Royal Bank of Scotland Group


  • Beijing is playing it safe, choosing gradual progress on many fronts over riskier reforms such as removing all controls over bank interest rates.

  • SEC eyes bond deals to see if banks are hiding risk Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    The SEC is looking into complex bond deals on Wall Street that may create new opportunities for fraud, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • RBS plans dramatic scaling back, to cut 30,000 jobs Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Royal Bank of Scotland is preparing a dramatic retrenchment that would see it become a much smaller U.K. retail and commercial bank. The FT reports.

  • Cash bonus cap is 'stupid idea': Pro  Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, comments on the U.K government's decision to cap RBS's cash bonus and explains why he thinks it's a "stupid idea."

  • Banks face new mortgage bond probe post 2008: Report Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    Regulators are probing whether several big banks deliberately mispriced mortgage bonds in the years following the financial crisis, the WSJ reported.

  • RBS to pay $100 million in US probe  Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the $100 million fine for the Royal Bank of Scotland to settle the probe into whether the bank violated U.S. sanctions laws against Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba.

  • RBS finance chief quits after 10 weeks  Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the departure of RBS's finance director Nathan Bostock and what it means for the bank.

  • World's biggest banks face forex probe questions Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 9:49 PM ET

    The probe into foreign exchange manipulation has widened to include the world's biggest banks and actively traded currencies. The FT reports.

  • Why UK banks may raise capital ratios  Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 12:20 PM ET

    Philippe Bodereau, head of pan-European credit research at Pimco, discusses the banking sector, and expects other U.K. banks to follow RBS and raise their capital ratios.

  • What restructuring options does RBS have?  Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Mike Ingram, Market Analyst at BGC Brokers breaks down the options that the Royal Bank of Scotland faces.

  • Bad day for European banks  Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 5:10 AM ET

    Edmund Salvesen, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, comments on European banks¿ earnings which have been "surprising" in UBS's case and "disappointing" when it comes to Lloyds and RBS.

  • Political pressure is important for RBS  Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, comments on U.K. banking and says the focus this week will be on RBS and what the Chancellor, George Osborne, will propose with regards to it.

  • Pinterest: Now $4 billion, and the next Amazon? Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 5:05 PM ET

    Pinterest worth near-$4 billion, without a dollar of revenue to speak of, while Amazon posts another profitless quarter, and Wall Street loves it.

  • RBS: Is the worst over?  Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Chris Skinner, CEO of Balatro and Chris Skinner MP and member of the parliamentary commission on banking standards, discuss the outlook for UK banks.

  • The Banking Business: RBS  Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 1:40 AM ET

    Is the worst over for RBS? Helia Ebrahimi, CNBC¿s UK business editor has a look at whether it¿s still the worst bank in the Britain.

  • Banks looking to improve leverage ratios  Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, says banks are reducing assets to improve leverage ratios.

  • RBS names Ross McEwan as new CEO  Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Helia Ebrahimi, CNBC's UK Business editor, breaks down RBS's earnings after its announcement of a new chief executive, Ross McEwan.

  • Singapore wealth fund: Western banks are healing Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 9:22 PM ET

    Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC said it believes the western banking industry is healing and it has the capacity to invest more in the financial sector.

  • RBS to appoint ex-retail chief as new CEO  Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 2:55 AM ET

    Helia Ebrahimi, CNBC's UK business editor discusses the new chief executive of RBS, Ross Mcewan.

  • We're Not a Political Football: RBS  Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    Chris Sullivan, CEO of UK Corporate Banking at RBS, tells CNBC that a review into how they can lend to small and medium sized businesses is not a result of government pressure.