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US Regulators Considering Slashing Proposed Capital Hike for Big Banks: Report

The Federal Reserve and two other US regulators are reportedly considering a new plan to reduce a nearly 20% mandated increase in capital for the country's largest banks.

US Banks See Loan Demand Drop, Fed Survey Says

US banks have observed a fresh decline in loan demand for industrial purposes and household demand for credit during the first quarter of the year, according to a Federal Reserve survey...

Australia's Macquarie Bank Terminating Cash Transactions in All Branches as It Shifts to Fully Digital Banking Services

Australia's Macquarie Bank will eliminate the use of cash at its branches later this month as part of its transition to a fully digital offering...

Warren Buffett-Backed Capital One to Buy Discover Financial in $35 Billion Deal

Warren Buffett-backed Capital One is set to acquire US credit card issuer Discover Financial Services in an all-stock deal valued at $35.3 billion...

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China's central bank announced interest rate reform.
Recent Ukrainian court practice deemed to affect commercial transactions
Recent Ukrainian court practice was deemed to affect commercial transactions.
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PacTrust Bancorp's merger is “unique to Southern California,” according to Robert Franko, PacTrust Bank President and CEO.
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Pacific Potash engages Ocean Capital's services to secure funds
Pacific Potash engaged Ocean Capital's services to secure funds.
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