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Tuesday's headlines, Financials edition

Basel Committee agrees on key elements of new global capital rules for banks Börsen-Zeitung
Cœuré has no regrets as he defends ECB stimulus on Twitter Bloomberg News
Barclays, JPMorgan, Citi help U.S. broaden currency probe Bloomberg News
Moody's says European bank margins may continue to fall even if interest rates rise Reuters
US and EU bilateral agreement on reinsurance should eliminate competitive disadvantage Post


BOE's next rate move may be up as inflation tolerance tested Bloomberg News
EU calls for Brexit talks 'swiftly' after Article 50, draft says Bloomberg News
U.K. Labour party's Starmer pledges to fight 'hard Brexit' plans Bloomberg News
UK's Hammond backs Brexit transition, says would help EU too Reuters
UK must set out plans for transitional deal with EU: lawmakers Reuters
UK lawmakers to size up post-Brexit bridging deal for banks Reuters
UK won't stop flow of highly skilled workers after Brexit - Hammond Reuters
€100m funding for SMEs in scheme backed by EU Commission The Irish Times

Barclays to sell French operations to AnaCap Financial Partners Financial Times
Barclays exits retail banking in Europe after selling off last vestiges of French business The Daily Telegraph
Barclays sells its retail banking, wealth management business in France La Tribune

Irish Bank Resolution Corp.
Promontoria seeks €18m judgment over Anglo loans The Irish Times

Irish Nationwide Building Society
Lone Star warns investors of Irish Nationwide Building Society mortgage warranty risks The Irish Times

Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds Banking Group fails to meet 'fee-free' basic account guidelines The Guardian

London Stock Exchange Group
Europe set to pare down its competition probe into London Stock Exchange merger The Daily Telegraph

Permanent TSB Group
Permanent TSB pulls out of talks to buy €100m in mortgages The Irish Times


Fitch assigns derivative counterparty and deposit ratings to German banks Fitch Ratings
Fitch: German public sector life insurance underperforms market Fitch Ratings
Swiss banks probed at home over Brazil's 'Carwash' bribe scandal Bloomberg News

Allianz Group
Allianz chief targets growth without cutting jobs Financial Times
Allianz chief hits out at investment industry's short-termism Financial Times

Bâloise Holding
Bâloise Holding increases its share buy-back program Reuters
Bâloise Holding expands program for repurchase of own shares Börsen-Zeitung

Credit Suisse Group
Shrinking Credit Suisse said to weigh London office space cuts Bloomberg News

Helvetia Holding
Helvetia Holding proposes new member for board of directors Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Interest rate boosts KfW's new business Börsen-Zeitung

R+V Versicherung
R+V Versicherung reduces interest Börsen-Zeitung

Zürcher Kantonalbank
Zürcher Kantonalbank renews employee evaluation system


ABN AMRO supervisors confirm SREP requirement of 9.0 pct CET1 for 2017 Reuters

Amundi targets 10 pct return in three years in Pioneer deal Reuters
Amundi to double Milan staff to 600 people in Pioneer integration Reuters
Amundi CEO sees 450 job cuts globally after Pioneer buy Reuters

AXA unit sanctioned for shortcomings in anti-money laundering procedures L'Agefi

Bpifrance launches advisory services on transmission, investment opportunities L'Agefi

Natixis intends to expand in Asia L'Agefi


Spanish stock market regulator to lure UK-based financial firms Reuters

Banco BPI
Angolan central bank authorizes sale of stake in Banco de Fomento Angola to Isabel dos Santos Diário de Notícias
Isabel dos Santos pays $30 million to Banco BPI Jornal de Negócios
Banco BPI's two largest shareholders scheduled to vote on the sale of BPI's stake in BFA to Unitel on Dec. 13 Jornal de Negócios

Banco de Sabadell
Spain's Sabadell to sell 4 percent of Portuguese lender BCP Reuters
Banco de Sabadell to sell its 4% stake in Millennium BCP El País
Spain's Sabadell will sell its 4.1% stake in Millennium BCP Jornal de Negócios

CaixaBank's tender offer for Banco BPI can finally be registered Jornal Económico

Caixa Económica Montepio Geral
Caixa Económica Montepio Geral says no drastic change after transformation to public limited co Jornal de Negócios

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Caixa Geral de Depósitos announces capital increase plan Expresso
Two of Caixa Geral de Depósitos' supervisory board members resign Jornal de Negócios

Novo Banco
Novo Banco can change its name Jornal Económico


Gentiloni keeps Padoan for finance chief, taking charge in Italy Bloomberg News
European Commission hints at leeway on aid for Italy's banks Reuters
EU ready to discuss with Italy several options over banks - Dombrovskis Reuters
EU's Moscovici says sees no threat of Italian banking crisis Reuters
Don't blame us for Greek austerity, IMF says as loan talks drag Bloomberg News
Greece faces permanent crisis as IMF warns bail-out plan 'simply not credible' The Daily Telegraph
Greek finance minister expects a fair agreement with authorities could lead to Athens' participation in ECB's QE program Kerdos
DBRS maintains its assessment of Greece's creditworthiness Naftemporiki

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Monte dei Paschi presses with capital plan as rescue clock ticks Bloomberg News
Italy plans Monte dei Paschi di Siena rescue if private bailout fails The Guardian
Italy rescue of Monte dei Paschi would require decree, burden sharing - Treasury source Reuters
Italy regulator only got generic info on Monte dei Paschi's board meeting - source Reuters
Consob only received preliminary, brief information on Monte dei Paschi's board meeting ANSA
No need to drag out decision on Monte dei Paschi, ECB's Nowotny says Reuters

Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna
Italy's BPER says ECB set new CET 1 requirement at 7.25 pct Reuters

Banca Popolare di Vicenza
ECB demands Popolare di Vicenza, Veneto Banca merger plan to be ready by Jan. 31, 2017, says Mion ANSA

Credito Emiliano
Credem says ECB lowered capital requirement to 6.75 pct Reuters
Moody's lowers Credem's outlook to negative from stable MF

General names chief investment officer, country manager for Italy ANSA

UniCredit says ECB set CET 1 transitional requirement at 8.75 pct Reuters

Unione di Banche Italiane
UBI Banca says well above ECB's new capital requirements Reuters


Inquiry to probe Swedish's targets, independence - sources Reuters
Sweden's cbank says will not participate in exchange auctions Reuters
Danish banking sector far away from deregulation laws, says Sparekassen Kronjylland director FinansWatch

Nordea Kredit Realkredit
Nordea Kredit appoints new director FinansWatch

Nykredit Holding
Nykredit may lose over 900 million Danish kroner if country's largest housing cooperative ends up going down FinansWatch
Nykredit Bank launches fintech-bank FinansWatch

Svenska Handelsbanken
Pension of former Svenska Handelsbanken CEO costs bank's shareholders millions SvD Näringsliv

Barclays lowers recommendation on Topdanmark FinansWatch

Vestjysk Bank
Vestjysk Bank launches online meetings for its customers FinansWatch


Russia fast-forwards guidance on rates after making a stand Bloomberg News
Russian central bank's board of director member may become deputy chairman Kommersant
Russian lenders made a profit of 788 billion rubles for the first 11 months of 2016 Vedomosti
Czech central bank's stress test results confirms resilience of banking sector CTK
Hungary cbank to maintain loose monetary conditions - governor Reuters
Azerbaijan plans to switch to floating currency rate in 2017 Reuters

Bank Pekao
S&P Global Ratings raises outlook on Bank Pekao's ratings PAP

BTA Bank
French top court cancels extradition of former BTA Bank owner

PKO Bank Polski
PKO looks to move east Warsaw Business Journal

Tatfondbank announces introduction of restrictions on issuance of funds Kommersant

Russian authorities complete investigation against former Vneshprombank chairman Kommersant

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