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HSBC doubles profit, hints at share buybacks as bad loan fears ease

* First half profit $10.8 bln vs $4.3 bln in 2020 * Profit rebounds mostly due to plunge in bad loan provisions * Revenues squeezed as HSBC misses out on trading boom * China regulatory crackdowns won't kill investment appetite -CEO By Alun John and Lawrence White HONG KONG/LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings HSBA.L beat forecasts on Monday wit
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NatWest ramps up investor payouts as profits bounce back

* Pretax H1 profit 2.5 billion pounds * Bank to pay 1 billion pounds a year to investors * British banks' profits rebounding as bad loan fears ebb * Shares edge down amid wider share selloff By Iain Withers and Lawrence White LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - NatWest NWG.L accelerated returning cash to shareholders on Friday after a return to profit, rou
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Lloyds restores dividend as profits rebound on sunnier outlook

* H1 pretax profit 3.9 billion pounds * Bank buys wealth platform Embark * Dividend restored as bad loan fears recede By Iain Withers and Lawrence White LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group LLOY.L swung to a first-half profit on Thursday and announced an interim dividend, boosted by a house-buying frenzy and improved economic outlook in
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Investor focus locks on Fed as China rout slows

* European stocks boosted by upbeat earnings * China blue-chip index closes up 0.2% * Yuan edges back from three-month lows * Dollar makes marginal gains * Fed statement due at 2 p.m. EDT By Tom Arnold LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - Global equities regained some poise on Wednesday as a storm in Chinese stocks showed signs of easing, while the dollar m
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 28

July 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening lower on Wednesday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.03%. * BARCLAYS: Barclays reported first half profits nearly trebled as it followed Wall Street rivals in reaping bumper investment banking fees from frenzied dealmaking. * WIZZ AIR: Wizz Air WIZZ.L said it expected to ramp up capacity to
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