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Friday's headlines, Financials edition

UPDATE 1-Joining EU banking union would improve oversight, Danish report says Reuters
ECB Study Finds There's Room to Cut Rates Further, in Theory Bloomberg News
ECB rates can still go much lower, staff research shows Reuters


Boris Johnson's Brexit Deal Is Set for First Vote in New Parliament Bloomberg News
Pound Falls as Brexit Worries Outweigh Bank of England Rate View Bloomberg News
Bank of England may cut rates if economy fails to see Boris bounce Sky News
Bank of England Keeps Powder Dry as Brexit Moves Into Next Stage Bloomberg News
Bank holds rates despite two dissenting voices The Times
Andrew Bailey selected to be next Bank of England governor Financial Times
U.K. Picks Andrew Bailey as Post-Brexit BOE Governor, FT Says Bloomberg News
Bailey to replace Carney as Bank of England boss: source Reuters
Bank of England set to appoint financial regulator chief as new governor The Independent
High-speed traders received early press releases in Bank leak scandal The Times
Bank of England and Fed examine traders' access to audio feeds Financial Times
Bank of England audio leak gave head start on briefings Reuters
Public bank could boost infrastructure spending The Times

FCA probes early audio streams of Bank of England press conferences Financial Times
FCA investigates 'eavesdropping' at Bank of England by hedge funds Financial News
Britain says will simplify foreign investment funds access to UK Reuters
UK profits for boutique bank Centerview fall by 45% Financial News
Pensions levy may be raised after European court ruling The Times

Aquis Exchange
Aquis faces further delay to Nex acquisition Financial News

BMS Group
BMS adds senior trio to US reinsurance analytics team Reinsurance News

HBOS fraud victims to receive £35,000 special payout Financial Times

Man Group
Man Group becomes second fund manager to set social targets for borrowing Financial News

MS Amlin
MS Amlin to focus on reinsurance and specialty markets Artemis
MS Amlin puts four lines into run-off Post
MS Amlin puts UK P&C classes into run-off Reinsurance News
MS Amlin sets date for UK property and casualty exit Insurance Age

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
RBS investment bank shake-up hints at further job cuts to come The Times
Senior leadership to depart RBS investment bank The Irish Times
RBS's top two investment bank executives depart Financial Times
Investment banking bosses at Royal Bank of Scotland step down Financial News
Alison Rose begins RBS overhaul with investment banking changes The Daily Telegraph


Germany arrives late to green bonds party Financial Times

BayernLB plans to double its online subsidiary DKB number of customers Handelsblatt

Credit Suisse
Fresh Credit Suisse spying report raises further questions on surveillance Financial News
CS Investment Bank: David Miller restructures

Deutsche Bank
Manfred Knof is the savings commissioner of the private customer division Handelsblatt

DZ Bank
DZ Bank's new dual leadership shows how sensible division of labor works Handelsblatt

EFG International
EFG in Italy's Tentacles Over BSI

Munich Re
Munich Re in $500mn risk sharing deal with Dutch development bank Reinsurance News

Rothschild & Co Bank
Rothschild brings Ticino networker and Lausanne bank veteran

SEBA Crypto
Seba Shuffles Management Ranks

UBS Group
Bonus: UBS bankers optimistic for 2020


Aegon gets €12bn longevity reinsurance cover from Canada Life Re Artemis

BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas to overhaul commodity finance team Reuters


Deloitte only competed with EY to investigate the dismissed employee of the Bank of Spain El País
Deloitte authorized himself to investigate a rival witness of the 'Bankia case' El Mundo

Bankinter plans to spin off and list its insurance business in 2020 Reuters

BBVA will cut the profit by 1,350 million due to the deterioration of its subsidiary in the United States El País
Spain's BBVA to book impairment charge of $1.5 billion in the U.S. Reuters
BBVA announces a profit adjustment of 1,350 million for its business in the US Cinco Días
BBVA will consolidate its US subsidiary with 1.5 billion dollars and appoints new head in Spain Expansión

Kutxabank sells a damaged loan portfolio of 358 million to Cerberus Expansión


Gualtieri: we will evaluate Bankitalia on BPB ANSA
Renewed bank contract, +190 euros ANSA

Eurobank Ergasias
Eurobank board to clear sale of FPS to Italy's doValue- sources Reuters

Intesa Sanpaolo
Italy's Intesa sells merchant payments business to Nexi, takes stake Reuters


Norges Bank Chief Says He's Not as Hawkish as the Market Thinks Bloomberg News
Norges Bank forecasts krone appreciation, but at a much weaker level than before E24
Sweden's U-Turn on Rates Sends Bond Yields Higher The Wall Street Journal
UPDATE 4-Sweden ends five years of negative rates with hike to zero Reuters
Gunnar Jonsson: The Riksbank fumbled the game for sharper tools Dagens Nyheter


Russian economy to reach potential growth in H1 2020 - central bank analysts Reuters
The maximum load was unbearable / Banks do not lend to loaned citizens Kommersant
Turkish cenbank sees 'wide-spread' decline in inflation expectations Reuters

Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Baring Vostok has a new defendant Vedomosti

Ukraine court adjourns hearing in PrivatBank nationalisation case Reuters
Ukraine's PrivatBank sues Israel Discount Bank Globes

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