"Extreme" allegations that Royal Bank of Scotland tipped viable businesses into bankruptcy were described as "plausible" because of its "flawed" structure by a former deputy governor of the Bank of England yesterday.
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Friday 13 September 2013
The Bank of England's Governor, Mark Carney, defended his flagship forward guidance policy yesterday and said the Bank's job was to prevent the recovery turning into another "false dawn".
Thursday 05 September 2013
Outlook So who do you believe? Neville Richardson, the former chief executive of Co-operative Banking Group, who previously ran Britannia Building Society, tagged as the source of its problems following their merger.
Monday 15 July 2013
Britain has three times as many highly paid bankers than the rest of Europe put together, according to new figures likely to reopen the dispute over City pay.
Monday 15 July 2013
Rail bosses challenge claims over HS2 budget
Thursday 11 July 2013
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Wednesday 26 June 2013
Outgoing Governor says world economy still far too weak to allow interest rate rises
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Outlook When does lobbying become undue influence? Sir Mervyn King certainly appears to feel that the activities of the banks have been straying into the territory of the latter when it comes to their battling against the Bank of England's demands that they hold more capital.
Outgoing Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King accuses George Osborne of lobbying on behalf of banks to weaken regulation
Tuesday 25 June 2013
George Osborne was challenged over whether he gave in to intense lobbying by bankers to force regulators to water down demands for banks to raise more capital to protect themselves against future shocks.
Thursday 20 June 2013
Marks & Spencer Bank has replenished its board after the departure of the former Co-op Bank boss Neville Richardson.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
The bosses of Lloyds Banking Group have denied that they were told by politicians to favour the sale of more than 600 branches to the Co-op over rival bidders.
Thursday 13 June 2013
The Treasury intervened to prevent the Financial Policy Committee from instructing Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds to raise new equity capital, it emerged in public testimony from a member of the committee yesterday. The revelation is likely to fuel the debate about the political independence of the FPC.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Andrew Tyrie has called European policymakers' attempts to regulate insurers "an object lesson in how not to make law".
Tuesday 09 April 2013
The bovver boys have finally donned their hobnailed boots and headed off down to Royal Bank of Scotland's headquarters to create a ruckus in the wake of last year's IT snafu that left some customers locked out of their accounts for a month or more.
Sunday 07 April 2013
Calls are growing for the bank's former bosses, Sir James Crosby and Lord Stevenson, to be stripped of their titles
Tuesday 02 April 2013
'Actions and omissions' that led to crisis will be investigated by judges
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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