How GIS maps help banks chart course for branches, lending


More and more banks are using advanced geographic information systems to help make decisions around branch consolidation, lending in low-income communities, monitoring fraud and even deploying talent.


Bank CEOs ask lawmakers to ease capital rules, repeal Durbin cap


Regional banks don’t pose risks to the financial system that have caused concern among policymakers, executives of 18 banks told top Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Congress.


Regulators hit BB&T over anti-laundering deficiencies


Federal and state regulators on Friday announced that BB&T has agreed to a consent order over weaknesses in its Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money-laundering program.


Business lending, acquisitions drive BB&T profit growth


Profit surged at BB&T in Winston-Salem, N.C., during the fourth quarter, driven by various acquisitions and growth in business lending.