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Bank of America said to have let bankers go


Bank of America has axed three investment bankers from its Brazilian unit and is in the process of eliminating seven from its brokerage in Chile as part of a series of global cuts, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Trader arrest said linked to Russian probe of Deutsche Bank

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A former shareholder of Promsberbank, a lender whose license was revoked last year, was arrested in Moscow earlier this month as regulators probe trades handled by Deutsche Bank that may have been used to launder money, according to two people with knowledge of the investigation.

Merrill Lynch wins bond case

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Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch units won a case on appeal to Japan’s highest court against a ruling that they must pay damages to failed consumer lender Takefuji Corp. for their role in a bond transaction.