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GMAC receives $5 billion investment from US Treasury
By BBR Staff Writer
GMAC has participated in the troubled assets relief programme
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Standard Chartered acquires Asia Trust in Taiwan
By BBR Staff Writer
Standard Chartered said that the amalgamation increases the group's island-wide presence
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National Holdings annual revenues up
By BBR Staff Writer
National Holdings reported a net loss of $21.35 million on revenues of $82.14 million for the fiscal year 2008
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RBI may further trim key rates and reserve ratios
By BBR Staff Writer
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may further reduce the short-term repo and reverse repo rates and the cash reserve ratio by 50 basis points each.
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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank raises A$175 million through SPP and share placement
By BBR Staff Writer
A capital of A$80 million was raised via share purchase plan and A$95 million raised via institutional placement
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Federal Reserve okays GMAC's bank holding application
By BBR Staff Writer
GMAC Financial Services has announced that its application to become a bank holding company under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended, has been approved by the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
US Treasury invests $37.5m in Financial Institutions under CPP
By BBR Staff Writer
Financial Institutions, the parent company of Five Star Bank, has completed its $37.5 million capital addition, with the US Department of Treasury purchasing the company’s stock under the capital purchase programme.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
S&T Bancorp to take part in US Treasury's CPP
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Treasury created the capital purchase programme to encourage U.S. financial institutions to build capital
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Fortis reports E295 million of currency losses
By BBR Staff Writer
The loss reflects the recent devaluation of the US dollar and the pound sterling
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Ajman Bank starts operations
By BBR Staff Writer
United Arab Emirates-based Ajman Bank has opened its first branch in the emirate. The bank is claimed to be the first Islamic commercial bank to open in Ajman.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Bank of Montreal completes common share offering
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of Montreal has completed its offering of 33.34 million common shares
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Acom becomes subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
By BBR Staff Writer
Acom and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) have agreed to strengthen their business and capital alliance
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Franklin Credit adopts new holding company structure
By BBR Staff Writer
Franklin Credit Holding has announced that it has become the parent company of Franklin Credit Management
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Blackstone to rationalise single manager hedge funds businesses
By BBR Staff Writer
Blackstone making several changes to the single manager hedge funds businesses
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First BanCorp obtains preliminary approval to participate in US Treasury's CPP
By BBR Staff Writer
First BanCorp expects to sell approximately $400 million of its preferred stock and a warrant to purchase up to $60 million
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