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  • Deutsche Bank (Xetra: 514000 - news) has been left holding a near 300 million-pound ($452 million) stake in a British theme park operator after failing to unload shares acquired for a placement, the latest example of a bank retaining a block of stock it had been hired to sell. The bank had been brought in this week by …

  • 1542: Global liquidity tightening will have profound implications for foreign currency denominated debt from emerging markets, Barclays says. They also imply a substitution of USD funding with the EUR, ...

  • Incorrect bank details on an application form meant Hilary Leigh nearly lost thousands when money was sent to the wrong account

  • MOVES-Barclays appoints new Americas M&A head Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 30 minutes ago

    Barclays Plc has named Larry Hamdan as head of mergers and acquisitions for the Americas, the UK investment bank said on Friday. Hamdan has led the global industrials M&A group since joining Barclays in ...

  • Britain's RBS pays 110 staff more than $1.1 million Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 32 minutes ago

    State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland paid 110 staff more than 1 million euros ($1.1 million) each last year including three paid between 5 million and 6 million euros, it said on Friday, risking a political backlash. The payouts were made despite RBS (LSE: RBS.L - news) last week saying it would dramatically reduce the …

  • Form 8.3 - GREENE KING PLC Business Wire - 3 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.3 - SPIRIT PUB CO PLC Business Wire - 3 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.3 - CSR PLC Business Wire - 3 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland said it paid three staff between 5 million euros and 6 million euros last year, risking a political backlash. The bank, which is 79-percent owned by the British government, ...

  • Commerzbank to pay $1.4 bn to settle US sanctions case: report

    Commerzbank will pay at least $1.4 billion to settle US claims that it violated sanctions on countries including Iran and Sudan, Bloomberg reported

  • Standard Chartered PLC (LON: STAN) will need to raise more cash to strengthen its balance sheet.

  • FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)- XL GROUP PLC Business Wire - 6 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)                 DISCLOSURE FORM       1. KEY INFORMATION   (a) Name of exempt principal trader: BARCLAYS CAPITAL DERIVATIVE FUNDING (b) Name of offeror/offeree ...

  • DISCLOSURE FORM - XL GROUP PLC Business Wire - 6 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- DISCLOSURE FORM                     1. KEY INFORMATION   (a) Name of exempt principal trader: BARCLAYS CAPITAL INC (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose XL GROUP PLC ...

  • DISCLOSURE FORM - CATLIN GROUP LTD Business Wire - 6 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- DISCLOSURE FORM                     1. KEY INFORMATION   (a) Name of exempt principal trader: BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose CATLIN ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - BALL CORPORATION Business Wire - 6 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) - AVIVA PLC Business Wire - 6 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) - INFINIS ENERGY PLC Business Wire - 6 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) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • The British government would like to "get rid of" its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.L - news) as quickly as possible, British finance minister George Osborne was quoted saying on Friday, but warned a sale could take years to complete. Britain pumped 45.5 billion pounds into RBS to rescue it during the financial …

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - REXAM PLC Business Wire - 6 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 38.5(b) - AER LINGUS GROUP PLC Business Wire - 7 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Ap27 FORM 38.5(b) IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS ...

  • Form 8 (DD) - Ball Corp Business Wire - 7 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 ...

  • Deutsche Bank AG (Xetra: 514000 - news) has passed the first "stress test" set by U.S. regulators but is unlikely to clear the next hurdle as the German bank struggles to tighten compliance fast enough to appease controllers at the Federal Reserve. By running its Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) tests, …

  • European shares steadied near seven-year highs on Friday with investors focussed on whether U.S. jobs figures would be strong enough to prompt the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates sooner than expected. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was flat at 1,569.96 points by 0857 GMT, heading for a fifth straight …

  • Britain's top share index edged lower on Friday after posting its highest ever close in the previous session, although the market was supported by a jump in Weir Group. The FTSE 100 was 0.1 percent lower, down 9.64 points at 6,951.50 by 0829 GMT, having posted a record close of 6,961.14 on Thursday. Weir Group was the …

  • British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivers a speech on the UK economy to the Royal Economic Society at the Bank of England in London

    British finance minister George Osborne said not radically restructuring Royal Bank of Scotland in 2010 was a mistake and now says he would like "to get rid of the stake as quickly as we can" after the general election, the Financial Times reported. "When I say 'get rid of it', I mean put it into the good hands of the …

  • The dollar resumed its rise against the euro in early European deals on Friday, with U.S. jobs data due later likely to decide whether it builds on 11-1/2 year highs hit after the European Central Bank met on Thursday. "It certainly looks like being a classic pre-payrolls morning," said Michael Sneyd, a strategist with …

  • German industrial output rose by more than expected in January, marking the fifth straight monthly increase and confirming a brighter picture of the Eurozone's powerhouse.

  • Royston Wild explains why Barclays PLC (LON: BARC), HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) and Barratt Developments Plc (LON: BDEV) are great picks for all types of investor.

  • Osborne 'Regrets' Lack Of Radical RBS Reform

    The Chancellor has admitted he regrets not beginning a radical restructuring of Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.L - news) (RBS) following the last General Election. George Osborne also told the Financial Times he would look to "get rid of" the taxpayer's "massive" 80% stake following the coming election, should he remain …

  • Atlas Mara, the newest entrant to the African banking market, plans to target low-income earners in additional to the multinational companies and middle-class consumers existing lenders have concentrated on, its chief executive said. "We want to do things outside the traditional banking model used in Africa. We want …

  • Is Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY) really better value than Royal Bank Of Scotland Group plc (LON: RBS)?

  • Chancellor George Osborne said he would like to proceed "as quickly as we can to get rid of" the government's stake in RBS, writes the Financial Times. However, he said that the size of stake ...

  • Barclays Kenya's 2014 pretax profit rises 10 pct Reuters - UK Focus - 11 hours ago

    Barclays Bank of Kenya said pretax profit rose 10 percent to 12.3 billion shillings in 2014, largely due to growth in net interest income and lower costs. The lender, a unit of Barclays Plc, said net interest ...

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