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Metro Bank raises £375m to ease capital worries on BTL loan book

Metro Bank has raised £375m in capital from shareholders through a discounted share offer...

  • May 17, 2019
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Basel Committee stalls on capital adequacy changes

Stricter capital rules for European banks which include requirements for riskier mortgage ...

  • Jan 03, 2017
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RBS fails Bank of England’s doomsday scenario capital tests

Royal Bank of Scotland has become the only large UK bank to fail capital adequacy tests im...

  • Nov 30, 2016
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Low interest rates creating ‘major challenge’ for banks – PRA

Banks are struggling to adapt to a lower-interest rate environment and regulatory constrai...

  • Oct 27, 2016
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EU banks to get more time to implement Basel capital rules

The European Union is proposing that banks in the single bloc be allowed longer to introdu...

  • Oct 27, 2016
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First-time buyers could be forced to carry burden of Basel reforms

Housing associations and homebuyers with small deposits are likely to bear the brunt of B...

  • Apr 27, 2016
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Bank of England imposes higher capital buffers on UK lenders

Investor expectations that banks are suffering weaker profitability has prompted the Bank ...

  • Mar 29, 2016
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Basel proposals could ‘compromise’ Bradford and Bingley asset sale

Basel Committee proposals to assign larger risk weightings to buy-to-let loans could desta...

  • Mar 18, 2016
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Buy-to-let experts slam ‘bizarre’ Basel proposals

Basel committee proposals to apply higher capital requirements against buy-to-let loans ar...

  • Mar 01, 2016
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Basel may prompt lenders to rethink buy-to-let strategies – Fitch

Proposals to assign higher risk weights to buy-to-let loans are likely to prompt lenders t...

  • Feb 29, 2016
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