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  • Offshore tax evasion hearing     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood provides details of the Senate panel hearing in Washington Wednesday on offshore tax evasion, in which Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan testified.

  • Still seeing growth in slowdown: RBC CEO     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 3:37 PM ET

    Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO, discusses the state of banking and where he sees opportunity in the sector.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 26- Russia's second-largest bank VTB has joined Sberbank in saying it would halt new lending in Ukraine, underlining concerns over financial risks due to political turmoil in Kiev.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 26- Russia's second-largest bank VTB has joined Sberbank in saying it would halt new lending in Ukraine, underlining concerns over financial risks due to political turmoil in Kiev.

  • The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations this week alleged new misdeeds by Switzerland's Credit Suisse, citing secret meetings in luxury hotels and hidden elevators one senator said belonged in a spy novel.

  • *Expected to post 8 bln stg 2013 loss. LONDON, Feb 26- Royal Bank of Scotland's new chief executive will unveil his turnaround strategy for the part-nationalised lender on Thursday after announcing 2013 results expected to show an 8 billion pound loss.

  • Credit Suisse CEO fights back on tax evasion claims Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    *U.S. senate committee has issued a scathing report on Credit Suisse. ZURICH, Feb 26- Credit Suisse's chief executive will hit back at allegations the Swiss bank was a willing accomplice in U.S. tax evasion on Wednesday, blaming instead a small group of its private bankers for helping Americans conceal their wealth.

  • Senate scolds prosecutors, Swiss bank in tax spat Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    Credit Suisse sought to limit the fallout of a damning U.S. report, which accused it of helping customers evade taxes.

  • Canada's largest bank said on Wednesday it had earned C $2.09 billion, or C $1.38 a share, in the first quarter ended Jan. 31, compared with C $2.05 billion, or C $1.34 a share, a year earlier. Excluding C $92 million in charges from the sale of Jamaican operations announced last month as well as restructuring charges in the Caribbean, earnings were C $1.47 a share.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 11 Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    WOOSTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto gives lecture, "Reflections on 35 Years with the Federal Reserve System" at the James R. Wilson Lecture Series hosted by the College of Wooster- 0030 GMT. SAITAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.

  • BofA under probe over US housing program, forex Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    Bank of America said federal investigators are looking into whether the bank violated requirements of a U.S. government housing program.

  • *Credit Suisse falls on U.S. Senate inquiry. LONDON, Feb 26- A drop in the shares of Swiss banks Credit Suisse and UBS weighed on European equities on Wednesday, stalling the advance of a major regional index to near 6- year highs. A U.S. Senate subcommittee on Tuesday alleged new misdeeds by Credit Suisse and accused the U.S. Justice Department of dragging its feet.

  • Brokerages agree to stop answering analyst surveys Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 5:42 AM ET

    Eighteen brokerages agreed to end participating in analyst surveys as a result of a N.Y. investigation into the early release of analyst sentiment.

  • LONDON, Feb 26- A fall in the shares of major Swiss banks Credit Suisse and UBS weighed on European equities on Wednesday, stalling the advance of a leading regional index to near 6- year highs.

  • Feb 25- Bank of America Corp may have a new mortgage problem on its plate, saying on Tuesday that federal investigators are looking into whether the bank violated requirements of a U.S. government housing program.

  • Bank of America details new housing probes Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:27 PM ET
    Bank of America in Times Square, New York.

    BofA said federal investigators are looking into whether the bank violated certain requirements of a government housing program.

  • Feb 25- JPMorgan Chase& Co, the largest U.S. bank, announced thousands of job cuts on Tuesday as the mortgage lending business slows, and said it was lowering its profitability target.

  • Chaired by Democrat Carl Levin, the panel issued a report alleging misdeeds by Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-largest bank. The report said Credit Suisse opened Swiss accounts for more than 22,000 U.S. customers with combined assets of as much as $12 billion.

  • Discover Financial faces US probe over student lending Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a civil investigative demand to Discover Bank seeking information regarding certain student loan servicing practices, Discover said in its annual filing on Tuesday.

  • Chaired by Democrat Carl Levin, the panel issued a report alleging misdeeds by Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-largest bank. The report said Credit Suisse opened Swiss accounts for more than 22,000 U.S. customers with combined assets of as much as $12 billion.

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