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BankIslami Pakistan secures approval to study KASB Bank purchase
By BBR Staff Writer
State Bank of Pakistan has granted approval to BankIslami Pakistan to conduct due diligence of the KASB Bank for its acquisition and merger.
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Enhanced low-cost and no-cost banking services now available to Canadians
To support the Government of Canada’s guidelines on low-cost and no-cost bank accounts that are coming into force today, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has updated its Account Selector tool.
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US Federal Reserve grants waiver to RBS from onerous rule for overseas banks
The US Federal Reserve has granted a waiver to the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) from stringent rules, which will come into effect from 2016 for foreign banks.
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CCFS to launch new bank in UK
By BBR Staff Writer
Charter Court Financial Services (CCFS) is set to launch the new Charter Savings Bank in early 2015 in the UK after receiving approval for its banking licence by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).
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UK banks urged to submit initial plan on ring-fencing activities to Bank of England
By BBR Staff Writer
The Bank of England had set a deadline for the UK's biggest banks to submit initial proposals on separating their retail and investment banking activities in order to protect taxpayers from the banks' riskier investment activities.
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UK regulator to fine Banco Espírito Santo’s investment banking unit in London
By BBR Staff Writer
Portuguese lender Banco Espírito Santo’s (BES) investment banking unit in London will be fined by the UK’s financial regulator for violating listing rules.
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MEPs secure deal to cap card payment fees
The fees that banks charge retailers to process shoppers’ payments should be capped under uniform rules across in the EU folloing a deal struck by Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and Council negotiators.
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BTG Pactual’s Chilean unit secures license to initiate banking operations
By BBR Staff Writer
The Chilean unit of independent investment bank Grupo BTG Pactual has secured a permanent banking license from Chile's banking and financial institutions regulator SBIF. This would enable the unit to initiate banking activities in the country by the end of January 2015.
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UK government to sell stake in Lloyds Banking Group
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK government is set to sell more of its shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group and plans to return the group to private ownership and get taxpayers’ money back.
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NBS licenses Mirabank from UAE
The NBS Executive Board has licensed today "Mirabank akcionarsko društvo Beograd", thereby completing the second phase of the bank founding process.
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UK banks to offer free-of-charge basic bank accounts
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK government is all set to announce the details pertaining to new free-of-charge basic bank accounts in order to help people manage their money without the fear of running up an overdraft.
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Chinese banking regulator approves Tencent’s proposal to start banking operations
By BBR Staff Writer
The China Banking and Regulatory Commission has given its approval to internet firm Tencent’s proposal to commence banking operations.
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Holland Clearing House receives EMIR authorisation
Intercontinental Exchange has announced today that De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank, DNB) has approved the Holland Clearing House as a central counterparty in accordance with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
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EU may give up measure to separate bank trading activities
By BBR Staff Writer
The European Union may give up the controversial measure to force banks to keep high-risk trading activities separate from their main businesses following concerns raised by some member states and the European Central Bank (ECB).
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GE announces sale of Polish banking unit
By BBR Staff Writer
General Electric (GE) has announced the sale of 1.47m shares of its Polish banking unit Bank BPH at PLN42.5 ($13) per share.
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