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Profit replaces risk as big worry among Europe bank regulators Bloomberg News
EU clarifies Ukraine pact's terms to appease Dutch The Wall Street Journal
Brexit will mean cuts for the rest of the EU, Denmark says Bloomberg News
Sagging bank profits replace capital as EU regulators' big worry Bloomberg News
ECB chief economist: effect of cash flow on inflation has been disappointing Der Standard
Re/insurance & ILS can help close climate risk protection gap Artemis
Insurers hold up under 'extreme' EU stress tests Post
Deutsche Bank says pricing will deteriorate further in reinsurance Artemis


Bank of Singapore eyes London foothold Financial Times
Fears EU Brexit delays will spur bank exodus to eurozone Financial Times
U.K. mulling Turkey-style trade pact after Brexit, Liam Fox says Bloomberg News
Scotland threatens to leave U.K. if forced out of single market Bloomberg News
Worst year for UK asset management since 2007 Financial Times
Hedge fund lobby groups outline Brexit wishlist Financial Times
Japanese banks warn of leaving London without Brexit clarity Financial Times
Insurers cannot wait for government to lead on Brexit strategy Post
Britain becomes less attractive to overseas investors, says poll The Sunday Times
Britain urged to increase cyber security in financial services Reuters
GCHQ asked to step up action against cyber-attack threat to financial services The Guardian
Banks told to plan breakup as contingency in case of financial disaster The Daily Telegraph
UK banks still vulnerable to a "toxic cocktail" of taxpayer bailout risks says Treasury Select Committee chair City A.M.
British banks do not have to pay for payment scam losses Reuters
Payments regulator accused of letting banks off the hook over transfer scams Sky News
UK jobs market to defy Brexit gloom in 2017, says CBI The Daily Telegraph
Developers seek EU probe into NAMA's 'special' tax treatment Irish Independent

Allied Irish Banks
Ireland appoints coordinators for AIB IPO Reuters
Davy named as one of four firms that will handle AIB stock sale Irish Independent

Bank of Ireland
BoI admits over-charging on thousands of tracker mortgages The Irish Times

Buyback hope after HSBC windfall The Sunday Times

Irish Life Assurance

Irish Life offers €125m for offices under construction The Irish Times

Lloyd's of London
Is Lloyd's of London set for sunnier climes? City A.M.

Lloyds Banking Group
Treasury eyes sale of final taxpayer stake in Lloyds Financial Times

Nationwide Building Society
Nationwide UK Ireland apologises over incorrect data request The Irish Times

Neon Underwriting
Reith: Neon will return to profit in 2018 Insurance Day

Nexus Underwriting
BP Marsh takes a further 6.87% stake in Nexus Post

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
RBS forced into rethink on W&G offload The Daily Telegraph
RBS tries to clear confusion about business contracts The Times
RBS to beg 1.7m clients to leave The Sunday Times
RBS drawing up contingency plans for Williams & Glyn as sale stalls City A.M.

RSA Insurance Group
RSA appoints Hunn as business development director Post

SVG Capital
SVG Capital announces results of tender offer Reuters


Switzerland unblocks 180 million francs frozen in Egypt probe Reuters
Swiss push to unfreeze Egyptian assets
S&P may raise ratings on Deutsche Bank, three other German banks Bloomberg News
Merkel expects no decisions on Greek bailout at talks with Tsipras Reuters
Merkel stands by Greece as Tsipras faces German critics Bloomberg News

Allianz said to consider bid for Generali's French business Bloomberg News

Second ex-BSI banker convicted

Crédit Agricole Financements (Suisse)
French bank issues mortgage-backed securities in Switzerland

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche axes bonuses to pay toxic loans fine The Sunday Times
Deutsche Bank to pay more than $40 mln to settle dark pool cases Reuters
Deutsche Bank admits misleading clients in dark pool trades Bloomberg News
Deutsche Bank said last lender to stop Angola dollar clearing Bloomberg News

Donner & Reuschel reduces management board Börsen-Zeitung

Helaba sells its Hannover Leasing stake to Corestate Capital Börsen-Zeitung

Raiffeisen Bank International
Raiffeisen Bank International: RZB and RBI pass resolution on merger exchange ratio Reuters
Raiffeisen's Russian arm says fighting for Eurobond mandates Reuters

UBS Group
Former UBS traders bring case against City watchdog Financial Times


AXA chief fears tech threat to insurers' health business Financial Times

BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas navigates choppy Brexit waters Financial Times

Delta Lloyd
Dutch central bank gives Delta Lloyd APF a licence to operate a general pension fund Reuters

ERGO Belgium
Munich Re unit stops selling life insurance in Belgium, cuts 200 jobs Reuters
ERGO to stop selling life insurance in Belgium Börsen-Zeitung

Groupama gives specifics on transformation of its central body Les Echos


Fitch affirms A- rating for KAS BANK; outlook stable Reuters


Rajoy gives up control of Spain market regulator in Brexit push Bloomberg News

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
BBVA to close 132 offices in Spain due to increased use of digital channels El País

Banco Popular Español
Banco Popular: the pain in Spain Financial Times

Novo Banco
Novo Banco to repay €700 million more in debt guaranteed by the state Jornal De Negócios


DBRS says stability of new Italy govt depends on Monte Paschi cash call Reuters
Fixing delinquent debt is essential for Greek finance sector Financial Times
Tsipras's spending spree may be relief to Greeks but it won't end crisis The Guardian
Tsipras says Greek people have made enough sacrifices Reuters
Greek economy will expand 2.5 percent next year - central bank Reuters
BoG warns gov't against delays Kathimerini

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Crunch time for troubled Monte dei Paschi as survival rests on savers The Daily Telegraph
Monte dei Paschi to launch share issue Dec. 19 Reuters
MPS capital increase starts Dec. 19, ends Dec. 22 ANSA
Monte dei Paschi bailout would entail 4.1 bln euro forced debt swap - source Reuters
Monte Paschi to start share sale in effort to avert state rescue Bloomberg News

Generali's Horse Capital I motor liability ILS upsizes to €255m Artemis

Veneto Banca
Veneto Banca says ECB demands higher liquidity ratio, bad loan sale Reuters


Norway wealth fund in EUR 1 bln Paris property deal Reuters

AP Pension
AP Pension's customer loyalty affected by low returns in 2015 FinansWatch

Nordea Liv & Pension
SEB and Nordea Liv & Pension raise pension rate FinansWatch

Nordea Markets
Nordea new primary dealer in Dutch state loans Reuters


Russian central bank holds rate, eyes cut in the first half of 2017 Reuters
Russian head says to stick to moderately tight monetary policy Reuters
Russian central bank announces reform on banking supervision Vedomosti
Russian central bank predicts profit of Russian banks in 2016 at around 1 trillion rubles Vedomosti
Scandinavia's disappearing cash act Bloomberg News
Fitch affirms Serbia at 'BB-'; outlook stable Reuters
Bank cards conquer new heights in Hungary
Pension insurance schemes to hit 200,000 mark by yearend Budapest Business Journal

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank
Armenian law-enforcement bodies investigating theft of large amount from ATM ArmBanks

Turkey's Akbank says targeted by hackers, faces up to $4 mln liability Reuters

Alior Bank
Alior Bank strikes deal w/ unions on group layoffs; will create restructuring reserve PAP

Ukraine finance minister says PrivatBank depositors' money safe Reuters
Ukraine nationalises largest lender Financial Times
Ukraine to nationalise its biggest lender, PrivatBank Reuters
Ukraine's no. 1 bank to be nationalized as tycoons' rescue fails Bloomberg News

VTB Bank (Armenia)
VTB Bank (Armenia) ATM robbery attempt reported in Yerevan ArmBanks

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