Lloyds axing half its small business experts ‘worrying’ says Vince Cable

Lloyds axing half its small business experts ‘worrying’ says Vince Cable Business secretary says it is ‘a great step back’ for Lloyds to be pulling back from small-scale lending.
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Lloyds Banking Group share price target set at 72p by in-house broker

UBS analyst’s forecast 12p price rise would open up part-taxpayer-owned bank to sell-off of state stake Shares in Lloyds Banking Group could get close to the level the taxpayer paid for its 39% stake in the bailed-out bank, the company’s house broker forecast on Monday – setting a price target for the shares of 72p. […]
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Osborne prepares ground for RBS and Lloyds sell-off

IMF calls on chancellor to devise a ‘clear strategy’ for bailed-out banks and pour more taxpayer funds into them if necessaryGeorge Osborne is preparing to set out his plans to return bailed-out Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland to the private sector after the International Monetary Fund called on him to devise a […]
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Government needs ‘clear strategy’ to privatise Lloyds and RBS, says IMF

Bailed out banks attempt to reassure City they will not need to tap investors – or taxpayers – for fresh capitalThe government needs a “clear strategy” to privatise Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, as the two bailed-out banks attempted to reassure the City that they […]
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IMF urges Treasury to speed up sale of Lloyds and RBS

Fund says disposal of £65bn bank stakes should be priority as Lloyds shares reach level considered as break-even for taxpayerSpeculation about a government sell-off of Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group was escalating on Tuesday night amid reports that the International Monetary Fund is urging the Treasury to accelerate its disposal of the […]
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Analysts’ forecasts for Lloyds and RBS share prices may worry George Osborne | Jill Treanor

City analysts are predicting shares in the bailed-out banks will be trading well below breakeven prices over the next yearAmid speculation that George Osborne is keen to kick off share sales in bailed-out Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland, here’s something for the chancellor to mull over.According to figures compiled by Bloomberg, the […]
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