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ECBkeeps interest rates, guidance unchanged as expected Reuters
Draghistops short of pledging fresh stimulus TheWall Street Journal
Draghijoins not-quite-sure club puzzling over Brexit aftermath Bloomberg News
ECBready, willing and able to act on Brexit Sky News
G20watchdog says markets coped well with UK Brexit vote aftermath Reuters
IMFsays G20 should support economic growth amid Brexit uncertainty Reuters
Insuringthe geopolitics of climate change Reactions
EUsecurities watchdog fines Fitch Ratings €1.4 million Reuters


UKwatchdog stops short of major overhaul of 'dark pool' share trading Reuters
FCAemerges from dark pool dip with conflict of interest calls City A.M.
UKpayments watchdog holds fire as banks retreat Reuters
UKparliament must have a role in scrutinizing Brexit negotiations, according toHouse of Lords report City A.M.
Hollandetells May to choose EU market or migrant curbs for UK Bloomberg News
Hammondhails £2.2 billion fall in June borrowing Sky News
MasterCardsnaps up VocaLink giving banks a £700 million windfall City A.M.
UKbanks net windfall from payment firm sale Sky News
Bankingfraud is biggest cybercrime in Britain CityA.M.

Aberdeen Asset Management
Aberdeencuts dilution adjustment on UK property funds Reuters
Aberdeenboosts property fund value as market nerves ease The Daily Telegraph

Allied Irish Banks
AIBresolves IT issues after customers unable to access accounts Irish Independent

CairnEnergy at center of HSBC rate-rigging allegations City A.M.
HSBCinternal probe 'cleared' top forex traders Financial Times
HSBCreviewing 2013 forex probe after trader's arrest: source Reuters
HSBCtrader at center of fraud probe sat on Bank of England forex panel The Daily Telegraph
Ex-HSBCbanker denies fraud charges brought in US The Guardian
HSBC'sUS woes set to continue with forex trader arrest Financial Times
USsides with HSBC to block release of money laundering report Reuters

Ex-Barclaysexecutive seen as strong contender to replace EBS' Mandelzis Reuters

TSB Banking Group
TSBprofits lifted by rise in new customers TheDaily Telegraph
TSBchief says Brexit vote mortgage jitters faded fast The Guardian


Negativeinterest bites Switzerland's big banks harder in 2016 Reuters
Anotherchallenger bank just got its banking license City A.M.
Swissseize Monet and Van Gogh paintings in 1MDB case
Therole of Swiss banks in the 1MDB scandal

Allianz Group
Allianzmakes four key appointments to newly formed technical division Post

Credit Suisse Group
CreditSuisse expands in Asia with 'newbies'

Deutsche Bank
DeutscheBank may scrap planned Postbank spinoff: source Reuters
Postbankis the plaything of Deutsche Bank Handelsblatt

Heta Asset Resolution
Austria'sHeta says wind-down going better than expected Reuters
Hetalikely to make preliminary distribution to creditors in 2017 Der Standard

Munich Re
MunichRe profits from private, off-market reinsurance deals Artemis

Swiss Re
SwissRe unit in talks over £1 billion stake sale Sky News
SwissRe said in talks to sell £1 billion Admin Re stake to third-party investorsArtemis
SwissRe does not refute Admin Re sales rumors Insurance Day
SwissRe is looking for investors to sell stake in Admin Re

UBSsays reported suspicious 1MDB transactions, working with regulators Reuters
1MDB: UBS feelsmisunderstood
UBSand Singapore StanChart target in the 1MDB scandal L'Agefi


Société Générale
SociétéGénérale Group acquires stake in French fintech company Post

Crédit Agricole
CréditAgricole merged its payment activities L'Agefi


Banco Popular
BancoPopular Español shuffles reduce its network of offices and itsstaff to gain efficiency Europa Press
Spanishunion asks Banco Popular to inform unions on restructuring plans EuropaPress

Banco Santander
Santandermay lose right to red logo in Germany after court ruling Reuters
Santanderloses ruling in German spat over red FinancialTimes

Bankiaand unions agree on a wage increase of 1% for 2017 and 1.25% for 2018Europa Press

Spain'sBankinter focuses on organic growth, rules out domestic M&A Reuters
Bankinterwill not cut offices or jobs or participate in a second wave of mergersEuropa Press
Bankinterexpects a 2016-end profit of over €376 million Europa Press

Caixa Económica Montepio Geral
Montepiocloses branch in the Cayman Islands JornalDe Negócios


Italianrescued banks draw at least three binding offers - source Reuters
Italy:At least three offers for bailed out banks Le Figaro
US'Lew urges Greece to stay on budget reform path Reuters
Agreementon the Greek debt is Obama administration's goal Naftemporiki
ELAfor Greek banks further dropped Naftemporiki

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
ECBto discuss Monte dei Paschi's plan to sell bad loans - sources Reuters

Piraeus Bank
PiraeusBank: Konstantinos Paschalis takes over as CFO Naftemporiki


DanskeBank CEO sees Danish central bank keeping rates unchanged in 2016 Reuters

Danske Bank
DanskeBank trading income rises on Brexit turmoil Børsen
DanskeBank reviews procedures after Panama case
Danske Bank shares sinkSvD Näringsliv

Jyske Bank
JyskeBank: We have so far shelved deduction for our acquisition expenses FinansWatch

Swedbank:'We will not pass on negative interest rates to private clients' SvD Näringsliv


Russiancentral bank: We have no plans to influence ruble rate – TASS Reuters
Turkeystocks and bonds extend retreat after S&P's rating cut Bloomberg News
PresidentPutin gives support to the idea of a bank that lends to small and medium-sizedbusinesses Vedomosti

MKB Bank
Hungary'sOTP lends to MKB employees to buy MKB shares – paper

The Daily Dose Europe"Headlines" edition aggregates banking, financial services andinsurance headlines from the websites of a limited number of major Europeanpublication titles and newswires, with an editorial deadline of 6 a.m. Londontime. Language translations to English are provided by an automated service andmay not be entirely accurate.