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U.S. firm FIS buys Worldpay for $35 billion in payments deal bonanza

Mar 18 2019

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RBS says 50 billion euros-plus of cross-border payments threatened by Brexit

Feb 15 2019

LONDON The political turmoil surrounding Britain's departure from the European Union threatens Royal Bank of Scotland's ability to clear more than 50 billion euros ($56 billion) per day in cross-border payments, the bank said on Friday.

RBS says 50 billion euros-plus of cross-border payments threatened by Brexit

Feb 15 2019

LONDON The political turmoil surrounding Britain's departure from the European Union threatens Royal Bank of Scotland's ability to clear more than 50 billion euros (44.08 billion pounds) per day in cross-border payments, the bank said on Friday.

HSBC picks company veteran John Flint as new chief executive

Oct 12 2017

LONDON HSBC has chosen John Flint as its next chief executive, with its newly arrived chairman promoting an insider to drive revenue growth at Europe's biggest bank. | Video

UK banks might become test bed in fight against cyber attacks

Sep 26 2017

LONDON Britain's banks may have to comply with the world's first set of rules for coping with cyber attacks and other outages, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Tuesday.

Bank of England braced for 130 license applications before Brexit

Sep 26 2017

LONDON The Bank of England expects 130 financial firms from across Europe to apply for licenses to continue operating in Britain after Brexit, its Deputy Governor Sam Woods said.

StanChart CEO says Gulf rift puts Dubai finance hub at risk

Aug 07 2017

LONDON The boss of Standard Chartered has warned that Dubai risks damaging its status as a financial center as a result of the trade boycott of Qatar by a Saudi-led bloc, which includes the United Arab Emirates.

After $50 billion deal spree, China's HNA moves to clear ownership concerns

Jul 24 2017

LONDON Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has pushed back against media reports that it faces mounting pressure from bankers and regulators, even as it announced a shareholding shake-up in a bid to quash concerns over its ownership.

China's HNA CEO denies banks scaling back credit

Jul 24 2017

LONDON HNA Group CEO Adam Tan has pushed back against media reports that the Chinese aviation-to-financial services conglomerate faces mounting pressure from its bankers and regulators, even as the pace of its acquisitions slows.

INTERVIEW-China's HNA CEO denies banks scaling back credit

Jul 24 2017

LONDON, July 24 HNA Group CEO Adam Tan has pushed back against media reports that the Chinese aviation-to-financial services conglomerate faces mounting pressure from its bankers and regulators, even as the pace of its acquisitions slows.

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