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EU and U.K. Reach a Brexit Deal, But It Quickly Hits a Snag Bloomberg News
Europe's Leaders Set to Clash Over Their Trillion-Euro Budget Bloomberg News
Mario Draghi's ECB opponents shift attention to Christine Lagarde Financial Times
ECB must be careful about further interest rate cuts: Visco Reuters
ECB's Visco Draws Line on Cutting Rates Deeper Below Zero Bloomberg News
The EBA postpones the full application of the PSD2 payment standard to December 31, 2020 Cinco Días
EU sets sights on Apple Pay over antitrust concerns Financial Times
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces new hurdle from G7 nations Reuters
Global regulators don't plan to ban Facebook's Libra: ECB's Coeure Reuters


UK's Johnson agrees to Brexit deal, but must now win over parliament Reuters
Boris Johnson Brexit gambit hangs in balance Financial Times
The Boris Johnson Brexit deal dissected Financial Times
UK Brexit plan has 'decent chance' in key vote on Saturday: Javid Reuters
Boris Johnson's position on Brexit made clear to MPs: 'New deal or no-deal, but no delay' Sky News
UK Labour leader supports referendum on PM Johnson's Brexit deal Reuters
Northern Ireland's DUP says it can't support Johnson's Brexit deal Reuters
UK PM Johnson hails 'great' new Brexit deal but DUP says 'no' Reuters
Boris Johnson's Brexit Deal Is Worse for Economy Than Theresa May's, Analysts Say Bloomberg News
Sajid Javid Signals Borrow to-Invest Budget, Says BOE Search on Track Bloomberg News
Money markets slash rate cut expectations after EU, Britain seal Brexit deal Reuters
UK lenders see worst outlook for business loans since 2008: BoE survey Reuters
UK watchdog's handling of world's top derivatives market gets EU red card Reuters
Esma hits out at UK regulator over supervision of derivatives markets Financial News
UK watchdog FCA snarls at EU criticism over derivatives Financial Times
Brexit: Finance Bill grants respite to SMEs on tax rules The Irish Times
Brexit may spur more deals in legacy general insurance policies Reuters
Insurance products account for two thirds of FCA complaints as PPI claims surge Post

SFO case against ex-Barclays bankers is 'misconceived', court told Financial Times

HSBC Considers Equity Pullback in London, New York, Germany Bloomberg News
HSBC is considering partial withdrawal from shares in several states Handelsblatt

Rathbone Brothers
Rathbone Brothers' shares fall as it warns on tighter profit margin City A.M.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
RBS boosts Brexit contingency fund to 8.2 billion stg Reuters
RBS Runs Clinics to Avoid Brexit Crunch For Small Businesses Bloomberg News


Merkel wants to discuss EU budget discount for Germany after Brexit Reuters
Angela Merkel demands Germany retain EU budget rebate Financial Times
BAFIN BOSS FELIX HUFELD "Many risks have increased significantly" Wirtschaftswoche
Bafin boss calls on banks to counteract the low-interest environment WirtschaftsWoche

German bank regulator tells banks cutting fat is not enough, magazine reports Reuters
ESMA criticizes BaFin for derivatives data management Börsen-Zeitung
Banks and savings banks pay a high price for the mini-rates Handelsblatt

Credit Suisse Group
Ex-Credit Suisse Banker Says Secret Affair Helped Fuel $45 Million Fraud Bloomberg News
Ex-employee of Credit Suisse admits bribery Börsen-Zeitung
Credit Suisse promises safeguards for indigenous groups after Dakota pipeline intervention

Deutsche Bank
Interest in Deutsche Bank assets Börsen-Zeitung
At Deutsche Bank, only corporate banking is growing Handelsblatt
Deutsche Bank leaves the capital of Amadeus Expansión
Deutsche's Wealth Head Seeks Growth in Turmoil

GAM Holding
GAM funds dip as new CEO sticks by plans for further cost cuts Financial News
Swiss fund house GAM stabilizes Börsen-Zeitung

Swiss Re
Swiss Re and Pioneer co-develop innovative telematics solution Reinsurance News

UBS Group
UBS pays more than 10 million euros to settle Italy money-laundering probe Reuters
UBS settles to fend off Milan money-laundering investigation
UBS is paying again in Italy
Papua New Guinea delays inquiry into UBS loan for ill-fated Oil Search stake Reuters
UBS Singapore Rainmaker Departs


U.S. boutique banks woo French bankers in Paris advisory push: sources Reuters

Axa IM chief's abrupt exit sparks renewed sale speculation Financial Times

DeGiro customers are faced with negative interest rates Het Financieele Dagblad

Generali France
Generali France hires the director of SwissLife Private Banking L'Agefi

Groupe BPCE
BPCE calls for a review of housing policy to improve energy efficiency La Tribune

ING Groep
ING appoints a new CEO for Spain replacing González-Bueno Expansión
Gónzalez-Bueno leaves the command of ING Spain and is replaced by a Dutch manager El Mundo


Banks will have until the end of 2020 to apply the entire European payment standard Expansión
The Insurance Compensation Consortium will face the damage caused by the tumults in Catalonia Expansión
Portugal makes first advance payment of European bailout Expresso
APB says banks have cut 27 billion euros in bad debt since 2016 Jornal Económico
Banking rises net interest income despite historically low interest rates Jornal de Negócios
Insurance supervisor opens the door outside Tomás Correia do Montepio Publico

Banco Santander
Santander wants to sell 6 billion euros in toxic assets Jornal de Negócios


Alpha Bank
Alpha Bank is embracing innovative ideas in digital banking Kathimerini
Alpha Bank: Accelerating growth with investment grade Naftemporiki

Banca Carige
Italy's top court orders retrial of former Carige chairman Reuters
REFILE--Italy's top court cancels ex Carige chairman sentence, new trial to be held in Milan Reuters

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Real Estate Mps, Blackstone on pole MF

Sondrio on stand-by on Farbanca MF


Prime Minister promises a referendum before joining the European Banking Union FinansWatch
Danmarks Nationalbank defends capital buffer with the very heavy fire FinansWatch
Denmark's Biggest Pension Fund Targets Foreign Real Estate Bloomberg News

Arbejdernes Landsbank
Arbejdernes Landsbank plans new strategy FinansWatch

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
SEB's internet bank was down for several hours SvD Näringsliv
SEB's website is down Dagens Nyheter

Storebrand offers discounts on insurance to companies with healthy employees FinansWatch


The Central Bank explained when banks may demand early repay a loan Vedomosti
Promsvyazbank and RNKB will become shareholders of the "sanctions exchange" Vedomosti
PZU and Alior may jointly take over mBank Rzeczpospolita
Polish banks exaggerate with CJEU ruling cost estimate at PLN 60 bln - NBP official PAP
Polish regulator vows further product intervention to curb mis-selling - KNF head PAP
Hungary central bank to keep rates steady at least until end-2020: Reuters poll Reuters
The Czech National Bank punishes for the first time for bonds E15
Deposits of banking sector increased Hürriyet

Bank Polska Kasa Opieki
BANK POLSKA KASA OPIEKI SA Dismissal of the Bank's shareholder appeal PAP

Kiev commercial court suspends PrivatBank case hearing Reuters

Sberbank of Russia
The Central Bank does not want to constantly give Sberbank dividends directly to the budget Vedomosti

Türk Eximbank
Ali Güney was appointed as the General Manager of Turk Eximbank Hürriyet

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