The latest news, updates and opinions on Bank Stocks from the expert team here at MoneyWeek
What’s happened to Credit Suisse stock?
News Credit Suisse stock has slumped on rumours that the bank is in trouble. Is there any truth in this speculation?
Lloyds Bank shares could see an interest-rate windfall
Analysis Interest rates are heading higher, which could be good news for Lloyds Bank shares as profits are set to grow.
By Bruce Packard PublishedAnalysis
Should you buy HSBC shares? It could be a cheap way to invest in Asia
Tips HSBC has refocused its business towards Asia, and China in particular. If it can increase earnings, the bank looks cheap, says Rupert Hargreaves. So should you buy HSBC shares?
By Rupert Hargreaves PublishedTips
When to buy shares in NatWest, Britain's worst bank
Tips Rising interest rates should lift profits for the banking sector if inflation doesn’t get out of control, says Bruce Packard.
By Bruce Packard PublishedTips
How UK banks went from Big Bang to universal failure
Cover Story The 1986 deregulation shook up the banks, but the all-in-one model that it created is bad for customers and investors. Specialists do a better job – as the real fintech winners are showing, says Bruce Packard
By Bruce Packard PublishedCover Story
AIB selloff: a tempting morsel for British banks
Opinion The Irish government is selling off its stakes in rescued banks. That’s an opportunity for the brave, says Matthew Lynn.
By Matthew Lynn PublishedOpinion
HSBC’s profits surge – but will the share price?
News Pre-tax profits at banking giant HSBC rose from $1.1bn last year to $5.1bn in 2021, but the share price remains depressed.
By Dr Matthew Partridge PublishedNews
Financial stocks are set to fly as we recover from the pandemic
Cover Story The banking and insurance sectors are probably the world’s least popular apart from coal mining, says Jonathan Compton. The industry may face pervasive change, but the stocks look too cheap
By Jonathan Compton PublishedCover Story
James Henderson: buy banks
Opinion James Henderson, director of UK investment trusts at Janus Henderson Investors, is a fan of British banking stocks.
By moneyweek PublishedOpinion
Negative interest rates are highly unlikely in the UK – that’s good news for this investment
Tips The Bank of England has been mulling negative interest rates over for a while now. But it’s unlikely to impose them, says John Stepek, Here’s why, and how you can profit.
By John Stepek PublishedTips