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Royal Bank of Scotland turns its back on the Fred Goodwin era

Wanted Fred Goodwin

It has moody black and white images and a poetic voiceover with a social message. The words “we are blind” accompany images of a crowd walking past a woman sitting in a doorway. Few would guess, when the images are screened in an interval of Sunday’s X Factor, that they are an advert for NatWest bank.

JPMorgan remains top of investment banking rankings


JPMorgan retained its place at the top of the global investment bank rankings in the first half of this year despite a fall in revenues, while Deutsche Bank's troubles ensured the top five were all U.S. banks, new data on Friday showed.