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ECB details criteria for upcoming bank tests
The European Central Bank will press banks to revalue their assets and take a more realistic view on likely losses when it probes their balance sheets in coming months.
Forex investigation 'extremely serious' - Carney
The alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets is "as serious as" the Libor rate rigging scandal that rocked the financial sector, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said.
Regulator representative continues Anglo evidence
The former prudential director of the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority has told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court that consideration was given by the authority to trying to get the two main Irish banks to take over Seán Quinn's interest in Anglo Irish Bank.
Sports Direct proposes £65m share bonus for Ashley
Sports Direct has today outlined plans to hand its founder and deputy chairman Mike Ashley a share bonus worth around £65m.
Zurich Insurance to cut up to 800 jobs worldwide
Zurich Insurance Group has announced a three-year restructuring plan that could result in the cutting of up to 800 jobs around the world.
Decision tomorrow on SIPTU aviation strike
The High Court has reserved its judgment in a case taken by the Dublin Airport Authority and Ryanair seeking to prevent SIPTU's planned four-hour strike on Friday.
Hibernia Reit buys New Century House in IFSC
Hibernia REIT has agreed a deal to buy New Century House in Dublin's International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) for ?47m.
CEO of Britain's Co-Op Group resigns
Britain's Co-operative Group has announced the resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland, throwing the troubled mutual into a fresh crisis.
NDRC launches finance-focused accelerator
The Government-funded organisation that helps technology start ups has launched a new programme aimed at budding businesses developing software for the financial services industry.
German trade surplus down in January
German exports and imports surged in January at the fastest pace in nearly two years, data showed today.
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Co-op accepts chief's resignation
The Co-operative Group accepts the resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland, and names his replacement as chief financial officer Richard Pennycook.
Bank in shake-up after rate criticism
The Bank of England will tighten its governance after criticism of its response to claims of manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
Italy's biggest bank in record loss
UniCredit, Italy's biggest bank by assets, reports a record 14bn-euro (£11.7bn; $19bn) loss for 2013 and plans to cut 8,500 jobs.
NY plans 'regulated' Bitcoin exchanges
New York's financial regulator calls on firms to submit proposals to set up 'regulated' exchanges for digital currencies like Bitcoin.
EU offers Kiev $700m in trade breaks
The EU offers Ukraine trade breaks worth nearly 500m euros ($694m; £417m) to stabilise its economy, as Russia tightens its military grip on Crimea.
RMT union leader Bob Crow dies
General secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union Bob Crow dies aged 52 of a suspected heart attack.
US investors buy Man Utd shares
US investment firm Baron Capital buys a quarter of all Manchester United shares available for sale on the New York Stock Exchange
Carney says RBS move a 'possibility'
The governor of the Bank of England tells MPs it is "a distinct possibility" that RBS would have to relocate to England if Scotland votes for independence.
Mike Ashley in line for £65m payout
The UK's biggest sports retailer, Sports Direct, plans to give founder Mike Ashley a share bonus worth some £65m.
GM recall faces US investigation
A US congressional committee says it is investigating General Motors' recall of nearly 1.6 million vehicles over faulty ignition switches.
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Ashley to get Sports Direct bonus if targets met
Sports Direct is to hand its founder Mike Ashley a shares windfall worth a potential £65 million ? as long as the retailer keeps up its rapid growth.
Germany?s trade surplus narrows
Germany?s trade surplus narrowed in January, as an increase in exports from Europe?s largest economy was more than offset by a rise in imports.
Co-operative Group CEO 'offers resignation'
Co-operative Group chief executive Euan Sutherland has reportedly offered to quit, saying the business is ?ungovernable?.
Competition fears over SME lending in the UK
The UK?s major banks are facing another inquiry after regulators highlighted their fears about the market for lending to small and medium-sized (SME) firms.
Monitor shows fall off in numbers seeking professional roles
The number of people seeking professional jobs in Ireland is down 24% since last year.
NTMA announces 10-year bond auction for Thursday
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has announced that it will hold a bond auction on Thursday.
Japan's deficit up and growth falls
Japan racked up a record current account deficit in January, and lowered its growth estimate for the October-December quarter in the latest sign of hardships for the world?s third-largest economy.
Rivals to merge and base largest global banana firm in Ireland
Tropical fruit supplier Fyffes is to merge with US-based rival Chiquita in a deal creating the world?s largest banana company, which will be based in Ireland.
ISME: More small businesses being refused bank loans
The Government is being urged to re-introduce rules that force banks to lend to small businesses.
Construction seeing signs of recovery
The battered construction sector has shown further signs of recovery with the number of new orders picking up pace last month, research has indicated.
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