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Number of EU banks down in 2013: ECB

Number of EU banks down in 2013: ECB

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:57

The number of domestic banks and credit institutions in Europe and the eurozone declined in 2013, confirming a downtrend seen for a number of years, new data showed on Friday.

EU banks watchdog advises lenders to shun bitcoins

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 20:33

Bitcoin started circulating in 2009, and acceptance has been growing as more merchants allow customers to pay for goods and services in the currency.

EU unveils long-awaited reform of 'too-big-to-fail' banks

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 18:22

The EU unveiled long-awaited plans to rein in the "too-big-to-fail" banks Wednesday in what the bloc said was the final step towards preventing a repetition of the 2008 banking crisis.

EU divisions open up on defence front after key bank deal

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 02:23

European Union leaders met Thursday for their last summit of the year, taking a giant leap to put the economic crises behind them with a bank deal, but not at one over a vision of a common defence.

EU fines 6 major banks $2.3 bn for rate-rigging

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 18:32

The European Union imposed a record 1.7 billion euros (USD 2.3 billion) in fines on six institutions on Wednesday for rigging key interest rates that affect vast sums of money around the world.

ECB to begin bank stress tests under new role

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 18:15

The European Central Bank said Wednesday it will start next month to check the balance sheets of 124 eurozone banks and "stress-test" them before it becomes the sector`s supervisor next year.

EU finance ministers to agree new bank supervisor system

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 18:25

EU finance ministers were set Tuesday to take a key step towards a new bank regulatory framework with final clearance of a single supervisor regime.

EU regulators seek tax transparency from companies

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 13:01

The detailed reporting requirements that EU banks will face starting in 2015 should be extended to non-financial firms, Commissioner Michel Barnier said Thursday in Amsterdam.

EU banks told to fill 115 bn euro capital hole

Last Updated: Friday, December 09, 2011, 00:18

Europe's banks must increase their capital by 114.7 billion euros, more than predicted two months ago, to make them strong enough to withstand the euro zone debt crisis and restore investor confidence, Europe's banking watchdog said on Thursday.

Central banks expand dollar operations

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 09:54

Major central banks around the world will cooperate to offer three-month US dollar loans to commercial banks in order to prevent money markets from freezing up in the wake of Europe's sovereign debt crisis.

EU to track bankers earning a million euros or more

Last Updated: Friday, July 29, 2011, 00:22

Top banks in the European Union will have to tell their supervisors how many staff earn more than a million euros a year, draft proposals showed on Thursday.