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RBS said it would take a surprise 3.58 billion hit to its fourth-quarter profits after setting aside more cash to cover litigation costs.
Spanish bank Santander's fourth-quarter net profit slumped by 98 percent hit by mis-selling compensation in Britain and slowing income in Brazil.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Huntington Bancshares agreed to buy Ohio-based FirstMerit for about $3.4 billion in a cash-and-stock deal.
Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets, provides insight to the banking sector as financials slip nearly 13-percent so far this year. We think there are buying opportunities in this group, says Cassidy.
Willem Nabarro of Exane-BNP Paribas, identifies the balance sheet exposure that some of the European banks have to emerging markets and oil.
What factors can take the financials higher, with Larry McDonald, Societe Generale, and Craig Johnson, Piper Jaffray.
American Express reported earnings that topped expectations, but "Fast Money" traders remain skeptical of its battered stock.
Less than a week ahead for the FOMC, and this CEO says banks are ready for low interest rates.
Headwinds of low rates, low margins, appear to be abating
Italy's government is concerned by the rout in domestic banking shares, but the system is solid, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was quoted as saying.
Barclays will cut about 230 jobs and exit cash equities in Asia, as part of a broader retrenchment, the FT reports.
Nathan Bell, head of research at Peters MacGregor Capital Management, says cyclical businesses that have been hit the hardest in the ongoing market slump.
Joseph Lupton, senior global economist at J.P. Morgan, talks about whether a recession is ahead.
A new Goldman Sachs report outlines how much oil and gas outstanding debt is being held by banks. CNBC's Kayla Tausche parses the data.
S&P breaks through August lows amid a deflationary economy, low oil prices and flat earnings. CNBC's Bob Pisani reports.
Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley, discusses Morgan Stanley's business conditions.
Bank of America reported a 9.8 percent rise in profit for the final quarter of the year, helped by lower expenses.
Filippo Alloatti, senior credit analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, talks about earnings and cuts at JPMorgan Stanley.
China's central bank is preparing to raise reserve requirements for yuan deposits in clearing banks, in a bid to stem selling pressures.
Billionaire Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed says he's bullish on Citigroup, arguing that shares are still undervalued.
JPMorgan Chase launched a new smartphone app that it hopes will attract new depositors, many of whom may live far from any of its branch offices.
Philip King, head of retail at ADIB, tells CNBC that his organization is focused on strategic partnering.