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RBS & Lloyds most exposed to commercial property

RBS building

Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group are the two major U.K. banks most exposed to the commercial real estate market, which poses a risk for banks after asset managers froze withdrawals from property funds, JPMorgan Chase said.

UK car sales fell ahead of EU vote

Ferrari 488 GTB

Sales of new cars in the UK fell for only the second time in more than four years in June, in a sign that consumers are feeling less confident about spending money on big items.



Deutsche Bank - External

Deutsche Bank woes spark political concerns

Deutsche Bank’s finances, weakened by low profitability and mounting legal costs, are raising concern among German politicians after the U.S. sought $14bn to settle claims related to the sale of mortgage-backed securities.

Number One

Goldman retains commodities crown

Goldman Sachs retained its crown as the bank with the largest commodities revenue in the first half, while lenders saw their worst income from natural resources in at least a decade.