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Tag Archives: ABN AMRO

European Bank Results Season: And Deutsche Bank came tumbling down

Even as IIF Chairman and the Bank’s CEO Josef Ackerman finished his final term as Spokesman for the Board, he left behind a bank in anguish as it put behind … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

RBS decides the quantum of cut and roll

3500 jobs would be cut as RBS cts its Corporate investment bank by upto $450 bln, first a minimum of GBP 120 bln or $ 184 bln RBS would be … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Old Mutual, Credit Suisse and UBS panic(sell off) in real time

The European banks delveraging was always going to be ugly, but with even Deutsche Bank caught on the wrong side of the fence very few global bank models are going … Continue reading

December 15, 2011

London, London! FSA report fails to dock RBS / ABN Amro management

Though we are not the ones asking for a witch hunt! the next regulations coming from London which has been proactive enough to veto the Euro for its Financial services … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 5 Comments

Santander completes RBS acquisition in UK and shows the way to RBS and Lloyds

RBS had sold 318 of its UK branches after repurposing them in 2009 as Williams and Glyn. Banco Santander had used the opportunity to further its footprint in the UK … Continue reading

September 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Global Bank, Global arguments on Capital

Update: The new Dodd Frank surcharge is likely on RWA assets (Risk Weighted) and amounts to a tiered charge of between 1.4% and 7% and according to Pearsons publications, likely … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · 13 Comments