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Thursday's headlines, Financials edition

ECB hopes to go into policy hibernation, sources say Reuters
ECB Is Said to Review Corporate-Bond Plan as Next QE Step Nears Bloomberg News
Regulation should not hinder cross-border bank deals: ECB's Villeroy Reuters
Euro zone bank costs likely to rise as regulators set new capital targets Reuters
New Capital Rules: Reform Package Basel IV is nearing completion Handelsblatt
France, Italy Get EU Warning Over Debt Level, Spending Plans Bloomberg News
European Commission warning over sustainability of State's revenue sources Irish Independent
UPDATE 2-EU insurance watchdog calls for harmonised guarantee schemes Reuters
BRIEF-Moody's says outlook for European insurance industry is stable Reuters
A less violent reinsurance cycle, thanks to patient alternative capital Artemis


Autumn Budget 2017: Hefty bankers' bonuses boosted income tax last year, OBR reveals, as Hammond plans to wring more from private equity City A.M.
Autumn Budget 2017: Hammond changes corporate capital gains tax rules City A.M.
Budget 2017: EIS investors benefit from surprise doubling of limit Financial Times
Insurers welcome IPT freeze in this year's budget Post
UK budget hands firms £3bn Brexit support as growth forecast slashed Irish Independent
May's U.K. Budget Largesse Comes Too Late in the Year for Voters Bloomberg News
U.K. Bows to Worsening Economy, More Borrowing as Brexit Nears Bloomberg News
Waiting for May, Brussels eyes December Brexit deal Reuters
EU and UK aim to strike Brexit divorce deal within 3 weeks Financial Times
As Brexit Breakthrough Nears, EU's Trade Plan Said to Fall Short Bloomberg News
Ireland Sees 'Reasonable Chance' of Brexit Talks Progress Bloomberg News
City think-tank warns the UK must cough up more money to successfully negotiate a transition period City A.M.
BRIEF-Fitch says Brexit impact gradually mounting for UK corporates Reuters
FCA fines ex-BofA trader £60,000 for market abuse Financial Times
Central Bank looks to ban commission payments for first time The Irish Times

Bank of Ireland
Two Bank of Ireland branches on 25-year leases for sale The Irish Times

HSBC closes Marine Le Pen bank account The Guardian

Irish Life Group
Irish Life makes €85m profit on Allianz Ireland stake sale The Irish Times

J&E Davy
Davy taps rising wealth to raise private equity fund Irish Independent

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
UK's 15 billion pound RBS sale to boost government coffers Reuters
Budget 2017: UK to sell RBS stake despite sitting on £26bn loss Financial Times
U.K. Plans to Sell $20 Billion of RBS Shares Over Five Years Bloomberg News
UK Treasury to start privatising RBS by next March The Irish Times

Standard Chartered
StanChart close to selling real estate principal finance unit to Actis: sources Reuters


UPDATE 1-Bundesbank sees no problem buying German bonds for stimulus Reuters
Swiss banks need to meet minimum leverage ratio of 3 pct Reuters
Zurich delays implementation of bank liquidity rules L'Agefi
Zurich asset manager hires ex-UBS client advisor as partner
UBS, Raiffeisen Cybercrime Targets
PayPal purchase protection doesn't shield from lawsuits - German court Reuters

BRIEF-Allianz deepens partnership with Sri Ayudhya Capital in Thailand Reuters
Allianz takes aim at underinsured SMEs Post

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank strategist tells investors to avoid bitcoin Reuters

Deutsche Börse
Deutsche Börse launches buyback Börsen-Zeitung

Deutsche Kreditbank
DKB expands with Green Bonds Börsen-Zeitung

Deutsche Rückversicherung
Deutsche Rück boss Junke has to go at the end of the year Börsen-Zeitung

MPC Capital
MPC Capital stands by its annual goals Börsen-Zeitung

St. Galler Kantonalbank
BRIEF-St Galler Kantonalbank takes over PB-business from M.M.Warburg Bank Reuters

Swiss Re
New Chief Economist at Swiss Re
Haegeli named Swiss Re's chief economist Post

UBS Group
UBS Sends Executive To India


Macron budget risks breaching EU fiscal rules, says Brussels Financial Times
Marine Le Pen accuses banks of 'fatwa' after party accounts shut Financial Times
France's Le Pen says victim of 'banking fatwa' over account closures Reuters
Europe's first bitcoin mutual fund launched by Tobam Financial Times
Insurers flirt with Luxembourg as a location Börsen-Zeitung

BNP Paribas
BRIEF-BNP Paribas says maintains CET target after G-SIB buffer trimmed Reuters
BNP Paribas AM launches a European loan fund L'Agefi

Crédit Agricole Group
Crédit Agricole is preparing a capital increase in BforBank L'Agefi

Société Générale
SocGen says no wrongdoing in handling of National Front accounts Reuters
French bank to close far-right Front National's accounts The Guardian


The Supreme Court rules in favor of the banks in the cases of mortgages with IRPH El País
The CNMV warns of four 'financial chiringuitos' in Norway, the United Kingdom and Belgium Europa Press
Banks bill 90 million more in commissions Diário De Notícias

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
BBVA prepays the outstanding nominal amount of preferred shares issued by Caixa d'Estalvis Comarcal de Manlleu Europa Press

BMN begins the closure of offices before its next merger with Bankia El País


Banca Carige
UPDATE 1-Italy's Banca Carige kicks off "ironclad" survival cash call Reuters
Carige safe with the increase MF

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
BRIEF-Italy keeps Monte dei Paschi CEO, chairman on new board list Reuters
Mps swept by npl and finance MF
Mps, what Bankitalia had to say about the price paid for Antonveneta MF
Crisis Mps, Bank of Italy: Antonveneta not decisive MF

National Bank of Greece
UPDATE 1-Greece's National Bank shrinks loss, bad debt provisions fall Reuters
National: Get on target for red loans from Q3 Kerdos


UPDATE 1-Norway's minority government wins backing for 2018 fiscal budget Reuters
UPDATE 1-Swedish central bank says mortgages top risk, wants govt action Reuters
Swedish business chief quits over Paradise Papers link Financial Times
Iceland's slowing economy a good thing, central bank chief says Reuters

Danske Andelskassers Bank
BRIEF-Danske Andelskassers Bank Q3 net profit down at DKK 5.9 mln Reuters

Nordea Bank
Nordea Sets Record on Riskiest Bank Bonds Bloomberg News
Nordea sells AT1 bonds at record low European coupon Financial Times

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
SEB has found a new head of private banking FinansWatch

Svenska Handelsbanken
Handelsbanken publishes a handful of changes in management FinansWatch


Eastern European Banks Are Now Growth Leaders Bloomberg News
EU preaches tough love for impatient Ukraine Reuters
This Is How Far Turkey Will Go to Boost Lira Without a Hike Bloomberg News
CORRECTED-EMERGING MARKETS-Turkish lira tumbles to record low Reuters
UPDATE 3-As lira plumbs record low, Turkey says U.S. problems temporary Reuters
DIA fined several banks for 0.6 billion rubles Vedomosti
The Central Bank began to read telegrams about banks Vedomosti
Romania's moves on corporate governance alarm investors Financial Times
MNB reaches for unconventional monetary policy tools Budapest Business Journal
Banks Alior and Pekao seen as 'buys', PKO BP and Handlowy as 'holds' PAP

Albaraka Türk Katilim Bankasi
Albaraka Türk received $101 million syndicated loan Hürriyet

Bank Saint-Petersburg
BRIEF-Bank Saint-Petersburg divests stake in Vozrozhdenie Bank Reuters

KNF raises mBank's FX mortgage capital buffer Warsaw Business Journal
mBank asked to maintain FX mortgage capital buffer at 4.10 pps, up from 3.81 pps PAP

Sovcombank received permission from FAS to purchase 16.7% of RosEvroBank Vedomosti

Türkiye Kalkinma Bankasi
BRIEF-Turkiye Kalkinma Bankasi signs loan agreement at $200.0 mln with Islamic Development Bank Reuters

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