Truist Financial

U.S. banks on high alert as coronavirus spreads

02/04/20

The timing couldn’t be worse for ag and energy lenders as well as global banks, which were all counting on the Chinese market to help bolster commercial lending and fee income.

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Fed votes to ease Volcker restriction; Truist reports a setback

01/31/20

Banks would be allowed to own stakes in venture capital funds; the combined BB&T-SunTrust isn’t realizing cost savings as fast as it projected.

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Truist defers more cost cuts to 2022

01/30/20

The company has revised its near-term forecasts for reducing expenses, citing delayed branch closings and a decision to spend more time testing systems ahead of conversion and integration.

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Truist unveils logo that emphasizes high-touch, high-tech focus

01/13/20

The regional bank, formed from the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, will begin marketing its new brand in conjunction with next month’s Super Bowl.

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11 bankers and disruptors to watch in 2020

01/12/20

Can Charlie Scharf fix what ails Wells Fargo? How will Kelly King and Bill Rogers manage the integration of the biggest bank merger since the early 2000s? And will New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy be able to beat back opposition from the banking industry and make good on his promise to create a state-owned bank? Here are 11 leaders to keep an eye on in 2020.

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Banking 2025, more Wells Fargo woe, compliance turnover: Top stories of the week

01/10/20

Potential sources of industry upheaval, and how to adapt; former Wells Fargo execs may face criminal charges in coming weeks; why banks have such high turnover of chief compliance officers; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Truist innovation lab will put customers at center of product development

01/07/20

Clients will have an active role in testing new products and services at the regional giant formed by the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, says Chairman and CEO Kelly King.

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Truist fights credit union's claims of copyright infringement

12/18/19

The company created by the BB&T-SunTrust merger said that Truliant Federal Credit Union does not own the trademark rights to names beginning with the prefix "tru."

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What Truist pressure? Regionals insist they're in no rush to merge

12/10/19

BB&T and SunTrust showed that big-bank mergers are still possible, but top executives at other large regional banks say that a knee-jerk response would be a mistake.

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Truist rising: With megamerger done, pressure on to deliver

12/09/19

Cost cutting and systems integrations are short-term priorities, but over time CEO Kelly King and his heir apparent, Bill Rogers, will have to exploit the combined BB&T-SunTrust's revenue potential and prove the biggest post-crisis merger was a good idea.

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