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  • Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan

    European stocks finished mixed on Thursday as markets eyed the rebound in oil prices, after digesting earnings and the latest central bank decisions.

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) attends a meeting with and European Council President Donald Tusk (L) and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker (C) during a European Union leaders summit addressing the talks about the so-called Brexit and the migrants crisis in Brussels on February 19, 2016.

    If the U.K. opts for the Brexit in June, the European banking system will feel the impact first.

  • A young girl lights a candle at the Place de la Bourse following today's attacks on March 22, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.

    European markets closed mixed on Wednesday as investors digested a renewed decline in commodity stocks.

  • Android Pay icon on a mobile device

    Google is bringing Android Pay to the U.K. "in the next few months" putting it head-to-head with rivals Apple and Samsung.

  • European equities finished mixed on Wednesday as investors digested new U.K. budget announcements and awaited the latest news from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland

    Investors shouldn't get starry-eyed about European lenders bearing dividends.

  • Workers at an oil well in Kazakhstan.

    European markets posted strong gains by Thursday's close, as investors cheered on a positive set of corporate earnings, rather than dwelling on oil.

  • Oil barrels

    The 10 largest U.S. hedge funds have made the most of the slide in the oil price, snapping up $1.5 billion in cheap energy stocks.

  • The European Central Bank President Mario Draghi addresses a news conference at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, January 21, 2016.

    Brokers are seemingly not too concerned about another full-blown recession, but that doesn't mean they are recommending you buy banks either.

  • price to earnings calculations

    European equities closed sharply lower on Thursday, as a raft of weak earnings offset positive sentiment surrounding the rebound in oil prices.

  • European markets finished in negative territory on Monday as a renewed slip in oil prices weighed on investor sentiment.

  • LONDON, Jan 7- Britain's Financial Conduct Authority has begun a preliminary investigation into whether a trader at Lloyds Banking Group tried to manipulate the market for UK government bonds, a source familiar with the matter said. News of the probe comes as a blow to Britain's biggest provider of current accounts and mortgages, which has invested millions of...

  • DUBAI/ TOKYO, Dec 14- Foreign banks are regaining lost ground in the Gulf's financial sector, stealing a march on local lenders as they grapple with job cuts and a liquidity squeeze caused by the plunging oil price. "The recent changes in liquidity and pricing have probably leveled the playing field more equally between the local and international banks," said...

  • *Bank fines in UK set to top 900 mln stg this year. *Barclays worst offender after record 284 mln stg penalty. LONDON, Dec 8- Fines dished out to misbehaving banks in Britain are set to top 900 million pounds this year, bringing a bumper windfall for some charities and further evidence of a shift nearer the U.S. model of severe penalties to deter wrongdoing.

  • A Chinese tourist poses in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris.

    European equities closed mixed on Tuesday, despite figures on EU unemployment showing the region taking a step in the right direction.

  • LONDON, Dec 1- British banks including HSBC and Lloyds have almost completed the job of building up their defences against a future financial crisis, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday as he set out details of new capital requirements. "With today's announcement, the basic amount of capital our system requires is settled," he said, setting out...

  • *BoE says UK credit conditions largely back to normal. LONDON, Dec 1- The Bank of England set out plans on Tuesday to require banks to hold a total of up to 10 billion pounds more capital as they start to lend more freely in a recovering economy, but stopped short of demanding immediate action. "With today's announcement, the basic amount of capital our system requires...

  • The Bank of England

    Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered, the U.K.-based banks, scraped through the country's bank stress tests.

  • LONDON, Dec 1- The Bank of England set out plans on Tuesday to require banks to hold as much as 10 billion pounds extra capital as the credit cycle moves into a more normal phase, but stopped short of immediate action. The central bank said credit conditions in Britain had largely recovered from the financial crisis as banks began to lend more freely, and warned that...

  • A Dollar Tree store in Miami

    Well-regarded hedge fund manager Steve Mandel of Lone Pine Capital is aggressively buying shares of Dollar Tree.