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Friday's headlines, Financials edition

Numberof insurance M&As falls by 30% Post
Majorevent to test experience and resilience of maturing ILS sector Artemis
Brexitvote sees FX volumes jump past $5 trillion a day in June – CLS Reuters

UK AND IRELAND

Bankof England leaves UK interest rates on hold at 0.5% The Guardian
Poundjumps, UK stocks trim gains as BOE's inaction surprises investors The Wall Street Journal
Bankof England jolts sterling as it keeps rates on hold, August move expectedReuters
UKupstart bank Starling readies launch in Brexit aftermath Reuters
Digitalchallenger Starling wins UK banking license Financial Times
Citygrandees join blockchain start-up Setl Sky News
Citywatchdog battles to ban 'reckless' payday lender The Daily Telegraph
MPsdecry 'failed' effort to stop UK property money laundering The Guardian
TheresaMay signals desire for swift Brexit with cabinet appointments The Wall Street Journal
UKfunds bleed assets post-Brexit - SocGen/EPFR Reuters
Centralbank holds talks with firms on Brexit fallout The Irish Independent
Guernseyis inviting insurers to relocate from Brexit UK Post
ABIissues warning to Pokemon Go players Post

Legal & General Group
Fitchaffirms Legal & General's IFS at 'AA-'; outlook stable Reuters

Standard Chartered
Mackelmoves to Standard Chartered Reuters

Tullet Prebon
UK'sCMA says served initial enforcement order on Tullett Prebon, ICAP Reuters
Tullett,ICAP restructuring of deal gets nod from US Justice Reuters

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

'Germanyis for us a developing country' says MasterCard CFO Handelsblatt
Germanyhas major fiscal risks MF

Allianz Group
Allianzcould make 80 more redundancies as a result of restructure Post

Credit Suisse
CSappoints new head of group finance finews.ch

Deutsche Bank
DeutscheBank names Steinmueller new CEO for Asia-Pacific Reuters

Deutsche Börse
FTSEcomments on Deutsche Börse shares trading on FTSE indexes Reuters

DZ Bank
DZand WGZ Bank: Agreement after tough negotiations Handelsblatt

EFG International
EFGInternational to take over BSI's business in Singapore in accelerated assetdeal Reuters

Erste Group Bank
ErsteGroup Bank expects Q2 net profit of about €560 million Reuters
ErsteGroup stands to profit, raises targets DerStandard

UBS
UBS:Days of wrath finews.ch

FRANCE AND BENELUX

Hollande:'It is morally unacceptable that Barroso join Goldman Sachs' Jornal De Negócios
Hollandecriticizes hiring of Barroso by Goldman Sachs Le Figaro

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Spanishmeasures do not meet Brussels' criteria El País
Penalties:Portugal has not sent arguments to Brussels, but Spain already has Jornal De Negócios
Investorsconsider more risky Portugal that Brazil Diário De Notícias
Costa:Portugal needs investment and cannot be 'stopped to look at the statistics'Jornal De Negócios

Banco Espírito Santo
ECBrevoked BES' banking license DiárioDe Notícias
Bancode Portugal starts BES' receivership proceedings Jornal De Negócios

Banco Santander
USregulator orders Santander to pay $10 million over illegal overdraft practicesReuters

Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Brusselsconsiders it 'premature' to set a deadline for final decision on CGD' Jornal De Negócios

ITALY AND GREECE

Therole of retail investors in Italian banking woes: a Q&A Financial Times
Talkson aid for Italian banks should follow EU rules: Schäuble Reuters
EUfinance ministers get tough with Italian bank trying for third bailout The Guardian
UniCreditcalls for EU leniency over Italy bank bailouts Financial Times
World'snewest banking crisis revolves around world's oldest bank The Wall Street Journal
Bankingcrisis in Italy: No state aid in view Handelsblatt
Raceon to buy two rescued regional Italian banks Financial Times
Fortressto integrate two Italian debt collectors it owns Reuters

Piraeus Bank
Prosecutor'sinvestigation into Anthimos Thomopoulos, former CEO of Piraeus Bank Kerdos

UniCredit
UniCreditpicks Lim to speed non-core loan disposals Reuters
UniCreditchief takes urgent action on capital FinancialTimes

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Brexithits funds with Danish shares FinansWatch

SEB
SEB prepares forBrexit Dagens Nyheter

EASTERN EUROPE

Fitchaffirms 3 foreign-owned Belarus banks at B-/stable Reuters
TheIMF could resume aid to Ukraine LeFigaro
Thelevel of bad debts in Russian banks could reach 25% by the end of 2016Banki.ru

PKO Bank Polski
PKOBank appoints insurance sector manager Rosciszewski as deputy CEO PAP
PKO Bank hasnew deputy CEO Warsaw BusinessJournal

PZU
InsurerPZU could play active role in banking sector as foreign lenders sell stakes –CEO PAP

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