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Europe ends nearly 3% higher as oil, miners soar

CNBC - ‎4 hours ago‎
Anglo American was Europe's best performing stock, closing over 18 percent higher, as investors bought on the dip after the price came under pressure earlier this week.
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Deutsche Bank to buy back more than $5B in bonds

CNBC - ‎8 hours ago‎
Deutsche Bank will buy back more than $5 billion in senior debt, it said in a statement on Friday. The lender said it would launch a tender for euro-denominated unsecured bonds worth 3 billion euros ($3.38 billion) and a tender for dollar-denominated ...
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Bank selling is 'ridiculous'-time to buy: Trader

CNBC - ‎11 hours ago‎
Has the deep dive in bank stocks finally made these names attractive enough to buy? Banks have been beleaguered this year by concerns over continued low interest rates and exposure to energy loans.
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Have Battered Banks Gotten Too Cheap? Jamie Dimon Thinks So, Buys JPMorgan Shares

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
To hear JPMorgan Chase JPM +8.33% tell it, the U.S. economy looks pretty good and the bloodbath in the oil market over the last year-plus isn't causing any undue pressure on its balance sheet.
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Investor fears converge on bank stocks as sell-off spreads

The Globe and Mail - ‎22 hours ago‎
Fearful investors have turned to the health of the global banking system as the latest fixation in a market frenzy that continues to escalate.
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US Bank Selloff Eases For Now

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The KBW Nasdaq Bank Index is up 2.8% shortly after the opening bell, compared with a 1% rise in the S&P 500. J.P.Morgan Chase & Co.
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Central bank medicine becoming 'poison': Expert

CNBC - ‎4 hours ago‎
In an effort to boost financial markets, global central banks have sapped their momentum even more, one market watcher contended Friday.
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A China bank crisis? Not so fast, Deutsche Bank says

CNBC - ‎13 hours ago‎
Prominent hedge fund manager Kyle Bass' call that a China banking crisis is imminent is already getting push-back, with Deutsche Bank calling it unlikely and exaggerated. "We think the article basically referred to a hard-landing scenario, for which ...

Bank of Canada Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Bank of Canada - ‎3 hours ago‎
“It has become increasingly clear that solving the policy challenges of tomorrow requires diverse, innovative points of view and new ways of thinking,” said Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz. “We are pleased to help support the next generation ...
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MarketsEuropean bank stocks flying; Commerzbank up 16.9%

Financial Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Deutsche Bank, the focus of much market attention this week, has also rebounded as investors in European banks breath a sigh of relief.

Just How Worried Should We Be About a Bank Bust?

Fortune - ‎1 hour ago‎
What's more, all six of the nation's biggest banks are now trading for less than their book value, suggesting that, once again, investors don't trust bank books. Citigroup C 7.05% , for instance, is now trading at 50% of its book value, a sign that ...

Deutsche Bank to Buy Back $5.4 Billion in Debt

Wall Street Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
Deutsche Bank AG said it would buy back $5.4 billion of its debt, in a move designed to bolster investor confidence in the German lender's finances and in the value of its securities.
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Battered Bank Stocks Reflect Not Just Jitters, but Mistrust

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Clearly, the decline in bank shares reflects turmoil in the commodities markets, the economic downturn in China and renewed banking troubles in Europe. How much these woes will damage big banks' balance sheets and income statements remains ...

Bank of England Eyes Ways to Open Its Cash Facilities to Islamic Banks

Wall Street Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Bank of England said Friday that it is looking at ways to throw open its cash facilities to Islamic banks, a move that would make it the first of the world's major central banks to offer such a service. The proposals, contained in a public ...
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Anger at £5billion bank bonus bonanza despite succession of scandals - ‎33 minutes ago‎
HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland will reveal another round of rich rewards for staff over the coming weeks, alongside their annual results.
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Asian shares slip as bank fears add to global gloom

The Globe and Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
Asian shares slipped on Friday as mounting concerns about the health of European banks further threatened a global economic outlook already under strain from falling oil prices and slowdown in China and other emerging markets.

In China, Fraud Adds to Bank-Stock Volatility

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Neither bank has elaborated but analysts took note of the brief stock-market statements to remind investors of the risks of fraud in China's financial system.
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Martins Bank in Liverpool which hid the nation's gold in WW2 to become luxury hotel

Daily Mail - ‎13 hours ago‎
Step inside the incredible art-deco bank set to become a luxury hotel - which once held most of Britain's gold during World War II.
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Bank sell-off casts shadow on Europe's fragile recovery

Reuters - ‎10 hours ago‎
It may also undo some of what the European Central Bank has been trying to do to increase bank lending an pump up inflation via spending.
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US Stocks Stage Strong Rally, But End Week in the Red

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
A rally in recently battered commodities and banking shares lifted stocks Friday, but traders and analysts groused that they didn't expect the latest bounce to last.