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  • Global stocks falter as US presidential debate looms

    Deutsche Bank shares sank to a historic low, plunging by 7.5 percent to end the day at 10.55 euros, dragging down Frankfurt's DAX 30 by 2.2 percent

  • High-class escorts, cash transfers, expensive gifts and foreign travel were offered as inducements in an alleged $300 million fraud scheme involving former bankers with failed British bank HBOS and a consultancy, a London court heard on Monday. A former senior HBOS banker and five other defendants, who had worked for the …

  • ** Since peaking in early Sept, Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund eroding back to its early Aug breakout point. Should then snap higher, else threaten failed advance, refocus on major support ** Financials, ...

  • U.S.-based financial innovation start-up R3 announced on Monday that it and eight banks, including HSBC and State Street, have successfully tested a blockchain platform powered by Intel Corp technology ...

  • European shares fell on Monday, weighed down by major banking stocks, with Deutsche Bank hitting an all-time low amid concerns over the impact on its finances of a big U.S. fine. The pan-European STOXX ...

  • Deutsche Bank stock hits record low on funding fears

    The largest lender in Germany, Deutsche Bank (LSE: 0H7D.L - news) , saw its share price hit a record low on Monday after it was forced to deny talk surrounding state aid. The bank, which has lost more than half its market value this year amid a sea of pressures, lost a further 7% following a Focus magazine report which …

  • Gatwick boss Wingate accuses Commission of runway decision mistakes

    Gatwick Airport's chief executive has launched a scathing attack on the Airports Commission ahead of the publication of its final submission calling for it to be allowed to build a second runway. The Government is expected to make a decision during the next six weeks on how runway capacity in the southeast of England should …

  • Form 8 (DD) - ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV Business Wire - 13 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8 (DD) PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS) Rules 8.1, 8.2 ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - 13 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Amendment to s2(a) and 3(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Amendment to s2(a) and 3(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Amendment to 2(a) and 3(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Amendment to s2(a) and 3(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG Business Wire - 13 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - PREMIER FARNELL PLC Business Wire - 13 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Britain's housing market showed signs of slowing in August with the number of mortgages approved by banks falling to its lowest level since January 2015 and analysts said they expected further weakness ahead as Brexit uncertainty dampens demand next year. British banks approved 36,997 mortgages for house purchases last …

  • Governments worldwide should pass new laws to facilitate the sharing of information between themselves and the private sector in order to better combat financial crime, HSBC's top lawyer told a banking conference in Geneva on Monday. "Put simply, the way we do financial crime compliance is outdated," Stuart Levey, chief …

  • European stocks fell on Monday, weighed down by a pullback in the shares of major banking and energy companies. The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 1.4 percent. The index remains down by around 7 percent ...

  • Nobel laureate: 'British shares offer great value'

  • Is there light at the end of the tunnel for struggling Barclays plc (LON: BARC)?

  • Lloyds Banking Group (LON: LLOY) is a popular stock for UK investors. But have you considered this alternative bank?

  • Bank rescue adviser quits Credit Suisse to launch start-up Sky News - Sun, Sep 25, 2016 16:04 BST
    Bank rescue adviser quits Credit Suisse to launch start-up

    An executive who advised ministers on the rescue of Brit‎ain's banking system during the 2008 financial crisis is leaving his employer to launch the latest in a string of firms founded by top City figures. Sky News understands that Sebastian Grigg, a vice-chairman of Credit Suisse (LSE: 0QP5.L - news) 's investment bank …

  • Brexit worries knock sterling to 5-week low Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 16:11 BST

    Sterling skidded over 1 percent to hit a five-week low close to $1.29 on Friday after three straight weeks of losses, as worries over Britain's exit from the European Union kept pressure on the currency. The pound had jumped back over $1.31 on Thursday, after Bank of England policymaker Kristen Forbes said she saw no case …

  • Royston Wild considers the investment case of two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) fallers.

  • Germany's Commerzbank mulls cutting 5,000 jobs: reports

    Commerzbank warned that its overall profits for 2016 would be lower than the year before

  • These 3 surprise high-yielders destroy cash Fool.co.uk - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 15:00 BST

    These three stocks pay income of up to 27 times today's base rate, says Harvey Jones.

  • Form 8.5 - PREMIER FARNELL PLC Business Wire - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 11:54 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) August 2016 FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) ...

  • Form 8.5 - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 11:54 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) August 2016 FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) ...

  • HSBC walks U.S. regulatory tightrope over $10 bln of 'trapped' capital Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 10:33 BST

    Britain's HSBC is seeking to release billions of dollars of capital tied up in the United States without upsetting the country's politicians and regulators, senior sources at the bank said. HSBC, which has been in the sights of U.S. regulators over breaching anti-money laundering rules, has more than $20 billion of capital …

  • MOVES-StanChart head of financial markets Paul quits Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 10:12 BST

    LONDON, Sept 23 - Standard Chartered's head of its financial markets unit Jonathan Paul has quit after less than 18 months in the role. The bank said Paul will leave next week to pursue other interests. ...

  • Brexit worries knock sterling back towards $1.30 Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 09:24 BST

    Sterling slipped back towards $1.30 on Friday, ending the week in much the same place as it started, with worries over Britain's exit from the European Union (KSE: 000910.KS - news) keeping pressure on the currency. The pound had jumped back over $1.31 on Thursday, after Bank of England policymaker Kristen Forbes said …

  • Banks investigated for failing to help scam victims Telegraph - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 08:01 BST

    Banks investigated for failing to help scam victims

  • Which? makes 'super complaint' to force banks to help scam victims

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