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Thursday's headlines, Financials editions

Praet Tells Future ECB Chief Economist His Job Will Be Easier Bloomberg News
Voting to begin in the UK in EU elections Sky News
Esma unveiled its guide on third country rating agencies L'Agefi
Consumer lender Home Credit appoints banks for over $1 bln HK IPO - sources Reuters

UK AND IRELAND

UK PM May's office disappointed by Leadsom resignation Reuters
Andrea Leadsom resigns from British government over new Brexit approach Reuters
UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Reuters
UK electoral body says reviewing Brexit Party's systems after funding criticism Reuters
UK PM May to meet 1922 Committee chair on Friday -lawmaker Reuters
UK PM May should stand down without delay: senior Conservative Reuters
No statement from British PM May tonight: UK government source Reuters
British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels Reuters
UK watchdog tells asset managers to use fee disclosure template Reuters

AnaCap Financial Partners
AnaCap takes majority stake in Danish health insurer SundhedsGruppen Reinsurance News

Aviva
Aviva reveals adoption rates of repair portal Post

Barclays
Barclays and Santander customers suffer most service disruptions: where does your bank rank? The Telegraph
Barclays is culling senior staff on the heels of a management overhaul — just a month after the bank said 'no plans for job cuts' Business Insider

BGL Group
BGL launches short-term motor brand Jaunt Post

Concirrus
Willis Re & Concirrus partner on specialty re/insurance using IoT Reinsurance News

Irish Bank Resolution Corp.
IBRC wind-up brought forward to 2021 after Quinn settlement The Irish Times

Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London plans to merge governance bodies -source Reuters
Lloyd's of London proposes major shake-up to its governance Financial Times
Ex-Lloyd's CFO John Parry moves to Armour Reinsurance News

Loot Financial Services
RBS-backed fintech Loot enters administration Financial Times

Metro Bank
Metro Bank shares rise after board avoids full-blown shareholder rebellion City A.M.

Paragon Banking Group
Paragon profit jumps on mortgage, commercial lending Reuters
Specialist lender Paragon reports strong mortgage and commercial lending growth despite housing market slowdown City A.M.

The Ardonagh Group
Madison Dearborn & HPS to increase shareholding in Ardonagh Reinsurance News

TSB Banking Group
Challenger bank TSB unveils raft of leadership appointments as CYBG's Debbie Crosbie begins her reign City A.M.
Sabadell 'steals' directors of Lloyds and Barclays to relaunch TSB Expansión

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

Bundesrat does not want to ease debt brake Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Allianz Group
Ex-Allianz and Axa pair launch 'open source' insurtech Post
Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple Reuters

Commerzbank
Commerzbank CEO Zielke Reopens Door to M&A in Growth Quest Bloomberg News
Commerzbank open to M&A after Deutsche Bank talks collapse Reuters

Deutsche Bank
Mnuchin to Review Deutsche Bank's Suspicious Activity Reporting Bloomberg News
Deutsche Bank Finds Flaw in Software Used to Assess Money Transfers Bloomberg News
Deutsche Bank Finds Flaw in System That Tracks Suspicious Activity The Wall Street Journal
Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress Reuters
Judge Rejects Trump Effort to Block Deutsche Bank Subpoena Bloomberg News
Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses Reuters

Julius Bär Gruppe
Julius Baer benefits from the strong stock markets Finanz und Wirtschaft

N26
German regulator orders online bank N26 to step up controls against money laundering Reuters
Regulator orders N26 to improve anti-money laundering controls Financial Times

Raiffeisen Bank International
Austria's Raiffeisenbank seeks potential acquisitions in Croatia Reuters

Wirecard
Wirecard teams up with India to issue tax ID cards Reuters

FRANCE AND BENELUX

Due to lack of bank financing, parties turn to private individuals Les Echos

Adyen
Dutch firm Adyen starts selling card reader machines in Brazil Reuters

Argenta
Argenta paralyzes part of the ATMs after a crash De Tijd

BNP Paribas
UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas must face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide- U.S. appeals court Reuters

ING Groep
ING gives a twist to their offers to focus now on investment Cinco Dias
ING launches seven fund portfolios to retain clients Expansión

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Banks must absorb restructuring costs in order to improve their profitability, according to Funcas Europa Press
The Bank of Spain asks that the statistical authorities "dismantle" the hoaxes before they take root Expansión

Banca March
Banca March completes the repurchase of 25% of its brokerage to broker Marsh Expansión

Banco Santander
Santander signs peace with Chrysler and clears the future of its US consumer subsidiary Expansión

Bankia
The judge sends Rato to trial for the Bankia advertising contract Europa Press

Bolsas y Mercados Españoles
Carmen Ansotegui and Marta Gómez-Puig join the Technical Advisory Committee of the Ibex indices Europa Press

Millennium BCP
BCP shareholders approve dividends and workers compensation Diário de Notícias

Unicaja Banco
The frustrated Unicaja-Liberbank merger hinders the creation of a stronger national bank, according to Scope Europa Press

ITALY AND GREECE

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Reuters
Tria: debt is a structural problem, reducing it serves Italy Il Sole 24 Ore
Poll: Greeks question the EU but they remain European Kathimerini
Alpha Bank: The slowdown in the EU does not affect Greece Kathimerini
UBS: How does the Greek banks face the market? Naftemporiki
What does DBRS point out for the Red Loans of Cyprus Naftemporiki

Banca Carige
Carige: ECB still sees private solution ANSA

Generali
Generali, possible interest in MetLife assets in Central Europe Il Sole 24 Ore

Intesa Sanpaolo
Intesa to sell up to 5 billion euros in UTP loans to Prelios: sources Reuters

UniCredit
UniCredit Plans to Sell Up to $5.6 Billion of Soured Loans Bloomberg News

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Swedish c.bank says lenders could face funding risks after investigations Reuters
Riksbankstop worried about money laundering SvD Näringsliv

EASTERN EUROPE

The Ministry of Finance explained the damage in $ 80 billion from the transfer of "Roskapital" in "Dom.RF" RBC
Central Bank discovered a group of securities manipulators in Chelyabinsk Vedomosti
Central Bank wants to introduce responsibility for the release of souvenir banknotes Vedomosti
Fast money will come to the stock market Kommersant
Investments are returned at the place of residence Kommersant
Turkey needs to stick to free market rules - Is Bank CEO Reuters
Central Bank completed repo tender Hürriyet
Aims to prevent unfair deterioration Hürriyet
UPDATE 1-Poland's central bank head says won't allow euro adoption Reuters
Romania's cenbank board unanimously voted to hold rate - minutes Reuters
ÁKK buys back nearly HUF 30 bln of bonds early Budapest Business Journal

Sberbank of Russia
Sberbank began testing cash receipt via SMS RBC
Sberbank started testing money transfer services for people without cards and accounts Vedomosti

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