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Tag Archives: Lloyds

Banks get ready for Crisis 3.0 – Blackrock bets on SocGen property loans | Banking Insight

In a seemingly transparent and lucid deal, Blackstone is picking up $131 mln worth of Property loans from Socgen getting in on property plays as Patron recruits an ex Lloyds’ … Continue reading

March 18, 2012

European Bank Results Season: The real ones HSBC and StanChart report this week

HSBC and StanC get ready to report results on back of a strong Emrging markets franchise this week on Tuesday and Wednesday , showing everyone how cost of funding can … Continue reading

February 24, 2012

London, London! Barclays, Lloyd and RBS threatened with break up | Banking Insight

The Office of Fair trading may be losing some of the powers over the banking sector with a new BoE division taking over regulatory oversight but competition issues are still … Continue reading

February 16, 2012

Europe: More Pain on the Way? – BusinessWeek

Euro-zone banks could record as much as $398 billion in new writedowns by 2010 (more, but this is the ECB prediction) As Europe enjoys a long-awaited summer heat wave, a … Continue reading

July 3, 2009