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  • LONDON, March 28- The dollar steadied on Tuesday after its worst week since U.S. The yen, which has gained 4 percent in nine days as faith erodes in the Trump White House's ability to deliver tax reform and a promised public spending boost, was flat at 110.74 yen per dollar. Analysts pointed to support from appearances by Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert...

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    Four in five bankers believe AI will "revolutionise" the way in which banks gather information as well as how they interact with their clients.

  • MOSCOW, March 28- Russia's central bank wants banks to use most of their profits to support capital levels, so that they can increase lending, Governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Tuesday. "It's very important that in general the banking system has recovered from the shocks of 2014-2015 in time for this moment," she told a meeting of the Association of Russian Banks.

  • British pound coin introduced in March 2017

    The U.K.’s new £1 coin has been dubbed the “most secure” in the world by the Royal Mint, which released the updated tender Tuesday.

  • LONDON, March 28- Barclays is in exclusive talks to sell its stake in its Zimbabwe unit to Malawi- based First Merchant Bank, the lenders said on Tuesday, as the British bank continues its exit from Africa. First Merchant Bank said in a statement on its website it was in exclusive talks to buy out the 68 percent of Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe owned by the British company.

  • MOSCOW, March 28- The lion's share of the Russian banking sector's profit should be directed towards banks' capital, central bank governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, March 28- The dollar steadied on Tuesday after its worst week since U.S. The yen, which has gained 4 percent in nine days as faith in the Trump White House's ability to deliver tax reform and a promised public spending boost, was flat at 110.74 yen per dollar. Analysts pointed to support from appearances by Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan...

  • MOSCOW, March 28- Russian central bank governor Elvira Nabiullina said Tuesday that there are grounds to increase lending in Russia.

  • SHANGHAI, March 28- China stocks fell on Tuesday on concerns about tightening liquidity conditions after the central bank refrained from injecting short-term funds into the banking system for the third session in a row. The People's Bank of China skipped open market operations again on Tuesday, saying liquidity levels in the banking system were "appropriate"...

  • :The DBS Group Holdings Ltd. logo is displayed atop the company's DBS Asia Hub building in Singapore, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012.

    After two years of flat growth in earnings, 2017 is the year Asian banks will see a turnaround in earnings per share and credit quality, JPMorgan said.

  • LAGOS/ LONDON, March 27- Earlier this year, an open letter in the Nigerian media from a group of businessmen attacked the "shameful" record of central bank governor Godwin Emefiele and demanded that he should go. With Africa's largest economy in recession for the first time in 25 years, the letter reflects growing anger directed at Emefiele, whose insistence on...

  • The oulook on Asian financials

    Harsh Modi at J.P. Morgan says markets could be underestimating the upside for banks in South and Southeast Asia.

  • This month the former Soviet savings bank, which is still half-owned by the central bank and is headed by an ally of President Vladimir Putin, overtook oil company Rosneft to become the biggest company in Russia by market value. With over a third of Russia's banking deposits, Sberbank has a market grip unseen in most Western economies. Sberbank now wants to use its...

  • *China's central bank skipped OMO for third session. SHANGHAI, March 28- China stocks weakened on Tuesday morning on further signs of tightening liquidity conditions after the central bank refrained from injecting short-term funds into the banking system for the third session in a row. Hong Kong stocks followed Asian markets higher after Wall Street...

  • MORGANTOWN, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor, Jerome Powell speaks on " America's Central Bank: This History and Structure of the Federal Reserve" before the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics Distinguished Speaker Series 2030 GMT. ONTARIO- Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz will give speech at Durham College, UOIT and...

  • MORGANTOWN, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor, Jerome Powell speaks on " America's Central Bank: This History and Structure of the Federal Reserve" before the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics Distinguished Speaker Series 2030 GMT. ONTARIO- Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz will give speech at Durham College, UOIT and...

  • March 27- Bank holding company Home BancShares Inc said it would acquire regional lender Stonegate Bank in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $778.4 million. Florida- based Stonegate will merge into Home BancShares' unit, Centennial Bank. Stonegate shareholders will receive proceeds of about $749.8 million, which consists of about $50 million in cash and...

  • Donald Trump

    Monday's market action amounted to a benign volley in a series of shots Wall Street is sending Washington: Get your act together, or else.

  • Barclays analyst: Still constructive on banks

    Jason Goldberg, Barclays managing director and senior equity analyst, shares his outlook on the financial sector, as banks stocks pace for its worst month since January 2016.

  • There could be mergers and acquisitions in the German banking sector to offset the costs of low interest rates, a member of the ECB told CNBC on Monday.

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