British financial regulators are investigating Barclays Chief Executive Jes Staley and the bank over attempts to identify a whistleblower employee.
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The ECB launches a new 50 euro banknote today claiming it will be harder to forge, and says evidence suggests Europe's single currency is proving hard for criminals to corrupt.
Shares of Germany's biggest banks fell sharply in value after it announced details of the sale of new shares needed to increase its capital reserves.
The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth and strong job gains.
European Central Bank pledges to keep its aggressive stimulus policy for now but signals less need to prop up eurozone growth and inflation.
The past troubles at Germany's biggest bank mean it is asking investors to buy an additional eight billion euros worth of new shares.
Royal Bank of Scotland - the subject of the world's biggest bank rescue - has announced losses of 6.96 billion pounds (8.2 billion euros) for 2016.
Italy's biggest bank UniCredit is selling 13 billion euros of new shares to rebuild its capital reserves following writedowns on bad loans.