A deal on extending Greece's bailout deal must be found by the end of February or the ECB will not be able to continue lending to its banks, ECB council member Erkki Liikanen said.» Read More
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses Bulgaria's KTB bank after the central bank placed it under special supervision.
Edward Hugh, independent economist, says that the Banco Espirito Santo bailout raises the question of whether a debt restructuring will be needed and who would be "carrying the can".
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi comments on HSBC's results and says that the picture for the banking sector remains laden with legacy costs.
The upcoming European banking asset quality review will represent the sector's "last chance" to prove its credibility.
Jim Antos, Bank Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, says the lender's second quarter results will likely be disappointing as global recovery remains slow.
France has gathered support to challenge regulators imposing penalties on banks at a G-20 meeting after $8.9 billion fine was levied on BNP Paribas.
Portugal will spend 4.9 billion euros ($6.58 billion) to rescue its largest listed bank, testing the euro zone's resilience to another banking crisis.
Treasury is proposing a new regulation to make the financial system more transparent, says Undersecretary David Cohen.
Duncan Farr, banks specialist at Macquarie Group, says it will be tough for Banco Espirito Santo to raise the required fresh capital it needs.
Royal Bank of Scotland said that an independent Scotland could significantly increase its costs and have a material impact on its business.
Erin Davis, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, discusses Lloyd's Banking Group's results and says that while the bank will probably pay a very small dividend in 2014, it will then "quickly ramp it up".
Russian companies are moving cash holdings to Asian banks as sanctions have raised fears that Russia could be shut out of US dollar funding markets.
DBS Group Holdings said second-quarter net profit climbed 9 percent, beating expectations with the help of 10 percent growth in loans.
Lee Wai Fai, Group CFO at United Overseas Bank (UOB), describes the factors weighing on the bank's slowing mortgage growth.
Holders of dollar-denominated bonds at Bulgaria's Corpbank are gearing up for legal action against the government if the bond defaults.
The Economist Correspondent Haley Cohen provides insight to Argentina's second debt default in 13 years.
The head of CFTC pledged he would be a tough cop now that the agency has finished a raft of rules to oversee the $710 trillion global swaps market.
Banking giant HSBC was accused of racism this week after it moved to close the accounts of several Muslim organizations across the UK.
CNBC takes a quick look at dark pool trading platforms and why they have come under investigation.
Shares in troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo slumped 50 percent on Thursday, after trading in the stock resumed following poor results.
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