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Tuesday's headlines, Financials edition

ECB to review policy in June, won't wind down stimulus: Nowotny Reuters
ECB has told several banks to submit plans on bad loan by end-Feb - source Reuters
Watchdog urges creation of EU toxic loans bank Financial Times
Why policy makers want the EU to create a bad bank Bloomberg News
Central banks should revert to conventional tools, new BIS head says Reuters
Flawed banking system is blocking pipeline to cheaper loans Irish Independent
EU watchdog calls for tougher vetting of foreign clearing houses Reuters
Insurers prepare for worst: cyberattack followed by a hurricane Financial Times
Almost 1/4 of pensions consider ILS investment, trustee comfort is key Artemis
Insurers extend travel cover amid Trump travel ban Post

UK AND IRELAND

Bank of England pumps £5bn into firms and £20bn into banks to keep interest rates down The Daily Telegraph
City lobby group comes out fighting for global Brexit in dramatic u-turn The Daily Telegraph
Two financial services companies eye up Dublin base post-Brexit The Irish Times
Jailed LIBOR trader Hayes launches fresh appeal against conviction Reuters
MasterCard wins ruling in legal battle over card fees Financial Times
Spread betting lobby group plots bid to appease City watchdog amid industry crackdown City A.M.
Central Bank to review credit union regulations The Irish Times
Catastrophe tests show capital risks to London insurers Reuters
London market 'has resilience to survive $200bn loss surge' Insurance Day

Aviva
Insurer Aviva extends cover for customers impacted by U.S. travel ban Reuters

CYBG
Lender CYBG's Q1 net interest margin flat as asset yields pressured Reuters
British lender CYBG says Q1 trading in line with expectations Reuters

HBOS
Former HBOS bankers found guilty in $307 million fraud trial Reuters
Ex-HBOS bankers convicted in scheme that cost bank $315 million Bloomberg News
Former HBOS bankers convicted of bribery and fraud over £245m loan scam The Independent

HSBC
Ray Doody to join HSBC Reuters

Leadenhall Capital Partners
Leadenhall Capital Partners appoints Lam to management board Artemis

Lloyds Banking Group
British government cuts stake in Lloyds to below 5 percent Reuters

Royal Bank of Scotland
NatWest reverses decision to close RT's bank accounts in UK The Guardian
Ulster Bank agrees to talks on salary changes The Irish Times

Standard Chartered
UK regulator sought assurances over former head joining StanChart Reuters
The FCA says Tracey McDermott won't share confidential information in new Standard Chartered role City A.M.

Towergate
Towergate vows to 'drive out inefficiency' with £40m investment Post

TP ICAP
The first of many? TP ICAP seals first deal under new banner City A.M.

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

German inflation nears 2 percent as ECB pushes stimulus for all Bloomberg News
Germany talks to banks about Frankfurt move after Brexit Reuters
Germany's BaFin in discussions with foreign banks regarding Brexit Börsen-Zeitung

Credit Suisse Group
Geneva prosecutor accuses two former Credit Suisse employees of money laundering finews.ch

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank fined £588m over Russian money laundering Sky News
Deutsche Bank pays $425m to settle Russian mirror trades probe Financial Times
Deutsche to pay $425 million to New York regulator over Russian 'mirror trades' Reuters
Deutsche Bank's future capital needs uncertain: Handelsblatt Reuters
Deutsche Bank's Christian Sewing talks about bonus incentive of executive board, possible reintegration of Postbank Handelsblatt

LfA Förderbank Bayern
LfA Förderbank Bayern reduces its board from four to three members Börsen-Zeitung

Sparkasse Leverkusen
Sparkasse Leverkusen builds branch network Börsen-Zeitung

UBS Group
Fitch: Revenue pressure persists for UBS; overall sound 4Q16 Reuters

Wirecard
Wirecard releases more than €1 billion per year for the first time Börsen-Zeitung

FRANCE AND BENELUX

France to hold London roadshow to lure finance jobs to Paris Reuters
Dutch banks to give no clarity about capital buffers De Telegraaf
Dutch central bank against lowering pension age again Het Financieele Dagblad

Amundi
Amundi shareholders approve rights issue to finance Pioneer acquisition Reuters

AXA
AXA UK says travel policies to cover those hit by U.S. ban Reuters
AXA covers travelers affected by US ban L'Agefi

BNP Paribas
BNP boss in Noonan meeting over Brexit Irish Independent

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Banco Mare Nostrum
BMN will start contact with customers this week for floor clauses reimbursement Europa Press

Bankia
Profits at Spanish lender Bankia hit by mortgage mis-selling costs Reuters
Bankia posts Q4'16 results El País
Bankia will return all floor clauses to its customers with an express system El País
Consumers value Bankia's initiative for floor clauses, but recommend checking before signing Europa Press

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Exempted managers to be offered invitations to run CGD businesses Jornal de Negócios

Millennium BCP
Millennium BCP likely to dismiss underwriting agreement Jornal de Negócios

Renta 4 Banco
Renta 4 Banco FY net profit down 14 percent at 12 mln euros Reuters
Renta 4 Banco makes net profit of €12 million in 2016 Europa Press

ITALY AND GREECE

Italy has done too little on banks' soured loans - ECB's Nouy tells paper Reuters
New euro zone loans to Greece hinge on IMF participation in bailout - ESM Reuters
Greek bank association names general secretary Naftemporiki
Financial Stability Fund still in search for CEO Kerdos

Alpha Bank
Alpha Bank agrees to sell Serbian subsidiary Kerdos

Pancretan Cooperative Bank
Michalis Sallas holds 21.5% of Pancretan Cooperative Bank Naftemporiki

Poste Italiane
Poste Italiane's board of directors to consider sale of Banca del Mezzogiorno on Jan. 31 MF

UniCredit
UniCredit says to post 2016 net loss of around 11.8 bln euros Reuters
UniCredit capital warning spooks investors The Daily Telegraph
UniCredit expects to close 2016 with €11.8 billion loss MF
UniCredit drops as ECB expresses concerns on credit quality Bloomberg News
Unicredit getting €3 billion capital injection from German unit Börsen-Zeitung

Unione di Banche Italiane
Integration of three rescued Italian banks into UBI to take place in autumn MF

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Denmark wants the EU to roll back these financial regulations Bloomberg News
Large banks put the plug in branch closures FinansWatch

Fynske Bank
Fynske Bank raises its basic profit expectations by 5 million Danish kroner FinansWatch

EASTERN EUROPE

Turkish banking sector 2016 profits rise to 38 billion lira: watchdog Reuters
Turkey's lira, stocks surge as investors look past Fitch downgrade Reuters
Turkish central bank reduces amount of overnight repo funding Hürriyet
Czech central bank names new board members CTK
Polish banking sector faces negative economic and industry risk trends - S&P PAP
Deputy finance minister Jasinski resigns Warsaw Business Journal
Armenia needs to have a few large banks - ex-chairman of central bank says ArmBanks

Aktif Yatirim Bankasi
Turkey's Aktif Bank gets nod to raise $120 mln via sukuk Reuters

Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan
Halyk Bank CEO says KKB needs to shed bad assets before deal Reuters

PKO Bank Polski
PKO BP considering opening London branch Warsaw Business Journal
Bank PKO BP secures transactional banking deal with gas utility PGNiG PAP

Primorye Bank
Primorye Bank reports cyberattack on accounts on Jan. 28 Vedomosti

Rosgosstrakh
Rosgosstrakh approves additional share issue Reuters

Russian Agricultural Bank
Head of Russian Agricultural Bank reported to Putin about bank's return to profit Banki.ru

VTB Bank
VTB plans to double its net profit Vedomosti
VTB 24 acquires American software company for 1.62 billion Russian rubles Vedomosti

The Daily Dose Europe "Headlines" edition aggregates banking, financial services and insurance headlines from the websites of a limited number of major European publication titles and newswires, with an editorial deadline of 6 a.m. London time. Some external links may require a subscription. Language translations to English are provided by an automated service and may not be entirely accurate.