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  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc has picked Amsterdam as its European Union investment banking base, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, as financial institutions prepare for Britain's exit from the EU. Japan's largest lender with $2.8 trillion in assets has already picked the Dutch city for its commercial...

  • *Plans to open investment banking branch in Paris- sources. TOKYO, Sept 13- Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc has picked Amsterdam as its European Union investment banking base, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, as global financial institutions prepare for Britain's exit from the EU in 2019.. Japan's largest lender with...

  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc has picked Amsterdam as its European Union investment banking base, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, as global financial institutions prepare for Britain's exit from the EU in 2019.. MUFG has also decided to open a branch in Paris for its investment banking unit, said the...

  • LONDON, Sept 11- The good news for the world's top banks is that a dismal second quarter of bond trading is behind them. Revenue from fixed income, currency and commodity trading at the world's top 12 investment banks fell 16 percent to $17 billion, the worst second quarter since 2008, a survey by industry analytics firm Coalition last week showed.

  • LONDON, Sept 11- The good news for the world's top banks is that a dismal second quarter of bond trading is behind them. Revenue from fixed income, currency and commodity trading at the world's top 12 investment banks fell 16 percent to $17 billion, the worst second quarter since 2008, a survey by industry analytics firm Coalition last week showed.

  • Sept 8- Goldman Sachs Group Inc commodities trading co-head Greg Agran is leaving the bank after 26 years, according to an internal memo on Friday. Jeremy Taylor and Ed Emerson will continue to serve as co-heads of commodities trading, the memo said. Agran joined Goldman in 1991 as an analyst in New York.

  • CAIRO, Sept 7- Egyptian investment bank Pharos Holding is advising on 7.5 billion Egyptian pounds worth of deals expected to close over the next 18 months in sectors ranging from food retail to chemicals, its chief executive told Reuters. The deals reflect a broader move by the Cairo- based company to build up business outside the banking industry, including...

  • LONDON, Sept 7- Commodities-related revenue at the 12 biggest investment banks tumbled 41 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2017 to its lowest since at least 2006, a consultancy said on Thursday. Revenue from commodity trading, selling derivatives to investors and other activities in the sector fell to $1.3 billion in the first six months of the year, it...

  • CARACAS, Sept 1- U.S. electronic brokerage firm Interactive Brokers has informed clients that it will no longer buy Venezuelan bonds for them, according to a message to clients seen by Reuters and confirmed by the company. The move comes after the United States imposed financial sanctions on the government of President Nicolas Maduro last week that include a...

  • *First Japan Post share sale since massive 2015 IPO. *Government to meet underwriters Monday- sources. TOKYO, Sept 1- Japan's government plans to sell shares in Japan Post Holdings Co as soon as this month, the first sale since the company's massive 2015 listing, a government source familiar with the deal said on Friday.

  • TORONTO, Aug 24- Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce reported third-quarter earnings ahead of market expectations, with a strong performance from its retail business offsetting a weaker showing at its investment banking division. Canada's fifth-biggest lender said on Thursday that earnings per share, excluding one-off items, increased to C $2.77 from C...

  • *Lower court ruling in Jay Y. Lee trial on Friday. *Samsung Securities regulatory approval delayed due to trial. SEOUL, Aug 24- Samsung Group, South Korea's leading conglomerate, has no' Plan B' for taking big decisions if its billionaire de facto leader Jay Y. Lee is jailed for corruption, people familiar with the matter said.

  • FT: With alumni in the White House, Goldman sees an opening

    A weakening of the Volcker rule is not guaranteed, but it is now within Goldman's grasp, writes the Financial Times.

  • DUBAI/ RIYADH, Aug 20- Goldman Sachs received approval on Sunday to trade equities in Saudi Arabia, joining the growing band of western investment banks and fund managers expanding in the kingdom. Western financial institutions have been looking to tap new opportunities in Saudi Arabia since the government unveiled plans for oil giant Saudi Aramco's $100...

  • DUBAI/ RIYADH, Aug 20- Goldman Sachs received approval on Sunday to trade equities in Saudi Arabia, joining the growing band of western investment banks and fund managers expanding in the kingdom. Western financial institutions have been looking to tap new opportunities in Saudi Arabia since the government unveiled plans for oil giant Saudi Aramco's $100...

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 18- Citigroup Inc and seven other banks will underwrite the initial public offering of Petróleo Brasileiro SA's fuel distribution unit, which will likely occur in November, a person with direct knowledge of the plan said on Thursday. Petrobras, as Brazil's state-controlled oil company is known, is considering whether to list BR Distribuidora SA...

  • Brent Saunders, CEO of Allergan.

    The complaint also blasts Goldman for having few blacks in leadership positions.

  • Biogen

    Goldman Sachs added biotech company Biogen to its Americas Conviction List, citing a 'blockbuster' drug.

  • Aug 15- Latin American online travel provider Despegar.com Corp on Tuesday filed to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. Despegar entered into talks with investment banks late last year to be listed on the Nasdaq under its previous corporate name, Decolar.com Inc, which is the name it also uses in Brazil.