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Thursday's headlines, Financials edition

Eurozone job recovery key factor in supporting bloc's growth — ECB Financial Times
Nomura writes to clients about Frankfurt move in 'no deal' Brexit preparation City A.M.

UK AND IRELAND

Theresa May Planning Cabinet Summit on No-Deal Brexit Bloomberg News
Bank of England risks losing kudos - McCafferty Sky News
Hard to see how Brexit will improve Britain's trade position: BoE's McCafferty Reuters

AIB Group
AIB banks on new app to make it easy to open current accounts The Irish Times

Aviva
Prudential Retirement and Aviva reveal deal Insurance Business

Bank of Ireland Group
Bank of Ireland warns on Brexit hazard to institution The Irish Times

Barclays
Activist investor Bramson lays down marker on Barclays Financial Times
Activist Sherborne in talks with Barclays over new chairman Reuters
Activist seeks role in hunt for Barclays chairman The Times

Hastings Group Holdings
Insurer Hastings boosts profit despite 'Beast from the East' effect City A.M.
Insurer Hastings' boss warns of spike in fake brokers tricking UK motorists The Daily Telegraph

HSBC Holdings
HSBC shifts European branches to French unit control ahead of Brexit Reuters

Investec
Investec shareholders rebel over KPMG reappointment Financial Times

Prudential Plc
Prudential Asia Profit Rose as Ping An Said to Mull Bid for Unit Bloomberg News
Prudential Plc announces half-year results and demerger update Insurance Business
Ping An Weighs Bid For Prudential's Asian Business Bloomberg News
Prudential to switch main regulator to Hong Kong Financial Times

Quilter
Quilter says it is 'behind potential' in debut results Financial Times

Sanne Group
MOVES-UK's Sanne names managing director in Mauritius Reuters

Secure Trust Bank
Rival lenders taking risks by 'mis-pricing credit', says Secure Trust boss The Daily Telegraph

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

Development Bank KfW posts more profit Handelsblatt
Industry reprimands specifications for contracts for differences Börsen-Zeitung

Advanon
Advanon Hit by Fraud Scheme finews.com

Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse takes over Singapore team finews.ch

Munich Re
Munich Re reaffirms guidance after Q2 income beats forecasts Financial Times
Insurer Munich Re on track for full-year profit goals in spite of Colombian power station claims City A.M.
Munich Re grows premiums written by 42% at July renewals Artemis

NordLB
NordLB is planning to sell multi-billion dollar problem loans Handelsblatt

Oddo BHF
Erich Pfister gets a new leadership job finews.ch

PostFinance
Postfinance confirms reduction measures Finanz und Wirtschaft

Swiss Re
Swiss Re launches parametric tsunami derivative for Japan businesses Reinsurance News

UBS Group
UBS Brings Star Traders from Credit Suisse finews.ch

Zurich Insurance Group
Zurich Insurance on the right track Finanz und Wirtschaft

FRANCE AND BENELUX

ABN Amro
'ABN AMRO intervention good news' De Telegraaf
ABN Amro gets a foot of accelerator at investment bank Het Financieele Dagblad
'Investment bank remains important for ABN Amro' De Telegraaf
ABN Amro CEO says more confident about capital for shareholders Reuters
ABN Amro sets up savings program for corporate clients Handelsblatt
ABN Amro deletes 250 jobs at investment bank De Telegraaf
ABN Amro to cut jobs as it retreats to Dutch market Financial Times

Aegon
Aegon sells to Scor a life reinsurance portfolio L'Agefi

Ageas
Ageas repurchases its own shares again De Tijd
Ageas UK returns to profit in spite of weather losses Post
Ageas UK receives strong H1 boost from motor Insurance Times

Natixis
Natixis strengthens its customer base in Spain and Portugal L'Agefi
MOVES-Natixis names new head of investment banking in Spain, Portugal Reuters

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

The CNMV warns about fifteen 'financial bars' in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Luxembourg and Italy Europa Press
PCP wants pensions to rise again at least €10 euros in 2019 Expresso

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
BBVA launches a process of immediate discharge as a client through biometric identification Europa Press

Banco Electrónico de Serviço Total
Banco Best profits up 15% to 2.2 million euros Jornal Económico

Bankia
Bankia and the EIB will provide loans under advantageous conditions to SMEs and midcaps for 150 million Europa Press

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Social peace at CGD is 'death wound', reveals Workers' Commission Jornal Económico

Liberbank
The CNMV limits the opaque negotiation in Liberbank for six months Europa Press

ITALY AND GREECE

Passera launches a new bank, Illimity ANSA
Passera: in the viewfinder 2 billion npl MF
New Italian bank Illimity to buy 2 bln euros in NPLs this year Reuters
Bank of Greece: ELA's bank financing was 2.48 billion Kerdos

Banca Carige
Carige deals with the Bankitalia share MF
Carige, after the chaos in governance comes the downgrading of Moody's Il Sole 24 Ore

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Italy will sell stake in Monte Paschi, economy minister says Reuters
Italy wants to privatize Monte Paschi Handelsblatt

Credito Valtellinese
Creval, the partner Dumont on the attack: the revocation of the board requested Il Sole 24 Ore

Unipol Gruppo
Unipol tightens its grip on UnipolSai MF

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Danish Nationalists Want Same Concessions as U.K.'s Brexit Deal Bloomberg News

Djurslands Bank
Djurslands Bank adjusts expectations to 2018 Berlingske Business

Sampo
Sampo Group announces new CFO, insurance business surges Reinsurance News

EASTERN EUROPE

The Central Bank tightened the requirements for the safety of biometric data Vedomosti
The Central Bank goes on loans Kommersant
Slovenia's center-left coalition nominates Marjan Sarec for PM Reuters
Last minute ... Important explanation from the Chairman of the Banks Association Hürriyet
Turkey's bank will 'comfortably' renew funding, banks association chair says Reuters
Up to 15 pct of Turkey's 'closely watched' loans could sour -banks association head Reuters
Ukraine's Dwindling Coffers Are Making Central Bankers Fret Bloomberg News

Alior Bank
President of Alior Bank Katarzyna Sulkowska: We are ready for growth Rzeczpospolita
Alior Bank posts PLN 195.6 mln attrib. net profit in Q2 vs. PLN 189.1 mln expected PAP

Bank Pekao
Bank Pekao Q2 net profit up at PLN 539.8 mln Warsaw Business Journal
Bank Pekao maintains intention to pay out 100% of 2018 profit as dividend PAP

GetBack
GetBack is skeptical about the arrangement's curator's proposals Rzeczpospolita

Groupama Asigurari
Insurer Groupama Romania names new sales director Romania Insider

Sberbank of Russia
Sberbank invests in the service to calculate the profitability of business Vedomosti
Sberbank spoiled Ukrainian statistics Kommersant

Türkiye Vakiflar Bankasi
2 billion 125 million TL net profit from VakifBank Hürriyet

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