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Wednesday's headlines, Financials edition

Bankers to meet ECB to discuss loan guidelines Reuters
ING-DiBa warns banks, saving banks against negative interest rates Börsen-Zeitung
Moody's says global investment banks' outlook is stable Reuters
Long-term viability at risk in reinsurance, outlook still negative: A.M. Best Artemis


Brexit: Guy Verhofstadt warns against 'eternal' interim deal BBC News
Brexit may take longer than two years to finalise, Hammond warns Sky News
Urgent Brexit deal needed to avert banking job losses, peers to warn The Guardian
Challenger banks concerned Brexit has put creating a more even playing field on the backburner City A.M.
Brexit endangers U.S.-UK trade as some U.S. firms could move: report Reuters
Insurance lobby London Market Group says would like 5-year post-Brexit transition Reuters
UK banks shut 1,000 branches as customers turn to mobile banking Financial Times
FCA gives update on pension providers reducing fees FT Adviser
Spread-betting giant CMC to mull jobs, HQ move amid FCA crackdown Sky News
'EU scheme could slash Ireland's tax base in half' Irish Independent
Central bank recruits three directors Irish Independent

Fitch affirms Barclays at 'A'; outlook stable Fitch Ratings
Bitcoin startup adds former Barclays chief Antony Jenkins The Wall Street Journal

Fitch affirms HSBC Bank and HSBC Latin America Holdings Fitch Ratings
HSBC launches special lending facility for start-ups in China's Pearl River Delta Reuters

Irish Bank Resolution Corp.
State to get €280m from IBRC liquidators The Irish Times
Taxpayers to get €275m from IBRC in weeks Irish Independent

Irish Nationwide Building Society
Irish Nationwide inquiry told it is 'obliged' to dismiss charges The Irish Times

Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's to cut subscription costs by 10% Post
Current year underwriting not profitable at Lloyd's: Beale & Nelson Artemis

Lloyds Banking Group
Britain sells further 1 percent of Lloyds shares Reuters

Novae Group
Novae appoints head of marine Post

Old Mutual
Old Mutual sells stake in US asset manager Financial Times
OM Asset Management prices offering of 13 mln shares at $14.25 per share Reuters

Permanent TSB Group
Ireland's PTSB says told to maintain transitional CET1 ratio of 9.2 pct Reuters

Phoenix Group
UK's Phoenix gets approval to buy Deutsche Bank's Abbey Life Reuters

Royal Bank of Scotland
NatWest Markets hires debt banker Ritchie for US role Reuters

Standard Life
Standard Life's unit names new investment head Reuters


Germany's Bafin postpones remuneration rules Börsen-Zeitung
Swiss central bank to decide on monetary policy on Dec. 15 Finanz und Wirtschaft

Allianz Group
Allianz strikes sales cooperation with UniCredit's HVB Reuters
Allianz agrees sales cooperation with UniCredit's HypoVereinsbank Börsen-Zeitung

Bellevue Group
Bellevue Group expecting reduction in earnings

ECB lowers capital requirements for Commerzbank Reuters
ECB cuts capital requirement for Commerzbank Börsen-Zeitung

Credit Suisse Group
Fitch affirms Credit Suisse at 'A'; outlook stable Fitch Ratings
Credit Suisse must face New York mortgage suit, court says Bloomberg News
Lights out for Credit Suisse's 'Light Pool' stock trading venue Reuters
Credit Suisse names chief investment officer of Swiss unit Reuters

Deutsche Bank
Fitch maintains Deutsche Bank's ratings on Watch Negative Fitch Ratings
Deutsche Bank making progress in the development of digital services in its retail banking Börsen-Zeitung

Deutsche Postbank
Postbank experiences software breakdown Börsen-Zeitung
Software malfunction causes problems for Postbank Handelsblatt

Edmond de Rothschild Holding
Taupini is managing asset management at Edmond de Rothschild Börsen-Zeitung

Gothaer Versicherungsbank
Gothaer Versicherungsbank looking for partnerships Börsen-Zeitung


Insurance sector's profitability to be under more pressure in coming years, warns Dutch central bank De Telegraaf
Dutch central bank sees mergers as a way for insurers Het Financieele Dagblad

BNP Paribas
Fitch affirms BNP Paribas at 'A+'; outlook stable Fitch Ratings
BNP Paribas to reorganize retail banking Les Echos
BNP Paribas reduces interest in real estate co De Telegraaf

Crédit Agricole
Crédit Agricole marketing first senior non-preferred Reuters
Crédit Agricole blasts open new-style senior market Reuters

Crédit Mutuel Group
Internal war at Crédit Mutuel: Arkéa loses a battle La Tribune
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa to transmit its prudential information to the Confédération Nationale du Crédit Mutuel Les Echos

Euronext says CEO of Euronext Lisbon steps down Reuters

Groupe BPCE
Fitch withdraws 3 Banques Populaires' ratings on merger Fitch Ratings

KBC Group
KBC puts brake on savings accounts with higher interest rates De Standaard

Société Générale
Société Générale expanding private banking business in Switzerland

Triodos Bank
Triodos Bank launches its first pension plan with sustainable criteria Europa Press


IMF demands more Spain reforms to keep 'impressive' recovery Bloomberg News
IMF encourages Spanish banks to undertake mergers to gain efficiency Europa Press
Fitch says asset quality drives positive Spanish bank rating outlook Fitch Ratings
Banks would like to give more credit to SMEs, but the ECB prevents it, says Álvarez El País
Portugal loses appeal in English court over swap contracts Financial Times

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
Spanish court orders BBVA to reimburse €182,500 to client when declaring null subordinates of Eroski Europa Press

Banco BPI
Banco BPI shareholders approve sale of stake in Angolan unit Reuters
Banco BPI shareholders approve sale of BFA to Unitel Diário de Notícias
BPI to receive 37 mln euros in FY 2015 dividends from BFA Reuters

ECB requires Bankinter to maintain capital ratio of 6.5% with no dividend Europa Press

Spain's CriteriaCaixa cuts CaixaBank stake with placement Reuters
Criteria placement of CaixaBank stock priced at 3.15 eur/share Reuters
CaixaBank explains why it abstained from Banco BPI's sale of BFA Expresso

Caixa Económica Montepio Geral
Caixa Económica Montepio Geral shareholders approve transformation to public limited co Jornal de Negócios

Novo Banco
China's Minsheng takes on U.S. funds in bidding for Novo Banco Reuters
Portuguese central bank requests proof indicating that Minsheng has capacity to concretize its bid for Novo Banco Jornal de Negócios


New Italian PM wins first confidence vote, pledges to support banks Reuters
Italian banks are much stronger now, says Patuelli MF
Moody's changes outlook on Italian banking sector to negative due to increasing capital needs, weakening confidence Reuters
Banco Popolare Società Cooperativa, Banca Popolare di Milano Scarl merger effective Jan. 1, 2017 MF
Eurozone bailout fund chides IMF over Greece blog Reuters
Greece 'boxed in' as EU and IMF fight over nation's debt relief plan The Guardian
Euclid Tsakalotos responds to IMF Kerdos
Greece will bear the full original cost of short-term measures for debt, says Regklingk Kathimerini
Emergency central bank funding to Greek banks drops by 1.3 bln eur in November Reuters

Banca Carige
Banca Carige says ECB has asked it for plan to tackle bad loans Reuters

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Monte dei Paschi confirms ECB rejected request for more time to raise capital Reuters
Next moves for Monte dei Paschi after ECB calls time Financial Times
Passera rules out further initiatives in favor of Monte dei Paschi MF
DBRS downgrades Monte dei Paschi to B (low) Reuters

Banca Popolare di Vicenza
Popolare di Vicenza CEO says studying merger plan with Veneto Banca Reuters
Popolare di Vicenza to pursue legal action against former managers Reuters
Popolare di Vicenza shareholders approve legal action pursuit against former management MF
Former president of Popolare di Vicenza Zonin defends integrity, innocence MF

Bank of Cyprus
Dublin gets Cypriot bank onto the FTSE Irish Independent
Bank of Cyprus says shareholders approve London listing at EGM Reuters

Generali targets up to €240m from Horse Capital I motor liability ILS Artemis

Intesa Sanpaolo
Intesa Sanpaolo sells €2.5 billion NPL portfolio MF

UniCredit to raise 13 bln euros in Italy's biggest share issue Reuters
UniCredit outlines plans for NPL sale, securitization Reuters
UniCredit deal to offload bad loans sets bar high for Italian banks Reuters
UniCredit CEO stakes future on strategy with zero severance pay Bloomberg News
UniCredit CEO says to assess state guarantee for bad loan sales Reuters


Moody's to predict positive development in Danish banking sector FinansWatch

AP Pension
AP Pension to invest several hundred millions in Silkeborg FinansWatch

ATP Arbejdsmarkedets Tillaegspension
New ATP boss defends Nordea Swiss tax feint Berlingske Business

Jyske Bank
Negative interest to slim Jyske Bank deposits FinansWatch


Early repayment of loans to Russian banks for defense contracts will total 800 billion rubles Vedomosti
Sberbank's CEO expects lending growth in Russia in 2017 Vedomosti
Turkish central bank gave 8 billion lira to the market with repo bid Hürriyet
Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU summit Reuters
Romania central bank says global uncertainties threaten emerging economies Reuters

Europlan completes placement of additional share issue Reuters

GLOBEX Commercial Bank
S&P Global Ratings downgrades GLOBEX Vedomosti

Qazaq Banki
Qazaq Banki increases share capital Reuters

Tatfondbank temporarily suspends cash and settlement services Reuters
Tatfondbank suspends cash management services Vedomosti

VTB Bank
VTB Bank to sign cooperation agreement with Japanese lender- report Vedomosti

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