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EU says UK must justify any Brexit delay Reuters
EU will agree to extra time if there is a second Brexit referendum The Times
EU officials see money-laundering risks from high share of foreign deposits Reuters
Dimon Says European Banks Need Cross-Border Mergers to Compete Bloomberg News
Bank customers would share more data for benefits: report Reuters
Activist funds benefit from Mifid II research cuts Financial News
Eberhard insured loss could reach €1.5bn, says AIR Worldwide Reinsurance News
Storm Eberhard industry loss estimated up to EUR 1.5bn by AIR Artemis
Hong Kong watchdog fines global banks $100m over China IPOs Financial Times
HK suspends UBS sponsor license, fines it and others $100 million for IPO failures Reuters


Brexit: MPs vote by a majority of 211 to seek delay to EU departure BBC News
Brexit: Theresa May to ask for Article 50 extension The Times
Brexit delay on the way after MPs back Theresa May's postponement plan City A.M.
Britain's Parliament Votes to Delay Brexit, but Not to Control It The New York Times
Trump attacks May's handling of Brexit but dangles trade deal City A.M.
Dame Gadhia appointment at Bank of England delayed over conflict of interest fears The Times
Banks face scrutiny from competition watchdog after open-banking delays Financial News
Banks Charter Court, OneSavings agree merger ahead of Brexit Reuters
Bank tie-up to create £17bn specialist mortgage lender The Times
FCA wants to cut exit fees on UK investment platforms Financial News

Barclays' growing entity in Dublin names two for senior promotions The Irish Times

Just Group
Just Group to raise £400m after new capital rules launched Financial Times
CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Cash call sends finance firm Just Group's shares tumbling Reuters
Bank watchdog being too cautious, says Just Group The Times

Property finance hub Lendinvest plots £500m London float Sky News
Mortgage finance hub Lendinvest targets £500m London listing City A.M.

Lloyds Banking Group
Inquiry into Lloyds' handling of HBOS fraud slips to 2020: source Reuters

Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered Private Bank names head for Middle East, North Africa operations Reuters
StanChart Loses Two Top India Bankers Amid Turn-Around Efforts Bloomberg News

Willis Towers Watson
Willis Towers Watson names Head of Power and Utilities for CEEMEA region Reinsurance News

Network appoints ex-Worldpay chief as chairman ahead of IPO Financial Times
Network International set for flotation under ex-Worldpay chief The Times


Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank Unions United in Opposition to Merger Bloomberg News

Allianz launches infrastructure funds for third parties for the first time Handelsblatt

Bawag Group
Ex-Refco owner Bennett is said to testify in Vienna Der Standard

Credit Suisse Group
Credit Suisse Vet Bags Plum Role

Deutsche Bank
MOVES-Deutsche Bank hires digital expert from BNP Paribas Reuters
Deutsche Bank's Prized Hedge Fund Unit in Downward Spiral Bloomberg News

Julius Bär Gruppe
Julius Baer Kicks Off Succession Talks for CEO Bernhard Hodler Bloomberg News

Liechtensteinische Landesbank
Liechtensteinische Landesbank on growth course

Raiffeisen Bank International
Raiffeisenbank is Looking to Buy a Bank in Bulgaria Sofia News Agency

Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark
Raiffeisen now sole owner of Hypo Steiermark Die Presse

Rothschild Bank
Rothschild Bank Attracts New Assets Again

Swiss Re
Swiss Re Boosts Dividend
Swiss Re proposes doubling share buy-back program to $2bn Reinsurance News

UBS Group
Swiss regulator probes UBS Australia's $1.2b PNG loan The Australian Financial Review


Alexander De Croo wants more women at the National Bank L'Echo
Five credit unions of Crédit Agricole and Amundi join forces Les Echos

Achmea must have lower costs in the 'saturated market' Het Financieele Dagblad

Belfius Banque
Belfius offers competition to the dating site for bonds De Tijd

BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas fund arm to exclude some coal and mining companies Reuters
Friday special works council at BNP Paribas Fortis De Tijd
Bank BGZ BNP Paribas posts PLN 40.9 mln in Q4 attrib. net profit, down by 16.8% y/y PAP

LeasePlan Corp.
LeasePlan reports possible sale of CarNext De Telegraaf
LeasePlan now also admits: CarNext is on display Het Financieele Dagblad


Unicaja and Liberbank work to have their merger closed in October Expansión

Banco BPI
BPI advances with issuance of 500 million in mortgage bonds Jornal de Negócios
BPI (Caixabank) will issue 500 million in mortgage bonds Europa Press

Banco Santander
Santander Brasil launches digital investment platform Reuters
Santander Brasil acquires remaining 40 pct stake in payroll loan business Reuters

The former vice-president of the CNMV Arenillas filed a lawsuit against Villarejo and González for the espionage of BBVA El País
BBVA honorary chairman 'temporarily' steps down amid spying probe Financial Times
BBVA honorary chair Gonzalez quits to limit spy probe impact ahead of AGM Reuters
Francisco González leaves his positions in the BBVA while the investigation of the 'Villarejo case' lasts El País
BBVA will unify its brand around the world and end its local names El País
BBVA Francés will migrate to the BBVA brand to be perceived as a global digital entity Europa Press

CaixaBank will begin the formal ERE consultation period in the first week of April Europa Press

Caixa Económica Montepio Geral
Banco Montepio meets Banco de Portugal's most demanding capital ratios Jornal de Negócios

Novo Banco
Novo Banco rejects that it is selling real estate at prices "mismatched" Diário de Notícias
Novo Banco's toxic assets group starts 2019 with losses of 649 million euros Expresso


Attica Bank
Attica Bank: On Monday, the meeting of the Board of Directors to replace Roumeliotis Naftemporiki

Generali beats targets ahead of aggressive growth plan Financial Times
Italy's Generali to turn to Europe, Asia and U.S. for growth Reuters
Generali: 2018 profit of € 2.3 billion (+ 9.4%), coupon rises to € 0.9 Il Sole 24 Ore
Generali checks SocGen with 4.9% MF

Igea Banca
Banks: Igea ok to buy Banca Fucino ANSA


World's Biggest Wealth Fund Looking to Sell Frankfurt Property Bloomberg News
Regulator Warns of 'Panic' Risk From Money-Laundering Scandals Bloomberg News
Four Nordic banks have their fines for credit ratings revoked Reuters

Danske Bank
Favorite for giant contract: The City of Copenhagen will still choose Danske Bank Berlingske
Danske Bank is nevertheless winning a contract with the City of Copenhagen Finans Watch


Moody's: Lower interest rate cap is credit positive for Turkey state-owned banks Reuters
Corruption Sinks a Nation and May Turn a Comedian Into President Bloomberg News
Russia's top banks plot temporary sanctions workaround: sources Reuters

Azeri AccessBank completes capitalisation, sees profit in 2020 - CEO Reuters

Russia's Gazprombank sells its indirect stake in Venezuelan venture: source Reuters

Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan's Halyk Bank says Q4 profit more than doubled Reuters
Kazakhstan's Halyk Bank sees higher profit in 2019 Reuters

Sberbank of Russia
Sberbank insurer has found a CEO in Sogaz Vedomosti

TCS Group
Shareholder of Russia's TCS raises $150 mln through GDR sales Reuters

VTB Bank
VTB to transfer its stake in Evrofinance to Russian state: CEO Reuters
Russia's VTB chief says holding U.S. investor Calvey in jail is excessive Reuters
VTB Announces Forced Repurchase of Vozrozhdeniya Shares from Minority Shareholders Vedomosti

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