• MUMBAI, June 30- India's central bank has quietly switched to using an electronic bond trading platform to manage cash levels in the debt market, hoping a more discreet approach will have less impact on bond yields, two officials familiar with the trades told Reuters.

  • China leads top global bank rankings     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Brian Caplen, editor at The Banker Magazine, discusses global banks and explains why Chinese banks top the magazine's Top Wold Banks rankings and why no euro zone bank figures in the top 10.

  • Is banking the 'new front' for wars?     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, discusses the situation in Bulgaria following bank runs and says it highlights how banking is one of the biggest weaknesses for economies.

  • EU approves Bulgaria credit line for banking system Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:47 AM ET

    The European Commission has approved a Bulgarian request to extend a credit line of $2.30 billion in support of banks.

  • Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, former member of the ECB executive board, says that loan demand in Europe is not as "dynamic" as it was in the pre-crisis years, but the banking sector is on "solid ground".

  • China Construction Bank, Agriculture Bank of China and Bank of China filled the top four positions. Banks in Japan made $64 billion of profit last year, or 7 percent of the global total, followed by banks in Canada, France and Australia, Brazil and Britain, The Banker said.

  • *Central-bank body's Shin warns of' destructive reversal'. FRANKFURT, June 29- Pension funds and other long-term investors are taking ever bigger risks and could be laying the ground for renewed turmoil when money gets more expensive, one of the world's leading economists told Reuters.

  • SEC judge suspends two KPMG auditors over bank case Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:21 PM ET

    Carol Fox Foelak, an SEC administrative law judge, ruled on Friday that KPMG auditors John Aesoph and Darren Bennett overlooked "numerous red flags" when auditing TierOne Bank's 2008 financial statements.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to July 10 Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    ZURICH- Bank for International Settlements releases its annual report. IDAHO, United States- 2014 Montana and Utah Bankers Association meeting. PARIS- 6th International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean on Beyond the Golden Decade?

  • NEW YORK, June 27- Each month, 42- year-old Abdirizak Alibos shows up at a money transfer business in the heart of Minneapolis to send $500 to his three children in war-torn Somalia.

  • Second half financials outlook     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    What to watch for in the financial sector during the second half of the year, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- Each month, 42- year-old Abdirizak Alibos shows up at a money transfer business in the heart of Minneapolis to send $500 to his three children in war-torn Somalia.

  • FRANKFURT, June 27- The European Central Bank will supervise and run health checks on the Austrian arms of Russia's two largest banks, giving officials in Frankfurt unprecedented control over their activities in Europe.

  • BNP to slash dividend, issue bonds: Report Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    BNP Paribas plans to slash its dividend and sell billions of euros in bonds next week, as it nears a settlement with the U.S., the WSJ reported.

  • The mystery behind the overdraft protection rules Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Many Americans with debit cards tied to their checking accounts are still confused about how these programs work.

  • UPDATE 1- ECB TO TAKE TWO RUSSIAN BANKS UNDER ITS WATCH@* European Central Bank to supervise big banks from November* New list of lenders under watch includes Russia's top two.

  • Bulgaria warns of ‘organized attack’ on banks Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    Shares of Bulgaria's First Investment Bank fell more than 20 percent on Friday, as the central bank warned of an attempt to destabilise the country through an organised attack on the banking system.

  • BNP Paribas expected to pay $8.9B fine Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 1:38 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass a branch of BNP Paribas SA bank in Paris, France.

    BNP Paribas is set to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay an $8.9 billion penalty to the U.S. The New York Times reports.

  • 'Worst is not yet over' for StanChart: Analyst     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:45 PM ET

    Jim Antos, Bank Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, explains why he's sticking to an underperform rating on the bank.

  • SEOUL, June 27- South Korea's industrial output shrank the most in over five years in May, adding to signs the economic recovery is losing momentum and lending credence to the growing view the central bank would delay the start of rate hikes to support growth.

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