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04/17/20141:17PMDJNLONDON MARKETS: U.K. Stocks Rise To One-week High; Barclays Jumps
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Barclays PLC helped push U.K. stocks higher on Thursday after the bank said it will outline a growth strategy, aiding the main London index to finish at its highest close in a week. The benchmark FTSE 100 index gained 0.5% to 6,625.25, and finished up 1% for the week... More...>>
04/17/20141:10PMDJNLONDON MARKETS: U.K. Stocks Rise To One-week High; Barclays Jumps
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Barclays PLC helped push U.K. stocks higher on Thursday after the bank said it will outline a growth strategy, aiding the main London index to finish at its highest close in a week. The benchmark FTSE 100 index gained 0.5% to 6,625.25, and finished up 1% for the week... More...>>
04/17/201411:00AMDJNLONDON MARKETS: U.K. Stocks Flirt With One-week High; Barclays Rise
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Barclays PLC led U.K. stocks higher on Thursday after the bank outlined a new growth strategy, helping to keep the main London index on track for the highest close in a week. The benchmark FTSE 100 index gained 0.5% to 6,681.12, in line for rise of 0.9% for the week which... More...>>
04/17/20145:10AMDJNRSA Insurance Sells Baltics, Poland Units for $500 Million
LONDON-- RSA Insurance Group PLC is selling its operations in the Baltics and Poland for GBP300 million ($503 million), the latest move by Chief Executive Stephen Hester to turn around the embattled insurer. RSA, which issued a series of profit warnings last year amid problems at its Irish unit, is selling the divisions... More...>>
04/17/20143:05AMDJNRSA Insurance Sells Baltics, Poland Units for $500 Million
By Rory Gallivan LONDON-- RSA Insurance Group PLC is selling its operations in the Baltics and Poland for GBP300 million ($503 million), the latest move by Chief Executive Stephen Hester to turn around the embattled insurer. RSA, which issued a series of profit warnings last year amid problems at its Irish unit, is selling... More...>>
04/16/20146:59AMDJNRSA Insurance's U.K. Chief Adrian Brown Resigns -- Update
By Ian Walker LONDON-- Stephen Hester's efforts to turn around of RSA Insurance Group PLC continued Wednesday, with the insurer announcing that the head of its U.K. and Western Europe business had agreed to resign. Adrian Brown, who had worked for RSA for 25 years, is leaving to join A J. Gallagher, an insurance broker... More...>>
04/14/201411:00AMDJNLONDON MARKETS: FTSE 100 Slips, But Glencore Xstrata Gains
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks came off session lows Monday, with shares of Randgold Resources Ltd. and other miners gaining as tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalate. The London benchmark was off 0.1% at 6,543.37 after closing with a 2% loss last week. U.K. stocks narrowed losses... More...>>
04/14/20146:04AMDJNLONDON MARKETS: FTSE 100 Slides On Ukraine Tensions; Glencore Rises
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Extending sharp losses from last week, the U.K.'s FTSE 100 index traded broadly lower on Monday as tensions between Russia and Ukraine continued to weigh on the investing mood. The London benchmark dropped 0.5% to 6,527.31 after closing with a 2% loss last week. Energy... More...>>
04/11/20144:31PMDJNLONDON MARKETS: U.K. Stocks Lose Ground, Finish Week In The Red
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks fell Friday, ensuring a loss for the week in which investors across the globe fretted about market valuations. The FTSE 100 fell 1.2% to 6,561.70, with only seven stocks closing higher. Wm. Morrison Supermarkets PLC was the best price performer as its shares... More...>>
04/11/201412:26PMDJNLONDON MARKETS: U.K. Stocks Lose Ground, Head For Weekly Downturn
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks fell Friday, pushing it deeper toward a loss for a week in which investors globally fretted about market valuations. The FTSE 100 fell 1.4% to 6,551.91, with only five stocks able to advance. Wm. Morrison Supermarkets PLC was the best price performer as its... More...>>
04/09/20144:10PMDJNCorrection to RBS Dividend Story
"RBS Reaches Agreement With U.K. Government on Dividends," at 1809 GMT, misstated in the second paragraph the amount of the U.K. bailout, which was 45.5 billion pounds, not GBP45.5. Subscribe to WSJ: http://online.wsj.com?mod=djnwires More...>>
04/09/20142:51PMDJNRBS Reaches Agreement With U.K. on Dividends
LONDON-- Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC on Wednesday received approval to pay GBP1.5 billion ($2.50 billion) to the U.K. government to clear the way for it to eventually start paying dividends to its shareholders. Following its GBP45.5 taxpayer bailout, the British government imposed a requirement that the RBS needed... More...>>
04/09/20142:39PMDJNRBS Reaches Agreement With U.K. Government on Dividends
By Max Colchester LONDON-- Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC on Wednesday received approval to pay GBP1.5 billion ($2.50 billion) to the U.K. government to clear the way for it to eventually start paying dividends to its shareholders. Following its GBP45.5 taxpayer bailout, the British government imposed a requirement that... More...>>
04/07/20144:20PMDJNFormer ABN Amro Executive Committed Suicide, Killed Wife, Daughter, Police Say -- Update
By Maarten van Tartwijk AMSTERDAM--A former senior executive at Dutch bank ABN Amro Group NV committed suicide after killing his wife and daughter in their home, Dutch police said Monday. The police said that Jan Peter Schmittmann, 57, killed his wife Nelly, 57, and his youngest daughter, Babette, 22, and then took his... More...>>
04/04/20145:53PMDJNADR Shares End Mixed; RBS Shares Active
International stocks trading in New York closed mixed on Friday, with the Bank of New York index of American depositary receipts falling 0.4% to 150.87. The European index dropped 0.5% to 150.75, the Asian index declined 0.6% to 142.30, the Latin American index rose 0.7% to 283.20 and the emerging markets index dropped... More...>>
04/04/201411:09AMDJNSwiss Banks Take Brunt of U.K. Brain Drain
By Ben Wright, Max Colchester and Richard Partington It is becoming a familiar rite of passage for London-based investment bankers. An increasingly steady stream of deal makers has entered public service to help the U.K. government in its continuing effort to deal with the fallout of a banking crisis which saw taxpayers... More...>>
03/31/20144:30AMDJNSwiss Competition Body Opens Forex Probe
ZURICH--Switzerland's competition authority said Monday it has opened an investigation into possible manipulation of foreign currency rates by big banks, including UBS AG (UBS), Credit Suisse Group AG (CS) and Julius Baer Group AG (BAER.VX). Some of the biggest banks in the world, including Deutsche Bank AG (DB) and Citigroup... More...>>
03/31/20143:15AMDJNSwiss Competition Body Opens Probe into Forex Manipulation
By Neil MacLucas ZURICH--Switzerland's competition authority said Monday it has opened an investigation into possible manipulation of foreign currency rates by big banks, including UBS AG (UBS), Credit Suisse Group AG (CS) and Julius Baer Group AG (BAER.VX). Some of the biggest banks in the world, including Deutsche Bank... More...>>
03/30/20144:41PMDJNRBS Close to Naming Credit Suisse Banker as New CFO
By Max Colchester LONDON-- Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC is close to appointing a Credit Suisse AG investment banker as its next chief financial officer, according to a person familiar with the matter. The appointment of Ewen Stevenson, who advised on the bailout of the 81% government-owned RBS, still needs to be approved... More...>>
03/28/20146:45AMDJNRoyal Bank Of Scotland Completes $1 Billion Note Issues
By Ian Walker LONDON--Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS.LN) Friday priced two note issues worth $1 billion, which it will use for general corporate purposes. The 81% Government owned bank is issuing $700 million of three-year 1.875% senior notes and $300 million floating rate notes both due March 31, 2017. Shares at... More...>>


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