18.10.2012 [Bolsamania.com] - Ayer España se libró, pero los analistas de Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) avisan: “Los recortes de rating estarán sobre la mesa en el primer trimestre de 2013. El riesgo está sesgado a la baja y las probabilidades de rebajas en la calificación
18.10.2012 [Worcester Telegram] - LONDON — Royal Bank of Scotland, which was rescued in Britain's biggest bank bailout, said Wednesday that it is getting out of an emergency insurance program which helped stabilize the company after it nearly collapsed. RBS said it has agreed with the
18.10.2012 [Financial News] - Sir Philip Hampton of Royal Bank of Scotland, Sir Win Bischoff of Lloyds Banking Group, Sir David Walker of Barclays, Sir John Peace of Standard Chartered and Douglas Flint of HSBC, were interviewed by Laura Kuenssberg, the business editor at ITV News.
18.10.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - The Government could begin selling shares in Royal Bank of Scotland before the next election, according to the chairman of the taxpayer-backed lender. In comments that are likely to be welcomed by Chancellor George Osborne, Sir Philip Hampton said it
18.10.2012 [ShareCast] - LONDON (SHARECAST) - The fact Royal Bank of Scotland is exiting the government-backed insurance scheme is a good thing, a sign of confidence. It will also save the bank money. Still, Simon English in The Independent cautions the Government against
18.10.2012 [Herald Scotland] - RBS shares rise as it exits state scheme. Royal Bank of Scotland enjoyed a shares boost as its exit from the Government's toxic asset insurance scheme fuelled hopes of a return to the private sector. Royal Bank of Scotland enjoyed a shares boost as its
18.10.2012 [Motley Fool UK] - Stuart Watson and Owain Bennallack discuss the prospects for Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS) (NYSE: RBS.US) in light of the Direct Line (LSE: DLG) flotation, the collapsed deal with Santander (LSE: BNC) (NYSE: SAN.US) and the withdrawal from the
18.10.2012 [Bolsamania.com] - Los analistas de Royal Bank of Scotland advierten que este riesgo se ha trasladado al primer trimestre del año que viene por tres motivos. RBS también ve catalizadores positivos, pero estos dependen del difícil consenso en el seno de la Unión Europea.
18.10.2012 [Bangkok Post] - The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has suggested both the Thai government and the private sector invest more to sustain economic growth in the long run. Erik Lueth, a senior regional economist at RBS, said Thailand's domestic investment has been sluggish
18.10.2012 [The Economist] - Royal Bank of Scotland ended its participation in the British Treasury's Asset Protection Scheme, an asset-insurance scheme run by the government, which it joined in 2009. Though taxpayers still hold a majority stake in the bank, its exit from the
18.10.2012 [Tribune-Review] - Royal Bank of Scotland, which was rescued in Britain's biggest bank bailout, said on Wednesday that it is getting out of an emergency insurance program that helped stabilize the company after it nearly collapsed. RBS said it has agreed with the U.K
18.10.2012 [Economía y Negocios online] - La situación es aún más espectacular si se toman como muestras otras de las empresas "ícono" de ese momento, como la aseguradora AIG o la británica Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), ya que las acciones valen hasta 100 veces más que en dicho período.
17.10.2012 [Business Recorder (blog)] - LONDON: Rescued Royal Bank of Scotland said on Wednesday it had cleaned up its books enough to leave the government's toxic-asset insurance scheme, and finance minister George Osborne said this was a step towards a return to the private sector.
17.10.2012 [Wall St. Cheat Sheet] - Sailing the winds of the financial crisis in 2009, Royal Bank of Scotland (NYSE:RBS) entered into the Asset Protection Scheme with the British government. The program insures some 282 billion pounds ($455 billion) in loans and derivatives, but the bank
17.10.2012 [Bloomberg] - Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc Chairman Philip Hampton signaled the Treasury may try to reduce its stake in the lender by 2015 as it left a government insurance program that covered its most toxic assets. Hampton told a conference in London today it
17.10.2012 [The West Australian] - British banks have been forced to build up large capital defences since the 2007-09 financial crisis, when some like Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds had to be rescued by taxpayers - something the public does not want repeated. Banks now hold greater
17.10.2012 [Huffington Post] - EXIT: Royal Bank of Scotland, which was rescued in Britain's biggest bank bailout, is leaving a government emergency insurance program that helped stabilize the company after it nearly collapsed. DETAILS: RBS agreed with the U.K. Treasury and the
17.10.2012 [Reuters UK] - LONDON (Reuters) - Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland is pulling out from a government plan that insured its riskiest loans, clearing an important hurdle in its bumpy journey to free itself from state control. RBS will withdraw from the scheme as
17.10.2012 [MarketWatch] - Royal Bank of Scotland (LSS:UK:RBS) (NYSE:RBS) added 2.2%, after it agreed with the U.K. Treasury to exit its Asset Protection Scheme effective Oct. 18. See: Royal Bank of Scotland exits asset-protection plan. Other banks were on the decline, however
17.10.2012 [OANDA Forex (blog)] - The Asset Protection Scheme was set up in 2009 and would have meant that taxpayers had to absorb any losses. Since then, RBS has been able to get rid of half of the £280bn of loans and investments it put into the scheme. The bank, 82% owned by UK
17.10.2012 [Bloomberg] - Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc rose more 2.2 percent after the lender agreed to leave the U.K.'s Asset Protection Scheme. Rio Tinto Group led mining shares higher, advancing 4 percent. The FTSE 100 Index rose 40.37 points, or 0.7 percent, to 5,910.91
17.10.2012 [BBC News] - Whistleblower hits out at regulators. Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has moved a step closer to becoming a private company after withdrawing from a government scheme that insures the bank's riskiest assets. The Asset Protection Scheme was set up in 2009
17.10.2012 [The West Australian] - LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland is positioning itself for a potential public offering of its state-held shares in 2014, Chairman Philip Hampton told Reuters on the sidelines of the British Bankers' Association's annual conference. "The
17.10.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Royal Bank of Scotland this morning announced its exit from the £282bn state-backed insurance scheme set up when the bank was bailed out four years ago. RBS is set to make its final £1.4m payment to the Asset Protection Scheme (APS) this week, which
17.10.2012 [Scotsman] - Published on Thursday 18 October 2012 00:00. The part-nationalised Royal Bank of Scotland took a major step towards returning to the private sector yesterday by ending its involvement in a government scheme to cover its riskier assets. RBS will also
17.10.2012 [Financial Times] - By Jonathan Guthrie. The problem assets of Royal Bank of Scotland were once so huge that one could easily believe that following a slim-down there would be little left. In fact, property and shares generated by impaired debt mean the part-nationalised
17.10.2012 [Reuters] - LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) chairman Philip Hampton said on Wednesday the bank will complete its restructuring by the end of 2013, paving the way for possible sale of the government's 82 percent stake before the next general
17.10.2012 [Financial Times] - The government on Wednesday hailed news Royal Bank of Scotland had exited a state-backed insurance arrangement, which at its peak covered more than £280bn of toxic assets, as “an important milestone on RBS's path of recovery and towards a return to
17.10.2012 [BBC News] - Royal Bank of Scotland has moved a step nearer financial rehabilitation and eventual privatisation by withdrawing from the Asset Protection Scheme, an insurance scheme created by the government in 2009 by which losses on RBS's worst loans and
17.10.2012 [stv.tv] - The Royal Bank of Scotland has withdrawn from the UK Government's scheme to back banks on their riskiest losses. On Wednesday, RBS announced that it would exit the asset protection scheme (APS) after entering it in 2009. The scheme protects banks