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MOVES-Bartlett, Bamber, Capp leave as RBS reshuffles

(Adds additional departures, writes new throughout) By Matthew Davies, Helene Durand and Alex Chambers LONDON, Sept 23 (IFR) – Richard Bartlett, Eric Capp and Nicholas Bamber are leaving Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.L – news) as part of a reshuffle of the bank’s wholesale business, according to several sources. Bartlett was head of UK […]

Special Report: Why RBS may pay small firms it allegedly ruined

By Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - One morning in May, the chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, one of Britain's biggest banks, called together his senior executives for an urgent briefing. Ross McEwan had just attended a meeting...Show More Summary

Banks have decided: the technology behind bitcoin is the future

Nine of the world's biggest banks on Tuesday threw their weight behind blockchain, the technology that powers bitcoin. Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS have all formed a partnership to draw up industry standards and protocols for using the blockchain in banking. Show More Summary

Diana Inks Six-year Term Loan Facility

Press release - Diana Containerships Inc. has announced that on September 10, 2015, it signed a six year term loan facility with The Royal Bank of Scotland plc for up to $148 million,

Nine massive banks just teamed up to take the technology behind bitcoin mainstream

Nine of the world's biggest banks on Tuesday threw their weight behind blockchain, the technology that powers bitcoin. Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and...Show More Summary

RBS appoints BoAML to ready 2016 listing of Williams & Glyn: newspaper

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch to prepare a spin-off of scores of its Williams & Glyn-branded retail branches, the Sunday Telegraph reported. Without citing sources, the Telegraph said...Show More Summary

Banks braced for billions more in civil claims over forex rate rigging, after just paying $2bn

Barclays, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland were among nine banks revealed last Friday to have agreed a $2bn settlement with thousands of investors affected by rate-rigging in a New York court case. Lawyers warned the victory...Show More Summary

British Government Begins RBS Stake Sale After The Bank Posts Modest Q2 Profits

The British government took the first step towards returning The Royal Bank of Scotland Group to the private sector by selling a 5.4% stake in the banking group earlier this week. The long anticipated stake sale priced RBS shares atShow More Summary

LIBOR prison blues

A TRADER is sentenced to 14 years in prison for rate-rigging, armoured cars enter the luxury goods market and the British government sells down its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland

RBS In £2bn Stake Sale As Goodwin Remains On 'The Hook' Over Disastrous £12bn Rights

With Chancellor George Osborne announcing the start of Britain’s largest ever privatisation through the sale of around £2 billion (c.US$3.1bn) worth of shares in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) - just under a 5.2% stake - one wonders why offload 600m shares in the UK bank at a loss amounting [...]

Short-Changed: UK Chancellor Called to Justify Govt Sale of RBS

UK Chancellor George Osborne has defended his decision to initiate the sell-off of the British government's stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), after being accused of short-changing the public for selling shares at a price below their purchase value.

Seven years after bailout, Britain starts RBS sell-off with $3 bln stake sale

By Steve Slater LONDON (Reuters) - Britain started the sale of a 2 billion pounds ($3.1 billion) stake in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) on Monday, beginning the disposal of its holding in the bank seven years after a multi-billion pound bailout at the height of the financial crisis. Show More Summary

Fraud regulators visited Barclays 186 times last year

The Financial Conduct Authority visited Barclays 186 times last year. That's more than double the 85 appointments the FCA had with HSBC, and almost triple the 65 visits to Royal Bank of Scotland, according to a report from Bloomberg....Show More Summary

I tried out Apple Pay in the UK, and it worked surprisingly well (AAPL)

Apple Pay went live in the UK this morning. More than 250,000 locations in the UK are set up to accept Apple Pay at launch, with support from Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander, Natwest, Halifax, and Lloyds. HSBC isn't supporting the service until later in the month, despite leaking the launch date in an accidental Tweet yesterday. Show More Summary

RBS to Exit Greek Shipping Portfolio

 Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC is winding down its Greek operation and is looking to sell its USD5 billion shipping loans portfolio, Reuters reported on Saturday.

Exclusive: RBS looking to sell $5 billion Greek shipping loan business - sources

LONDON/ATHENS (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland is winding down its Greek operation and is putting its $5 billion shipping loans portfolio up for sale as the group scales back on non-core activities, finance sources familiar with plans said on Friday. Show More Summary

SAPVoice: Why Finance Would Be "Running Blind" without Real-Time

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A computer glitch at the Royal Bank of Scotland last month wiped out about 600,000 payments -- a problem that took four days to fix. Similar disasters coincide with rising demand for real-time analytics, which can help organizations identify and remedy problems before tragedy strikes. “Many traditional payments monitoring tools have [...]

Exclusive: UK targets sale of half its RBS stake in two years - sources

By Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is planning to sell half its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, worth 16 billion pounds ($25 billion), within two years of a possible first sale in September, according to people with knowledge of government thinking. Show More Summary

RBS faces a $13 billion fine for its pre-financial crisis behaviour

Royal Bank of Scotland has been warned in a US court that it could face a $13bn (£8.3bn) bill in a case making allegations about its behaviour before the 2008 crisis. The 79% taxpayer-owned bank is fighting a long-running case in a Connecticut...Show More Summary

2008 revisited

IN THE autumn of 2008, Alistair Darling, Britain's finance minister, was told that Royal Bank of Scotland was just two hours from folding, causing cashpoints to run out of money. The same fears motivated the massive rescue programme in America - the bank bailouts, fiscal stimulus and monetary easing by the Federal Reserve. Show More Summary

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