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UPDATE 1-U.S., EU reach preliminary deal on swaps trading under MiFID II Reuters
EU and US agree to accept each other's derivatives rules Financial Times
EU Official Sees Trump Team Cooperating Positively on Financial Rules The Wall Street Journal
HK regulator drops case against StanChart, UBS over 2009 IPO - sources Reuters
Some ECB Members Identify 2.5 Trillion-Euro QE Limit Bloomberg News
Lawmakers hit out at ECB as bad loans standoff hardens Reuters
ECB defends proposal to tackle soured bank loans Reuters
IMF supports ECB proposal to raise provisions on bad loans Reuters
$1 trillion bad loan mountain casts shadow over Europe Reuters
ECB bond holdings "very important" for stimulus - Constancio Reuters
No need for ECB to continue buying bonds: Weidmann Reuters
ECB still believes in eventual inflation, wage rise: Draghi Reuters
ECB's Draghi sees insufficient inflation progress Reuters
ECB concerned virtual currencies may not be sufficiently guaranteed Reuters
No Basel bank capital deal this weekend: central bankers Reuters
KKR plans to raise up to €5bn in Europe for new flagship fund Financial Times
Top funds body says EU asset management plans could backfire Reuters
Regulators need to develop global cyber security standards - JPM's Pinto Reuters
Record $6.6bn flows into global equity funds Financial Times
Insurers' risk-taking could trigger next financial crisis, IMF warns The Daily Telegraph
Alternative capital to continue outpacing traditional reinsurance: S&P Artemis


Britain must pay EU debts to avoid Brexit cliff edge, warns Juncker The Times
FCA boss Andrew Bailey met oil giant Saudi Aramco over £1.5tn float Sky News
Andrew Bailey met Saudi Aramco bosses before proposing listing rule reforms The Times
FCA Defends Changing Listing Rules to Cater for Aramco IPO Bloomberg News
UPDATE 1-UK watchdog says sovereign listing plan in line with government policy Reuters
Pensions body worried sovereign listing plan may damage UK market's reputation Reuters
Mark Carney declines to give details on rate rise in "coming months" City A.M.
Livingbridge invests in JP Morgan and HSBC consultancy firm Catalyst Developments City A.M.
Financial services suffer from widest gender pay gap in UK Financial Times
Junior minister rejects claim Ireland is losing out on Brexit investments The Irish Times
High Court places Charleville Credit Union in liquidation The Irish Times
Beware 'bitcoin funding mania', investors told Irish Independent
Ireland needs EU allies in tax dispute - Donohoe Irish Independent
UK ILS regulations laid before Parliament yesterday Artemis

Aldermore Group
UPDATE 4-UK's Aldermore in talks over $1.3 bln takeover by FirstRand Reuters
Aldermore share price jumps 20 per cent on takeover speculation City A.M.

Allied Irish Banks
AIB's IPO has boosted chances of State exit within two years - Byrne Irish Independent

Ashmore Group
Ashmore shares jump on healthy investor inflows The Daily Telegraph

UK insurer Aviva to sell Taiwan business for $1 Financial Times

Barclays CEO Says Bank Must Protect Payments Business From Apple, Amazon Bloomberg News
Ex-Barclays bosses accused of fraud could face having to pay their own legal bills The Sunday Times
Barclays, U.S. FERC near settlement of power market manipulation lawsuit Reuters

Cabot Credit Management Group
British debt collector Cabot to launch 1 bln stg IPO next week: source Reuters

Hampshire Trust Bank
Rate rise will not leave challenger banks exposed says Hampshire Trust chief executive as profits surge City A.M.

HSBC Chairman Sees No Other 'Immediate' Changes to Senior Team Bloomberg News

Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London pays out $750m in claims from summer of storms Financial Times

Lloyds Banking Group
High Court to hear £600m case over Lloyd's takeover of HBOS Financial Times

Man Group
Man Group third-quarter assets up 7.9 percent on market gains, inflows Reuters
Man Group backtracks on external research payments Financial Times

NEX Group
Michael Spencer's Nex Group to cut costs after shaky start Financial Times

Old Mutual
BRIEF-Old Mutual completes stake sale in life insurance JV to Kotak Mahindra Bank Reuters

Provident Financial
UPDATE 2-Provident tries to revive home credit unit as annual loss looms Reuters
Provident Financial looks to revive doorstep lending business Financial Times
Provident Financial shares soar as it says recovery is on track and confirms loss City A.M.
Provident Financial rallies as it hires back agents The Daily Telegraph

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
RBS excludes thousands of small businesses from compensation Financial Times
Royal Bank of Scotland boss Ross McEwan slams "badmouthing" clients and denies deliberate destruction of firms City A.M.
'Sue us' remark provokes broadside at RBS boss The Times

Scottish Widows
Fitch Affirms Scottish Widows at IFS 'AA-'; Outlook Stable Reuters

Standard Life Aberdeen

Standard Life Aberdeen issued international bonds (XS1698906259) for USD 750.0m maturing in 2048 Cbonds


German bank lobby group sees Brexit intensifying competition - paper Reuters
BaFin regulates the liquidity stress test Börsen-Zeitung
Sparkassengruppe flirts with Deposit Solutions Börsen-Zeitung
Study: Many banks do not know their product costs Börsen-Zeitung

DARAG Deutsche Versicherungs-und Rückversicherungs
Darag appoints Tullio Ferrucci as CEO of its Italian business Post

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank appoints former Goldman partner to lead investment-grade credit trading Financial Times

Deutsche Börse
Deutsche Börse CEO discussed merger with FinMin before share purchase: document Reuters

Eurex Clearing
Banks praise the thrust of Eurex Börsen-Zeitung

HSH Nordbank
JC Flowers to bid for Germany's HSH Nordbank Financial Times

Raiffeisen Bank International
Raiffeisen evacuates all Russian offices after bomb warning Reuters
Raiffeisen gives all-clear after bomb scare in Russian offices Reuters

UBS Group
UBS Hopes to Keep as Many Analysts in London as Possible, Chairman Says Bloomberg News


Fitch Affirms Luxembourg at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable Reuters

Ardian Is Said to Hire Banks to Weigh Sale of Germany's Riemser Bloomberg News


Spain to take control of Catalonia if gets ambiguous reply on independence Reuters
UPDATE 1-Juncker says Catalan split would lead to splintering EU Reuters
De Guindos insists that the Banking Union must have a single deposit guarantee fund Europa Press
Digital banking will double profitability and improve efficiency, according to Indra Expansión
The Spanish banks' debt to the ECB remained stable in September at 171,710 million euros Europa Press

Banco Popular Español
ECB faces lawsuits over handling of failed Spanish bank Popular Reuters

Banco Santander
Santander will issue an additional 1,750 million dollars in hybrid instruments for the purchase of Popular Europa Press


Bankia grants $ 10.7 billion in credit through August, up 17% Europa Press


UPDATE 1-Italy passes decree to ward off foreign takeovers Reuters
Italy needs new ECB rules on bad debt: IMF's Thomsen Reuters
ECB could provide support for Greece by buying NBG bonds - bankers Reuters
Greece can implement program with or without IMF, says Tsakalotos Ekathimerini

Banca Popolare di Sondrio
Popolare di Sondrio estimates CariCent acquisition ANSA

Generali CEO says no need for capital increase - Handelsblatt Reuters

Mediobanca - Banca di Credito Finanziario
Consob fine Mediobanca on Rcs ANSA

Piraeus Bank
Ten Piraeus executives resign following discounted loan sale Financial Times

Unione di Banche Italiane
Ubi will be less affected by the introduction of hedge constraints on NPE Milano Finanza


MEDIA-Investor AB once again Ericsson's biggest shareholder - DI newspaper Reuters

Danske Bank
French probe Danske Bank link to alleged Russian fraud Financial Times
Danske Bank has a secrecy order from Estonian Financial Supervisory Authority FinansWatch
Danske Bank opens up several fintech partnerships FinansWatch

Nordea Bank
Nordea employees were informed Thursday: Changes and fires on their way Berlingske Business


Finnish financial giant looks at investments in Denmark FinansWatch


Poland Is Completing Talks With Two Banks After Move by JPMorgan Bloomberg News
UPDATE 1-Hungary's base rate to stay unchanged until at least 2020 - cbanker Nagy Reuters
Hungarian state buyer snaps up soured mortgages in bank clean-up Reuters
Hungary will not rush to adopt euro - PM aide
Banking sector liquidity down in September Budapest Business Journal
Poland to quit $9.2 billion precautionary IMF credit line: finance ministry Reuters
Interbank rate ROBOR reaches highest level in three years in Romania Romania Insider
Non-performing assets of Armenian banks grow to 6.73 percent ArmBanks
Bank Alexandrovsky refused to sell 19.9% ??of shares to the bank St. Petersburg Vedomosti

Alior Bank
KNF approves Alior's PLN 1.2 bln bond program Warsaw Business Journal

B&N Bank
Russian central bank approves B&N Bank rescue plan Reuters

Banca Transilvania
Banca Transilvania takes the lead on the Romanian card market Romania Insider

Nest Bank
Nest Bank takes up 5,000 sqm in Warsaw's Woloska 24 building Warsaw Business Journal

Creditors Probusinessbank managed to reduce the register of claims in court by 75% Vedomosti

Russian Vnesheconombank to expand cooperation with Armenia ArmBanks

VTB Bank
VTB says ready to help finance CEFC's purchase of Rosneft stake Reuters

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