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Financial Planning.com
Barclays Hacks Its Own Systems to Find Holes Before Criminals Do(Bloomberg) -- Barclays is hacking its own computer systems to stay a step ahea
Barclays Hacks Its Own Systems to Find Holes Before Criminals Do
Financial Planning.com / Posted yesterday
(Bloomberg) -- Barclays is hacking its own computer systems to stay a step ahead of the criminals. Troels Oerting, who joined as chief information security officer in February, set up a so-called red team in recent weeks to attack the digital... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cybercrime: Barclays puts ‘red team’ to workREUTERSA branch of Barclays bank in Canary Wharf, London. Picture: Olivia Harri
Cybercrime: Barclays puts ‘red team’ to work
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
REUTERSA branch of Barclays bank in Canary Wharf, London. Picture: Olivia Harris London - Barclays is hacking its own computer systems to stay a step ahead of the criminals. Troels Oerting, who joined as chief information security officer in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Money rigging inquiry widensWASHINGTON -- U.S. prosecutors have expanded their investigation of currency-ma
Money rigging inquiry widens
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON -- U.S. prosecutors have expanded their investigation of currency-market manipulation by some of the world's largest banks to include the Russian ruble and Brazilian real, according to two people familiar with the matter. The Justice... Read more
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TribLIVE
Roundup: Gasoline prices down nearly a dime in Pittsburgh area; BNY Mellon names markets group president; moreGasoline down nearly a dime in Pittsburgh region The price of gasoline posted
Roundup: Gasoline prices down nearly a dime in Pittsburgh area; BNY Mellon names markets group president; more
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Gasoline down nearly a dime in Pittsburgh region The price of gasoline posted its largest drop of the year as summer demand declined and a Midwest refinerywent back online. The average price in Western Pennsylvania fell nearly 10 cents to $2.60 per... Read more
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Swissinfo
Currency Probe by U.S. Said to Expand to Russia, Brazil Trades(Bloomberg) -- U.S. prosecutors have expanded their probe of currency-market ma
Currency Probe by U.S. Said to Expand to Russia, Brazil Trades
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. prosecutors have expanded their probe of currency-market manipulation by some of the world’s largest banks to include the Russian ruble and Brazilian real, according to two people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department... Read more
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Swissinfo
RBS Swiss Private Bank Coutts Loses $59 Million Amid Sale to UBP(Bloomberg) -- Coutts & Co. AG, the Swiss unit of the international private ban
RBS Swiss Private Bank Coutts Loses $59 Million Amid Sale to UBP
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Coutts & Co. AG, the Swiss unit of the international private bank being sold by Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, reported a first half loss of 57.1 million Swiss francs ($59.5 million). The loss, which compares with a profit of 23.5... Read more
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Providence Business News
U.S. puts Deutsche Bank, UBS, RBS pension businesses on noticeNEW YORK - Three global banks are in danger of losing their ability to manage p
U.S. puts Deutsche Bank, UBS, RBS pension businesses on notice
Providence Business News / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK - Three global banks are in danger of losing their ability to manage pension funds in the U.S., as the Department of Labor wrestles with how to hold financial institutions accountable for criminal misconduct. The Labor Department, in... Read more
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International Business Times
Market round-up: FTSE 100 not out of the woods, falls on low investor confidence The FTSE sank Wednesday after making a slight recovery from losing £74bn ($114.
Market round-up: FTSE 100 not out of the woods, falls on low investor confidence
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
The FTSE sank Wednesday after making a slight recovery from losing £74bn ($114.5bn) in value in a single day of trading Monday. Fears remain over China's economic slowdown after bargain hunters tried to scoop up deals Tuesday. "China's interest rate... Read more
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Swissinfo
Barclays Pressing Swiss Private Bankers to Double Client Assets(Bloomberg) -- The new head of Barclays Plc’s Swiss unit is pushing private ban
Barclays Pressing Swiss Private Bankers to Double Client Assets
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The new head of Barclays Plc’s Swiss unit is pushing private bankers in Geneva and Zurich to double client assets in four years as international competitors exit the world’s largest hub for offshore wealth. James Buchanan-Michaelson,... Read more
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Market Watch
RSA gets revised $8.8 billion bid from ZurichRSA Insurance Group PLC said Tuesday it has received a revised offer from Swiss
RSA gets revised $8.8 billion bid from Zurich
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
RSA Insurance Group PLC said Tuesday it has received a revised offer from Swiss peer Zurich Insurance Group AG that values the U.K. firm at around GBP5.63 billion ($8.83 billion), which it will be willing to recommend to its shareholders. Zurich,... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s IDR at 'BBB+'; Outlook Remains StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the long-term and short-t
Fitch Affirms Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s IDR at 'BBB+'; Outlook Remains Stable
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the long-term and short-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) and its subsidiaries at 'BBB+' and 'F2', respectively. The Rating Outlook is Stable. CFG's... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Arab Bank Settles NY Fed Court Case over Hamas Terror AttacksJordan's Arab Bank agrees to an out-of-court settlement with U.S. citizens over
Arab Bank Settles NY Fed Court Case over Hamas Terror Attacks
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 days ago
Jordan's Arab Bank agrees to an out-of-court settlement with U.S. citizens over fiscal liability for Hamas terrorist attacks. U.S. dollars and justice.Photo Credit: Image courtesy of Shurat Hadin Jordan’s Arab Bank Plc has agreed to an out-of-court... Read more
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Times of Malta
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements ‘rise past $2 billion’Investors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with nine banks ov
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements ‘rise past $2 billion’
Times of Malta / Posted 19 days ago
Investors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with nine banks over claims of price-rigging in the foreign exchange market, and are continuing to pursue claims against seven other banks, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said. HSBC Holdings... Read more
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Business Insurance
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 billion(Reuters) — Investors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with n
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 billion
Business Insurance / Posted 20 days ago
(Reuters) — Investors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with nine banks over claims of price-rigging in the foreign exchange market, and are continuing to pursue claims against seven other banks, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said... Read more
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Providence Business News
RBS joins BofA in $2B foreign exchange-fix settlementNEW YORK - HSBC Holdings PLC, Barclays PLC and three other banks agreed to sett
RBS joins BofA in $2B foreign exchange-fix settlement
Providence Business News / Posted 20 days ago
NEW YORK - HSBC Holdings PLC, Barclays PLC and three other banks agreed to settle U.S. investor lawsuits tied to the currency-rigging scandal, bringing the total so far to more than $2 billion across nine firms. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., BNP Paribas... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 billion - lawyerU.S. one dollar bills blow near the Andalusian capital of Seville in this photo
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 billion - lawyer
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. one dollar bills blow near the Andalusian capital of Seville in this photo illustration taken on November 16, 2014. NEW YORK Investors have recovered more than $2 billion (1.28 billion pounds) in settlements with nine banks over claims of... Read more
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Business Insider
Investors have recovered more than $2 billion from banks over price-riggingInvestors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with nine banks ov
Investors have recovered more than $2 billion from banks over price-rigging
Business Insider / Posted 20 days ago
Investors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with nine banks over claims of price-rigging in the foreign exchange market, and are continuing to pursue claims against seven other banks, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said Thursday. HSBC... Read more
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The Star
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 blnNEW YORK: Investors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with nin
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 bln
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
NEW YORK: Investors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with nine banks over claims of price-rigging in the foreign exchange market, and are continuing to pursue claims against seven other banks, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said... Read more
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Reuters
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 billion: lawyerU.S. one dollar bills blow near the Andalusian capital of Seville in this photo
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 billion: lawyer
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. one dollar bills blow near the Andalusian capital of Seville in this photo illustration taken on November 16, 2014. NEW YORK Investors have recovered more than $2 billion in settlements with nine banks over claims of price-rigging in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past US$2 billion: lawyerNEW YORK: Investors have recovered more than US$2 billion in settlements with n
Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past US$2 billion: lawyer
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
NEW YORK: Investors have recovered more than US$2 billion in settlements with nine banks over claims of price-rigging in the foreign exchange market, and are continuing to pursue claims against seven other banks, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said... Read more
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Swissinfo
Coutts Millionaires Make Asia Private Bank Profitable, UBP Says(Bloomberg) -- Union Bancaire Privee, the Swiss private bank and asset manager,
Coutts Millionaires Make Asia Private Bank Profitable, UBP Says
Swissinfo / Posted 24 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Union Bancaire Privee, the Swiss private bank and asset manager, will lean on its acquisition of Coutts International to spur growth in Asia, where it’s making a loss from serving millionaire clients. After building a profitable... Read more
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Swissinfo
‘Boring’ Zurich Makes Investors Impatient as Senn Eyes RSA(Bloomberg) -- Martin Senn, Zurich Insurance Group AG’s chief executive officer
‘Boring’ Zurich Makes Investors Impatient as Senn Eyes RSA
Swissinfo / Posted 27 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Martin Senn, Zurich Insurance Group AG’s chief executive officer, is considering a bid for RSA Insurance Group Plc, one of the U.K.’s biggest insurers, after a cost-cutting program failed to revive returns for shareholders. Investors... Read more
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Swissinfo
RSA Profit Beats Estimates as Zurich Considers Bid(Corrects to show profit was for first half in lead paragraph.) (Bloomberg) --
RSA Profit Beats Estimates as Zurich Considers Bid
Swissinfo / Posted 28 days ago
(Corrects to show profit was for first half in lead paragraph.) (Bloomberg) -- RSA Insurance Group Plc, the subject of a potential takeover bid by Zurich Insurance Group AG, reported a jump in first-half profit that beat analyst estimates and... Read more
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Swissinfo
RSA First-Half Profit Beat Estimates as Zurich Considers Bid(Bloomberg) -- RSA Insurance Group Plc, the subject of a potential takeover bid
RSA First-Half Profit Beat Estimates as Zurich Considers Bid
Swissinfo / Posted 28 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- RSA Insurance Group Plc, the subject of a potential takeover bid by Zurich Insurance Group AG, reported a jump in second-half profit that beat analyst estimates and restored the interim dividend. Operating profit rose 84 percent to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Rain Man' Hayes loses last Libor gambleThe first to stand trial for manipulating Libor, Tom Hayes was sentenced to 14
'Rain Man' Hayes loses last Libor gamble
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
The first to stand trial for manipulating Libor, Tom Hayes was sentenced to 14 years in prison after being found guilty of conspiracy to rig the benchmark rate. Photo / Bloomberg News, Simon Dawson The journey that led Tom Hayes to a drab courthouse... Read more
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iol.co.za
Russia attempts to avoid routREUTERSA general view of central Moscow as seen in this Reuters file photo. Mo
Russia attempts to avoid rout
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
REUTERSA general view of central Moscow as seen in this Reuters file photo. Moscow - Russia’s central bank may pick up where it left off earlier this year to avert another run on the ruble. To take the pressure off the currency, the Bank of Russia... Read more
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Market Watch
U.K. government sells 5.4% stake in RBSLONDON--The U.K. government on Tuesday said it had sold a 5.4% stake in Royal B
U.K. government sells 5.4% stake in RBS
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
LONDON--The U.K. government on Tuesday said it had sold a 5.4% stake in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, raising GBP2.08 billion ($3.24 billion) and kicking off a long-awaited privatization of the lender. UK Financial Investments Ltd., the body... Read more
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Market Watch
U.K. government sells 5.4% of RBSLONDON--UK Financial Investments Ltd. said Tuesday it has sold 5.4% of the issu
U.K. government sells 5.4% of RBS
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
LONDON--UK Financial Investments Ltd. said Tuesday it has sold 5.4% of the issued shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC at 330 pence, raising 2.08 billion pounds ($3.25 billion) for the treasury. Following the sale HM Treasury's economic... Read more
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WA Today
Flat open ahead of RBA callLocal shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday'
Flat open ahead of RBA call
WA Today / Posted 30 days ago
Local shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday's Reserve Bank policy meeting. What you need2know SPI futures down 2pts to 5611 AUD at 72.76 US cents, 90.36 Japanese yen, 66.48 Euro cents and 46.75 British pence On... Read more
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The Age
Flat open ahead of RBA callLocal shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday'
Flat open ahead of RBA call
The Age / Posted 30 days ago
Local shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday's Reserve Bank policy meeting. What you need2know SPI futures down 2pts to 5611 AUD at 72.76 US cents, 90.36 Japanese yen, 66.48 Euro cents and 46.75 British pence On... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Flat open ahead of RBA callLocal shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday'
Flat open ahead of RBA call
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Local shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday's Reserve Bank policy meeting. What you need2know SPI futures down 2pts to 5611 AUD at 72.76 US cents, 90.36 Japanese yen, 66.48 Euro cents and 46.75 British pence On... Read more
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Canberra Times
Flat open ahead of RBA callLocal shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday'
Flat open ahead of RBA call
Canberra Times / Posted 30 days ago
Local shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday's Reserve Bank policy meeting. What you need2know SPI futures down 2pts to 5611 AUD at 72.76 US cents, 90.36 Japanese yen, 66.48 Euro cents and 46.75 British pence On... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Flat open ahead of RBA callLocal shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday'
Flat open ahead of RBA call
Brisbane Times / Posted 30 days ago
Local shares are poised to open flat, with investors firmly focused on Tuesday's Reserve Bank policy meeting. What you need2know SPI futures down 2pts to 5611 AUD at 72.76 US cents, 90.36 Japanese yen, 66.48 Euro cents and 46.75 British pence On... Read more
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PC Advisor
DDoS Attacks Take Down RBS, Ulster Bank, and Natwest Online Systems The Royal Bank of Scotland group of banks suffered nearly a fifty minute ou
DDoS Attacks Take Down RBS, Ulster Bank, and Natwest Online Systems
PC Advisor / Posted a month ago
The Royal Bank of Scotland group of banks suffered nearly a fifty minute outage to their on-line banking systems... Read more
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Market Watch
U.K. sounds out investors over privatizing RBSAdvisors to the U.K. Treasury have sounded out investors about buying shares in
U.K. sounds out investors over privatizing RBS
Market Watch / Posted a month ago
Advisors to the U.K. Treasury have sounded out investors about buying shares in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC possibly as early as this week, as the government looks to k ick-start the privatization of the lender, according to people familiar with... Read more
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Swissinfo
Ex-UBS FX Strategists Mohi-uddin, Berry Resurface With New Roles(Bloomberg) -- Mansoor Mohi-uddin, UBS Group AG’s former global head of foreign
Ex-UBS FX Strategists Mohi-uddin, Berry Resurface With New Roles
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
(Bloomberg) -- Mansoor Mohi-uddin, UBS Group AG’s former global head of foreign-exchange strategy, and Gareth Berry, who worked with him at the Swiss bank, began new roles at two different firms in Singapore Monday. Mohi-uddin has joined Royal Bank... Read more
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Swissinfo
Zurich Insurance Said to Prepare Financing for RSA Takeover Bid(Bloomberg) -- Zurich Insurance Group AG is raising financing ahead of a possib
Zurich Insurance Said to Prepare Financing for RSA Takeover Bid
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
(Bloomberg) -- Zurich Insurance Group AG is raising financing ahead of a possible takeover offer for RSA Insurance Group that could come as early as next week, according to people familiar with the matter. The Swiss insurer is talking to banks about... Read more
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Zero Hedge
July 31Overnight Media Digest * In the trans-Atlantic rivalry for banking supremacy,
July 31
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
Overnight Media Digest * In the trans-Atlantic rivalry for banking supremacy, U.S. banks are preparing to pounce, with executives touting the gloom emanating from their European counterparts as a big opportunity to press their newfound advantage.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NatWest investigates website outage as banking customers report login problemsThe bank replied to customers assuring them that its tech team was investigatin
NatWest investigates website outage as banking customers report login problems
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
The bank replied to customers assuring them that its tech team was investigating the cause. It is not the first time the bank, which is part of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, has had trouble with its IT systems. In 2014 it was fined £56m by... Read more
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Business Standard India
Dollar set for biggest monthly gain since March on Fed optimismThe dollar is poised for its biggest monthly gain since March as the Federal Re
Dollar set for biggest monthly gain since March on Fed optimism
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
The dollar is poised for its biggest monthly gain since March as the Federal Reserve took a step closer to raising interest rates this year. The US currency strengthened against all except three of its 16 major peers after policy makers turned more... Read more
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International Business Times
Shell gains on FTSE 100 despite 6,500 job cutsSecond-quarter results from corporate heavyweights helped continue the FTSE 100
Shell gains on FTSE 100 despite 6,500 job cuts
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
Second-quarter results from corporate heavyweights helped continue the FTSE 100's upward trend on Thursday 30 July. Oil giant Shell's announcement that it is cutting 6,500 jobs and $7bn (£4.4bn, €6.4bn) in spending pushed two sets of the company's... Read more
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Zero Hedge
July 30Overnight Media Digest * Facebook Inc offered fresh evidence of its allure to
July 30
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
Overnight Media Digest * Facebook Inc offered fresh evidence of its allure to deep-pocketed big brands, as it and Google Inc increasingly take the lion's share of the fast-growing mobile advertising market. The social networking company posted a 39... Read more

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