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  • RBS, Barclays, StanChart each fail at least one metric: BoE

    Luca Raffellini, director of business and financial services at Frost & Sullivan, takes a look at specific U.K. banks and how they performed in the Bank of England’s stress tests.

  • We have reasonable exposure to banks and insurers: BMO

    David Moss, European equities fund manager at BMO Global Asset Management, says U.K. banks still have “some ongoing issues” but they’re getting through them.

  • ATM cash machines outside a branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh.

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announced a revised capital plan on Wednesday.

  • RBS fails BoE stress tests

    CNBC’s Geoff Cutmore breaks down the key details from the Bank of England’s latest round of stress tests.

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 30- China's stock markets fell and commodities prices plunged on Wednesday as government efforts to steady the sliding yuan currency and curb capital outflows added to fears of a liquidity squeeze in the banking system. Analysts said moves by China's central bank in recent days to shore up the yuan were sucking additional liquidity from the...

  • We've hit bottom of the rate cycle: Expert

    The Reserve Bank of Australia has signaled it has reached the end of the easing cycle, says John Flavell, CEO at Mortgage Choice.

  • STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy and the economic situation- 0735 GMT. BERLIN- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann to attend Germany's G20 presidency. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 29- It may be more than a decade before banks see substantial benefits from investments they are now making in new payments technologies, Bank of America Corp Chief Executive Brian Moynihan said on Tuesday. The industry has been investing heavily in digital methods of exchanging money, including a U.S. payments network called Zelle.

  • SANTIAGO, Nov 29- The Basel Committee, which sets the standard for global banking regulation, made "great progress" in meetings on Monday and Tuesday in Chile, said William Coen, the committee's secretary general. The financial watchdogs are gathered to try to finalize global rules on bank capital, the so-called Basel III. "We've made really great progress these...

  • Allison: We can reduce deposit insurance significantly

    Potential Trump treasury secretary pick John Allison, former BB&T CEO, discusses getting rid of deposit insurance, getting back to the gold standard and his interest in being Trump's treasury secretary.

  • Donald Trump

    A world where Donald Trump is running the largest economy is likely to be very different from the years before he came to power.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- U.S. banks' net income increased 12.9 percent, up $5.2 billion, in the third quarter as the number of struggling lenders fell, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp said on Tuesday. The FDIC said the share of unprofitable banks, 4.6 percent, was the lowest since the third quarter of 1997.. The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates low since the 2008...

  • *CFO upbeat on Mexico prospects despite Trump win. *Q4 EPS C $1.58 vs C $1.51 market view. TORONTO, Nov 29- Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-biggest lender, said it could take advantage of its financial strength to make acquisitions in the Pacific Alliance trade bloc after reporting better-than-expected profit.

  • Almost one in every 10 loans on Italian banks' books are non-performing.

  • Then-Sen. Chris Dodd (L) and then-Rep. Barney Frank at the signing of the Dodd-Frank act in 2010.

    Essentially, the measure is aimed at getting community and regional banks some regulatory relief.

  • Trump era & your portfolio

    Bernie Williams, USAA Investment Solutions CIO, weighs in on how to best prepare your portfolio and your retirement.

  • The FDIC noted that the share of unprofitable banks, 4.6 percent, was the lowest since the third quarter of 1997.. The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates low since the 2008 financial crisis but banks must prepare for those rates to climb, said the head of the FDIC, which shields bank deposits if a lender fails. "Low interest rates for an extended period have led...

  • MILAN, Nov 28- Italy's battered banks could be the main casualty if the outcome of a Dec. 4 constitutional referendum triggers a government crisis. Sources have said bigger rival UniCredit, Italy's biggest bank by assets, will wait until February 2017 before seeking to raise as much as 13 billion euros in a share issue. Following is a summary of trouble spots in...

  • *Q4 EPS C $1.58 vs C $1.51 market view. TORONTO, Nov 29- Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-biggest lender, reported a better-than-expected rise in fourth-quarter earnings and said it could utilize its capital strength to make acquisitions. Scotiabank said on Tuesday its earnings per share increased to C $1.58 from C $1.46 in the same period the previous year.

  • *RCBC says Bangladesh Bank responsible for its own breach. Unknown cyber criminals tried to steal nearly $1 billion from Bangladesh Bank in February and managed to make off with $81 million via an account at the New York Federal Reserve. The lawyer for RCBC, or Rizal Commercial Banking Corp, said that her client had no reason to compensate Bangladesh Bank, saying...

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