* JPMorgan's asset management unit, in a push to grow its exchange-traded fund business, has been in talks with potential acquisition targets, sources told Bloomberg News.
* In Oklahoma, Liberty Federal Savings Bank and Great Plains National Bank are merging, the Enid (Okla.) News & Eagle reports.
* The Hartford Financial Services Group is buying The Farmers Exchanges' Foremost-branded small commercial business sold through independent agents pursuant to a renewal rights agreement.
* Canada-based Fairfax India Holdings is acquiring a 51% stake in India's Catholic Syrian Bank at 140 rupees per share.
* After reporting an operating loss of $178.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2017, Aspen Insurance Holdings closed its U.S. property insurance unit in Bermuda, The Royal Gazette reports.
* Several parties, including a holder of Scottish Re Group subsidiary trust preferred securities, are urging a federal bankruptcy judge to slow the process that could culminate in the sale of Scottish Annuity & Life Insurance Co. (Cayman) and Scottish Re (U.S.).
* A lawsuit has been filed against FMR and units Fidelity Global Brokerage Group and Fidelity Brokerage Services after a technical glitch on Fidelity's trading platform allegedly prevented traders from placing their orders amid stock market volatility.
* And First Capital Bancshares is moving its headquarters to Charleston, S.C., from Laurinburg, N.C. In addition, the company named Harvey Glick chairman and Frank Cole Jr. CEO and board member.
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