SAO PAULO, July 30 - Banco Santander Brasil SA, the largest overseas bank doing business in Brazil, remains interested in acquiring the local unit of HSBC Holdings Plc , and has presented a "competitive" offer for it, Chief Executive Jesús Zabalza said on Thursday.
LONDON, July 30 - Britain's Financial Conduct Authority named Megan Butler on Thursday as director of supervision from September for a year while the watchdog searches for a new boss.
WASHINGTON, July 30 - Three more Swiss banks will pay penalties to the United States as part of settlements that mean they will not face criminal charges for helping Americans avoid taxes, U.S. authorities said on Thursday.
JERUSALEM, July 30 - The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) secured its members' approval on Thursday to turn into a for-profit body, a move aimed at boosting trading volumes and reversing a tide of delistings.
LONDON, July 30 - British life insurer Legal & General said on Thursday it was in exclusive negotiations to sell its French insurance unit to French insurer APICIL Prevoyance for an undisclosed sum.
BENGALURU - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is unlikely to loosen policy before October, particularly with retail inflation at an eight-month high after food prices spiked, a Reuters poll of economists found.