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The lender is bracing for a settlement with regulators over Libor manipulation that could cost it £200-£300 million – on a par with the landmark £290 million fine imposed on Barclays in June. The Financial Times reports.
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Jacques Cailloux, Chief European Economist, Nomura says that the EU is not ready to manage a Greece exit yet.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has deferred seeking help from a financial assistance program that Europe has tailored to Spain’s needs. But many are increasingly worried about the costs of further delay.
Spain is taking its time asking for a bailout, and this strategist has a way to trade the stalling.
Netflix is launching its streaming-only service in Sweden, as it pushes international growth and looks to move past the debacle when it split its DVD and streaming services in the U.S. last year.
European shares closed higher on Monday after strong macroeconomic data out of China, upbeat comments about Greece's future in the euro zone, and hopes that Spain is edging closer to requesting a bailout.
Investors should not be spooked by recent events in the South African mining industry as the market offers a number of strong investment opportunities, Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group told CNBC Monday.
China’s economic data is no longer the main driver for financial markets in the Asian region as global economic events take precedence over regional concerns, Chris Tinker, Equity Strategist at Libra Investment told CNBC.
Euro awaits a move by Spain and China fools the forecasters - it's time for your FX Fix.
High-frequency trading firms — the lightning-quick, computerized companies that have risen in the last decade to dominate the nation’s stock market — are now struggling to hold onto their gains. The NYT reports.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including news Spain may be edging closer to seeking a bailout.
Germany and the IMF appeared to soften their stance on the Greek debt crisis over the weekend ahead of an EU Summit which could decide whether the debt ridden euro member is given a new tranche of international aid.
"The key is to get Greece back on track, if we put upon them obligations that they simply cannot deliver on, because it's just too hard and too much -- the program is not going to be credible," IMF's managing director, Christine Lagarde told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Banks, which have been sitting on a pile of real estate assets or listing them at only slight discounts, are beginning to slash prices, eager to get out of the business of being landlords, the NYT reports.
A pensioner whose home was repossessed is taking on some of the world’s leading banks in the first known class-action lawsuit claiming that alleged Libor manipulation made mortgage repayments for thousands of Americans more expensive than they should have been. The FT reports.
Three principals of hedge fund GLG Partners are sitting on a $220m paper loss two years on from their firm’s acquisition by Man Group in the industry’s biggest merger.
With anti-austerity protests across Europe resulting in civil unrest, Switzerland is taking unusual precautions to prepare its army for a refugee crisis or the possibility of protests at home created by a financial crisis.
Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, says she would rather have a difficult, yet a credible program for Greece.
Jim Walker, Founder and CEO, Asianomics says devaluing the euro will lead to short term pain but will eventually result in growth in the euro zone economy.
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Jonathan Bell, chief investment officer at Stanhope Capital, says that while European banks are trailing behind their U.S. counterparts, they have potential for credit expansion in the near future.