EU banks count regulatory costs

Underlying earnings growth overshadowed at several groups

Santander’s bad loan ratio falls

Spanish recovery plays key role as profits rise 38%

BES shares tumble after order to raise capital

Portuguese central bank also said former executives could face legal action

A cynic’s case for the bankers’ oath

Any oath-taking ceremonies would have a surreal quality

Banco Espírito Santo: holey credit

Portuguese bank needs lessons in how to handle a PR crisis

Erste swings to €1bn net loss

Writedown in Romania and money set aside for Hungary forex law

Lloyds reviews rate riggers’ bonuses

Bank to consider ‘all options’ including withholding pay

Lloyds takes fresh £600m PPI hit

First-half profit rise better than expected by analysts

BNP suffers record loss after US fine

Paris-based lender reports second quarterly loss in its history

Consumer confidence shows falls in June

Household spending shows signs of slowing

Banco Espirito Santo posts loss of €3.58bn

First-half results wipe out capital buffer

Banco Espírito Santo slumps to €3.58bn loss

Portuguese lender takes large impairment charge

BofA ordered to pay $1.3bn in Hustle case

Judge Rakoff attacks bank’s Countrywide unit for ‘brazen fraud’

US banks braced for big deposit outflows

As much as $1tn could be withdrawn as Fed reverses policies

Pay statistic lost from Barclays’ results

An expansion of capital-lite activities not a foregone conclusion

Barclays revamp remains work in progress

Doubts over Qatar interest in VTB bond

Sanctions on Russia place question mark over level of investment

Russian lender braces for reduced role

VTB discovers no institution is too big to go on blacklist

Analysts warn on Russian share rally

Micex index closes up 0.9 per cent as rouble also rises

Barclays vision starts to take shape

Positive results amid progress in investment banking revamp

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