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RBS trades at meaningful discount to Lloyds, says Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs believes RBS’s discount to Lloyds is unwarranted...

1 week, 1 day ago

RBS set to announce Alison Rose as new boss

Alison Rose will become the first woman to lead one of the UK’s largest high street banks ...

1 week, 2 days ago

HSBC's John Flint becomes 14th FTSE 100 boss to step down or announce departure this year

AJ Bell investment director Russ Mould said HSBC does not appear to have a habit of changing its CEO too often, making today's announcement seem "all the odder". ...

2 weeks, 2 days ago

HSBC boss steps down as the bank issues cautious outlook

HSBC said it plans to launch a US$1bn share buyback “shortly”...

2 weeks, 2 days ago

GSK names former AstraZeneca finance boss as new chairman

Jonathan Symonds will be the man tasked with overseeing the mega merger of GSK and Pfizer’s consumer healthcare businesses...

4 weeks ago

Lloyds Banking hit by JPMorgan downgrade due to 'rising chances' of no-deal Brexit

JPMorgan analysts downgraded their rating on Lloyds to ‘neutral’ and cut the share price target...

on 16/7/19
Retail & consumer

FTSE 100 dividend payments set for new record in 2019 despite recent cuts from M&S and Vodafone

AJ Bell’s Dividend Dashboard shows that payments from London’s 100 biggest companies is expected to total £91.2bn this year...

on 25/6/19

Lloyds freezes 8,000 offshore customer accounts amid regulatory clampdown on money laundering

Global banks have come under increasing pressure to meet tighter rules on financial crime...

on 24/6/19
Retail & consumer

Tesco Bank and Nationwide highlight impact of competitive pressures on wider banking sector

First-quarter results from Lloyds, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC all revealed a drop in net interest margins - a key profit measure for banks. ...

on 21/5/19

Investor rebellions in store for Lloyds, Metro Bank and G4S meetings

Ahead of Metro Bank's AGM, American founder Vernon Hill urged investors to “meet with the directors and express your views by attending, raising questions and voting”...

on 14/5/19

UK’s top 40 companies gain momentum at start of 2019 as profits sink for the rest

Higher earnings from blue-chip firms such as Lloyds and HSBC helped send overall profits for the UK's largest firms 11% higher in the first quarter, while the rest of the corporates saw theirs tumble 18%...

on 9/5/19

HSBC profits beat market forecasts on lower costs and strong Asia performance

HSBC said it planned to make further investments in Asia to aid growth while the turnaround plan for its US business was on track but remained its “most challenging strategic priority”....

on 3/5/19

'Cash cow' Lloyds seen climbing the bank dividend rankings

Analysts at UBS think regulatory changes this week increase Lloyds’ capacity for a special dividend payout this year by £1bn...

on 2/5/19

HSBC tells shareholders to vote against resolution to change controversial pension clawback policy

HSBC confirmed that three executive board members have agreed to a reduction in their pension allowance ...

on 12/4/19

Why the FTSE 100 is not the UK’s economic bellwether

While the index does contain the heavyweights of the London market, they're not the most reliable indicator of how the UK's markets are actually performing...

on 10/4/19
Industry & services

Interserve awarded £660mln in public contracts in lead up to collapse, says union

Mitie has reportedly approached Interserve's administrators to express interest in buying the outsourcer's support services arm for between £100mln and £150mln...

on 18/3/19

RBS teams up with Visa, Mastercard and Gemalto to trial biometric bank card

The biometric card RBS is developing would mean customers would not need to use a pin code to verify transactions over the £30 limit currently set on contactless payments...

on 11/3/19

OneSavings Bank and Charter Court Financial Services confirm £1.6bn merger talks

OneSavingsBank and Charter Court Financial Services said a merger would create a specialised mortgage lender with greater scale and resources to take advantage of growth opportunities...

on 11/3/19

HSBC weak as 2018 results miss forecasts following a drop in fourth-quarter profit

The FTSE 100-listed lender posted a reported pre-tax profit of US$19.9bn for 2018, up 15.9% from US$17.2bn a year earlier but below the consensus estimate of US$22bn...

on 19/2/19

BP joins Shell in making plans to combat climate change

BP will give bonuses to employees, including senior management, for efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

on 1/2/19

Deutsche Bank downgrades HSBC to 'sell', prefers Barclays, RBS and Lloyds

Deutsche Bank’s top picks in order of preference are Barclays, RBS and Lloyds ...

on 14/1/19

Lloyds, RBS and Barclays hung up on Brexit dilemma

If the markets are right, Britain’s big four banks are in for a rough ride in 2019...

on 27/12/18

RBS on course for female-led board after confirming Katie Murray as finance chief

Katie Murray has been finance chief on an interim basis since September when Ewen Stevenson left to join HSBC ...

on 19/12/18

Lloyds, Barclays, RBS and other banks avoid cap on overdraft fees in FCA's new rules

Lloyds, RBS, Natwest and HSBC already made changes to their overdraft fees last year ahead of the FCA's high-cost credit review ...

on 18/12/18

Lloyds, RBS, Barclays and other UK banks pass tough 2018 stress test ahead of Brexit

In the 2018 scenario, UK GDP falls by 4.7%, the UK unemployment rate rises to 9.5%, UK residential property prices fall by 33% and UK commercial real estate prices fall by 40%...

on 28/11/18