Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Lloyds Banking Group plc and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. This publication does not announce a credit rating action and is not an indication of whether or not a credit rating action is likely in ...
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") today took rating actions on 15 UK banks and building societies. The action reflects Moody's view that the operating environment is likely to weaken, given deteriorating institutional capacity and commitment to fiscal discipline in the UK, together with a worsening economy. This follows the change in outlook on the UK sovereign debt rating to negative from stable, which the rating agency announced on 8 November 2019 (Moody's changes outlook on UK's rating to negative from stable, affirms Aa2 rating;
Vast Resources plc, the AIM-listed mining company, announces the offer of rights as set out below (the ‘Award’) under the Share Appreciation Rights Scheme (the ‘Scheme’) which Scheme was set up to incentivise directors and senior executives/consultants of the Company.
A mandatory 24-hour delay on all first-time payments from one bank account to another would cut mounting fraud in finance, UK lawmakers said in a report on Friday. Parliament's Treasury Select Committee said fraudsters stole over 600 million pounds ($777 million) from consumers in the first half of 2019 and regulators must crack down harder on scammers. With money transfers between accounts taking just seconds, customers or their bank have little time to be aware that a fraud has taken place, the report said.
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British regulators should impose higher levies on banks if they need more resources to stop big IT glitches and should consider regulating cloud service providers such as Google, UK lawmakers said in a review on Monday. The review was launched after a major IT meltdown last year at TSB, part of Spain's Sabadell, which left thousands of customers locked out of their online accounts. The issue led to the resignation of TSB's CEO Paul Pester.