Lloyds Banking Group

First Direct tops Britain's first banking quality survey, RBS in last place

© Reuters. A logo is seen on the outside of a branch of Metro Bank in central London<p>By Huw Jones<p>LONDON (Reuters) - First Direct, Metro Bank and …

Banking

Britain’s biggest banks turn to spending alerts and advice to keep mobile customers

MOBILE BANKING<p>Britain’s biggest banks turn to spending alerts and advice to keep mobile customers<p>As competition intensifies, Lloyds Banking Group and …

Banking

RBS Confirms First Dividend In a Decade After $4.9 Billion DoJ Settlement

Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS) shares bumped higher Wednesday after the government-backed lender reached a $4.9 billion settlement with the U.S. …

Investing

HOW THIS IS MONEY CAN HELP

Royal Bank of Scotland has been officially ranked Britain's worst bank by consumers and businesses, according to data released by regulators this …

Banking

US finalizes $4.9 bn fine on RBS for financial crisis conduct

NEW YORK (AFP) -<p>Britain's Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $4.9 billion to settle charges it misled investors on mortgage-backed securities ahead of the financial crisis, the US Justice Department announced Tuesday.<p>Edinburgh-based RBS committed a variety of ills associated with the underwriting and …

U.S. Department of Justice

Royal Bank of Scotland to pay $4.9B for financial crisis misconduct

Royal Bank of Scotland (NYSE:RBS) will pay $4.9B to settle claims that it misled investors in underwriting and issuing residential mortgage-backed …

Business

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay record fine for crisis-era misconduct

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $4.9 billion to settle charges that it misled investors ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.<p>It's the largest penalty the Justice Department has imposed on a bank for crisis-era misconduct.<p>"This resolution — the largest of its kind — holds RBS accountable for …

U.S. Department of Justice

Keyboard strokes and smartphone swipes used by banks to detect fraud

High street banks have begun monitoring “biometric behaviour” to catch fraudsters, including checking how customers type on their keyboard or hold their mobile phone.<p>Fraud experts are tracking how users type, tap and swipe on their smartphones in a bid to crack down on account manipulation.<p>Banks …

Royal Bank of Scotland Group

Standing up for Scotland’s microbusinesses

Microbusinesses form the fabric of Scotland’s business landscape.<p>Research by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) found that there is a huge …

Opinion (UK)

European stocks seen slightly higher as Turkey crisis weighs on sentiment

Shares in Europe are expected to start Wednesday's trading a touch higher as concerns over the Turkish currency crisis continue to affect investors' …

Inflation

Caring or creepy? UK banks turn to alerts to keep customers loyal

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: HSBC's building in Canary Wharf is seen behind a City of London sign outside Billingsgate Market in London<p>By Emma Rumney<p>LONDON …

Banking

Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the …

Housing

Royal Bank of Scotland pays $4.9 billion for financial crisis-era misconduct - U.S. Justice Dept

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Business Highlights

___<p>Using common social media tactics to subvert US elections<p>NEW YORK (AP) — The latest efforts to disrupt the U.S. midterm elections through Facebook …

Business

Lloyds vs Barclays: which is the best dividend stock?

<b>Lloyds</b> (LSE: LLOY) and <b>Barclays</b> (LSE: BARC) are two of the UK’s most popular stocks. But which is the better bank from a dividend-investing …

Investing

Bain Capital to take UK insurer esure private in £1.21 billion deal

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Bain Capital is screened at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan<p>By Noor Zainab Hussain<p>(Reuters) - Private equity firm …

Venture Capital

Travellers cash in on lira as the Turkish currency plunges to a record low against the pound

Holidaymakers exchanging £500 at the Post Office yesterday received 4,091 lira compared with the 2,174 lira they would have got a year ago.

Personal Finance (UK)

Can the Lloyds share price ever return to 200p?

Shares of <b>Lloyds Banking Group</b> (LSE: LLOY) have lagged the FTSE 100 by nearly 10% so far this year.At the time of writing, the shares were changing …

Investing

Lloyds bank to raise interest rates on some savings accounts

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man enters a Lloyds Bank branch in central London<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Lloyds Banking Group (L:LLOY) will raise …

Interest Rates

PMI: Business activity rises at strongest rate in four years

<b>Business activity in Scotland has risen at its strongest rate for four years, according to a survey.</b><p>Royal Bank of Scotland's latest PMI indicated a marked increase in output for private sector companies in July.<p>New work and improved sales meant new jobs were also created last month - but this fell …

Scottish National Party

Rupee Hits All-Time Low Against USD: 10 Things To Know

The rupee nosedived to its life-time low of 69.62, tumbling by 79 paise against the US dollar in morning trade today.<p>Rupee Hits All Time Low: The …

Stock Markets

Royal Bank of Scotland completes ring-fencing retail bank split

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has become the latest big UK lender to complete the complex operation to "ring-fence" its retail bank from investment …

Investing

RBS's Ulster Bank offloads 1.4 billion euros of bad loans

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Royal Bank of Scotland signs are seen at a branch of the bank, in London<p>DUBLIN (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland's (L:RBS) …

Investing

This growing threat could cause the Lloyds share price to crash

At the beginning of August, <b>Lloyds</b> (LSE: LLOY) published its figures for the first half of 2018. Investors had plenty to celebrate with statutory …

Personal Finance (UK)

Don’t wait for the next crash. Here are 3 reasons to invest NOW

I wouldn’t blame you for being somewhat reluctant to invest at the current time. Toppy valuations following a seriously long bull market, combined …

Investing

British lawmakers 'disappointed' over regulator's inaction on RBS

© Reuters. British lawmakers 'disappointed' over regulator's inaction on RBS<p>(Reuters) - A group of British lawmakers has criticised the Financial …

Financial Conduct Authority

Bank advertising is insidious emotional manipulation - give me a free filofax any day | Carolyn Hitt

The manipulation of human emotions can be a dark art but there are some scenarios in which it is perfectly acceptable.<p>For example, I don’t mind …

News (Wales)

Marton micro bar passes final hurdle - after changing its closing time

Marton Shops’ new micro bar has been given the green light to serve cocktails until 11pm.<p>Last month, developers Andrew and Anthony Hynes were granted …

Anti-Social Behaviour

Who is Jenny Campbell, what's her net worth and what is the Dragons' Den star's business YourCash?

JENNY Campbell is a British entrepreneur best known for her role on Dragons' Den, and for running a cash-point company.<p>But, what do we know about …

Celebrity (UK)

Brighthouse, Deutsche Bank downgraded; Beneficial Bancorp, RBS upgraded

Brighthouse Financial <<BHF>> downgraded to underweight from overweight by Barclays.<p>Deutsche Bank (DB -4.9%) downgraded to underweight from …

Deutsche Bank