Daily Agenda: Central Banks Still Support Market Bulls
Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered announce cost-cutting measures; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book today.
March 4, 2015
Daily London Currency Price Fixing May Need a Tweak
The scandal involving alleged manipulation of foreign exchange prices has prompted calls to adjust the timing of the daily 4 p.m. fixing.
January 22, 2014
RBS and Stephen Hester Remain U.K. Banking’s Whipping Boys
Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Stephen Hester, who has called the bank “an emblem of the financial crisis,” is finding it easier to restore the bank to health than to manage the public pressures that come with being 82 percent government-owned.
March 29, 2012
RBS Still Mired in Politics over Bonuses and Goodwin
Privatization looks a long way off for Royal Bank of Scotland with a brewing bonus controversy and the rescinding of former CEO Fred Goodwin’s knighthood.
January 31, 2012
RBS Waves Goodbye to the Bulge Bracket
U.K. bank led by Stephen Hester to abandon equities and M&A to focus its investment bank on fixed-income and currencies.
January 12, 2012
Jupiter Hotels Buys U.K. Hotels For £111M
Jupiter Hotels has bought a portfolio of 24 U.K. hotels from the administrators of Jarvis Hotels.
October 2, 2011
Aviva Floats Defined Growth Fund
Aviva Investors has rolled out the Aviva Investors Defined Growth fund.
September 29, 2011
Sealed Air Raises $1.5B In Debt Sale
Sealed Air Corp. has raised $1.5 billion through a two-part sale of senior unsecured notes.
September 18, 2011
GM Financial To Raise $900M In Debt Sale
General Motors Financial has issued $900 million worth of automobile receivables-backed securities in seven tranches.
September 11, 2011
TD Bank Raises $5B In Note Sale
Toronto-Dominion Bank has raised $5 billion through a two-part sale of covered notes in the 144a private placement market.
September 7, 2011