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UBS and Barclays Experimenting with Ethereum Platform - newsBTC

UBS and Barclays Experimenting with Ethereum Platform - newsBTC | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“Following the launch of Ethereum Project's Frontier developer release, UBS and Barclays have started experimenting with the open-source distributed computing platform.”
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RBS builds $3bn safety buffer by issuing 'coco' bonds

RBS builds $3bn safety buffer by issuing 'coco' bonds | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“The contingent convertible bonds – cocos – make investors, rather than taxpayers, bail out banks when they get in trouble”
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Uber, Santander partnership on car loans is over | Reuters - Reuters

Uber, Santander partnership on car loans is over | Reuters - Reuters | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“A partnership between Uber Technologies and Banco Santander SA's U.S. auto loan unit is over, Uber told Reuters, removing one of the country's most prominent car lenders from a program”
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HSBC Names Markets Chief for the Americas | American Banker - American Banker

HSBC Names Markets Chief for the Americas | American Banker - American Banker | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“HSBC is promoting Gregory Pierce to head of global banking and markets for North and South America. He starts Sept. 1 and will be based in New York.”
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World business, finance and political news from the Financial Times– FT.com Europe

World business, finance and political news from the Financial Times– FT.com Europe | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
The latest European and international business, finance, economic and political news, comment and analysis from the Financial Times on FT.com
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Resignation and liberation at Deutsche Bank | Business | DW.COM | 07.06.2015

Resignation and liberation at Deutsche Bank | Business | DW.COM | 07.06.2015 | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“The resignation of Deutsche Bank's co-CEOs has shaken Frankfurt, Germany's financial center. As profound as the move was, it didn't come as a surprise, writes DW's Henrik Böhme. The duo simply caved under the pressure.”
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Fitch Rates BNP Paribas' Additional Tier 1 Capital Instrument 'BBB-(EXP)' - Reuters

“(The following statement was released by the rating agency)LONDON, June 08 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned BNP Paribas'(BNPP; A+/Stable/a+) potential issue of additional Tier 1 (AT1) notesan expected...”
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Baltic economies in good shape says SEB - Public broadcasting of Latvia

Baltic economies in good shape says SEB - Public broadcasting of Latvia | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“Baltic states Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are in good economic shape compared to many of their neighbors, Swedish bank SEB said in its June Investment Outlook released Tuesday.”
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UniCredit set to approve Pioneer, Santander Asset Management merger - IPE.com

UniCredit set to approve Pioneer, Santander Asset Management merger - IPE.com | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“UniCredit chief executive suggests deal only days away”
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Deutsche Bank prepares to spin off Postbank - FT.com

Deutsche Bank prepares to spin off Postbank - FT.com | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“Deutsche Bank is preparing to divest its Postbank retail operation in the latest strategy overhaul by a big global bank in response to sluggish markets and a welter of tough new regulations since the financial crisis.”
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World faces 'perfect default storm' when Fed hikes rates - Deutsche Bank

World faces 'perfect default storm' when Fed hikes rates - Deutsche Bank | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“Rising US interest rates could trigger a wave of corporate defaults, interrupting more than a decade of calm in global bond markets”
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Protester throws ECB press conference into chaos - FT.com

Protester throws ECB press conference into chaos - FT.com | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
A protester briefly threw the monthly press conference of Mario Draghi into chaos on Wednesday, jumping on the podium and pouring confetti over the European Central Bank president. The 21 year-old from Hamburg, Germany, shouted: “End the ECB
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Deutsche Bank Nears Plea Deal Over Libor Manipulation - New York Times

Deutsche Bank Nears Plea Deal Over Libor Manipulation - New York Times | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
The settlement, which involves federal, state and British authorities, would be one of the last cases to arise from the sweeping inquiry into manipulation of the benchmark interest rate.
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HSBC GAM launches cross-border multi-asset income fund - International Adviser

HSBC GAM launches cross-border multi-asset income fund - International Adviser | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“HSBC Global Asset Management has launched its first cross-border global multi-asset income fund in response to the growing demand from investors for investments...”
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RBS sell-off: Hedge funds investigated for making millions 'at the taxpayer's expense' @ Weeder

“RBS sell-off: Hedge funds investigated for making millions 'at the taxpayer's expense' http://t.co/pmkzsRNeZO #business”
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Italy's Unicredit Bank suspends trading several times as shares drop

“SHOTLIST 1. Wide of bridge 2. Various exteriors of Unicredit Bank 3. Wide of bank with man withdrawing money from machine 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Peter ...”
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French Megabank Société Générale Seeks Bitcoin Expert

French Megabank Société Générale Seeks Bitcoin Expert | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“One of France's biggest banks is looking to hire a developer with a focus on bitcoin.”
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Barclays replaces Credit Suisse with JPMorgan as broker - Financial Times

Barclays replaces Credit Suisse with JPMorgan as broker - Financial Times | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“The shake-up among banks’ corporate brokers continued on Wednesday after Barclays replaced Credit Suisse with JPMorgan, ending a four-year relationship with the Swiss bank.”
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BNP Paribas just dumped on its contract staff. Equities layoffs coming here - eFinancialCareers

BNP Paribas just dumped on its contract staff. Equities layoffs coming here - eFinancialCareers | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“No longer just 'simple and efficient', BNP Paribas is reducing pay for contract staff. And one bank is going against the grain and cutting in equities.”
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Deutsche Bank’s Jain Must Now Deliver

Deutsche Bank’s Jain Must Now Deliver | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“The co-chief executive has been given more power to lead the German bank’s strategy. His chairman should only give him a year to show real results.”
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Deutsche Bank pays record fine over Libor manipulation - FT.com

Deutsche Bank pays record fine over Libor manipulation - FT.com | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
Deutsche Bank has paid a record $2.5bn to authorities in the US and UK to settle allegations that it manipulated the Libor benchmark rate and is being ordered to sack seven employees, kicking off what will be one of the most challenging weeks in the
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Commerzbank to pay $1.45bn for US banking violations | stofftree

Commerzbank to pay $1.45bn for US banking violations | stofftree | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“¬ Commerzbank to pay $1.45bn for US banking violations on http://t.co/SFghejXY79
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PME : Desjardins et le Crédit Mutuel s'entraident

PME : Desjardins et le Crédit Mutuel s'entraident | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
Les liens entre le Crédit Mutuel - CIC et le premier groupe financier coopératif du Canada, le Mouvement Desjardins, passent aussi par...
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Finextra news: Barclays 'Blue Rewards' push more customers to online and mobile

Finextra news: Barclays 'Blue Rewards' push more customers to online and mobile | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
“Finextra: Barclays Bank has launched a digital 'Rewards Wallet' that will pay customers cash to recognise and reward their relationship with the bank.”
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ABN Amro IPO back on Dutch government's agenda - Financial Times

ABN Amro IPO back on Dutch government's agenda - Financial Times | News on Banks, Regulation, Finance in Europe | Scoop.it
The Dutch government will renew its attempts to float nationalised bank ABN Amro “as soon as possible” after its plans to launch an initial public offering were blown off course by a political scandal over pay at the lender.
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