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31 July 2014RESULTS: Ignoring fines and PPI-related charged and an improving economic backdrop helped Lloyds' underlying profit to jump almost a third
30 July 2014RESULTS: Restructuring progress, lower costs and a falling bad debt charge helped Barclays beat expectations at the half-year stage
25 July 2014RBS at last appears to be making progress, after a much reduced bad debt charge helped drive a recovery in half-year earnings
22 July 2014Arbuthnot's stake in Secure Trust is worth more than its current market value, which ignores the group's solidly performing private bank
22 July 2014RESULTS: Specialist lender Secure Trust has plenty of capital and is growing fast, but the shares are no bargain
22 July 2014Barclays' shares have slumped since New York's attorney general filed a law suit against the bank last month, but it's the lender's...
27 June 2014Standard Chartered is expecting a grim first half, but its longer-term growth story isn’t really in doubt
11 June 2014Lloyds' undemanding flotation price range for TSB suggests that the bank isn't taking any chances with the forthcoming flotation
04 June 2014The impending flotation of TSB signals the birth of a significant challenger bank, yet there's plenty of other players looking to muscle into the...
29 May 2014Lloyds is to float a quarter of TSB next month and its shares look like a good way to play the UK's economic recovery
12 May 2014Barclays has announced plans to radically scale back its investment bank - that strategy has already helped the shares jump 7 per cent and more upside...
07 May 2014Bank earnings are benefiting from rapidly improving credit quality as the economic recovery takes hold - but some lenders have been hit hard by weak...
07 May 2014Cross-border payments specialist Earthport has added banking titan HSBC to its client list.
16 April 2014Lawsuits, regulation and a book release have put high-speed trading back in the headlines
11 April 2014In the second 10-company segment of our analysis of Aim's top 100 companies, we give our verdict on Asian Citrus, Stanley Gibbons, FW Thorpe,...
07 March 2014Crisis in the Ukraine and weaker emerging markets sentiment more generally are driving significant volatility in Bank of Georgia's shares.
05 March 2014RESULTS: Standard Chartered's profits slipped for the first time in about a decade, significantly reflecting problems in Korea - but longer-term...
28 February 2014After announcing its biggest loss since the financial crisis, RBS is looking to slash costs and refocus back on the UK - but that will take time and is...
24 February 2014RESULTS: HSBC's full-year results didn't meet analysts' expectations, but the bank is robustly capitalised, pays a fat dividend and boasts...
13 February 2014RESULTS: A better economy and improving credit quality have helped drive an earnings recovery at Lloyds, but the shares are no bargain
12 February 2014RESULTS: With cost pressures and slippage in its capital ratio, Barclays' full-year figures haven't exactly inspired the City
04 February 2014Lloyds has been hit with more PPI provisions and has disappointed on the timing of a return to the dividend list - but plans are being made to sell...
29 January 2014Hefty new misconduct-related provisions at RBS have hit the lender's capital and left the bank on course for a painful full-year loss
14 January 2014The Bank of England's latest Credit Conditions Survey indicates that credit demand is growing - so does this signal a sustained recovery for the...
18 December 2013Former Barclays boss, Bob Diamond, and African billionaire, Ashish Thakkar, are floating an investment vehicle in London that will look to buy up African...
08 November 2013Lost in translation: Converting emerging market earnings back into pounds and pence is costing British companies dear
30 October 2013ANALYSIS: The recent third-quarter banking season delivered its usual quota of unpleasant surprises, but the underlying results hinted at a growing...
15 August 2013RESULTS: Georgia's economy slowed dramatically in the first half - and that has led to slower progress for Bank of Georgia, the country's largest...
02 August 2013RESULTS: News that Ross McEwan to take the helm at RBS have overshadowed the lender's lacklustre half-year figures