks need to act fast as tech firm rivalry looms Reuters
Banks may cut ties with Facebook on Libra concerns, ING warns Financial Times
How green is your bond? EU battle lines drawn on investment rules Reuters


Boris Johnson Eyes Election After Parliament Forces Brexit Delay Bloomberg News
Frustrated Johnson faces Brexit delay The Times
Boris Johnson 'pauses' Brexit bill after key defeat City A.M.
Boris Johnson Loses a Critical Brexit Vote, Throwing the Process Into Disarray The New York Times
Boris Johnson wins Brexit deal vote but is thwarted on deadline Financial Times
UK PM Johnson wins first vote on Brexit legislation Reuters
UK minister Buckland offers assurance to wavering lawmakers on Brexit transition Reuters
Scotland's economy takes £3bn hit from Brexit fears The Times
BoE reform needed to boost firepower for downturns, think tank says Reuters
Audit watchdog calls on firms to improve reporting on climate change issues City A.M.
Analyst names insurers likely to face most disruption from pricing practices review Post
Eight deals see £25bn of pension liabilities transferred in 2019: Aon Reinsurance News
BlackRock appoints head of UK local government pensions Financial News
Fortegra appoints CUO for specialty lines in London Reinsurance News
Fidelis bolsters London underwriting team with Matthew Bellamy Reinsurance News
Ireland to await developments from UK and EU on possible Brexit delay Reuters
Irish M&A sector faces no-deal Brexit threat Irish Independent
Making bankers liable 'will enhance industry culture' The Times
Central Bank warns of 'early scalp' for conduct breaches The Irish Times

Michael Moran appointed EVP of Aon United Reinsurance News
Aon appoints executives Business Insurance

Beazley launches cyber risk management services for international policyholders Reinsurance News
Beazley reveals APAC growth strategy Insurance Business Asia

Legal & General
Affordable homes boost from Legal & General The Times

Lloyd's of London
London market needs efficiency, Lloyd's needs to execute: Davies, Xceedance Reinsurance News

Fintech Revolut to launch in the U.S. by year-end with Mastercard deal Reuters

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Ex-RBS Small-Business Lender Heads Dragged Back Into Spotlight Bloomberg News

Schroders agrees lower borrowing costs tied to green pledges Financial News


Germany Proposes Schnabel as ECB Board Member, Sueddeutsche Says Bloomberg News
German banks in August engaged with more than 18 billion euros in Turkey Handelsblatt

Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse Slammed for Spygate Handling

KBL European Private Bankers
KBL Plucks UBS Banker in Nordic Push

N26 wants to reach 100 thousand customers in Portugal by the end of the year Jornal Económico

UBS Group
UBS, authorities eye client overcharges in Singapore and Hong Kong Reuters


French minister questions justification for a delay on Brexit Reuters
Loan Insurance: Effective Right to Termination Considered in the Senate La Tribune

Axa Bank Belgium
AXA Bank Belgium on the road to a lawsuit in France L'Echo


The profitability of the bank does not seduce investors El País
Banks want to charge for deposits from large clients and multinationals Expresso
Bank wants to change negative interest law Jornal de Negócios
Banking: Macedo defends scale to face low interest rates. Ramalho bets on cost reduction and Maya wants to charge institutional deposits Jornal Económico
Carlos Costa: Expansion of distribution network with bank digitization aggravates "too big to fail" Jornal Económico

Banco Santander
Santander receives interest samples for a corporate operation with Metrovacesa Cinco Días

Bankia's main private shareholder seeks support to merge it with ING Expansión

BBVA closes Denizen, its bank start-up aimed at expatriates Expansión

Novo Banco
Novo Banco President admits banks will have to cut costs again Jornal de Notícias
Novo Banco wants to cut more than a quarter of workers in Spain Expresso
Novo Banco prepares to lay off 27% of its workers in Spain Jornal Económico


Piraeus Bank
The HFSF has approved Piraeus' agreement with Intrum Kathimerini
"Green" for Piraeus Intrum deal Naftemporiki


The experts disagree on Ingve's next move Svenska Dagbladet

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
SEB Q3 net profit beats forecast Reuters

Swedbank third-quarter profit squeezed by costs for money-laundering fall-out Reuters
Profit case for Swedbank Dagens Nyheter

Svenska Handelsbanken
Handelsbanken launches cost cutting drive, charge hits Q3 profit Reuters


Central Bank demanded the fight against insider Kommersant
Sberbank reports an increase in consumer confidence in the middle class in Russia Vedomosti
Sberbank predicts a reduction in key rates to 6% Vedomosti
Turkey Discussed Central Bank Accounting Tweak to Bolster Budget Bloomberg News
Slovenian Lawmakers Approve Bailout Law Criticized by ECB Bloomberg News
Slovak central bank keeps extra capital buffer for banks at 2.0% Reuters
Polish corporate loan stock inches down 0.2% m/m in September to PLN 351.7 bln - NBP PAP
Croatia Gets Green Light to Join EU's Visa-Free Schengen Zone Bloomberg News
EBRD to lend EUR 100 mln to support Croatian MSMEs Budapest Business Journal
Hungary Keeps Rates Unchanged Before December Policy Review Bloomberg News

Borsa Istanbul
Turkey Picks Ex-Banker Convicted in the U.S. as New Bourse CEO Bloomberg News
Turkey picks former jailed banker to head Istanbul stock exchange Financial Times
EBRD opposes Turkey naming former jailed Halkbank executive as CEO of bourse Reuters

Idea Bank
Getin financials inks LoI to sell Idea Bank ops in Ukraine - filing PAP

Rosbank is looking for a leak Kommersant

Sberbank of Russia
Non-informational Sberbank/ Regulator fined subsidiary bank Kommersant

Türkiye Halk Bankası
Turkey's Halkbank could face fine for failing to appear in U.S. court: prosecutor Reuters
Turkey-U.S. Sparring Escalates as Bank Spurns NY Court Bloomberg News

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