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#Royal Bank of Scotland

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland has called its new app Bó
# Bóshit
# Bóshit

Royal Bank of Scotland has called its new app Bó

Nov 27th 2019, 1:14 PM 25,482 Views 54 Comments

Although bó is the Irish word for ‘cow’, RBS makes no reference to this in its lengthy press release called ‘What’s In A Name’.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Sunday 2 September, 2018

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, is 'planning for the worst' amid talk of no-deal Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, is 'planning for the worst' amid talk of no-deal Brexit

Sep 2nd 2018, 4:15 PM 16,992 Views 5 Comments

RBS is setting up a new European subsidiary in Amsterdam to serve customers on the continent.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Thursday 10 May, 2018

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine
# Us Mortgage Crisis
# Us Mortgage Crisis

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine

May 10th 2018, 8:07 AM 12,035 Views 13 Comments

The bank has been fined by the US Justice Department over its role in the subprime mortgage crisis.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

One bank is telling investors to 'sell everything' as stock markets tank
# Freak Out
# Freak Out

One bank is telling investors to 'sell everything' as stock markets tank

Jan 12th 2016, 10:58 AM 25,899 Views 35 Comments

Everybody’s worried about China.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Thursday 11 June, 2015

The UK is staring down the barrel of a massive loss on Ulster Bank parent RBS
# Uh Oh
# Uh Oh

The UK is staring down the barrel of a massive loss on Ulster Bank parent RBS

Jun 11th 2015, 2:48 PM 9,281 Views 12 Comments

The country’s government plans to start offloading its shares in the bailed-out bank.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Thursday 11 September, 2014

RBS says it will move to England in case of Scottish independence
# Outta Here
# Outta Here

RBS says it will move to England in case of Scottish independence

Sep 11th 2014, 8:31 AM 12,131 Views 69 Comments

The Royal Bank of Scotland is 81% owned by the British state.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Monday 25 November, 2013

Ulster Bank parent company 'forced small firms to default'
# RBS
# RBS

Ulster Bank parent company 'forced small firms to default'

Nov 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 7,450 Views 25 Comments

A report by the British government has alleged that Royal Bank of Scotland hit healthy businesses with charges and rates that forced them to close allowing bank to seize their assets at a lower price.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 1 November, 2013

Ulster Bank assets to be transferred to RBS 'bad bank'
# Bad Bank
# Bad Bank

Ulster Bank assets to be transferred to RBS 'bad bank'

Nov 1st 2013, 8:24 AM 7,802 Views 34 Comments

The UK taxpayer rescued RBS says it will conduct a review of Ulster Bank “for supporting the Northern Irish and Irish economies”.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Thursday 20 June, 2013

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off

Jun 20th 2013, 7:36 AM 4,864 Views 12 Comments

George Osborne told bankers last night that a review is to be carried out into breaking up Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank’s parent company.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Senior bankers who put taxpayers' money at risk should be jailed
# Bankers
# Bankers

Senior bankers who put taxpayers' money at risk should be jailed

Jun 19th 2013, 10:07 AM 5,418 Views 35 Comments

A report by a parliamentary commission on banking in the UK has recommended widespread reform to the sector.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Monday 10 June, 2013

A British newspaper claims Ireland got a £10bn 'back-door bailout' from the UK
# Bailout
# Bailout

A British newspaper claims Ireland got a £10bn 'back-door bailout' from the UK

Jun 10th 2013, 7:37 AM 20,461 Views 64 Comments

The Times reports that the UK’s £45 billion bailout of Ulster Bank’s parent Royal Bank of Scotland five years ago amounts to an ‘injection into the Republic’.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

British government 'wants Ireland to buy Ulster Bank' - report
# Banking
# Banking

British government 'wants Ireland to buy Ulster Bank' - report

Jun 4th 2013, 2:45 PM 15,103 Views 63 Comments

The BBC says the Treasury will give up ownership of Ulster Bank in exchange for the British loans currently held by NAMA.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 3 May, 2013

Ulster Bank lost €1,500 a minute in the first three months of 2013
# Turning A Corner?
# Turning A Corner?

Ulster Bank lost €1,500 a minute in the first three months of 2013

May 3rd 2013, 8:01 AM 6,342 Views 32 Comments

The British-owned bank continued to post an operating profit – but saw its gains worn away as it wrote off €285m of debts.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Ulster Bank parent company lost nearly €6bn in 2012
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank parent company lost nearly €6bn in 2012

Feb 28th 2013, 10:00 AM 2,797 Views 3 Comments

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority owned by the British government, took a £5 billion charge for loan impairments last year.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Sunday 20 January, 2013

State-owned British banks ‘bailed out Irish ones by €16bn’ – report
# Bailout
# Bailout

State-owned British banks ‘bailed out Irish ones by €16bn’ – report

Jan 20th 2013, 4:12 PM 10,742 Views 24 Comments

The Sunday Telegraph says a quarter of the British taxpayer’s bailouts of RBS and Lloyds has gone to Ireland.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 12 October, 2012

RBS says Santander has pulled out of €2 billion branch deal
# Banking
# Banking

RBS says Santander has pulled out of €2 billion branch deal

Oct 12th 2012, 9:58 PM 6,735 Views 11 Comments

Disappointing news breaking tonight for the bailed out British bank.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

British watchdog to examine IT failure at Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

British watchdog to examine IT failure at Ulster Bank

Sep 5th 2012, 11:39 AM 3,504 Views 10 Comments

The Financial Services Authority is to conduct an investigation into the systems failure at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Ulster Bank says 'normal service resumed' for most customers
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank says 'normal service resumed' for most customers

Aug 4th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,649 Views 10 Comments

Banking group Royal Bank of Scotland said the cost of cleaning up the Ulster Bank technical ‘glitch’ – including redress to customers – would cost stg£28m (€35.5m).

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 3 August, 2012

RBS sets aside stg£28m for Ulster Bank tech 'glitch'
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

RBS sets aside stg£28m for Ulster Bank tech 'glitch'

Aug 3rd 2012, 8:36 AM 3,758 Views 26 Comments

Interim results report clarifies the amount being earmarked for both redress for beleaguered Ulster Bank customers in Ireland and the costs associated with dealing with the system failure.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Monday 16 July, 2012

Ulster Bank: now showing account balances
# Technical Glitch
# Technical Glitch

Ulster Bank: now showing account balances

Jul 16th 2012, 10:24 AM 4,786 Views 25 Comments

But they may not be accurate yet.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Monday 2 July, 2012

Ulster Bank now doesn't know when normal service will be resumed
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank now doesn't know when normal service will be resumed

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:00 PM 9,965 Views 63 Comments

Customers continue to experience problems with their accounts 12 days after they first started experiencing difficulties.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Sunday 1 July, 2012

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report
# Libor
# Libor

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report

Jul 1st 2012, 4:31 PM 3,460 Views 4 Comments

Revelation comes after RBS confirmed it is one of the banks being investigated over manipulation of inter-bank lending rates.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Ulster Bank branches open this weekend
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank branches open this weekend

Jun 30th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,970 Views 26 Comments

Efforts to clear backlog of customer transactions continue.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 4 May, 2012

Ulster Bank loses €381m in first quarter of 2012
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank loses €381m in first quarter of 2012

May 4th 2012, 8:07 AM 1,667 Views 17 Comments

Irish banking operations are a major drain on RBS’s global operations, with the Irish banking sector remaining “challenging”.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Monday 30 January, 2012

Under-fire RBS chief Stephen Hester waives £1m bonus
# Bankers' Bonuses
# Bankers' Bonuses

Under-fire RBS chief Stephen Hester waives £1m bonus

Jan 30th 2012, 8:37 AM 1,143 Views 10 Comments

Stephen Hester, whose bank is 82 per cent owned by the British taxpayer, gives up his bonus to avoid becoming a ‘pariah’.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Public outcry over banker's €1 million bonus
# Bankers
# Bankers

Public outcry over banker's €1 million bonus

Jan 28th 2012, 4:20 PM 3,841 Views 12 Comments

The head of Royal Bank of Scotland is on a salary of £1.2 million (€1.4 million) and last year received a bonus worth around £2 million (€2.38 million).

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Ulster Bank says it won't comment on potential job cuts
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank says it won't comment on potential job cuts

Jan 11th 2012, 2:02 PM 2,302 Views 6 Comments

There is speculation that the British-owned bank could be about the shed jobs from its 5,000 strong workforce

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Monday 12 December, 2011

Ulster Bank lost €925m in deposits when Bank Guarantee kicked in
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank lost €925m in deposits when Bank Guarantee kicked in

Dec 12th 2011, 1:46 PM 2,346 Views 6 Comments

The Irish arm of RBS lost £732 million in deposits in the four days after the government guaranteed its native competitors.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Amnesty International ‘regrets’ accusing Aviva of investing in cluster bomb-makers
# Cluster Bombs
# Cluster Bombs

Amnesty International ‘regrets’ accusing Aviva of investing in cluster bomb-makers

Aug 16th 2011, 4:41 PM 995 Views 7 Comments

Human rights group forced into U-turn after statement this morning was found to have ‘out-of-date information’ on Aviva.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 5 August, 2011

RBS reports £1.43bn net loss as Irish customers struggle with loans
# RBS
# RBS

RBS reports £1.43bn net loss as Irish customers struggle with loans

Aug 5th 2011, 1:59 PM 317 Views 4 Comments

Greek bonds and Irish customers at RBS’ Ulster Bank operation caused a major dent in the Royal Bank of Scotland’s earnings

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Banks and UK taxpayer take stakes in HMV as part of rescue package
# HMV
# HMV

Banks and UK taxpayer take stakes in HMV as part of rescue package

Jun 7th 2011, 12:15 PM 287 Views 3 Comments

The British-owned entertainment chain secures a €250m lifeline to stay alive, but the deal comes at a cost.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Without a default or second bailout, 'Ireland will have to wait until 2018 to return to markets'
# Warning
# Warning

Without a default or second bailout, 'Ireland will have to wait until 2018 to return to markets'

Jun 2nd 2011, 10:32 AM 604 Views 0 Comments

The warning came from a senior British banker who was speaking to 100 Irish business people in London this week and comes amid persistent government denials that second bailout will be needed.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 20 May, 2011

The end for superinjunctions? Media to be allowed to attend hearings
# Superinjunction
# Superinjunction

The end for superinjunctions? Media to be allowed to attend hearings

May 20th 2011, 10:22 AM 288 Views 1 Comment

Reporters could be allowed into a court room when an injunction is being granted. However, they are likely to still be restricted in what they can reveal.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 6 May, 2011

Ulster Bank posts €441m loss for first three months of 2011
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank posts €441m loss for first three months of 2011

May 6th 2011, 1:20 PM 438 Views 0 Comments

Provisions for bad loans and support for mortgage customers drag down profits at the Irish subsidiary of RBS.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Hicks forced to pursue any damages through British legal system
# Legal Wrangle
From The42
# Legal Wrangle

Hicks forced to pursue any damages through British legal system

Feb 17th 2011, 12:26 PM 309 Views 0 Comments

Former Liverpool owner will have to file his damages lawsuit in Britain after the High Court refused to lift an anti-suit injunction earlier today.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 5 November, 2010

Ulster Bank loses €201m between July and September
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank loses €201m between July and September

Nov 5th 2010, 11:43 AM 279 Views 0 Comments

The Irish operations of the Royal Bank of Scotland report significant losses for the third quarter.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Friday 15 October, 2010

It's done! Liverpool confirms sale to NESV – as old owners seek $1.6bn damages
# Liverpool Takeover
From The42
# Liverpool Takeover

It's done! Liverpool confirms sale to NESV – as old owners seek $1.6bn damages

Oct 15th 2010, 2:53 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

Tom Hicks and George Gillett withdraw their injunction – but get set to seek a billion-dollar payout in damages.

Liverpool takeover could (finally) be complete today
# Liverpool Takeover
From The42
# Liverpool Takeover

Liverpool takeover could (finally) be complete today

Oct 15th 2010, 9:19 AM 87 Views 0 Comments

The Texas court that issued the outstanding injunction against Liverpool’s sale could remove that ban today.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Thursday 14 October, 2010

What the hell is going on at Liverpool FC? From The42

What the hell is going on at Liverpool FC?

Oct 14th 2010, 12:28 PM 223 Views 0 Comments

Our somewhat condensed guide to who’s who, what’s what, and why the American courts are involved.

# royal-bank-of-scotland - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Judgement on Liverpool dispute to be delivered tomorrow From The42

Judgement on Liverpool dispute to be delivered tomorrow

Oct 12th 2010, 5:38 PM 104 Views 0 Comments

There’ll be no decision on whether the Royal Bank of Scotland can force through the sale of Liverpool FC until tomorrow.

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