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Lloyds secures Berlin bank licence as part of Brexit preparations - source

17 Jan 2019

LONDON Lloyds Banking Group has secured a banking licence for its new Berlin-based subsidiary, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, as part of long-standing plans to Brexit-proof its business with European Union clients.

UPDATE 1-Lloyds secures Berlin bank licence as part of Brexit preparations -source

17 Jan 2019

* Bank gets licence to protect against loss of EU market access

Britain's RBS appoints Katie Murray as finance chief

18 Dec 2018

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland has appointed Katie Murray as chief financial officer, the bank said on Tuesday, making permanent a role she has held on an interim basis since August.

StanChart to take $160 million charge from private equity sale

17 Dec 2018

Standard Chartered PLC has agreed terms for the sale of its private equity division, ending a more than two-year effort to shed a business the bank no longer deemed central to its strategy.

Barclays promotes 85 in investment bank to managing director

14 Dec 2018

LONDON Barclays has promoted 85 executives in the international division that houses its investment bank to the rank of managing director, the British lender said on Friday.

Barclays promotes 85 in investment bank to managing director

14 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 14 Barclays has promoted 85 executives in the international division that houses its investment bank to the rank of managing director, the British lender said on Friday.

RPT-Sleeping bags and mini golf as traders brace for Brexit all-nighter

10 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 7 As lawmakers gather in Britain's parliament on Tuesday to vote on the future of the country's relationship with Europe, traders in London's financial hub will be bracing for a potential burst of market turmoil that could affect the Brexit process itself.

Sleeping bags and mini golf as traders brace for Brexit all-nighter

07 Dec 2018

LONDON As lawmakers gather in Britain's parliament on Tuesday to vote on the future of the country's relationship with Europe, traders in London's financial hub will be bracing for a potential burst of market turmoil that could affect the Brexit process itself.

Britain's city watchdog taken to court over RBS executives

05 Dec 2018

LONDON Britain's financial watchdog is being taken to court over its handling of an investigation into Royal Bank of Scotland's restructuring unit which has been criticised for its treatment of small businesses after the 2008 financial crisis.

RPT-PREVIEW-British banks await stress-test trigger for shareholder payouts

26 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 23 Britain's bank bosses are hoping for the green light to return more capital to long-suffering investors when the Bank of England publishes results next week from its annual stress test of leading lenders.

World News

U.S. special counsel disputes report Trump told lawyer to lie

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday disputed key elements of a media report that President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal, raising questions about a story that has dominated U.S. news coverage for the past 24 hours.