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Monday's headlines, Financials edition

Anger erupts at U.N. climate summit as major economies resist bold action Reuters
ESG Strategies May Help Investors Beat Market Returns Bloomberg News
EU leaders postpone euro zone reform until June 2020 Reuters
ECB's De Guindos says larger banks in euro zone should consolidate transnationally Reuters


Johnson Gets to Work Naming Cabinet and Taking U.K. Out of EU Bloomberg News
Scale of Boris's Brexit win electrifies financial markets Irish Independent
Boris Johnson plans to pour billions for Midlands and North after election win Financial Times
British election results are positive in short-term, ECB's De Guindos says Reuters
UK's Johnson says no to Sturgeon's Scottish referendum demand Reuters
U.K. Government Plans Brexit Bill, Multi-Year NHS Funding Bloomberg News
Boris Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to 'get Brexit done' Reuters
UK government's priority is to leave EU on January 31, secure trade deal: Gove Reuters
Johnson win sparks fund industry debate over post-Brexit regulation Financial Times
UK finance fears Brexit trade uncertainty despite Johnson win Financial News
Brexit to spark Mifid III, warns former MEP Swinburne Financial News
UK regulators step up external probes of financial groups Financial Times
Bank of England set to hold interest rate ahead of next governor announcement City A.M.
New Bank of England governor to be picked from shortlist in days Financial Times
Bank of England ready to hold rate – and name next governor, with Dame Minouche Shafik as favourite The Sunday Times
Top six banks and building society Nationwide braced for Armageddon test The Sunday Times
Foreign exchange firm Fxpress Payment Services aims for listing The Times
Filibustering MP wades into debate on FCA's proposed crypto ban Financial News
Mortgage mis-selling 'next big scandal' after PPI The Times
UK property funds' cash holdings vary widely Financial Times
UK antitrust body approves fiduciary management standards Financial Times
UK pension insurance deals jump to record $50 bln in 2019, more in pipeline-advisers Reuters
Mortgage-to-rent firm raises €75m to buy distressed loans Irish Independent

Aberdeen Standard Investments
Aberdeen Standard Investments to review retail property assets The Times

Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds boss Antonio Horta-Osorio to meet HBOS fraud victims The Sunday Times

Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's set to mandate use of delegated authority platform Reinsurance News

London Stock Exchange Group
London Stock Exchange to extend revamp of senior management team Financial Times

Merian Global Investors
Reformed executive share award schemes risk going backwards, says Richard Buxton of Merian The Times

OakNorth Bank
Fintech unicorn OakNorth stumbles on first loan defaults The Sunday Times

Robey Warshaw
UK dealmaker Robey tops £100m in pay since leaving Morgan Stanley Financial Times

Woodford Investment Management
Woodford investors to get first cash back on Jan. 20 Reuters
Repayments to Woodford fund investors to start in January Financial Times


German balanced budget policy should not be a fetish: Bundesbank chief Reuters
German police arrest two bankers over phantom tax trades Reuters
Two Maple Bank Ex-Managers Arrested Handelsblatt
Swiss central bank does not rule out further interest rate cuts Die Presse
National Bank cuts GDP forecast for 2020 to 1.1 percent Der Standard

BayernLB's arduous strategy search Handelsblatt

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank looks at 20 per cent cut to bonus pool Financial Times
Deutsche Bank Considers Cutting Bonus Pool by as Much as 20% Bloomberg News
The Board of Management of Deutsche Bank should forego its bonus Handelsblatt

EFG International
EFG International dismisses takeover reports Reuters

Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale
Helaba examines merger with Dekabank Handelsblatt
After IT breakdown: All payments received by Sparkasse customers Handelsblatt

Raiffeisen Bank International
RBI boss Strobl: "Some jobs will no longer exist" Die Presse

Swiss Re
Swiss Re and RenRe both launch new retro cat bonds Reinsurance News


Banks must do more against online scammers De Telegraaf

Van Lanschot Kempen
Van Lanschot distributes capital to shareholders De Telegraaf


The Bank of Spain investigated a manager for advising the parliamentary commission on the crisis without permission El Mundo
Converting housing into euros will be a salvation table for the elderly El País
Faria de Oliveira warns that banking system has excess liquidity that does not enter the economy Jornal Económico
Banco de Portugal calls on non-executive directors to be more scrutiny agents of management decisions Jornal Económico
Portuguese Banks Association rejects legislative changes to MB Way Jornal de Notícias
Bank of Portugal: Charging transfers on MB Way would not have been "very wise step" but is legitimate Expresso


No need for state to help any Italian bank at present -PM Conte Reuters
For bank bailouts the state spent 10 billion in 4 years AGI
GREECE "Hercules" RECOVERY plan to save Greek banks Handelsblatt

Banca Popolare di Bari
Italy approves 900 million euro rescue for ailing bank Pop Bari Reuters
Popolare di Bari, go-ahead for the government's decree: 900 million to Invitalia to save the bank AGI
Italian lender Popolare di Bari put into special administration Reuters

Nexi top investor says contacts on SIA tie-up remained preliminary Reuters


Swedish to test bank's cyber risk-readiness using EU method Reuters
Sweden's central bank says to launch digital currency pilot project Reuters
Interest rate hikes are seen by heavyweights Sydsvenskan

Klarna Bank
Snoop Dogg-Backed Klarna Eyes IPO in U.S. Expansion Bloomberg News
Fintech company Klarna aims for stock exchange listing De Telegraaf

Bolund KU-notified for Swedbank statement Sydsvenskan


UPDATE 2-Russia, trimming key rate to 6.25%, says more cuts possible but not imminent Reuters
Russian central bank cuts rates for fifth time in a year Financial Times
Czech central bank: stress tests show banking sector is resilient Reuters
Turkey's wealth fund to take over insurance, pension firms held by state lenders Reuters
Top Turkey Bankers Say They Were Fired on Regulators' Orders Bloomberg News
Turkey says state banks to lower rates to single digits by year end -TRT Reuters
UPDATE 1-Slovenia's central bank chief says growth depends on domestic economy Reuters
Hungary's central bank plans to extend corporate bond buying programme - sources Reuters
UPDATE 1-Azeri central bank cuts refinancing rate to 7.50% from 7.75% Reuters
Romanian government aims to get 2020 budget approved by Dec. 31 Reuters

Moneta Money Bank
UPDATE 1-Moneta Money Bank committed to 2019, 2020 dividend outlook -CEO Reuters

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