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Crackdown on risk hits Barclays, Deutsche

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A $9 billion rights issue and a fresh purge of assets are among the measures Britain's Barclays and Germany's Deutsche Bank announced on Tuesday to meet tougher rules on risk, raising concern among investors that regulators will push other European banks into similar actFull story

UBS reports 32% jump in Q2 profits

  Tom Naratil, UBS CFO, breaks down his company's second quarter results and shares the big bank's plans to buy back a fund set up to shed toxic assets.

Swiss central bank refocuses with sale of fund back to UBS

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss National Bank (SNB) will sell back to UBS <UBSN.VX> the once-toxic assets it shouldered to stave off the collapse of the country's biggest bank, clearing a shadow of the financial crisis from the SNB's balance sheet. Full story

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UBS in settlement with US over mortgages

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UK picks JPMorgan to advise on bank share sales

Former brokers in UK court on Libor fraud charges

Schwab clients timid even as equities soar

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Arthur Cashin, UBS, shares his thoughts on the Fed chairman's likely successor. There's no doubt Summers is brilliant, he says, but he's no "consensus builder."

  Big week ahead for data & Fed

Robert Barbera, Johns Hopkins Center for Financial Economics, and Michael Ryan, UBS, provide a preview of this week's market drivers, including a read on jobs, GDP and the Fed's monetary policy statement due out on Wednesday.

  Dow rallies for weekly gain

Eyeing how next week's economic data might move the markets, with Jim Lacamp, UBS, and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull & Bear Partners.

  Europe in the clear?

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  Earnings: Is a downgrade coming?

Drew Matus, UBS, and Darrell Cronk, Wells Fargo Private Bank, discuss earnings and whether tapering and the sequester will have a significant impact in the coming quarter.

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The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on an office building in Zurich July 22, 2013.
The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on an office building in Zurich July 22, 2013.

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on an office building in Zurich July 22, 2013.REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on an office building in Zurich July 22, 2013. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on an office building in Zurich July 22, 2013. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen on an office building in Zurich July 22, 2013. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is reflected in a puddle in Zurich
The logo of Swiss bank UBS is reflected in a puddle in Zurich

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is reflected in a puddle as a woman walks past, in Zurich July 30, 2013. UBS will repay a loan and buy back equity in a fund set up as part of its 2008 bailout, a move the Swiss bank said on Tuesday would bolster its capital later this year. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Courtroom sketch of former UBS AG banker Ghavami during sentencing in U.S. Federal court
Courtroom sketch of former UBS AG banker Ghavami during sentencing in U.S. Federal court

Former UBS AG banker Peter Ghavami is shown in this courtroom sketch during sentencing in U.S. Federal court in New York July 24, 2013. Ghavami was sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in deceiving U.S. municipalities by rigging bids to invest municipal bond proceeds, a much shorter senten