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Tag Archives: RBS

Global Mid Day Report: Natural Gas Inventories scare investors, Hospitals provide the only cheer

The Euro tumbled closer to breaking down below 1.24 levels today afternoon as the Natural Gas Report in the US shored up inventories of 3000 BCF by another 57 BCF … Continue reading

June 28, 2012

European Banks in the US: What’s left will not go away!

While ING and HSBC got out of the US businesses , HSBC still alive in retail banking , the others are finally getting a little possessive about their assets in … Continue reading

February 16, 2012

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

European Banks crisis: RBS, Socgen and StanC complete job cut rigmarole

Socgen caught up on its efforts to create EUR 4 bln in Capital by 2013 with union agreements in home grounds in France to let go 880 people. With another … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

Spanish conquistador Santander buys more HSBC and RBS Assets

After having purchased $1bn of car loans from HSBC in the US, where HSBC had a bad experience, Spanish Global Corp candidate with purchases in Germany, Argentina and Mexico, went … Continue reading

August 3, 2010 · 3 Comments

The aftermath of the bailout | Advantage Banking

This is an undesigned prequel to the Bonus debate, as I was about to priorities the next paper between the TBTF Umbrella from Basel to Volcker and the post bailout … Continue reading

February 4, 2010

Another AIG update

As the world’s largest Aircraft Lessor, ILFC is still in play with a mountain of debt which was $17 billion even 12 months ago. ILFC and General Electric Co.’s GE … Continue reading

September 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

ING’s Private Bank sale

ING is trying to sell its Private Bank in Asia because it needs the $1 billion from the sale to cover the $11 billion borrowed from the Dutch Government (Netherlands, … Continue reading

August 27, 2009 · 5 Comments

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