Making loans for China's smaller businesses more available would likely resolve the shadow banking hobbling the financial system, Minsheng Banking's vice chairman said.» Read More
TOKYO, April 21- The Bank of Japan is likely to hold off on expanding monetary stimulus for as long as possible but when it does act, it will take "extraordinary" steps such as buying government bonds on a massive scale, a former central bank policymaker said on Monday.
*China no longer wants large capital inflows- traders. SHANGHAI, April 21- China's yuan barely moved against the dollar on Monday, as the market took its cue from a flat central bank fixing, a sign that the government wants to keep the yuan stable for now following its recent bout of depreciation.
TOKYO, April 21- Japanese shares climbed to a two-week high on Monday morning, led by gains in nonbank lenders on a media report the government is considering easing rules in the industry, though trading activity was thin due to the Easter.
FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus— Cyprus' largest bank says it has sold off its business in Ukraine and a stake in a Romanian bank to help reduce risk and improve cash flow for the troubled lender. Bank of Cyprus says it has completed the sale of its loss-making operations in Ukraine to Alfa Group for 202.5 million euros— 10 percent less than the original price.
LONDON, April 17- Bond purchases by the U.S. Federal Reserve have been twice as effective at boosting economic output as those by the Bank of England, research by a BoE policymaker showed on Thursday.
Brennan Hawken, UBS director of equity research, breaks down the quarterly earnings of Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.
DUBLIN— Two former executives of Anglo Irish Bank were found guilty Thursday of committing fraud in a loans-for-shares scandal— the first convictions to stem from a banking crisis that brought Ireland to the brink of national bankruptcy.
Kevin Kabat, Fifth Third Bancorp president & CEO, discusses the bank's quarterly earnings and the current regulatory environment in financials. Serving our customers is a key cog in helping move the economy forward, says Kabat.
CNBC's David Faber speaks with Morgan Stanley chairman and CEO James Gorman about the bank's quarterly earnings and institutional business. Gorman also explains how Morgan Stanley has reshaped its fixed income business.
CNBC's David Faber and Morgan Stanley chairman and CEO James Gorman, discuss when banks will finally be clear of legacy issues stemming from the financial crisis and attracting new talent.
Barclays announced a number of promotions in its investment bank's management on Friday as it continues a review of the division.
Bare-chested and singing, some of the City's top bankers ripped off their business attire in a video for a fundraiser.
*Loss includes bank recapitalisation, Somerfield charge. LONDON, April 17- Britain's Co-operative Group made a loss of 2.5 billion pounds in 2013, capping the worst 12 months in the mutual's 150- year history and ramming home the need for radical reform if it is to survive.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team break down some blue chip earnings, including Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and American Express.
The Fed indicated to Citi that it would get more time to fix certain "stress test" planning problems before rejecting its capital plan.
Marty Mosby, Guggenheim Partners analyst, breaks down the big bank's quarterly numbers.
Goldman Sachs reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations on Thursday.
*Bundesbank chief open in principle to QE, if it is needed. *Drop in inflation sees him open up to the idea. FRANKFURT, April 17- As recently as last November, Jens Weidmann steadfastly opposed any move by the European Central Bank to print money to buy assets and buoy the euro zone economy.
Morgan Stanley delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Thursday.
Dick Bove, vice president of equity research for teh financial sector at Rafferty Capital, discusses the banking sector following Bank of America's "extraordinary" trading results, and says this year should be "very good" for the industry.
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