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JP Morgan likely to ink $800m 'London Whale' settlement with regulators
By BBR Staff Writer
JP Morgan Chase is likely to ink $800m settlement agreement with financial regulators in the US and UK, to settle the charges of 'London Whale' trading case, which forced the lender to sustain $6.2bn losses.
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UK FCA fines AXA for failing to offer suitable investment advice to customers
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed a monetary penalty of £1,802,200 on AXA Wealth Services (AXA), for not offering suitable investment advice to its 26,000 customers.
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Citi likely to eliminate nearly 2,200 jobs in mortgage lending division
By BBR Staff Writer
Citi, US-based global financial group, is reportedly mulling to slash nearly 2,200 employees at its mortgage business division across the US by early 2014.
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Bank of England mulls to introduce plastic banknotes by 2016
By BBR Staff Writer
The Bank of England (BoE) is planning to debut new polymer notes by 2016, to provide both the durability and quality of banknotes, while also enhancing the strong security for the currency.
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SEC stops Florida-Based Prime Bank investment scheme
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Miami-based attorney and other perpetrators of a prime bank investment scheme that promised huge returns from a alleged international trading program.
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Barclays to reimburse $36.1m for subprime loan case settlement
By BBR Staff Writer
UK-based lender Barclays Bank has agreed with the regulators to pay a fine of nearly $36.1m to settle the charges for its involvement in financing, purchasing, and securitizing residential loans that were possibly unfair.
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CIBC to expand wealth management business
By BBR Staff Writer
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has expressed its willingness to acquire wealth management operations worth more than C$1bn ($948.72m), as it actively seeks to boost its profatibility from the segment.
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Barclays ropes in Jim McCormick as new head of asset allocation research
By BBR Staff Writer
British lender Barclays has named Jim McCormick and Ian Scott as the new heads of asset allocation research and equity strategy, respectively, in a bid to boost its business.
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JP Morgan agrees to reimburse $18.3m to settle mortgage case
By BBR Staff Writer
JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay $18.3m to settle a lawsuit, which accuses that its Bear Stearns division failed to reveal the authentic interest rates on adjustable-rate mortgage documents.
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Cetera purchases MetLife’s independent broker dealers unit
By BBR Staff Writer
US-based Cetera Financial Group has acquired MetLife’s two independent broker dealer companies, Tower Square Securities and Walnut Street Securities, with strategies to boost its investment adviser capabilities in the country.
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UK FCA fines Aberdeen £7.2m for failing to safeguard clients' money
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed a monetary penalty of £7.2m against Aberdeen Asset Managers and Aberdeen Fund Management for their inability to properly protect £685m of clients’ money.
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Religare agrees to acquire wealth management business from JV partner
By BBR Staff Writer
India-based diversified financial services company Religare Enterprises has embarked on an agreement with Australia-based Macquarie Financial Services to purchase its 50% stake in wealth management joint venture (JV).
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AMP Capital and China Life form asset management JV
By BBR Staff Writer
Australian conglomerate AMP Capital has teamed up with China Life Asset Management Company, to set up a funds management joint venture (JV), with a strategy to tap up the growing business opportunity in the country.
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HSBC to stop wealth management operations in three MENA nations
By BBR Staff Writer
London-based global financial service conglomerate HSBC is mulling to cease its wealth management operations in three MENA nations including Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon, as part of its strategy to exit from unprofitable businesses internationally.
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NCUA charges Morgan Stanley over sale of $566m risky RMBS
By BBR Staff Writer
The US National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has charged Morgan Stanley & Co and other companies, over their alleged sale of more than $566m in residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) to the US Central and WesCorp corporate credit unions.
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