Wednesday, 20 February 2019


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China pledges more support for banks' perpetual bond issues

19 February 2019

(Reuters) China will provide further support for banks’ perpetual bond issuance, including examining ways to broaden the investor base for such bonds, to help boost lending in the economy, a vice central bank governor said on Tuesday.

Danske Bank

EU bank watchdog probes Danske regulators over alleged Estonia failings

19 February 2019

Danish and Estonian regulators are being investigated by the European Union’s banking watchdog over a possible breach of EU law relating to alleged money-laundering at Danske Bank.

Banco Popular

EU regulator sets out bank resolution valuation guidelines

19 February 2019

The European Union’s Single Resolution Board has set out details of how it expects accountants and other experts to value banks that might need to be resolved, or those that have been.


AT1 market shrugs off Santander debacle

IFR 2271 16 February to 22 February 2019

The bank capital market brushed off Banco Santander’s unprecedented decision to extend an Additional Tier 1 bond last week, but the bank’s reputation among investors was left in tatters after a controversial and confusing sequence of decisions.

Commerzbank moving 40 as Brexit costs build for banks

IFR 2271 16 February to 22 February 2019

Germany’s Commerzbank is moving about 40 staff from London to Continental Europe in the next two months as it prepares for Brexit.