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  • July 20- Even after a good quarter, optimism is hard to find on Wall Street's bond trading floors. The banks benefited from Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union, which rippled across global markets and led to record currency volumes for some big banks. "We aren't buying into it just yet," said Keefe, Bruyette& Woods analyst Brian Kleinhanzl.

  • July 19- Even after a good quarter, optimism is hard to find on Wall Street's bond trading floors. Results were helped by Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union, which rippled across global markets- including record currency volumes for some big banks. "We aren't buying into it just yet," said Brian Kleinhanzl, a bank analyst with Keefe, Bruyette& Woods.

  • MS CFO: Brexit put us in unchartered territory

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the update from Morgan Stanely's conference call after releasing earnings that beat on both the top and bottom line.

  • Morgan Stanley headquarters at Canary Wharf in London, U.K.

    David Hilder, Drexel Hamilton, weighs in on the banking sector provides his thoughts on Morgan Stanley's quarter.

  • A pedestrian walks past the Wall Street subway station near New York Stock Exchange.

    Bank earnings reflect more pay cuts than to job cuts. It's a sign some could be hitting peak efficiency.

  • *Second-quarter operating profit 1.22 bln euros. STOCKHOLM, July 20- Nordea, the Nordic bank named most in the Panama Papers, conceded on Wednesday it had not always done enough to safeguard fully against crimes such as money laundering and said it was taking steps to avoid any repeat. Von Koskull replaced Christian Clausen as CEO in November and vowed to get to the...

  • HELSINKI— The Nordic region's largest bank said Wednesday it will close 68 accounts at its Luxembourg branch as it adopts tougher rules on clients using offshore companies. Nordea Bank has carried out an internal investigation after Swedish broadcaster SVT, one of hundreds of media with access to leaked documents detailing offshore accounts, reported that...

  • Morgan Stanley building in New York

    Morgan Stanley topped analysts' estimates for the second quarter, reporting earnings per share of 75 cents and revenue of $8.9 billion.

  • July 19- Even after a good quarter, optimism is hard to find on Wall Street's bond trading floors. Results were helped by Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union, which rippled across global markets- including record currency volumes for some big banks. "We aren't buying into it just yet," said Brian Kleinhanzl, a bank analyst with Keefe, Bruyette& Woods.

  • NEW YORK _ Signature Bank on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $102.2 million. The average estimate of 18 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.98 per share. Signature Bank shares have declined 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The future of FinTech

    Josh Levin, EMEA FinTech analyst at Citi, discusses five financial technology firms investors should keep an eye on.

  • July 20- Even after a good quarter, optimism is hard to find on Wall Street's bond trading floors. Results were helped by Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union, which rippled across global markets- including record currency volumes for some big banks. "We aren't buying into it just yet," said Brian Kleinhanzl, a bank analyst with Keefe, Bruyette& Woods.

  • SHANGHAI, July 20- The Chinese central bank guided the yuan stronger on Wednesday with a fixing that appeared to deviate from its recent formula, causing traders to question the regulatory commitment to making the currency more responsive to market forces. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.6946 per dollar prior to the market open, 0.04...

  • Goldman Earnings

    Investment banking activity is expected to pick up in H2 and Goldman Sachs is quite cheap at the moment, says Gray Wolf Capital Management's Bill Smith.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew visits Greece. THURSDAY, JULY 21 FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement- 1145 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Chief Mario Draghi to hold a press conference- 1230 GMT.

  • Trump to break up banks?

    Edward Mills, FBR Capital Markets Senior Financial Policy Analyst, weighs in on the GOP's current anti-bank rhetoric.

  • Fred Tomczyk

    With equity levels continuing their climb higher, outgoing TD Ameritrade CEO Fred Tomczyk described the investing climate as "very difficult."

  • Donald Trump

    The GOP's call for the restoration of Glass-Steagall is a "desperate lurch" that won't win over Bernie Sanders' supporters, Tony Fratto says

  • NEW YORK, July 19- The dollar rose to a four-month high against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after the release of data showing U.S. housing starts rose more than expected in June, underpinning a theme of strength in the U.S. economy. Fed funds futures rates show investors see almost a 50/ 50 chance that the U.S. central bank raises rates by its December...

  • Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump introduces his wife Melania on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    For a supposedly pro-business GOPer to take a stand that attacks the country's financial center is remarkable.

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