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European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure: source

01 May 2019

FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank. | Video

RPT-European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure -source

01 May 2019

FRANKFURT, April 30 Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank.

Corruption scandal casts long shadow over Latvia

12 Apr 2019

RIGA A year after closing one of its largest banks for money laundering and the detention of its central bank governor for alleged bribery, Latvia is struggling to deal with the fallout from the corruption scandal.

Latvia pledges faster money laundering reform as pressure builds

11 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT Latvia's prime minister has promised to accelerate an overhaul of the banking sector as fears grow that money laundering scandals could single the country out as high risk, prompting Swedish lenders to leave and isolating the Baltic state.

RPT-Berlin reveals contacts with Deutsche Bank amid merger talks

10 Apr 2019

* Deutsche Bank in merger talks with state-backed Commerzbank

Berlin reveals contacts with Deutsche Bank amid merger talks

09 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank's Chief Executive had a series of meetings with Germany's deputy finance minister before and immediately after it announced merger talks with a state-backed rival, according to information revealed by the government.

ECB will ask Deutsche Bank to raise fresh funds for merger - source

05 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank will ask Deutsche Bank to raise fresh funds before it gives the go-ahead for a merger with a state-backed rival, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.

UPDATE 1-ECB will ask Deutsche Bank to raise fresh funds for merger - source

04 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT, April 4 The European Central Bank will ask Deutsche Bank to raise fresh funds before it gives the go-ahead for a merger with a state-backed rival, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.

World News

Thai exiles in fear after murders and disappearances

When members of the exiled Thai protest band Faiyen learned that the concrete-stuffed bodies of two Thai activists who had disappeared from Laos had been found in the Mekong River, they grew worried about their own fates.