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Judge approves Commerzbank sanctions deal


Commerzbank and government lawyers gained federal court approval of a $1.45bn agreement to defer prosecuting the lender for violating U.S. laws, including sanctions on doing business with Iran and Sudan.

Americans' view on economy reaches 8-year highs

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Americans' views on the state of the economy reached new heights in the latest CNBC All-America Economic survey with a record 27 percent judging the economy as excellent or good, the highest level in eight years.

Mizuho to hire up to 200 RBS staff

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Mizuho Financial Group plans to hire as many as 200 people from Royal Bank of Scotland in the U.S. as part of its deal to buy loans from the lender, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

FCA drops probe into wife of ex-BlackRock manager

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Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority dropped an investigation of Delphine Lyttleton, wife of former BlackRock fund manager Mark Lyttleton, two years after the pair were arrested as part of an insider-trading probe, said a person with knowledge of the situation.

FedEx to buy TNT Express for $4.8bn

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U.S. courier delivery company FedEx has highlighted its intentions to expand globally with the purchase of Dutch-based rival TNT Express on Tuesday morning.