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ECB, Bank of Japan partner for distributed ledger technology research
The European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of Japan have announced to launch a joint research project to study the possible use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for market infrastructure.
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Rabobank acquires 5% stake in Kepler to boost ECM offerings
By BBR Staff Writer
Rabobank and Kepler Cheuvreux announce they have entered into a strategic partnership that significantly enhances Rabobank’s Equity Capital Markets (ECM) offering in the Benelux, Europe and the US.
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HSBC to lay off 840 IT jobs in UK
By BBR Staff Writer
HSBC has started laying off 840 IT jobs in the UK, as part of its restructuring plan which will cut 8,000 jobs by the end of 2017.
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India’s ICICI Bank signs MoU with BRICS’ development bank for business partnership
By BBR Staff Writer
India’s private sector lender ICICI Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic business partnership with New Development Bank (NDB), a multilateral development bank set up by BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations.
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Northern Trust closes acquisition of Aviate Global
By BBR Staff Writer
Northern Trust announced the successful closing of its acquisition of Aviate Global LLP, an institutional equity brokerage firm offering market research and execution services with offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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Financial integration in eurozone advancing slowly, says ECB report
By BBR Staff Writer
Financial integration in the eurozone is advancing slowly and the recent market turmoil is unlikely the hamper the progress, said the European Central Bank (ECB) in a report.
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EU and Andorra sign deal to curb tax evasion
The EU and Andorra have signed a new tax transparency agreement that will make it harder for EU citizens to stash undeclared income in financial institutions in Andorra.
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Deutsche Börse and China Foreign Exchange Trade System to form JV in Germany
By BBR Staff Writer
Trading firm Deutsche Börse has agreed to form a joint venture (JV) with China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) in Germany, in a bid to bolster the financial relationship between both the countries.
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Standard Chartered to close equity derivatives and convertible bonds business
By BBR Staff Writer
British multinational banking firm Standard Chartered is planning to exit its equity derivatives and convertible bonds business, in a bid to restructure its operations.
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Five global banks might face penalties of $5bn over forex rigging
By BBR Staff Writer
A settlement between US and British authorities over rigging of currency markets could lead to five of the world’s biggest banks being slapped with penalties totaling $5bn.
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Britain's central bank to evaluate banks' readiness on dealing with illiquid markets
By BBR Staff Writer
British banks will be subjected to rigorous stress tests by the country's central bank to evaluate their readiness on mass sale of bonds by investors in delicate market situations.
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Barclays earmarks additional $1.2bn for potential forex penalties
By BBR Staff Writer
British banking and financial services company Barclays has earmarked an additional £800m ($1.2bn) in a bid to cover potential legal action and penalties related to alleged foreign exchange (forex) market rigging.
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UK Treasury urges Bank of England to advocate time stamps for forex trades
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK Treasury has urged the Bank of England to consider making time stamps mandatory for all trades that relate to foreign exchange.
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HSBC makes $550m additional provision to cover potential fines
By BBR Staff Writer
HSBC has kept aside $550m to pay potential fines over allegations of manipulating foreign exchange markets.
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Banks set to charge clients for foreign-exchange trading
By BBR Staff Writer
Major banks including Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse Group are intending to levy charges on clients for foreign-exchange trades at the '4 pm' fix.
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