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Market Wrap - Morning

AAP  |  MONDAY, 10 OCT 2011
... banks due to the removal and curtailment of government financial support. Affected banks slumped, with Royal Bank of Scotland down 4.8 per cent. Moody's said it believed Britain's government was now more likely to allow smaller banks to fail if necessary. ...

Market Wrap - Morning

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 6 SEP 2011
... reluctance by banks to lend to each other. European bank shares slumped on the developments. In Britain, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) slumped 12.32 per cent to 21.78 pence, while Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) dropped 7.46 per cent to 30.65 pence and Barclays ...

UK pension liabilities bigger than the bank

ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 23 AUG 2011
... Analysis. Barclays came second with liabilities of 21.8 billion or 96% of its 22.8 billion market cap. Royal Bank of Scotland was third at 25.0 billion or 85% of its 29.4 billion market cap. Of the three potential areas of risk, the size of pension liabilities ...

Market Wrap - Midday

AAP  |  FRIDAY, 12 AUG 2011
... due to the return of risk sentiment, by 1200 AEST the Australian dollar was trading at 103.17 US cents. Royal Bank of Scotland FX strategist Greg Gibbs said the dollar's movements were closely linked to fluctuations in global equities markets. "The currency ...

Former ANZ chief rumoured move to UK Aviva

ELISE BURGESS  |  MONDAY, 6 JUN 2011
... provider, Aviva, after the shock exit of its UK chief executive Mark Hodges. Currently a non-executive at the Royal Bank of Scotland, McFarlane built a career in the Australian market as chief executive of ANZ from 1997 to 2007. McFarlane has held senior ...

Market Wrap

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2011
... Moody's cited the diminishing prospect of more government support for the lenders, which include Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland. Moody's also said overnight that the ratings of National Australia Bank-owned Clydesdale Bank remained on review, following ...

Market Wrap - Morning

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2011
... points. On Tuesday, Moody's Investors Service said it was reviewing 14 British banks, including Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland, for possible downgrade, citing receding chances of any further government support. Elsewhere in Europe, there were similar ...

RBS targets retail with ETIS launch

MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 19 APR 2011
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has teamed up with Commonwealth Securities (CommSec) to bring exchange traded international securities to Australia, enabling retail investors to access US stocks through the ASX. Australian investors will be able to ...

Market Wrap - Morning

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 12 APR 2011
... feared would cost the banks huge amounts of fresh capital. Barclays gained 2.76 per cent while bailed out Royal Bank of Scotland put on 2.30 per cent. In Paris, Aurelien Hotton at Swiss Life Gestion Privee said there was little new to go on as investors ...

Market Wrap - Midday

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAR 2011
... Economists' forecasts had centred on a 0.5 per cent rise in housing finance commitments for the month. Royal Bank of Scotland foreign exchange strategist Greg Gibbs said the dollar fell slightly following the disappointing data. "The market was anticipating ...