Articles tagged "banks"

  • RBS
    Last updated: 20/01/2009 - 08:58

    Royal Bank of Scotland has moved a step closer to full nationalisation after the government increased its stake in the bank from 58% to 70%.

  • Banks
    Last updated: 20/01/2009 - 08:54

    The Treasury has confirmed a second banking bailout with a host of measures that it hopes will enable banks to increase their lending to consumers and businesses.

  • SOS
    Last updated: 15/05/2009 - 10:32
    News by Liam Tarry

    Struggling homeowners are now able to defer their mortgage payments for two years, or sell their homes to the local authority without having to move out. But experts are unimpressed.

  • A manager talks to chefs in a restaurant
    Last updated: 14/01/2009 - 09:58

    The government has unveiled a £20 billion plan to help small businesses survive the economic downturn.

  • Lloyds TSB branch
    Last updated: 12/01/2009 - 17:06
    News by Rhian Nicholson

    The Treasury and the taxpayer will have a 43.4% stake in the merged Lloyds HBOS group after shareholders shunned the opportunity to buy new shares.

  • Shaking clock
    Last updated: 24/08/2011 - 08:50

    Savers should be paid compensation if a bank collapses regardless of their level of debt with the same firm, the financial watchdog has proposed.

  • Percentage points
    Last updated: 17/12/2008 - 10:57

    The Bank of England is expected to slash interest rates to 0% in light of rising unemployment as well as similar moves in the US.

  • Last updated: 12/12/2008 - 12:58
    News by Chris Thomas

    Shareholders in HBOS are voting today on the Lloyds TSB takeover deal.

  • Halifax
    Last updated: 05/12/2008 - 10:00

    Halifax and the Bank of Scotland will survive on the high street after the HBOS merger with Lloyds TSB completes.

  • Bottles of medicine
    Last updated: 30/03/2009 - 11:56
    Article by Sarah Coles

    As savers worry over the security of bank deposits, Sarah Coles highlights the factors you need to be aware of to assess the health of the banks holding your cash.