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Dijsselbloem rejects calls for looser banking rules

AMSTERDAM Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem rejected calls for banking union regulations to be loosened after weeks of falling bank shares, saying new European bail-in rules had caused investors to look "more critically" at risks born by banks.

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Greek PM says differences between lenders delaying bailout review: paper

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that differences between the country's international lenders over its pension reform plans are delaying the first review of its latest financial bailout.

13 Feb 2016

U.S., UK likely to charge multiple banks in Libor rigging: WSJ

WASHINGTON American and British regulators are likely to charge several banks with rigging interest rates, including Citigroup, the third-largest U.S. bank, and London-based HSBC Holdings, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Loeb says Third Point raised short bets to avoid losses

BOSTON Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb has told clients his firm has taken more defensive bets in the face of tumbling markets by dramatically increasing its short positions, which helped Third Point avoid "calamitous" losses last year.

12 Feb 2016

Exclusive: Boeing nears decision to self-fund more F/A-18 fighters

WASHINGTON Boeing Co is nearing a decision to invest "a significant amount" to keep a F/A-18E/F fighter jet production line in St. Louis running as it waits for the U.S. government to approve a delayed order by Kuwait for 28 jets, a senior executive said.

12 Feb 2016

Google says will not participate in 2016 U.S. airwaves auction

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google will not participate in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's upcoming auction of broadcast airwaves that can help the wireless industry improve coverage, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday.

12 Feb 2016

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