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Global wealth managers suffer profitability squeeze Financial Times
Chubb warns of 'unsustainable' environment for insurers Financial Times


May's Brexit Plan Starts to Take Shape Bloomberg News
UK ready to pay £36bn Brexit bill, but only if EU talks trade The Daily Telegraph
U.K. Fights Rearguard Action on EU Financial Laws Before Brexit Bloomberg News
Come up with plan B to force a better deal from Brussels, says Mervyn King The Times
RBS Says Government Starting to Worry About Post-Brexit London Bloomberg News
Broadbent stresses rates message as Bank of England tries again Reuters
BOE Finds Error Behind Spike in U.K. Mortgage Arrears Bloomberg News
UK's challenger banks face fresh headwinds Financial Times
UK's peer-to-peer lenders to be asked to reveal past defaults Financial Times
City watchdog readies to launch a crackdown on peer-to-peer lending City A.M.
New sheriff takes aim at UK's £7tn asset management sector Financial Times
UK regulator targets every single individual in finance Financial Times
MoJ declines to give date for release of Ogden consultation feedback Post

Strong capital markets growth drives Q2 reinsurance revenues for Aon Artemis

Bank of Ireland
Bank of Ireland buys Lone Star's loan book Irish Independent

Barclays pensions 'safe' under new shortfall deal The Times
New bond issue: Barclays issued international bonds for GBP 1,250.0m with a 5.875% until 15.09.2024, then 5Y GBP Swap Rate + 4.91% coupon Cbonds

Brit's profits fall in first half Post
H1 results: Brit takes £10m Ogden hit Insurance Times

Co-operative Bank
BRIEF-Co-operative Bank to de-list and cancel trading of notes Reuters

Legal & General
L&G makes first step into retirement housing The Daily Telegraph

Paysafe Group
Paysafe backs $3.9 billion offer from Blackstone/CVC group Reuters

Rothesay Life
Goldman to sell stake in UK insurer Rothesay Life Financial Times

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
RBS makes first-half profit, may move some jobs to Amsterdam Reuters
RBS Investment Bank Income Jumps, Amsterdam Picked as EU Hub Bloomberg News
RBS plans for Brexit as it returns to profit The Times
RBS takes legal steps to brace for 'indyref 2' The Times
Ulster Bank says it's 'our aspiration' to pay more to RBS The Irish Times

Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered expects Brexit relocation will cost $20 million Reuters

Towergate owner to consider IPO when new group is a 'monster' The Daily Telegraph


Allianz Group
Allianz forms JV with LV= to create third largest British P&C insurer Reuters
Allianz-LV deal creates number three in UK general insurance Financial Times
Allianz to buy 49% of LV GI for £500m Post
Allianz UK sees drop in profits as COR improves marginally Post

Chubb CEO Evan Greenberg on a winning M&A formula Financial Times

Germany to weigh Commerzbank stake sale post-election: WirtschaftsWoche Reuters

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank tumbles down private bank rankings after tough 2016 Reuters
HNA, Qatar not acting in concert at Deutsche Bank: board member in Spiegel Reuters
"The fact that HNA and Qatar had voted against is nonsense" Handelsblatt
BRIEF-Deutsche Bank proposes amending GATE 2015-1 notes Reuters

Erste Group Bank
Erste Groups's net profit falls slightly less than expected Reuters
Erste Group is making lazy loans Börsen-Zeitung

Swiss Re
Swiss Re profits hit by Cyclone Debbie Financial Times
Swiss Re on a careful course Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Soft market pain evident in Swiss Re results Artemis
Swiss Re's first half profit falls 35% as Cyclone Debbie costs reach $360m Post

UBS Group
TL disclosure from UBS Hürriyet


Amsterdam shines as financial groups seek EU access Financial Times
Banks demand more grip on Strukton Het Financieele Dagblad

Crédit Agricole
BRIEF-Banca Carim extends exclusive talks with Credit Agricole until Sept 30 Reuters

ING Groep
The restructuring of ING has no effect on its business L'Echo

Société Générale
Kerviel Runs Out of Options to Blame SocGen After Bid Rejected Bloomberg News
Kerviel vs. Societe Generale: reverse for the former trader La Tribune


Fitch expects the quality of bank assets to improve further in the second half Europa Press
Spanish banking has relied on insufficient provisions to curb the subprime El País
Banco de Portugal wants rules to evaluate clients' ability to pay bank loans Jornal Económico

Banco Popular Español
The minority will resort to this Friday in Brussels Popular resolution El País

Banco Santander
Ana Botín will receive 1.22 million euros for the dividend of Santander Europa Press

Bankia has a capital surplus of top quality of almost 6,000 million euros Europa Press


Greece to set up development bank to fund infrastructure projects Reuters
The banking sector - "Fresh Money" is blasting the industry Kerdos
Unicredit-Generali-Mediobanca would be stronger without interlacing Milano Finanza

Banco BPM
Banco BPM agrees $1.3 billion sale of asset manager to Anima Reuters

Banca Mediocredito del Friuli Venezia Giulia
Bain Capital Credit says buys NPLs from Mediocredito FVG Reuters

BRIEF-FinecoBank total net inflows in July at EUR 528 million Reuters

BRIEF-Mediobanca expects 70-80 mln euro capital gain from Atlantia stake sale Reuters

National Bank of Greece
UPDATE 1-Greece's National Bank sells Serbian unit to Hungary's OTP Bank Reuters
NBG sells Vojvodjanska Banka to OTP Ekathimerini
National: OTP Serbia sells its subsidiaries in Serbia Kerdos

Unione di Banche Italiane
BRIEF-UBI posts 696 mln euro H1 net thanks to 3 small banks recently acquired Reuters
Ubi: profit 130 million, income + 2.4% ANSA

Unipol Gruppo
Unipol's new plans Milano Finanza


Sweden's ex-finance minister quits Kinnevik amid scandal Financial Times
Fitch Affirms Sweden at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable Reuters
Banks' losses on agriculture have more than doubled in a year Børsen


The Central Bank has revoked licenses from insurance companies Kluver and Regiongarant Vedomosti
Turkish hail storm & flood loss estimates rise to $440m+ Artemis
UPDATE 2-Romanian rates on hold, but central bank says reasons to hike building Reuters
Fitch Affirms Slovakia at 'A+'; Outlook Stable Reuters
Fitch Affirms Azerbaijan at 'BB+'; Outlook Negative Reuters
Fitch Affirms Macedonia at 'BB'; Outlook Negative Reuters

Alfa Bank may lose budget funds Vedomosti

Idea Bank
BRIEF-Idea Bank sees FY 2017 net profit to be above 200 mln zlotys Reuters

Otkritie Holding
Russia's Otkritie Bank talking to potential investors about capital boost - source Reuters
BRIEF-Otkritie FC Bank agrees with Tochka Bank and Qiwi on partnership Reuters

OTP Bank
Hungary's OTP buys yet another bank

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