Generali has a strong enough balance sheet to remain independent, Twelve Capital's insurance specialist told CNBC's Squawk Box on Wednesday.
The value of alleged fraud cases reaching U.K. courts totaled more than $1.36 billion in 2016 according to a report from KPMG.
Lloyds Banking Group is working with law enforcement agencies to trace who may be behind a recent cyber attack.
European markets closed lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced it would keep its monetary policy stance unchanged.
Two of Europe's biggest banks warned on Wednesday that they could each move about 1,000 jobs out of London.
European nations are reportedly accelerating preparations to attract bankers and financial professionals away from London.
European stocks closed higher on Tuesday with investors digesting news of two separate attacks in the German and Turkish capitals.
HSBC and Standard Chartered are the most at risk of failing the BoE stress test due to an exposure to Chinese credit; RBC Capital analysts.
European stocks closed slightly higher Friday amid low liquidity as a result of a shortened session on Wall Street.
HSBC reported a worse-than-expected 86 percent fall in pretax profit for Q3 on a $1.7 billion loss on the sale of its Brazil unit.
European shares ended lower on Wednesday afternoon as uncertainty over the U.S. election outcome intensified.
Standard Chartered reported falling income and lacklustre third quarter trading on top of fresh compliance worries.
Royal Bank of Scotland swung to a third-quarter loss on Friday, hit by costs related to past misconduct and restructuring.
European stocks closed in negative territory on Wednesday afternoon following lackluster trade on Wall Street and a decline in oil prices.
Britain's largest retail bank also booked a fresh £1 billion charge to compensate customers mis-sold loan insurance.
Standard Life Investments Investment Director, Thomas Moore says challenger banks are beginning to present a challenge to the big banks like Lloyds.
Lloyds Banking Group has partnered with a U.S. AI start-up Pindrop to use its technology to detect fraudulent phone calls.
European markets finished Monday on a positive note, after oil prices staged a strong comeback during trade.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Markus Stadlmann, CIO of Lloyds Private Banking, says oil prices are not going to move much to the upside, despite the OPEC deal to cut production.