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  • Stress tests put Italian banks in focus

    CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports from Rome on how European stress tests are putting major pressure on Italian banks.

  • Stress tests: Italian, Irish, Spanish banks perform worst

    European banks are much better-placed to cope with serious economic shock, according to recent stress tests. CNBC’s Julia Chatterley reports.

  • BMPS needs to reduce NPL by 25B euros

    Julien Jarmoszko, equity research manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence, talks about what BMPS needs to do now to improve itself, in light of the recent stress tests.

  • Concerned about European banks’ profitability: Strategist

    Alex Dryden, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says European banks are stuck in a “triangle of trouble”, where regulation, overbanking and negative interest rates are eroding their profitability.

  • It's going to take a long time for banks to recover: Expert

    Elisabeth Rudman, head of European financial institutions group at ‎DBRS, discusses the recent bank stress tests and why investors are concerned.

  • Kweku Adoboli, a former trader at UBS AG, arrives back for his trial at Southwark Crown Court after an adjournment for lunch in London, U.K., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.

    Kweku Adoboli, the ex-UBS trader jailed four years ago for the biggest fraud in British history, has said his crimes could be repeated.

  • NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Aug 1- India should quickly put in place a monetary policy committee to institutionalise decision-making on interest rates and keep the focus on controlling inflation, outgoing Indian central bank governor Raghuram Rajan said on Monday. The Reserve Bank of India governor wants to see a committee established before his three-year term...

  • Bank credit has performed well: Strategist

    Tomas Kinmonth, fixed income strategist at ABN AMRO Bank, explains the attraction of owning bank credit and what the stress tests proved to investors.

  • The stress tests had a limited results: CEO

    Gunter Dunkel, CEO of Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, explains what the market has learned from the recent stress tests of European banks.

  • EBA stress tests showed banks were resilient: Expert

    Carola Schuler, managing director of EMEA banking at Moody's, talks about the recent stress tests of Europe's banks.

  • Why aren't we investing in banks?

    Tim Drayson, head of economics at LGIM, talks about the problems facing banking stocks and whether or not interest rates should be raised.

  • The problems facing Italian banks

    Victor Massiah, CEO of Italian bank UBI Banca, discusses the recent stress tests and the problems facing Italy's banking sector.

  • Are Italy's banking problems manageable?

    Systemic risk in the European banking sector is not as significant as expected, says Lorenzo Codogno, LC Macro Advisors' founder and chief economist.

  • NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Aug 1- The Federal Reserve should be cautious on interest rate increases due to lingering risks to the U.S. economy, one of its most influential policymakers said on Monday, appearing to signal the chance of a hike by the end of the year was fading. While New York Fed President William Dudley said it was "premature" to rule out a policy tightening in...

  • TOKYO, Aug 1- Dollar funding costs for Japanese banks dropped considerably after the Bank of Japan last week enhanced its support for Japanese banks, a little-noticed success in the central bank's otherwise underwhelming stimulus. The Bank of Japan said on Friday it would double the size of one of its dollar lending schemes to $24 billion from the current $12...

  • TOKYO, Aug 1- Asian shares ticked up slightly on Monday after disappointing U.S. economic growth data reduced expectations of a rate hike by the U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 percent in early trade, staying near its one-year high hit last week. Japan's Nikkei fell 1.5 percent as the yen had soared after the Bank of Japan's...

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy" before the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum City Lecture event- 1015 GMT. DUBLIN- Ireland's central bank Governor Philip Lane makes first post-Brexit speech- 1145 GMT.

  • The banking industry has piled on about $18 billion of card loans and other types of revolving credit within just three months, the FT reports.

  • MILAN, July 31- With the ink barely dry on its bailout plan, Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena faces a Herculean task convincing investors to back a third recapitalisation in as many years and avert a banking crisis that would send shockwaves across Europe. A financial crisis in the euro zone's third-biggest economy would also risk creating contagion...

  • *Trump wants to tear up Iran nuclear deal if he wins. LONDON/ ANKARA, July 29- Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the rise of U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump have paralysed efforts by Western governments to encourage already highly reluctant international banks to do business with Iran. Uncertainty is frustrating Tehran's push for foreign...

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