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NAB acquired regional lender Great Western in 2008 for just below $1 billion to get more involved in funding agribusiness in the United States, but the operation lacks the scale of larger competitors in the western states where it operates.
NEW YORK, Aug 28- A U.S. regulator can proceed with lawsuits accusing HSBC Holdings Plc and Nomura Holdings Inc of misleading Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into buying mortgage-backed securities that later turned toxic, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.
The bank is one of only four institutions still being pursued by the FHFA, which sued 18 institutions in 2011, the FT reports.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 21- Fraudsters are targeting JPMorgan Chase& Co customers in an email "phishing" campaign that is unusual because it attempts to collect credentials for that bank and also infect PCs with a virus that steals passwords from other institutions.
Fraudsters are targeting JPMorgan customers in an email phishing campaign.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 21- Fraudsters are targeting JPMorgan Chase& Co customers in an email "phishing" campaign that is unusual because it attempts to collect credentials for that bank and also infect PCs with a virus for stealing passwords from other institutions.
Two members of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee voted to raise interest rates in August, as pressure builds to raise rates.
Come Thursday, markets will be digesting a new round of manufacturing data from China, when HSBC releases the flash estimate of the PMI for August.
NEW YORK, Aug 19- The U.S. dollar hit nine-month highs against the euro and rose against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after strong U.S. housing data bolstered expectations for an earlier-than-expected rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
Jiang Lu is the proud owner of a 450 square foot apartment. She invested her life savings and took advantage of easier mortgages to buy her new home.
GLENDALE, Calif.— DreamWorks Animation, the company behind the "Shrek" and "How to Train Your Dragon" movies, said Monday it hired DirecTV executive Fazal Merchant as its new chief financial officer. Merchant was most recently CFO and senior vice president at DirecTV's Latin America unit, which provides satellite TV services.
China's sharp credit growth slowdown in July may signal rising default risks in some parts of the economy, analysts said.
China's economy showed signs of softening, suggesting more policy support may be needed to keep growth on track as a property downturn worsens.
The amount of money flowing into China's economy slowed to the lowest level, adding to fears that a sustained recovery may be at risk.
NEW YORK, Aug 5- The U.S. dollar extended a broad-based rally on Tuesday after stronger-than-expected economic data, including an 8-1/ 2- year high in the pace of services sector growth and a bigger-than-expected increase in factory orders.
*Asia hit by unexpected weakness in China services PMI. Wall Street was modestly weaker, as investors reacted negatively to earnings from Cablevision and a warning on weak sales from Target Corp..
Royal Bank of Scotland said that an independent Scotland could significantly increase its costs and have a material impact on its business.
NEW YORK, July 30- The dollar hit 10- month highs against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday while U.S. two-year note yields surged to their highest since May 2011 after data showed surprisingly strong U.S. economic growth.
NEW YORK, July 30- The U.S. dollar hit over 10- month highs against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. gross domestic product data bolstered expectations for a more hawkish Federal Reserve.
U.K. authorities have announced plans to hit misbehaving bankers in the pocket, and could potentially demand the repayment of seven-year-old bonuses.