21 Feb '12, 4pm

The pressure is growing for a real bank break-up | David Boyle

The pressure is growing for a real bank break-up | David Boyle

« What really happens when your local... 21 February 2012 The pressure is growing for a real bank break-up David Boyle nef fellow With the sale of RBS unlikely to take place any time soon, the Treasury should make the most of its continued ownership. By 0olong Tweet It has taken a very long time, but at last the establishment seems to be using the b-word about the UK banking oligarchy. Yes, in order to provide the UK economy with the support it needs, we need to break up the big banks. That is what Terry Smith, chief executive of Tullett Prebon, told the Worshipful Company of World Traders last week , also urging bonus reforms. But even more significant, it is what John Fingleton, head of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) told a Lloyd’s Banking Group seminar yesterday . Fingleton says he will decide whether to refer the banks to the Competition Commission within months. For...

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