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Thursday's headlines, Financials edition

Banks Face New Profit Hit as Money Managers Seek to Bypass Them Bloomberg News

UK AND IRELAND

Banks Leaving It Late to Secure Post-Brexit EU Future Bloomberg News
Top bankers accused of avoiding responsibility for stopping money laundering The Daily Telegraph
Watchdog may force banks to pay billions more in PPI claims The Times
British Banks Face Potential Rise in Loan Insurance Claims Bloomberg News
Bank of England says no big changes to bank regulation on horizon Reuters
A new era in bank regulation will allow the City to focus on the future City A.M.
City of London struggles to unite on post-Brexit regulation Financial Times
Financial services M&A has a strong first half of 2018 with further dealmaking expected City A.M.
FCA proposes new directory of financial workers to enhance transparency Financial Times
Tiny pension pots putting £1bn at risk The Times
Bulk annuity market set for record year Financial Times
Legal row between retailers and card processors faces fresh delay Financial Times
'No compelling case' for State to establish local banking system The Irish Times

Aviva
Wary Aviva gives China the boot The Times
Start up claims Aviva 'ripped off' its Dashcam app idea Post

Bank of Ireland Group
Bank of Ireland tracker refunds and compensation bill tops €138m The Irish Times

Draper Esprit
UK and German venture capital deal paves way for merger Financial Times

EFG Private Bank
Ex-EFG banker claims dismissal was linked to whistleblowing Financial Times

Future Finance
Dublin-founded fintech pays out more than €2m over breaches The Irish Times
Future Finance booked loss on loans sale Irish Independent

HSBC
Former HSBC currencies trader kicks off extradition appeal Financial Times
Ex-HSBC FX Trader Scott Begins Last-Gasp Extradition Fight Bloomberg News

Lloyds Banking Group
SFO drops Lloyds Libor criminal probe citing 'insufficient evidence' Financial Times
HBOS fraud report may not appear until end of next year The Times
Britain's Lloyds offers $100 million so far to HBOS fraud victims Reuters
Treasury committee slams "disappointing" HBOS review that will not come out for over a year City A.M.
Lloyds agrees to give MPs report into what it knew about HBOS Reading fraud The Daily Telegraph

Permanent TSB Group
PTSB agrees mortgage-to-rent scheme targeting 500 homes The Irish Times

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

Bundesbank insists on capital key in ECB bond purchases Handelsblatt
The retail banking business of German banks is in a permanent state of flux - but there is hope Handelsblatt
Finma regulates too much and without legitimacy Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Credit Suisse Group
Credit Suisse Pick That Went Sour Ends Up in Banker Appeal Bloomberg News
Credit Suisse sees the end of the dry spell in Swiss equities Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank's Asia-Pacific Equities Head James Boyle Resigns Bloomberg News

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank raises forecast for 2018 Handelsblatt

Liechtensteinische Landesbank
Liechtensteinische Landesbank takes over Semper Constantia Privatbank Die Presse

UBS Group
UBS appoints new head of Frankfurt office finews.ch

FRANCE AND BENELUX

BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas launches a non-life insurance offer with Matmut L'Agefi

Crédit Agricole Group
REFILE-UPDATE 1-Credit Agricole says no plans to sell Polish banking unit Reuters
Crédit Agricole denies wanting to sell its activities in Poland L'Agefi

European Investment Bank
EU lawmakers back plan for European Investment Bank work in Iran Reuters

Groupe BPCE
BPCE kicks off instant payment L'Agefi

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Spanish banks earn 15.3% more in the first quarter, up to 3,993 million euros Europa Press
The ex-Governor of the Bank of Spain José María López de Letona dies Expansión

Banco Santander
Popular earned 41 million until March, compared to losses of 137 million recorded before its sale to Santander Europa Press
Allianz weighs to go to arbitration for the agreement between Santander and Aegon Expansión

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
CGD sent audit to management acts for the Public Prosecutor's Office Jornal de Negócios

Novo Banco
British Supreme Court rejects Goldman Sachs appeal vs Novo Banco Reuters
Novo Banco wins against Goldman Sachs in London court Jornal de Negócios

ITALY AND GREECE

Italy Asks EU for 6-Month Extension of Bad Loan Guarantees Bloomberg News
Banker in middle of Greek storm The Times

Cooperative Bank of Thessaly
Co-operative Bank of Thessaly - EIB loan amounting to € 7.5 million for loans to 500 small businesses Naftemporiki

National Bank of Greece
National Bank: Completion of sale of the subsidiary in Albania Naftemporiki
National Bank: NBG Albania in the American Bank of Investments Kerdos

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Danske Bank
Danske Bank shares fall on money laundering allegations Financial Times
Danish watchdog may open new probe of alleged Danske Bank money laundering Reuters
Danske Bank's Money Laundering Tops $8 Billion, Browder Says Bloomberg News

EASTERN EUROPE

Armenian banks increase lending by AMD 63.2 billion in May Armbanks
Armenian banks to forgive penalties and fines of 100,000 citizens Armbanks
Insurers began to depend on banks even more Vedomosti
Sberbank estimated the damage to the Russian economy from cyberthreats in 2018 Vedomosti

Hrvatska poštanska banka
Croatian bank HPB acquires small regional lender Reuters

Sberbank of Russia
Creditors approve Agrokor debt settlement deal Reuters

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