Financial Regulatory Forum

Iceland says has new repayment deal with UK, Holland over deposit losses

October 19, 2009

Iceland's Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir smiles before a vote on the controversial "Icesave bill" in Reykjavik August 28, 2009. (File Photo) REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson By Omar Valdimarsson
REYKJAVIK, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Iceland said on Sunday it had agreed to a new deal to repay Britain and the Netherlands billions of dollars of deposits lost when the island’s banks collapsed in 2008, paving the way for new aid from international lenders.
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Lloyds offers to sell branches to placate EC – report

By Reuters Staff
August 31, 2009

LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group has offered to sell Scottish branches of Lloyds TSB as well as its Cheltenham & Gloucester network to ease European Commission concerns over state aid and market share, reported the Sunday Times.

ANALYSIS-Emerging currency revaluation back on global table

By Reuters Staff
August 5, 2009

By Mike Dolan
LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Western governments seem set on preventing currency appreciation snuffing out nascent economic recoveries, helping reignite bets on a devaluation of major currencies against those of the emerging economic giants.