RBS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Moody's Puts RBS Under Review - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    Moody's Investors Service kept the long-term ratings on The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc and its subsidiaries under ...
  2. EU Slams CDS Collusion Charge on Banks - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    Investment banks' hold over the derivatives market has come under regulatory scrutiny as the EU accused 13 large global banks ...
  3. Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 25, 2013
    Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  4. Banks Sued over LIBOR Manipulations - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    At the time when several  banks are already facing regulatory probes for involvement in manipulating LIBOR rates, a  N.Y.-based ...
  5. RBS Settles LIBOR Scam with $612M - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) has finally conceded to paying a penalty of £390 million ($612 million) to the ...
  6. JPMorgan Again Sued by NCUA - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) continues to be in troubled waters due to litigation issues arising from the sale of mortgage-backed ...
  7. Banks Continue Battling Legal Issues - Analyst Blog

    December 31, 2012
    Last week, DZ Bank AG, a German lender, filed a lawsuit against Citigroup Inc. C) and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc ...
  8. UBS Settles LIBOR Scam with $1.5B - Analyst Blog

    December 20, 2012
    UBS AG (UBS) has finally conceded to paying a penalty of CHF 1.4 billion ($1.5 billion) to the U.S., U.K. and Swiss authorities ...
  9. No End to Legal Woes at JPMorgan - Analyst Blog

    December 18, 2012
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) continues to be in sticky waters as litigation issues arising from the sale of mortgage backed ...
  10. UBS to Resolve LIBOR Scam with $1B? - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2012
    UBS AG (UBS) is said to be nearing a deal to pay a penalty of over $1 billion over its alleged involvement in the manipulation ...
  11. RBS Finds Potential Branch Buyer - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) has found AnaCap Financial Partners as a new prospective buyer for its 316 branches. ...
  12. Terex Prices $850M Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    In a bid to finance senior subordinated notes due 2017, Terex Corporation (TEX) has  priced $850 million senior notes in ...
  13. Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - November 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 1, 2012
    Just as banks worldwide are focusing more on capital efficiency, most foreign banks have been adopting reconstruction-by-asset-sale ...
  14. Deutsche Bank Posts Profit, Revs Up - Analyst Blog

    October 31, 2012
    Aided by improved performance at its investment bank unit, Deutsche Bank AG's (DB) net income attributable to its shareholders ...
  15. UBS AG Reports Loss, to Cut Jobs - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    UBS AG (UBS) reported a loss in the third quarter. In addition to this, the company announced a massive job cut over the ...
  16. UBS Contemplates 10,000 Layoffs - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    UBS AG (UBS) is likely to make 10,000 job cuts, according to a report in the Financial Times. The layoffs are part of the ...
  17. Fitch Affirms Ratings of 12 GTUBs - Analyst Blog

    October 11, 2012
    Providing great relief to the financial sector, Fitch Ratings has reiterated the long and short term Issuer Default Rating ...
  18. Credit Suisse Sued Over MBS Sale - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    Credit Suisse Group (CS) seems to be in sticky waters with litigation issues arising from the sale of mortgage backed securities ...
  19. Settlements for Citizens & TD Okayed - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    The U.S. District Judge in Miami has given the preliminary approval for the payment of a total of $199.5 million by The Toronto-Dominion ...
  20. Goldman Lands in New Legal Tussle - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    On Friday, DZ Bank AG, a German lender, jumped the bandwagon of other German lenders and filed a lawsuit against The Goldman ...
  21. UBS Sued Over Sale of Risky MBS - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    UBS AG (UBS) seems to be in sticky waters yet again with litigation issues arising from the sale of mortgage backed securities ...
  22. Nomura Holdings to Cut Jobs - Analyst Blog

    August 28, 2012
    According to Reuters, Japan's largest brokerage house -- Nomura Holdings Inc. (NMR) -- is moving ahead with the implementation ...
  23. FDIC Sues Banks over Risky MBS - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has filed three separate lawsuits against major banks over the alleged sale of ...
  24. Total System Ties with Acclaris - Analyst Blog

    August 14, 2012
    Yesterday Total System Services Inc. (TSS) announced a strategic coalition with privately-held Acclaris Inc. to offer card ...
  25. Total System EPS Beats on Low Costs - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Total System Services Inc. (TSS) reported second-quarter 2012 operating earnings of 35 cents per share that outpaced both ...
  26. Stock Market News for July 24, 2012 - Market News

    July 24, 2012
    Possibilities that Spain would have to seek a sovereign bailout and a record jump in the nation's borrowing costs dragged ...
  27. Total System Extends BofA Ties - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    In a bid to further consolidate its year-long business ties, Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) has entered into an agreement ...
  28. BofA Axes Commercial Banking Jobs - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2012
    In an effort to boost Global Banking segment's profits, Bank of America Corporation (BAC) has been reducing workforce, according ...
  29. Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Industry Outlook

    July 10, 2012
    Foreign banks have been adopting reconstruction-by-asset-sale as the means to reduce leverage and stay afloat. However, the ...
  30. Bid Rigging Costs Barclays Its Diamond

    July 4, 2012
    Diamond has been forced to resign for Barclays' role in manipulating LIBOR rates.
  31. Citi Purchasing SocGen Loan Book - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    Citigroup Inc. C) has agreed to purchase part of the shipping loan book from Societe Generale SA (SCGLY). The terms of the ...
  32. Moody's Downgrades Major Banks - Analyst Blog

    June 22, 2012
    Moody's Investor Services has finally announced the much-anticipated credit ratings revisions for major global banks, dealing ...
  33. BofA Cuts Jobs in US Trust Unit - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2012
    Bank of America Corporation (BAC) is set to chop down some of its workforce in its U.S Trust Unit to reduce cost. The layoff ...
  34. JPMorgan Infuses $250M in Mexico - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2012
    On Monday, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) announced that it has infused $250 million capital in its Mexican subsidiaries with ...
  35. Treasury to Sell AIG Stock - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    Basking after a good first-quarter performance, yesterday American International Group Inc. (AIG) announced the US Treasury ...
  36. Big Banks in Junk Zone

    March 13, 2012
    From a just-released report on the world’s largest banks, Dr. Martin Weiss shares his list of the most vulnerable US ...
  37. Largest Movers For Black Friday

    November 25, 2011
    Learn more about four companies that had the greatest upward momentum during the day.
  38. The Week Ahead: Bear Markets Take Time

    August 21, 2011
    We won’t know for a while whether the bulls have been truly slaughtered, so investors would do wise to wait for the ...
  39. Global Banks Can Fall Further

    August 13, 2011
    Even after sharp recent declines, the chart patterns show that four of the most prominent global bank stocks still have ...
  40. HSBC's Earnings Mystery

    August 4, 2010
    The world's third-largest bank is experiencing a slow recovery, but things are still not as good as the recent earnings report ...
  41. 4 Top Bank Stocks From 2010's First Half

    July 5, 2010
    The four stocks mentioned above have demonstrated notable resiliency in the first half of the year.
  42. Sempra Energy Outlines Strategic Shift

    April 5, 2010
    Sempra Energy prepares to shift from energy trading and commodities to more of a traditional utility and infrastructure company.
  43. 3 Canadian Banks Providing Security And Profit

    November 5, 2009
    As the world braces for regulation, Canada's banks are ready to pick up the pieces.
  44. Avoiding British Banks On The Dole

    October 16, 2008
    Barclays and HSBC said no to government bailout funds, and kept their freedom. These are banks to watch.
  45. Even Purity Gets Punished

    October 10, 2008
    Banco Santander avoided subprime loans and risky bets yet it has been punished with the rest. Can any bank investment really ...
  46. A Pure Bank Is A Profitable Bank

    May 30, 2008
    Spain's Banco Santander avoided the seduction of CMOs and other risky products and is now being rewarded for remaining chaste.
  47. BCE Bankers Balk

    May 21, 2008
    Mirroring the havoc at Clear Channel, the banks who were financing the BCE leveraged buyout are putting up new terms.
  48. Clear Channel And Banks Play Tug Of War

    March 28, 2008
    The long-awaited private equity buyout of Clear Channel has hit a roadblock. The banks are now balking at financing the deal.
  49. BCE's 20% Takeover Premium Hard To Ignore (BCE)

    February 15, 2008
    BCE shares are well below the declared offer price of $42.75. The deal could fail, but a healthy deal premium might be worth ...
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