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FRANKFURT, Oct 8- Germany's markets regulator signalled support on Monday for the proposals of an EU advisory group that last week called for banks' deposit-taking business to be legally separated from higher-risk activities.
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FRANKFURT, Oct 8- Germany's markets regulator signalled support for the proposals of an EU advisory group led by Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen, which called last week for banks' deposit-taking business to be legally separated from higher-risk activities.
DUBAI, Oct 7- Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding, the investment vehicle of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, is planning to raise up to $500 million from a syndicated loan, with the proceeds largely to refinance existing debt, three banking sources said.
Digging deeper into Friday's jobs report, it’s clear Wall Street banks are no longer the fulcrum of financial industry jobs as they once were.
Standard& Poor's Ratings Services today affirmed its' AA-' credit rating on Claris Finance 2008' s class A notes. This is partially offset by the increase in 30+ days arrears, which reached 6.6% as of June 2012, compared with an average of 6.2% since June 2009.
Related news DEUTSCHE TELEKOM Indicated 0.4 percent higher. Sprint Nextel Corp is considering making a rival bid for MetroPCS Communications Inc, which agreed on Wednesday to a merger with Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Morgan Stanley is preparing to wield its axe again with more job cuts and smaller bonuses planned for next year as the investment bank attempts to boost shareholder returns.
LONDON, Oct 4- Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade, two large United States- based trading firms, are shutting down some of their European businesses, marking the latest casualties of a slow trading year in the region. Charles Schwab warned clients on Tuesday it would close the European arm of OptionsXpress, its derivatives trading unit, on Nov. 30.
DUBAI, Oct 4- Deals from two major banks this week have reopened the Gulf debt market after an extended summer lull, and highlighted the lower yields that investors in the region are settling for as liquidity continues to far outstrip supply.
FRANKFURT, Oct 4- Deutsche Bank has suspended a handful of employees after it was criticised by a judge last year during a trial into tax evasion on carbon permits, a financial source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Deutsche Bank declined to comment on whether any employees had been suspended.
FRANKFURT, Oct 3- Abu Dhabi is exiting its investment in German carmaker Daimler, a German magazine reported, citing unidentified people within Daimler. Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund Aabar is transferring t he rights to the last 3 percent of the shares it holds in Daimler to Deutsche Bank, manager magazin said. Deutsche Bank declined to comment.
*Strong demand for deal; order books over $6 billion. DUBAI, Oct 3- Qatar Islamic Bank, the Gulf Arab state's largest sharia-compliant lender, returned to global debt markets after two years with a $750 million Islamic bond sale on Wednesday, tapping into strong liquidity for regional issuers.
LONDON, Oct 3- Deutsche Bank is set to be the bank most affected, with profits hit hardest, by proposals to separate higher risk banking activities from traditional deposit-taking business, which are likely to affect about 20 banks, analysts said.
"There will be some pressure on banks in the short term due to the unexpected recommendations for real estate credit portfolios," Banco Espirito Santo say in a note to clients. It downgrades Deutsche Bank to "sell", whose shares are up 1.3 percent, albeit in light volumes of trading due to a public holiday in Germany.
DUBAI, Oct 3- Qatar Islamic Bank, the Gulf Arab state's largest sharia-compliant lender, will return to global debt markets after two years on Wednesday with a new five-year sukuk, taking advantage of strong liquidity for regional issues.
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DUBAI, Oct 3- Qatar Islamic Bank, the Gulf Arab state's largest sharia-compliant lender, is set to issue a $750 million five-year Islamic bond on Wednesday, a document from the lead arrangers said. Final price guidance for the sukuk tightened to 175-180 basis points over midswaps after substantial demand for the deal, with order books over $6 billion.