RBS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. RBS May Face $10 Billion Fines (RBS)

    January 10, 2017
    American regulators are looking to fine the British bank for its part in the 2008/2009 Global Financial Crisis.
  2. RBS Reaches Settlement of Over $1 Billion (RBS)

    December 5, 2016
    Royal Bank of Scotland will pay over $1 billion to shareholders to end their claims against the bank.
  3. RBS Fails Central Bank Test (RBS, HSBC)

    November 30, 2016
    RBS failed a key test from the Bank of England, while Santander, Barclays and HSBC faced close scrutiny.
  4. RBS May Fail to Sell Assets in Time (RBS, SAN)

    November 28, 2016
    A regulator-mandated sale of one of RBS’s retail banking units may fail, leading RBS to face uncharted territory and possible ...
  5. RBS May Face $12 Billion Fines (RBS)

    November 17, 2016
    Royal Bank of Scotland could be forced to pay as much as $12 billion in fines for its role in the subprime mortgage meltdown.
  6. UK Banks Soar on Surprise Brexit Roadblock (RBS, BCS)

    November 3, 2016
    RBS and BCS saw sharp gains in pre-market trading after the U.K. announced plans that could stop Brexit in its tracks.
  7. RBS Sees Loss on Restructuring (RBS)

    October 28, 2016
    Restructuring costs of $571 million forces Royal Bank of Scotland to report a loss.
  8. European Banks May Get Reprieve (DB, BCS)

    October 25, 2016
    Banks facing big fines from the Department of Justice may have more time to settle with regulators.
  9. U.K. Banks Up on Brexit Doubts, ECB (RBS, BCS)

    October 20, 2016
    A surprise hint that the United Kingdom might reverse the popular vote to leave the European Union, and pursue continued ...
  10. RBS Responds to Buzzfeed Leak, Denies Wrongdoing (RBS, BCS)

    October 11, 2016
    Royal Bank of Scotland denied accusations it had mistreated small businesses.
  11. Number of Banks That Charge Clients for Cash Deposits Is Growing

    September 29, 2016
    In August 2016, two years after the ECB's decision to cut rates below zero, a few banks have started charging clients and ...
  12. RBS to Pay $1.1 Billion Fine to the U.S. Credit Union (RBS, DB)

    September 28, 2016
    The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay a $1.1 billion fine levied by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) ...
  13. Another E.U. Bank Settles With a U.S. Regulator

    September 28, 2016
    A new settlement between a European bank and an American regulator is in the books: U.K.-based lender Royal Bank of Scotland ...
  14. Royal Bank of Scotland Faces “Uncharted Territory” (RBS)

    September 28, 2016
    The British bank needs to sell its Williams & Glyn unit by the end of 2017, but it is having a hard time finding a willing ...
  15. Is Deutsche Bank Getting Relief? (DB, RBS)

    September 28, 2016
    The Department of Justice hints at a settlement with the beleaguered and unprofitable German bank.
  16. New Rules Could Help British Banks (RBS, BCS)

    September 27, 2016
    A new regulation limiting credit risks could help banks’ profitability
  17. Royal Bank of Scotland Struggles to Sell Assets (RBS, SAN)

    September 21, 2016
    Royal Bank of Scotland can't sell its assets to fight enduring losses.
  18. Department of Justice Launches Investigation (DB, SAN)

    September 16, 2016
    Deutsche Bank (DB) is facing a Federal investigation that could result in $14 billion in fines.
  19. RBS Loss Widens; Revenue Falls 17%

    August 5, 2016
    The bank recorded a massive loss of more than £2 billion ($2.26 billion) in the first half of the year.
  20. Brexit Puts Big UK Banks at Risk

    June 27, 2016
    The uncertainty from last week's Brexit vote increases the risk of a U.K. recession, which could weigh heavily on the region's ...
  21. Royal Bank of Scotland to Cut 900 More Jobs

    June 21, 2016
    Reuters is reporting that top British lender Royal Bank of Scotland (NYSE: RBS) is about to enact a new round of job cuts. ...
  22. European Banks: The Eurozone's Next Powder Keg? (DB, CS)

    March 5, 2016
    Find out why Europe's biggest banks are in serious trouble in 2016, and why an era of ultra-low interest rates and oil prices ...
  23. U.K. Bank Stocks Jump After BoE Announces ‘Ringfencing’ Rules ...

    October 15, 2015
    On October 15, 2015, the Bank of England (BoE) announced that major banks in United Kingdom will be subject to new ringfencing​ ...
  24. U.K. Begins Sale of Royal Bank of Scotland Stake (RBS)

    August 6, 2015
    The British government has begun the process of divesting its large stake in troubled financial services group Royal Bank ...
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    April 24, 2015
    As a society we expect to have 24/7 access to everything in our lives, our bank accounts included.
  26. 5 IPOs That Broke The Markets In 2014

    November 26, 2014
    In 2014, stock markets traded at record levels and the US IPO market enjoyed activity not seen since the 2000 tech bubble. ...
  27. HSBC's Money Laundering Scandal

    January 29, 2013