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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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Emirates NBD to do bond issue.
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Jain Irrigation and State Bank of India to provide assistance to Indian farmers.
JA Solar Holdings Co to Repay Debt
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Gagfah to refinance in order to fund projects
Gagfah is refinancing maturing loans to free up funds for renovations and/or acquisitions.
The European Financial Stability Facility Appoints Banks to Manage Bond Issue
EFSF appoints BNP Paribas, JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank for unscheduled bond issue.
SunTech Obtains Creditor Reprieve Again
Suntech was able to obtain another deferment as to the loan obligations that would fall due on May 15.
Commerzbank to sell off property loans business
Commerzbank is selling off its property loans unit to Lone Star and Wells Fargo Bank.
Commercial Bank of Dubai to Issue International Bonds
The Commercial Bank of Dubai has set the price of its bond issue with a volume of US$500 million.
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