Britain’s seven biggest lenders have passed the second round of annual stress tests – but how resilient are the tests?
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The government is quietly selling its stake in RBS, the bank it bailed out at a cost of £45bn. Here, Matthew Partridge looks at whether the shares are worth buying.
The government began to return Royal Bank of Scotland to the private sector this week, seven years after saving it from collapse.
Will deflation spread to Britain, and could Gordon Brown turn around RBS? Matthew Lynn sets out his six predictions for the year ahead.
HSBC has put money aside for legal expenses, while US prosecutors have reopened investigations into Standard Chartered.
British banks are still in the post-crisis recovery position. Look at what they do, not what they say, to see which ones are progressing, says James Ferguson.
After announcing an £8bn loss, RBS’s share price has taken a beating. However, as Ed Bowsher explains, that doesn’t mean the bank is worth buying.
Allegations that RBS forced viable businesses into insolvency has landed the bank once more in hot water.
The search is on to replace Stephen Hester at the helm of the Royal Bank of Scotland. But what the bank needs is real change, says Matthew Lynn – and not another faceless banker.
RBS made headlines recently when its chief, Stephen Hester, agreed to leave the troubled bank. So, is it time to buy the shares, or should you sell? Phil Oakley reports.