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Wednesday Apr 16 | Reuters

Europe's top banks shed 2 tln euros as regulatory belt tightens

Europe's top 30 banks cut assets by 2 trillion euros last year and are set to cut them again in 2014 as regulatory pressure prompts investment banks to shrink and retail banks sell some of their loans into a rising market.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wednesday Apr 16 | The Washington Post

Credit Suisse Net Falls 34% on Lower Investment Bank Profit

Credit Suisse Group AG, the second- biggest Swiss bank, said first-quarter profit fell 34 percent as earnings at the investment bank dropped.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Credit Suisse Group, Credit Suisse Asset Mnagement Income Fund, Financial Services, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services

Wednesday Apr 16 | Wall Street Journal

Credit Suisse Profit Misses Forecasts

Credit Suisse Group AG's delivered a disappointing profit figure for the first quarter, as the Swiss lender was weighed down by the performance of its investment bank.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Credit Suisse Group, Banking, Financial Services

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business News

UBS accused of selling 'rotten' sausage meat

UBS failed to properly disclose risks it took with Swatch Group's funds and should be held responsible for the losses that followed, the watchmaker argued in a Swiss court.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bloomberg

Credit Suisse Returns Lag as Dougan Keeps Debt Trading

Credit Suisse Group AG Chief Executive Officer Brady Dougan could take a lesson from Zurich neighbor UBS AG as he seeks to boost his company's stock: scale down the investment bank.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Washington Post

UBS Chairman Weber Sees Leverage-Ratio Rules Tightening Globally

International and Swiss regulators probably will ask banks to hold more capital in relation to total assets after the U.S. raised leverage-ratio requirements for the biggest lenders, UBS AG Chairman Axel Weber said.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

MSN Money

Do young investors put too much trust in cash?

Younger investors may have drawn the right conclusion about the great financial crisis - that they were scammed - but their defensive reaction will simply add self-inflicted wounds to existing injuries.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking, Financial Markets

Mon Apr 07, 2014

GlobeNewswire

DGAP-AFR: UBS Preferred Funding (Jersey) Ltd.: Announcement according ...

AFR: UBS Preferred Funding Ltd.: Announcement according to Articles 37v, 37w, 37x et seqq.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services

Reuters

New Zealand says bank probe related to possible FX manipulation

New Zealand's Commerce Commission said on Monday that its recent investigation of banks in New Zealand was related to the possibility of foreign exchange rate manipulation.

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Related Topix: Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Reuters

Holcim, Lafarge agree to create cement giant

Lafarge shareholders will receive one Holcim share for every Lafarge share held, with the combined group to be based in Switzerland and listed in Zurich and Paris, the companies said in a joint statement on Monday.

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Related Topix: Construction, Lafarge SA, Financial Services, Banking

Bloomberg

Lawsky Said to Probe Credit Suisse Role in Tax Evasion

New York's top banking regulator is investigating whether Credit Suisse Group AG's private banking practices resulted in the evasion of state taxes, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Tax, Alexandria, VA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Carl Levin

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Financial Planning

Credit Suisse Restates 4Q Loss on U.S. Provision

Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Services, 9

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Credit Suisse increases provision for U.S. tax deal

Credit Suisse has increased the funds it has set aside to settle a U.S. tax dispute and avoid prosecution for helping wealthy Americans to hide their money from the taxman.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking, US News

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Detroit wins approval of $120 million loan for police cars

Detroit won court approval to issue $120 million in bonds to pay for emergency vehicles and basic services while it prepares for a court battle with creditors over how to reduce $18 billion in debt.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Banking, Financial Services, Bank of America, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services

Business Wire

UBS Declares Coupon Payments on Thirteen ETRACS Exchange-Traded Notes

The relevant coupon information is provided in the table below: * "Current Yield " equals the current Coupon Amount, multiplied by four , divided by the closing price of the ETN on its current Coupon Valuation Date, or, if the closing price is not available on that date, then the previous available closing price, and rounded to two decimal places ... (more)

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking

The Washington Post

UBS Said Poised to Receive EU Immunity in Currency Rigging Probe

UBS AG is poised to receive immunity from European Union currency-rigging fines after it was the first to approach regulators in the probe, according to a person with knowledge of the case.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-UBS says board member Frey will not stand for reelection

UBS AG said on Tuesday that board member Rainer-Marc Frey will not stand for reelection at the Swiss bank's May 7 shareholders meeting because of professional commitments elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Business Wire

Change in the UBS Board of Directors

Publication of agenda items for the Annual General Meeting on May 7, 2014 and submission of the amended Articles of Association for shareholders' approval Rainer-Marc Frey will not stand for re-election to the UBS Board of Directors at the next Annual General Meeting.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services, 9

Reuters

Deutsche puts FX sales director in London on leave: source

Deutsche Bank AG, the world's largest currency trader, has placed on leave a director of institutional foreign exchange sales as part of an internal investigation into potential exchange rate manipulation, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services

TheStreet.com

The Deal: European Stocks Up as Banks and Miners Rise

LONDON -- European markets opened up Monday, with financial services and mining companies generally opening on a positive note.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, Banking, Business News

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