Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA


  • Europe markets close sharply higher; banks lead Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    Europe shares ended the day higher after the Bank of England outlined tougher leverage rules for banks and the Bank of Japan upped stimulus measures.

  • European shares close higher; Alcatel-Lucent up 16% Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    European stocks ended the day higher on Thursday, as traders digested Wednesday's policy moves from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Europe closes mixed as Fed eyed; Sanofi tumbles Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    European shares closed marginally higher on Wednesday, after a bumpy day of trading, as investors looked ahead to the Fed's policy statement.

  • Europe stress test rally fades after Ifo disappoints Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    Europe's stock markets closed lower after a closely-watched German economic report came in weaker than expected.

  • ECB cools speculation over bank health checks Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    ECB cautions against speculation over the outcome of its stress tests after a report on failed health checks.

  • *One named bank- Austria's Erste- denies report. MADRID/ VIENNA, Oct 22- The European Central Bank cautioned on Wednesday against speculation over the outcome of its stress tests after a media report said at least 11 banks had failed the landmark financial health checks, driving some banking shares lower. Austria's Erste Group rejected the report from Spanish...

  • MADRID/ VIENNA, Oct 22- Austria's Erste Bank rejected a report that it was one of at least 11 banks that had failed the European Central Bank's landmark health check, while other banks named by Spanish newswire Efe did not comment. Efe said Erste, along with banks from Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, Portugal and Greece, had failed the ECB review based on preliminary data, but...

  • How many banks will fail ECB stress tests? Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 10:57 PM ET

    Results of the European Central Bank's Asset Quality Review (AQR) are due on October 26. Vote in our new poll and tell us what you're expecting.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 18- The European Central Bank saw far less demand than expected on Thursday for its new four-year loans to banks, raising doubts about a stimulus package it hopes will stave off deflation and revive the euro zone economy.

  • MADRID, Sept 10- Emilio Botin, patriarch of one of Europe's top corporate dynasties who died on Tuesday at 79, was credited with turning a local Spanish lender into one of the world's biggest banks and helping to drive Spain's remarkable economic growth of the 1990 s.

  • EU bank tests may miss trillion dollar risk - study Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    LONDON, Sept 10- Some European banks being checked by regulators for signs of capital weakness may be sitting on up to a trillion dollars of potentially unsafe assets because their holdings of sovereign bonds are not being fully risk assessed, a new study has found.

  • Europe closes down on the week as Iraq weighs Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    European shares closed lower for the seventh time in eight sessions on Friday. Geopolitical tensions continued to rattle investors' nerves.

  • European stocks closed lower, after fluctuating for much of the day, as investors reacted to rate decisions by the BoE and the ECB.

  • EU shares close lower; World Bank cuts forecasts Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday, having failed to find any real momentum during the session.

  • Monte dei Paschi 'optimistic' about rights issue Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 5:10 AM ET
    The headquarters of the Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. (BMPS) , the oldest surviving bank in the world and Italy's third largest bank.

    Monte dei Paschi's Deputy CEO said he is optimistic that its massive rights issue will be enough to bolster the troubled lender's finances.

  • Europe closes higher amid global rally Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    European shares started the week on a positive note, closing higher, as U.S. stocks advanced near record high territory.

  • Europe shares close lower after slew of data Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings news and data released in the euro zone.

  • Gerrit Zalm dressed as "Priscilla"

    ABN Amro broke most banking stereotypes when its chairman dressed up in drag and masqueraded as a brothel owner at a corporate event.

  • Monte Paschi faces nationalization threat Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 1:31 AM ET

    A delay to vital fundraising at Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena has increased the risk that the bank has to be nationalized.

  • Monte Paschi shareholders approve cash call delay Saturday, 28 Dec 2013 | 8:38 AM ET

    The top investor in Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena looked set to force a delay in a 3-billion euro capital hike the Italian lender needs to carry out.