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Monday's headlines, Financials edition

EU ready to give Barnier mandate to close Brexit deal Financial Times
ECB piles pressure on City banks over Brexit The Sunday Times
Draghi Is Pressing Ahead With Rate Hike in 2019 Despite Risks Bloomberg News
ECB's Coeuré calls for single EU agency to take on money launderers Financial Times
Germany and France want to quickly reform the eurozone Der Standard
The ECB initiates a consultation on the specific risk sections of its internal models guide Europa Press
Munich Re, Axa, AIG: Reinsurers are under pressure - and are trying to make a strategic turn Handelsblatt
Industry meetings In Monte Carlo: Reinsurance companies can look back on a friendly year in 2018 Handelsblatt
Complacency over banks risks new financial crisis, BoE policymaker warns US The Daily Telegraph
EIB considering capital hike, changes to shareholding post Brexit Reuters


UK wants deal on Brexit by November at latest - Lidington Reuters
May wraps 'suicide vest' around UK over Brexit, says Johnson Reuters
UK Pension SuperFund loses CEO, biggest financial backer Financial Times

AIB Group
AIB moves 100 outsourced IT roles back inhouse The Irish Times

Aon launches unit to target protection gaps, will work closely with ILS team Artemis
Aon's reinsurance business announces new hire & series of UK leadership changes Reinsurance News

Ashmore Group
Ashmore to open Dublin office before Brexit Financial Times
Asset manager Ashmore to open office in Ireland The Irish Times
Asset manager Ashmore says EM turmoil yet to hit client sentiment Reuters

Lord Mandelson attacks SFO on Barclays The Sunday Times

JLT Re hires Michel Fontaine from Guy Carpenter Reinsurance News
JLT Re appoints Henry Sanderson to London Global Markets division Reinsurance News

Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London to replace Inga Beale with former QBE boss John Neal The Daily Telegraph
Lloyd's of London names Inga Beale's successor The Independent
New Lloyd's chief needs to crack modernisation challenge Financial Times

Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered appoints new UAE CEO Reuters

TransferWise plans further price cuts Financial Times

UK General Insurance Group
Karen Beales steps down as UK General CEO Insurance Age

Wonga Group
Frank Field urges Church of England to protect Wonga borrowers The Times


Deutsche Bank
German Bank Major Shareholder HNA is in debt Handelsblatt
HNA, Under Pressure From Beijing, to Sell Its Overseas Empire The Wall Street Journal
Deutsche Bank struggles with rising funding costs Financial Times
MOVES-Deutsche Bank names Shah head of U.S. technology banking Reuters

GAM Holding
GAM's Haywood Probe Is Said to Review Deals With Industrialist Bloomberg News

Ex-Commerzbank CEO Markus Beumer is facing change to Hypo-Vereinsbank Handelsblatt

Munich Re
Munich Re calls for capital markets support on cyber accumulation risks Artemis

PostFinance wants more than it can Finanz und Wirtschaft
Postfinance could quickly become a major player in the mortgage market Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Raiffeisen Gruppe Switzerland
Raiffeisen: The president comes from a big bank

Swiss Life Holding
Swiss Life Hires Amundi Switzerland CEO

UBS Group
UBS: Bosses take women's program into their own hands
Star Broker Accuses UBS of Gender Discrimination Bloomberg News


Asset managers rush in Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Societe Generale / UniCredit: a merger is not on the agenda (Bruno Le Maire) La Tribune

Belfius Banque
Belfius: No IPO without European fiat Arco De Tijd

Dexia still less massive but still in the red L'Echo

Edmond de Rothschild
Edmond de Rothschild is recruiting the DC Advisory team in Lyon L'Agefi

ING Groep
Belgian ING bankers want clarity about IT concerns De Tijd


Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
BBVA restores the service of all its digital channels after suffering a system crash Europa Press
BBVA Asset Management launches a socially responsible management asset allocation fund Europa Press

Banco Pichincha España
Pibank, the online bank of the Pichincha group, opens its offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Zaragoza Europa Press

Banco Popular Español
People affected by Popular can exercise their right to a hearing before the JUR until this Friday Europa Press

Banco Santander
Santander, condemned to compensate 420,760 euros to a company after the subscription of 18 million in swaps Europa Press
Santander promises to have a cushion of extra capital to guarantee the solvency of its CoCos Expansión

Bankia gets rid of being examined in the next bench stress tests El Pais
The Bank of Spain fined Bankia with eight million for overcoming the debtors' protection law Expansión

Unicaja Banco
Unicaja Banco completes the integration of its subsidiary EspañaDuero with the signing of the merger deed Europa Press


Di Maio announced a start-up public investment fund by December AGI
Banks call mass borrowers for adjustments Naftemporiki
Greece says fiscal success means pension cuts, tax hikes not needed Reuters
Bailout Over, Greece Returning to Stormy Markets The Wall Street Journal

Banca Carige
Italy court to meet Sept. 15 on investor bid to block rival Carige board -sources Reuters

Banca Mediolanum
Banca Mediolanum, in August collected 206 million Milano Finanza

UniCredit to assess strategic options in 2019 business plan Reuters


Sweden Headed for Political Gridlock After Inconclusive Election Bloomberg News
Sweden Moves to the Right in an Election Shaped by Immigration The Wall Street Journal
Pension companies dump into climate research Politiken

Danske Bank
Jarlov: Danske Bank case threatens the entire financial sector Politiken
Russia-Linked Money-Laundering Probe Looks at $150 Billion in Transactions The Wall Street Journal
Danske Evidence Points to 'Illegal' Acts, Danish Government Says Bloomberg News


In all the severity of the percentages Kommersant
Siluanov called the launch of new funded pensions Vedomosti
To take a mortgage with a low down payment will be more difficult Vedomosti
The Central Bank revoked licenses from the Crimean Insurance Alliance Vedomosti
The Central Bank set the rate of the dollar and the euro above 69 and 80 rubles Vedomosti
RPT-Russia central bank says market expects rate hike Reuters
Hungarian banks' H1 earnings fall 17.4 pct year on year - central bank Reuters

Bank Pekao
Poland's Pekao eyes small buys in digital banking, asset management Reuters

Converse Bank
Converse Bank displays several competitive offers at Armenia Expo Armbanks

Nova Ljubljanska banka
Slovenia's NLB bank first-half profit falls, as do bad loans Reuters

Sberbank of Russia
Sberbank is assigned to New Stream Kommersant

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