Co-op bank has set aside a £90m provision relating to the mis-selling of payment protection insurance, which has rattled the UK banking industry.
Analysts have estimated that the mis-selling fiasco could cost banks some £8bn in total. Lloyds has borne the brunt with a £3.2bn provision, while Barclays and RBS each took charges of about £1bn.
The PPI insurance policies were typically taken out alongside a personal loan or mortgage to cover repayments if customers fell ill or lost jobs. But the policies were sold to people who would not have been able to claim.Reuse content