from Commentaries:

Will Murray success at Wimbledon be RBS’s best return?

July 1, 2009

Royal Bank of Scotland is not best known for backing winners.


So the Scottish bank must be savouring Andy Murray's run at the Wimbledon tennis tournament.

Is RBS chief Stephen Hester worth £9.6m?

June 22, 2009

As chief executive for a company that is 70 percent owned by the government, a 9.6 million pounds pay package is quite a tidy sum.

Could Goodwin learn from Profumo?

March 17, 2009

Treasury Minister Paul Myners was fulminating against Sir Fred Goodwin’s 700,000-pound pension in parliament this week when he made an intriguing suggestion.

Nationalisation: an act of mercy for RBS?

February 26, 2009

Royal Bank of Scotland’s controversial former Chief  Executive Fred Goodwin once memorably referred to the  consolidation of smaller British lenders as “mercy killings.”

What should be done about ex-RBS chief’s pension pot?

February 26, 2009

Former Royal Bank of Scotland Chief Executive Fred Goodwin is not having a good year.