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  • Santander Cuts Botin’s Pay as Profits Slump Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Spanish lender Santander shrank its directors' pay by almost 35 percent in 2012 as profits fell, with Chairman Emilio Botin taking one of the bigger cuts in remuneration among top executives.

  • Don’t Blink, or You’ll Miss Another Big Bailout Saturday, 16 Feb 2013 | 4:44 PM ET
    Bank of America

    A deal involving Bank of America shows how bank bailouts have continued, even if in a much quieter form than in the depths of the financial crisis.

  • Commerzbank Sets Aside More Money for Bad Loans Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Commerzbank, Germany's second-biggest lender, said it would set aside slightly more money for bad loans this year as the economic environment deteriorates.

  • Russia to Become Biggest Oil Supplier to China Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:23 AM ET

    Rosneft is seeking to borrow $30 billion from China, making Beijing the largest consumer of Russian oil and further diverting supplies away from Europe.

  • Barclays to Axe at Least 3,700 Jobs in 2013 Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 9:09 AM ET
    Antony Jenkins, chief executive officer of Barclays PLC.

    Barclays plans to cut at least 3,700 jobs in 2013 as part of a strategic overhaul aimed at reducing the group's annual costs by 1.7 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) by 2015.

  • RBS Chairman Says CEO's Pay Is 'Modest' Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 1:46 AM ET
    Royal Bank of Scotland

    Royal Bank of Scotland chairman Philip Hampton has defended the bonus due to be paid to chief executive Stephen Hester even though the British bank has been punished for rigging interest rates.

  • Breaking Up Banks Won't Solve 'Too Big to Fail:' Rubin Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 1:16 PM ET
    Robert  Rubin

    Calls to break up the nation's major banks do not solve the risk problems at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis, Robert Rubin, former Clinton Treasury Secretary, told CNBC.

  • Irish Deal to Cut Borrowing by 20 Billion Euros Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.

    Ireland's bank debt deal with the European Central Bank will reduce its borrowing needs by 20 billion euros over the next decade and cut its fiscal deficit by some 1 billion euros per annum, the country's prime minister said on Thursday.

  • Jamie Dimon

    When an outside analysis uncovered serious flaws with thousands of home loans, JPMorgan Chase executives found an easy fix. The NYT reports.

  • Credit Suisse Swings to Profit, Misses Forecasts Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 12:36 AM ET

    Credit Suisse said on Thursday it will cut more costs than expected, after swinging to a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter net profit.

  • UBS Swings to Net Loss After Libor Fine, Revamp Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 3:13 AM ET

    UBS saw weak client inflows at its flagship private bank in the fourth quarter as it reported a hefty net loss due to a $1.5 billion fine for rigging benchmark interest rates and restructuring costs.

  • Richard Bove of Rafferty Capital Markets.

    Noted analyst Richard Bove's bullish stance comes despite near zero interest rates and tighter regulations.

  • Bank of America Plagued by Online, Mobile Outages Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 4:55 PM ET

    BAC experienced widespread outages Friday on its website and mobile banking apps due to an internal technical malfunction, according to a person familiar with the situation.

  • Santander Profit Plunges on Property Losses Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 3:22 AM ET

    Spain's biggest bank Santander on Thursday said its 2012 net profit had more than halved, hurt by write downs on soured property assets at home while profit from key growth spots such as Latin America also fell.

  • Bank CEOs Say Trading Curbs Will Stifle French Economy Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    The heads of France's top three banks said tougher laws to curb risky trading would put the country at a competitive disadvantage as it struggles with record unemployment and a grim economic outlook.

  • Swedbank CEO: Real Economy 'Still Biting' Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:59 AM ET

    The CEO of Swedish banking group Swedbank told CNBC on Wednesday that a sustained economic recovery remained elusive, with corporate and private customers reluctant to borrow.

  • Bulls Bank on Regions Financial Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    The bulls were banking on Regions Financial, with the stock near its 52-week highs.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland

    Royal Bank of Scotland Group is close to a 500 million pounds ($785.32 million) settlement with U.S. and British authorities over claims that some of its employees submitted false Libor rates, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the negotiations.

  • Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

    German regulator BaFin has launched a special probe against four lenders including Deutsche Bank as part of an investigation into possible manipulation of the Europe Interbank Offered Rate (Euribor), the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported on Monday.