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Noel Edmonds to launch lawsuit against Lloyds and enter I'm a Celebrity this week

Edmonds will reportedly brave the Australian jungle as he prepares to go head to head with Lloyds over fraud at the bank's HBOS Reading unit...

on 19/11/18
Finance

Lloyds, RBS and Barclays shares drop as Theresa May faces no confidence vote over Brexit deal

“Lower interest rate hike expectations, coupled with the fear that a no-deal Brexit could bring chaos to trade, are raising worries over the performance of UK banks going forward,” said IG market analyst Joshua Mahony...

on 16/11/18
Retail & consumer

UK's biggest supermarkets slapped with unequal pay lawsuit in wake of Lloyds pensions case

Female workers continue to march against discrimination in the workplace after a court ordered Lloyds to amend its pension schemes to make benefits equal for men and women...

on 13/11/18
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's profits drop as it takes hit related to proposed Asda merger

Sainsbury's continues to expect full-year underlying profit to meet market forecasts ...

on 8/11/18
Finance

Lloyds confirms plan to axe 6,240 jobs but create 8,240 new roles as part of digital revamp

Unions were understood to be discussing the changes with staff on Tuesday morning...

on 6/11/18
Finance

Marcus by Goldman Sachs signs up 100K UK customers since September launch

“We must be one of the fastest growing banks in the UK right now," according to Des McDaid, managing director of Marcus....

on 5/11/18
Finance

Lloyds and Barclays among worst performers in EU stress test

All 48 lenders passed the European Banking Authority’s test that sought to identify any capital holes but Lloyds and Barclays were the unexpected laggards...

on 5/11/18
Telecoms & Networks

BT's turnaround plan pays off but challenges remain for incoming boss

Analysts still think BT's dividend yield looks robust after the company lowered its interim dividend ...

on 1/11/18
Finance

HSBC, Lloyds, RBS and Barclays tighten lending standards ahead of Brexit

Consumers are relatively cautious in their borrowing while lenders have become warier about advancing unsecured credit, according to EY Item Club's Howard Archer...

on 29/10/18
Finance

RBS shares gain as Barclays and Deutsche Bank maintain 'buy' rating

“Focus is on how quickly RBS can return surplus capital; we now factor special dividends in addition to directed buybacks,” Barclays said...

on 29/10/18
Finance

Lloyds to equalise benefits of pension schemes after court ruling

The changes to the bank's pensions schemes, which will affect about 230,000 members, could cost bank between £100mln and £150mln....

on 26/10/18
Finance

UBS upgrades CYBG but still prefers large-cap banks Lloyds, RBS and Barclays

UBS sees better risk / reward at Lloyds, Barclays and RBS...

on 25/10/18
Finance

Lloyds shares held back by Brexit fears but dividend yield still a big draw for investors

“For long-term holders the depressed share price means there’s an attractive 6.4% dividend yield on offer, and a share buyback programme could deliver very attractive results long-term if all goes Lloyds’ way,” said Hargreaves Lansdown's Nicholas Hyett...

on 25/10/18
Finance

Lloyds announces departure of CFO as it reports better-than-expected decline in profits

“We remain on track to deliver the improved financial targets for 2018 that we announced in August, as well as all of our longer-term guidance,” said Lloyds boss Antonio Horta-Osorio....

on 25/10/18
Finance

Lloyds the biggest mortgage lender but competitive pressures could bite

Margins will be a key area of focus for investors assessing the third quarter results of Lloyds on Thursday...

on 25/10/18
Finance

Lloyds and Schroders confirm plan to create financial planning joint venture

Lloyds and Schroders hope the financial planning business will become one of the UK’s top three within five years....

on 23/10/18
Finance

CYBG shares trade at 'unjustified premium' to Lloyds and RBS, says Barclays

Barclays initiated its coverage on CYBG with an ‘underweight’ rating and target price of 280p, saying it expects margins in 2019 to disappoint...

on 23/10/18
Finance

Shares in FTSE 100 banks including Lloyds, RBS and Barclays remain under pressure

“RBS has been the best of a bad lot, with Standard Chartered, perhaps weighed down by concerns over its emerging markets, the worst of the FTSE 100’s Big Five, in share price terms,” said AJ Bell investment director Russ Mould...

on 22/10/18
Finance

Lloyds working on plan to double share buyback scheme to £2bn next year: Media report

Citing sources familiar with the plan, the newspaper said the FTSE 100-listed lender hopes to return £4.5bn of capital to shareholders through the buyback and by paying a higher dividend...

on 22/10/18
Finance

UBS prefers Barclays, Lloyds and RBS despite worries about Brexit uncertainty

UBS said Barclays is its top pick of European banks...

on 17/10/18
Finance

Schroders posts increase in third quarter assets, led by institutional demand

The recent performance of assets managers has been mixed as Brexit uncertainty and concerns global trade and political tensions weigh on investor sentiment...

on 15/10/18
Finance

Lloyds helps pay for £5.8mln earned by boss of PPI redress scheme staff supplier

The boss and founder of Regulatory Finance Solutions received earnings not far below that of the chief executive of Lloyds last year...

on 15/10/18
Finance

Lloyds awards £30mln of assets pulled from Aberdeen Standard Investments to BlackRock

Scottish Widows has also agreed to a strategic partnership with BlackRock and are near to finalising arrangements for a further £80bn of assets...

on 12/10/18
Finance

CYBG boosts capital position ahead of Virgin Money takeover but ShoreCap thinks Lloyds offers better value

Shore Capital maintained a 'hold' rating on CYBG, saying it continues to see better value elsewhere in the domestic banking sector with Lloyds offering more upside...

on 11/10/18
Finance

Berenberg analysts like the look of a possible Schroders-Lloyds tie-up

“We believe both aspects of the deal bring strategic benefits to Schroders. At the very least, it demonstrates a corporate dynamism not previously associated with Schroders”...

on 9/10/18