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Wednesday Express: Citi shuffling prime brokerage biz amid possible $180M loss

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Wednesday Express: Citi shuffling prime brokerage biz amid possible $180M loss

* Two separate proposals from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. would exempt banks with less than $250 billion in assets from company-run stress tests.

* The FDIC is also requesting for public comment on the impact of potential changes on its regulations in brokered deposits and interest rates.

* Citigroup will reorganize its prime brokerage business as it faces $180 million in losses on a loan made to an Asian hedge fund, a source told Bloomberg News.

* Former Goldman Sachs banker Timothy Leissner was banned from Singapore's securities industry for life over his alleged involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd. scandal, the Financial Times reports.

* Online lender OnDeck Capital will begin offering equipment finance loans to certain U.S. small businesses in 2019.

* In an unexpected move, Digital Asset CEO Blythe Masters is leaving the blockchain startup due to personal reasons. AG Gangadhar was appointed chairman and acting CEO.

* The integration of CVS Health and Aetna's businesses may be delayed to until February 2019 as it still requires consent from a federal court.

* Cyber incident losses arising from Marriott International's data breach could range between $200 million and $600 million, according to catastrophe risk modelling firm AIR Worldwide.

* Sun Life Financial's North American real estate and property management division will merge with GreenOak Real Estate to form a global real estate investment platform, which will be majority-owned by the Canadian insurance company.

* The Federal Open Market Committee, which concludes its two-day meeting today, is expected to raise interest rates for the fourth time in 2018.

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