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Euro zone banks should expect 'intrusive' ECB supervision Reuters
Bank Pay Under Scrutiny After ECB Raises Bar for Good Governance Bloomberg News
ECB's Draghi warns EU leaders on raising spending Reuters
Luis de Guindos appointed ECB's No. 2 Politico
Former Spanish Minister of Economic Affairs Guindos is the new ECB vice-president Handelsblatt
De Guindos becomes new ECB Vice Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Guindos, officially appointed vice president of the European Central Bank El Mundo
Bank regulators to revise capital rules for trading risk Reuters
Private individuals are being welcomed into the exclusive world of private equity as fintech firms help investors access funds City A.M.


UK minister urges regulators to reassure banks on Brexit transition Reuters
Financial watchdog agrees to inquiry into bias claims The Times
The Bank of England is setting up its own fintech hub City A.M.
Bank of England, seeking digital boost, sets up its own fintech hub Reuters
UPDATE 1-Trade jitters, BoE surprise send FTSE below 7,000 points Reuters
Senior UK banker called FCA official 'little lady', says watchdog The Daily Telegraph
Sexist City to face hard questions on diversity from Financial Conduct Authority The Independent
Investment consultants fail to select funds that outperform Financial Times
Challenger bank Revolut brings out 'disposable' virtual cards to help combat payment fraud City A.M.
Life insurers face challenges in transitioning to "capital-light" products: S&P Reinsurance News
UK Government to welcome ILS investors to Downing Street Artemis

AIB Group
AIB sells €500m of debt under new EU rules The Irish Times
Politicians slam AIB on bonuses as PTSB defends loans stance Irish Independent
AIB's planned share bonus to benefit as few as 80 executives The Irish Times

Aviva set to scrap plan to cancel preference shares Financial Times

Beazley's Chief Underwriting Officer Neil Maidment to retire Reinsurance News
BRIEF-Beazley Says Chief Underwriting Officer? Will Be Retiring At End Of This Year Reuters

Hiscox Underwriting
Hiscox CEO named Chair of London Market Group's PPL Reinsurance News
Hiscox's Masojada named PPL chair Post

IG Group Holdings
IG Group boosted by punters piling into cryptocurrency derivatives The Daily Telegraph
UPDATE 1-Online broker IG Group's Q3 revenue rises as client base grows Reuters
Cryptocurrency craze fading, says IG The Times

Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's Chairman Carnegie-Brown highlights shift towards risk-based oversight Reinsurance News
Lloyd's positive on ILS cover for Central Fund Post

Permanent TSB Group Holdings
PTSB chief defends bank's plans to offload owner-occupier loans to third party investors Irish Independent

Pool Re
UK extends Pool Re terror cover Intelligent Insurer

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Taxpayer bank stakes chief to quit amid RBS sale delays Sky News
Head of agency managing Britain's RBS stake sale to quit: source Reuters

Sabre Insurance Group
Sabre delivers COR of 68.5% following IPO Post
BRIEF-Sabre Insurance Group Posts FY Underwriting Profit 59.0 Mln Reuters

Sanne Group
MOVES-Sanne Group names new CFO and head of M&A Reuters

Secure Trust Bank
Secure Trust on lookout for purchases as profits rise Financial Times


Bafin boss Hufeld against sales ban on life insurance portfolios Handelsblatt

Allianz Group
Allianz supervisory board boss wants to enforce a salary increase of 25 percent for overseers Handelsblatt

The dubious compensation offer of Commerzbank Handelsblatt
Commerzbank puts out advertising on Facebook Handelsblatt

Credit Suisse Group
Credit Suisse says Global Markets revenue slowed since February Reuters
Credit Suisse plan to lift executive pay draws shareholder fire Financial Times

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank asset management arm DWS sets IPO price at 32.50 euros Reuters
Deutsche Bank to reap $1.7 billion from asset management IPO Reuters
Deutsche Bank's DWS puts IPO price at €32.50 a share Financial Times

Julius Bär Gruppe
Julius Baer suspends employee amid probe of arms deals Reuters
Ruag and Julius Bär release employees during an investigation Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Munich Re
Munich Re's digitisation to "enhance core business & push back boundaries": Joachim Wenning Reinsurance News

UBS Group
MOVES-UBS names Kendall interim head for CCS Americas after Reece exit Reuters
UBS CEO says to expect "more of the same" performance Reuters

UniCredit Bank Austria
Bank Austria moves 5,300 employees to the new headquarters Der Standard

Vienna Insurance Group
Vienna Insurance Group reaps successes of its CEE strategy The Financial
Insurer VIG raises dividend after profit increase DiePresse


France to create legal framework for cryptocurrency offerings Reuters
Morgan Stanley to hire 80 in Paris after Brexit: source Reuters
Natixis and Société Générale invent the green "note" L'Agefi

Achmea writes black numbers De Telegraaf

AXA Group appoints Claude Seigne as chief of AXA Thailand The Nation
New bond issue: AXA Group issued international bonds (XS1799611642) for EUR 2,000.0m maturing in 2049 Cbonds

NIBC Holding
Dutch NIBC bank shares priced at 8.75 euros in initial public offering Reuters

Fault at Rabobank resolved De Telegraaf


Santander and BBVA file responsible for shielding themselves from cyber attacks Expansión
Banks consider "incompatible" to reflect Euribor decline in loans Jornal de Notícias

Banco Santander
The Santander board will approve the appointment of Antonio Cardoso de Souza as director tomorrow Europa Press

Bankia customers can open a PayPal account from the bank's online channels Europa Press

The shareholders of Bankinter approve to allocate 247.6 million to the total dividend of 2017 Europa Press

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Macedo: CGD commissions are 60% below average Jornal de Negócios

Kutxabank strengthens its position in the market after Moody's raises its 'note' to Baa2 with "stable outlook" El Mundo

Millennium BCP
Millennium bcp partner in Portugal's digital payment platform of China Alipay Jornal de Notícias


Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
BRIEF-Monte dei Paschi says no cash call on the table
Another slip for Montepaschi MF
Mps: plan proceeds, no capital increase ANSA

Iccrea Banca
Iccrea ready for the single group MF
Iccrea BancaImpresa returns in 2017 ANSA

Intesa Sanpaolo
100% of Coin pledged to Intesa Sanpaolo MF

National Bank of Greece
Fosun Eyes Second Shot to Buy Greek Insurer If Winning Bid Fails Bloomberg News

Net Insurance
BRIEF-Net Insurance FY Net Result Turns To Profit Of EUR 6.3 Mln Reuters
Net Insurance closes 2017 with 6.3 million profit MF


Nordea Bank
Nordea launches new loan: Deadlines mature homeowners with 30 years of repayment Berlingske Business
Nordea launches loans with 30 years of repayment Finans


All seven Czech central bankers to attend March 29 policy meeting Reuters
Sberbank and VTB registered for monitoring Kommersant
NBP: loans and mortgages up in February Warsaw Business Journal
Central Bank asks the Asia-Pacific Bank to change shareholder Vedomosti
Borrowers will halve the repayment period for insurance Vedomosti
The Central Bank has chosen a new curator of insurers Vedomosti

Banca Transilvania
Romanian lender Banca Transilvania distributes over half of its profit as dividends Romania Insider

Bank Saint-Petersburg
BRIEF-Bank Saint Petersburg Sees NIM In 2018 Up 4% - Deputy Chairman Of Management Board Reuters

Exclusive: Emirates NBD closes in on Turkey's Denizbank despite Gulf row Reuters
Critical claim regarding Denizbank's sales Hürriyet

BRIEF-GetBack Signs LOI With Potential Foreign Investor Reuters

UPDATE 1-Sberbank, VTB to transfer defence sector loans to PSB- Ifax Reuters
VTB after Sberbank agreed to transfer to Promsvyazbank defense credits Vedomosti

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