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Friday's headlines, Financials edition

EU 'Very Clear' That May's Brexit Plan Has Some Good Parts to It Bloomberg News
EU plan on bank money laundering pushes back action to next year Reuters
EIB pioneers sustainably-labelled debt in €500m deal Financial Times
Development bank EIB sells first "sustainability" bond Reuters

Mersch, the ECB has only limited responsibilities in maintaining financial stability MF
The ECB recalls that its "primary responsibility" is price stability Europa Press
Mersch: ECB is not responsible for economic stability Naftemporiki


Foreign investors face decision to stick or quit on Brexit The Daily Telegraph
UK, U.S. urge EU not to lock out foreign banks Reuters
UK markets watchdog warns accountants over asset valuations Reuters
Pension saving at record high with 15.1 million funding retirement pots The Daily Telegraph
UK fintech sector in buoyant mood as valuations soar Financial Times

Bank of Ireland Group
Bank of Ireland CEO 'surprised' by low-rise Dublin sprawl The Irish Times

Just Group
Just Group holds off dividend payment amid mortgage rule fears Financial Times

Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London set to hire ousted QBE boss John Neal as chief Financial Times

Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds buyout bosses to get huge payouts from £800m NEC sale Sky News

Standard Chartered
StanChart names ex-Commonwealth Bank executive as COO Financial Times
Nigeria central bank debits Standard Chartered $7.9 mln after moving MTN funds -sources Reuters


For a KB crisis, only three cantons have reserves Finanz und Wirtschaft

Credit Suisse Group
Credit Suisse chief denies he will run in Ivory Coast election Financial Times
Credit Suisse CEO Thiam rules out political career - Le Temps Reuters

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank Courts New York Hedge Funds After Cuts Bloomberg News

EFG International
EFG is strengthening in London

GAM Holding
GAM Investments signs two mandates for the Cooperative Credit Banks MF

Julius Bär Gruppe
Julius Baer: Stormy times for Beatriz Sanchez

Co-operative banks hold Paypal competitor Paydirekt Handelsblatt

Pictet Asset Management
Pictet invests in the well-being of the cities MF

Wirecard wants to throttle takeover speed Die Presse


ABN Amro Group
ABN AMRO invests in German credit platform De Telegraaf
ABN Amro steps into market place for small loans Het Financieele Dagblad

BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas sells for $577 million of First Hawaiian Bank La Tribune
MOVES-BNP Paribas hires Meijer as rates strategist IFR

Coface buys the insurance business of the Slovenian bank SID Bank Europa Press

ING Groep
Hoekstra had 'intensive talk' with ING De Telegraaf
Members of the Lower House want bankers ING to prosecute money laundering De Telegraaf
Back cover ING boss Ralph Hamers De Telegraaf
Investors require explanation from ING accountant De Telegraaf
ING arranges with stock exchange operator New York De Telegraaf

Kas Bank
'Disappointing results for Kas Bank' De Telegraaf

NIBC Holding
NIBC together with ACORN OakNorth De Telegraaf

Société Générale
Societe Generale has new director of the securities business L'Agefi

Triodos Bank
Triodos Bank participates in Crowdinvest platform Handelsblatt


The CNMV warns of a new attempt of fraud through emails El País
Interest rate on credit cards decreases to a minimum of 15.3% Jornal Económico

Banca March
Banca March closes the purchase of a portfolio of 550 million euros assets under management at BNP Paribas Europa Press

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
Spain's BBVA sees higher costs related to Turkey exposure Financial Times
BBVA raises its forecast for the cost of credit risk in Turkey due to the deterioration of the situation in the country Europa Press

Banco Santander
Judge Andreu requires more information from Santander about Popular Expansión
Santander admits that six years ago it is in losses in Spain El País
Santander's Álvarez warns that relevant changes in taxation will reduce competitiveness Europa Press

Kutxabank appoints José Julio Zatón as new independent director Europa Press

Novo Banco
Novo Banco starts with sale of 1.75 billion euros in poor credit Jornal De Negócios


Exclusive - Italy preparing for first dollar bond in eight years, talking to banks Reuters
Greek banks' bad loan reduction in line with target Reuters

Assicurazioni Generali
Generali close to Sycomore MF
Italy's Generali in talks to buy French asset manager Sycomore Reuters

Azimut Holding
Fitch, after Italy it's up to Azimut MF

Banca Carige
Carige, Malacalza rises to 24% of the capital and recurs in court on the Mincione list Il Sole 24 Ore

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Monte dei Paschi kicks off 2.5 billion euro, unsecured bad loan sale: source Reuters


Sweden's Krona Slides After Riksbank Pushes Back First Rate Hike Bloomberg News
The Riksbank: Interest rate increase in December or February Dagens Nyheter

Nordea Bank
Nordea acquires important approval of acquisitions in Norway Berlingske Business
Nordea Norway's business is approaching SvD Näringsliv


UPDATE 1 - Serbia's c-bank holds key repo rate at 3.0% SeeNews
UPDATE 3-Ukraine raises interest rates as scrambles for more IMF cash Reuters
Ukraine central bank raises main interest rate to 18 percent Reuters
Ukraine's central bank wants IMF loans SvD Näringsliv
Russian finance minister says banks know how to hedge, no need for state to recapitalize Reuters
Slovenia to sell banks NLB, Abanka by end-2019 -future finmin Reuters
Poland threatens EIB capital plan with demand for bigger role Financial Times

TBB President Aydin evaluated the deposit and credit regulations Hürriyet
Credit volume of banking sector increased Hürriyet

Final Varlik Yönetim
Revocation of permit from BDDK to Final Asset Management Hürriyet

The temporary administration of Promsvyazbank ceased its work Vedomosti

VTB Bank
UPDATE 1-VTB asks Russia to relax capital rules for banks Reuters
Russia's VTB asked, govt to revise Basel III requirements for banks-CEO Reuters
Kostin asked the Central Bank to mitigate the requirements for Basel III Vedomosti

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