Shares in MPS were suspended   after the bank, Italy’s third largest lender by assets, warned that its liquidity levels were deteriorating rapidly

Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) is to be rescued by the Italian state using a new €20 billion bailout package as a last-gasp private sector rescue pla(...)

Credit Suisse bank in Bern. The bank said on Friday that it sees no material exposure to investigations into the rigging of currency and interest-rate benchmarks.

Credit Suisse is facing a €3 billion- suit in Italy as prosecutors probe the lender in a separate case, a sign litigation risks haven’t abated since a(...)

epa04465101 Customers use an ATM outside of a branch of Lloyds Bank in London, 26 October 2014. Europe’s banking authorities published the results on 26 October 2014 of a detailed stress test, showing the overall health of bank balance sheets and the ability of the main financial institutions to withstand economic turbulence. The institutions being tested include Germany’s Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, French lenders BNP Paribas and Societe Generale, British banks Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays, and Italy’s Monte dei Paschi di Siena, among others. None of the British banks failed the test, but Lloyds passed narrowly. EPA/HANNAH MCKAY

Italy’s Treasury has not ruled out extending repayment deadlines on hundreds of millions of euros in state aid to help troubled lender Banca Monte dei(...)