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  • HSBC's ultra-rich unit to get new leader Friday, 15 May 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    Man walks past HSBC bank branch

    HSBC, one of the largest hedge fund investors in the world, has changed the leadership of a key private banking unit.

  • SocGen CEO: Russia is now normalizing Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 2:54 AM ET
    Societe Generale SA headquarters stand in Paris, France

    French bank Societe Generale reported a hike in its first-quarter net income thanks to a smaller hit from its struggling Russian unit.

  • HSBC profits bounce back as tax inquiry looms Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:51 AM ET

    Shares in global bank rise on Q1 results just days after its annual general meeting, at which it said that it was considering moving from London.

  • UBS net profit soars 88%, beating forecasts Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 2:10 AM ET
    UBS

    The Swiss banking giant reported a hike in profit for its first quarter, despite the SNB's shock decision to unpeg its currency from the euro.

  • Housing market getting better: Wells Fargo CEO Friday, 1 May 2015 | 6:02 PM ET
    John Stumpf, CEO of Wells Fargo

    While there is a perception credit is not available, it is more available now and at great rates, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf said.

  • Commerzbank to raise $1.5 billion via share sale Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 1:33 AM ET
    German Commerzbank is pictured in front of their headquarters in Frankfurt, central Germany.

    Commerzbank on Monday launched a share sale to raise 1.4 billion euros ($1.5 billion) from institutional investors.

  • Hold Bank of America accountable: Analyst Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 9:13 AM ET
    Bank of America

    Shareholders should throw out Bank of America's corporate governance board after it promoted CEO Brian Moynihan to chairman, analyst Mike Mayo tells CNBC.

  • US earnings: Which bank will outperform? Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 6:45 PM ET
    US earnings: Which bank will outperform?

    Richard Bove, senior analyst at Rafferty Capital, explains why major lenders in the U.S. will likely report better earnings than smaller players.

  • Big banks getting boost on trades, fixed income Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks past the JPMorgan Chase headquarters building in New York.

    Banks with major trading desks appear poised for positive Q1 results as JPMorgan beats Wall Street's expectations.

  • Banks significantly safer: BlueMountain's Staley Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 5:59 PM ET
    Jes Staley, Managing Partner, Blue Mountain Capital.

    Better regulation and supervision have led to banks that are much safer today than they were precrisis, BlueMountain's Jes Staley said.

  • 'SOB' bankers should be punished: Wall St watchers Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 12:47 PM ET
    Greenwich Associates founder Charles Ellis is shown at an event in New York.

    How do you improve the culture of Wall Street? Personally punish the industry's bad apples, according to two longtime observers.

  • Sabadell: TSB is good bank, in good UK market Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Sabadell: TSB is good bank, in good UK market

    Spain's Sabadell has agreed to buy UK bank, TSB for £1.7billion. Josep Oliu Creus, chairman of Sabadell, says the bank likes the UK market, with a good market and saw the opportunity with TSB.

  • Spain's Sabadell bids for TSB: Analyst Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Spain's Sabadell bids for TSB: Analyst

    British bank, TSB, has confirmed a £1.7bn approach by the Spanish bank, Sabadell. Filippo Alloatti, senior credit analyst at Hermes Investment Management, discusses further.

  • Bank sector now regulated by 'hypotheticals': Bove Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 11:32 AM ET
    Dick Bove

    The government has created a regulatory regime in which banks' balance sheets are dictated by hypothetical situations, Dick Bove tells CNBC.

  • Saving Greece is not the ECB’s job: Weidmann Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:22 AM ET
    Jens Weidmann

    Resolving the fracas over funding Greece is a job for policymakers and Athens – not the ECB, the head of the German Bundesbank told CNBC on Thursday.

  • US bank stress tests: Key points Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 5:40 AM ET
    US bank stress tests: Key points

    David Katz, chief investment officer and strategist at Matrix Asset Advisors, gives his thoughts on the U.S. banks stress test results.

  • US bank stress tests: Round 2 Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    US bank stress tests: Round 2

    The second round of the Federal Reserve's bank stress tests commence today. Dick Bove, vice president of equity research and financial sector analyst at Rafferty Capital, weighs in on what to expect.

  • Credit Suisse's Dougan: Joint decision to leave Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Credit Suisse's Dougan: Joint decision to leave

    Brady Dougan, outgoing CEO of Credit Suisse, says that the decision to leave the Swiss bank was jointly decided with the board, and that a high priority for him was to make sure there was a smooth transition with his departure.

  • Dougan: Watch this 'unusual market' Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Dougan: Watch this 'unusual market'

    Brady Dougan, outgoing CEO of Credit Suisse, says it's "an unusual time for the markets," which will continue for some time.

  • Dougan: Why Thiam is right for Credit Suisse Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Dougan: Why Thiam is right for Credit Suisse

    Brady Dougan, outgoing CEO of Credit Suisse, says that his replacement, Tidjane Thiam, has courage, good vision and a background that is ideal for the business.