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HSBC investigations 2015

Ex-HSBC Swiss IT employee Herve Falciani sentenced to 5 years on aggravated industrial espionage charges over leaked files alleging tax evasion - @Reuters



China shares fall by 5.2% as regulators investigate 2 brokers - @WSJbreakingnews

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United Kingdom

Barclays fined $108 million by FCA for 'poor handling of financial crime risks' in connection to $2.7 billion transaction - @TheFCA

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United States

US Federal Reserve: Large banks would have an extra year to calculate supplementary leverage ratio - @Reuters

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Brazil Petrobras corruption scandal

Pérsio Arida named new president of investment firm BTG Pactual following CEO Andre Esteves' arrest - @JornalOGlobo


Brazil Petrobras corruption scandal

Brazilian police arrest top senator, investment bank CEO in connection to Petrobras corruption probe - @globebusiness

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United States

9 of 12 US Federal Reserve Banks asked for discount rate hike in October - @CNBCnow

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Argentina general election 2015

Argentina President-elect Mauricio Macri intends to ask Cristina Kirchner for the resignation of the heads of the Attorney General's Office and Central Bank - @clarincom


Arizona, US

@TempePolice investigating bank robbery@ AZ Central Credit Union;3300 blk S. Price; sup fled s/b-as precaution area schools being locked dwn - @TempePolice



Before potential February launch, Apple has inked deals with China's big 4 banks to allow users to link accounts to Apple Pay, report says - @CNBCnow

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Iran's president says Iran is seeking more cooperation with Russia in energy sector, banking and transportation, per state TV - @Reuters

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Eurozone financial crisis

Greece tells euro zone finance ministers it aims to complete second set of reforms under its bailout program by the middle of December - @Reuters

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Paris attacks, Nov. 13, 2015

French Ministry of Finance says Paris attackers used prepaid bank cards - @le_Parisien

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Greece financial crisis

Euro zone agrees Greece can get next loan tranche, cash for bank recap - @Reuters

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Volkswagen emissions scandal 2015

Volkswagen to finalize €20 million ($ 21.3 billion) 12-month bridge loan by Nov. 27, taps 13 banks for loan - @CNBCnow

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Spokesman says Lebanon has made application to become member of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - @Reuters

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China's yuan firms at open, taking cue from central bank's higher mid-point fix - @Reuters

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Most of India's 17,000 central bank employees strike over pensions in what bank described as 'mass casual leave' - @BBCNews

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Ramona, CA

#BREAKING: Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who robbed the Bank of America in the 1400 block of Main Street in #Ramona. - @10News


Fantasy sports site controversies

Daily fantasy sports lawsuit in New York targets banks and credit card companies, including Visa, MasterCard and American Express - @USATODAYsports

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