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Wednesday's headlines, Financials edition

EU's Tusk to ask UK for 'concrete proposals' to end Brexit impasse Financial Times
Barnier open to extending Brexit transition by another year Financial Times
EU demands UK break Brexit impasse Financial Times
EU offers British longer transition period Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
EU offered Britain extension of transitional period: FAZ report Reuters
EU chief negotiator Barnier warns Brexit deal could take weeks Financial Times
Jean-Claude Juncker hints Brussels will reject Italian budget Financial Times
ECB moves to revoke license of Malta's Pilatus Bank: sources Reuters
A third of European asset managers planning for 'no deal Brexit' The Irish Times
Europe's top bankers shun Saudi investment conference Reuters
MOVES-Fiera Capital appoints Kanesh Lakhani as Europe CEO Reuters
Wells Fargo to shift European investment banking business to Paris a Brexit looms Reuters
MOVES-Societe Generale, Kempen, Fiera Capital, Dolfin, Crux Reuters

UK AND IRELAND

Financial Ombudsman Service access widened for small businesses Financial Times
More UK firms get access to financial arbitration services against banks Reuters
ISIF and IFC partnership to benefit Irish companies looking for growth in emerging markets Irish Independent
Dublin rejects claim border backstop to be deferred Financial Times
Mortgages to first time buyers jump to highest level since June 2017 Financial Times
UK insurers in talks to tackle mobile use while driving Post

Ardonagh Group
Updated: Ardonagh sells Direct Group's claims businesses to Davies Post

Bank of Ireland Group
Bank of Ireland mortgages to be available through brokers The Irish Times

Crux Asset Management
MOVES-Crux Asset Management names new chairman Reuters

HSBC Holdings
HSBC UK hit with another IT glitch Reuters
HSBC CEO will no longer attend Saudi investment conference Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group
Tens of thousands of Lloyds Banking Group credit cards cancelled after Ticketmaster breach The Scotsman

London Stock Exchange Group
London Stock Exchange CEO Schwimmer pulls out of Saudi conference Reuters

OakNorth Bank
Digital bank OakNorth hires former senior BoE regulator Financial Times

Royal Bank of Scotland
U.S. Fed says terminates 2013 enforcement action against RBS group for sanctions lapses Reuters

Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered sees increased China-Africa trade due to U.S. trade war Reuters

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

The banks are struggling with these fintech side effects finews.ch

Allianz Group
Allianz subsidiary in contingent BI agreement with Just Energy Group Reinsurance News

Banque Lombard Odier & Cie
Ex-German Bank Risk Board Hugo Bänziger and Lombard Odier will go their separate ways in the future Handelsblatt

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche seals deal for €300m Project Lee portfolio from Nama The Irish Times
Trade dispute drives Deutsche Bank over Börsen-Zeitung
DWS and asset manager Tikehau cooperate on alternative investments Handelsblatt

DZ Privatbank
What DZ Privatbank wants to achieve in Switzerland within two years finews.ch

HypoVereinsbank
Hypo-Vereinsbank: Hypo-Vereinsbank Sees A Lot Of Potential In The Sme Sector Handelsblatt

UBS Group
Ex-UBS trader: 'A monkey and a half chimpanzee' finews.ch
UBS spearheads China finews.ch
Pimco is recruiting Erin Browne at UBS L'Agefi

FRANCE AND BENELUX

Banks strengthen their offensive in the automobile Les Echos
Car insurance can become cheaper De Standaard
Postponement of flash payments until January De Standaard

AG Insurance
AG Insurance to sell home help to seniors L'Echo

BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas chairman cancels participation in Saudi economic summit Le Figaro

Crédit Agricole
Crédit Agricole strengthens in insurance in Portugal L'Agefi

Groupe BPCE
BPCE will launch the sale of Fidor L'Agefi

NIBC Holding
NIBC finances German leasing company De Telegraaf

Société Générale
Société Générale Names Swiss Head finews.com
New Switzerland boss at Société Générale finews.ch

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Portugal Keeps 2019 Deficit Target of 0.2% Ahead of Election Bloomberg News
Moody's upgrades Portuguese banks
Expresso

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
BBVA reduces its growth forecast for this year to 2.6% and 2.4% in 2019 El Mundo

ITALY AND GREECE

Italy Reaches Budget Accord as Juncker Warns About EU Rules Bloomberg News
UPDATE 2-Italy tightens tax rules on bad bank loans Reuters
For the Italian banks a black November of stress tests and accounts Il Sole 24 Ore
They pay banks and insurance companies MF
Italian BFF Banking Group opens branch in Lisbon Jornal Economico

Banca Carige
Carige stretches the network under the bond MF

Banco Santander
Santander concludes integration of clients of the former Banco Popular Jornal Económico

Eurobank Ergasias
Eurobank: Sale agreement for red consumer loans Naftemporiki

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Nordea
Nordea drawn into alleged money laundering scandals Financial Times
Swedish economic crime body says received report that Nordea breached money laundering rules Reuters
Nordea says it is aware of Hermitage allegations over anti-money laundering rules Reuters

EASTERN EUROPE

Russia c.bank says ready to intervene on market if needed Reuters
The Ministry of Finance supported the idea of restricting the owners of troubled banks to travel abroad Vedomosti
Ministry of Finance is gradually increasing the placement of OFZ Vedomosti
Turkey eyes return to international debt market with new dollar bond Financial Times
Kazakh Tsesnabank to sell 500 bln tenge in bonds Reuters
Banks will raise household loans, the CNB expects. Interest in housing loans will be weakened E15
Armenia's PM resigns, calls for snap election Financial Times
Armenian Central Bank allows to use Russian Narodnaya payment and settlement system Armbanks
UPDATE 2-Hungarian central bank keeps rates on hold, despite rising inflation Reuters
UPDATE 3-Hungary scraps state support for home savings bank deposits Reuters
Latvia Probes Multiple Unnamed Banks Over North Korea Ties Bloomberg News
EBRD urges further privatisation, pension reform in Slovenia Reuters
In WPB Capital, the decision of the Supreme Administrative Court continues with liquidation E15

Sberbank of Russia
Against hackers put up 'Bison' Kommersant

SGB-Bank
SGB-Bank has a new president Rzeczpospolita

UniCredit Bulbank
UniCredit Bulbank and Allianz Sign a Partnership Agreement in Bulgaria Novinite

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