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Wednesday's headlines, Financials edition

EU to reform sales tax, prepares changes to rates Reuters
ECB Closes in on Power Over Euro-Derivative Clearing Post-Brexit Bloomberg News
BOE Sees 'Substantial' Brexit Threat to Derivatives Clearing Bloomberg News
Bank of England sees Brexit risks to EU bank lending in UK and clearing Reuters
ECB to force banks to raise bad debt provisions: draft document Reuters
Global investment banking fees at 10-year high Reuters
Private credit booms as new hedge funds pile in Financial Times
ILS market falls to -0.34% August loss on hurricane Harvey Artemis


Barnier: UK has not made 'sufficient progress' in Brexit talks Financial Times
Davis Says the U.K. Is Making Contingency Plans for a No-Deal Brexit Bloomberg News
London's financial district wants Brexit transition deal by year-end Reuters
Hammond asks businesses to help prove need for Brexit transition Bloomberg News
Bank of England says reliance on Libor poses risk to stability Reuters
Watchdog under fire over report on bank scandal The Times
Consumer lenders are one of the fast-growing areas of UK fintech Financial Times
Xavier Rolet bets the UK can create a £100bn company in the fintech sector in 10 years City A.M.
Bulk of Irish insurance CEOs expect business growth next year The Irish Times
Insurers say Irish regulation out of step Irish Independent

Bank of Ireland
Bank of Ireland reviews €900m technology plan as new CEO arrives The Irish Times

MOVES-Barclays names Marsh head of EMEA, Asia banking Reuters

Direct Line Insurance Group
Direct Line invests in rental market disrupter Canopy Post

Go Compare acquires stake in Middle East-based digital comparison website Post

HSBC Holdings plc issued international bonds (XS1681855539) for EUR 1,500.0m maturing in 2023 Cbonds

Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's chairman sees modernisation as key priority Financial Times

Novae Group
BRIEF-Novae says UK listing authority has cancelled listing of co's shares Reuters

Starling Bank
Starling takes on the big banks with business lending play The Daily Telegraph

Walker Crips Group
MOVES-Walker Crips announces management team promotions Reuters


Sumitomo Said Among First Brexit Banks to Sign Frankfurt Lease Bloomberg News

MOVES-Chubb names new management for global life, general insurance ops Reuters

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank Told to Boost Collateral on Securitized Debt Bloomberg News
Deutsche Bank May Suffer Most in MiFID Trading Hit, UBS Says Bloomberg News

J. Safra Sarasin Holding
J. Safra Sarasin to buy Hapoalim's Swiss/Luxembourg business Reuters
J. Safra Sarasin assumes Private Banking from Hapoalim Neue Zürcher Zeitung

UBS Group
UBS May Employ 30% Fewer Staff in 10 Years, Sergio Ermotti Says Bloomberg News
UBS France's new wealth management arm La Maison looks to hire staff Reuters
UBS wants to accelerate in France by relying on investor club La Maison Les Echos

Zurich Insurance Group
Zurich looks to enhance its view of risk with RMS longevity model Artemis


Brexit: Paris faces tough competition for the European Banking Authority La Tribune
Orange will launch its online banking service on Nov. 2 Reuters

AG Insurance
AG Insurance Hunt on Ethias Lands L'Echo

Insurer Groupama leaves Portugal and sells business to Chinese group Jornal de Negócios

Natixis buys majority stake in Australia's Investors Mutual Reuters
Natixis Global Asset Management acquires an Australian management company Les Echos

Van Lanschot Kempen
Van Lanschot Kempen finished stock purchase De Telegraaf

France's Worldline raises targets as acquisitions pay off Reuters
Worldline raises its financial forecasts L'Agefi


Bankia sells 2,600 homes and 640 properties with discounts of up to 40% Expansión

CaixaBank increased the equity of its long-term savings products by 652 million in September Europa Press

Liberbank completes sale of portfolio to ensure the success of its expansion El País

Novo Banco
Sale of Novo Banco to Lone Star is accelerating Jornal de Negócios
Insurance supervisor has already approved the sale of Novo Banco Jornal de Negócios


Greece names new CEO to lead privatization agency Reuters

Banca Carige
Carige, bondholders toward yes MF

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
On Mps, another decree is needed MF

Banca Popolare di Vicenza
Bpvi, asked for referral to Zonin and others 6 MF

National Bank of Greece
NBG to reopen market for Greek banks Reuters
National Bank of Greece plots new bond in latest sign of country's rebound Financial Times
First Greek Bank Since 2014 Plans Bond Sale as Crisis Echo Fades Bloomberg News

MOVES-Schubert promoted at UniCredit Reuters


UPDATE 1-Swedish FSA to propose new measures to slow mortgage debt growth Reuters

Danske Bank
Pimco, Prudential among bidders for Danske's €2bn Irish loan book Financial Times
More interested in Danske Bank's Irish loan portfolio Berlingske Business
Money flowed from Danske Bank to forbidden Iran companies FinansWatch

Jyske Bank
Jyske Bank prepared to sue unions after the Supreme Court FinansWatch

Nordea Bank
Nordea: Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority does not see Nordea's risk profile changed Berlingske Business

Nykredit scrubs for prices after permission from the Competition Council FinansWatch

Vestjysk Bank
Investors earn 1.6 billion. kr. at Vestjysk Bank FinansWatch


Exclusive: EBRD to shut five of seven Russian offices in early 2018 Reuters
Banks will have to pay more for deposits of citizens Vedomosti
Alfa Group creates a digital bank Vedomosti
Turkish banks' Jan-Aug net profit up 25 pct at 33.3 bln lira - regulator Reuters
UPDATE 2-Romanian central bank holds key rate, narrows deposit-lending gap Reuters

Alior Bank
Alior Bank said to slash structured finance in realignment PAP

Nova Ljubljanska banka
Slovenia suspects Iranian money laundering via NLB - fin min SEENews

Otkritie Holding
REFILE-Russia's Otkritie bank gets stake in Polymetal Reuters

Türkiye Garanti Bankasi
BRIEF-Garanti Bankasi sells NPL portfolio of 229.4 mln lira for 13.4 mln lira Reuters

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VTB Bank
BRIEF-Russia's VTB sets buy-out price ahead of VTB 24 merger Reuters

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