Stephen Hester will step down as chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland later this year, and the bank has begun an immediate search for a successor.» Read More
Cyprus' finance minister, Michael Sarris, tells CNBC why he defends the controversial tax on bank deposits.
*Nippon Steel& Sumitomo Metal jump, to cut capacity. TOKYO, March 12- The Nikkei share average rose on Tuesday to a fresh 4-1/ 2 year high, as a softer yen and expectations of monetary easing drove up banks like Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and as overlooked electronics firms such as Panasonic attracted buying.
NEW YORK, Feb 8- CIT Group Inc had preliminary talks over the past year and a half to sell itself to banks, including Toronto-Dominion Bank and Wells Fargo& Co, but nothing came of the conversations, according to three people familiar with the specialty finance company.
KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney discusses an excellent quarter for her company, and explains why she sees the biggest strength for her business in the commercial mortgage banking business.
The bulls were banking on Regions Financial, with the stock near its 52-week highs.
James Rohr, Chairman & CEO of PNC Financial Services Group, discusses how new regulations are impacting banks, and weighs in on the boom in refinancing.
TOKYO, Jan 8- Yields on benchmark 10- year Japanese government bonds eased on Tuesday as an auction of 2.3 trillion yen worth of similar maturities went well, although the tone in the market remained weak. We saw real demand from regional banks, "said Tadashi Matsukawa, head of Japan fixed income at PineBridge Investments.
David Marshall, Senior Analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials, CreditSights says that Europe's outlook remains sanguine with hopes pinned on more refinancing, but the environment for bank profitability is shrouded in doubts.
David Marshall, Senior Analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials, CreditSights is positive that Chinese banks can maintain their earnings in 2013, but risks remain with shadow banking and transparency issues.
"This uncertainty is really making business people extremely nervous," said Rusty Cloutier, President and CEO of MidSouth Bank, discussing the impact of fiscal cliff worries on bank loans.
Tom Geisel, Sun Bancorp CEO, weighs in on Sandy's impact on banks.
Dinakar Singh,TPG-Axon Capital CEO, talks about investment strategies; buying internet banks and shorting regional banks, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, (R-WV), discusses how higher capital requirements are stifling lending and hurting small banks.
Lower rates don’t make that much difference anymore, and in between bouts of market volatility, investors can actually get back to stock picking, Dinakar Singh, founder and CEO of TPG-Axon Capital, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday.
Dinakar Singh, TPG-Axon Capital CEO, discusses the best way to trade financials after the banking crisis.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on the merits of the largest regional bank merger since the recession.
Discussing whether it's time to break up the big banks and how to do it, with Oliver Sarkozy, The Carlyle Group.
Discussing Sandy Weill's remarks on breaking up the banks, with Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) shares his opinions on bank regulations, and clawbacks. "I will do everything in my power so we do not have to face [clawbacks]. This is not some game of some sort; this is about America," he says.
Discussing Sanford Weill's remarks on going back to Glass-Steagall, with Sheila Bair, former FDIC chairman and the Fast Money traders weigh in with the play on regional bank stocks.