United Kingdom Commercial Banking Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United Kingdom Commercial Banking Report

United Kingdom Commercial Banking Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United Kingdom Commercial Banking Report
Published Aug 30, 2016
75 pages — Published Aug 30, 2016
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A long history of international banking and financial innovation, coupled with a strong regulatory and legal environment, ensure that the UK remains an attractive destination for financial services. The convenient time zone allows banks and other financial firms to trade in American and Asian markets simultaneously. ...The convenient time zone allows banks and other financial firms to trade in American and Asian markets simultaneously. The sector has significantly reduced its reliance on short-term wholesale funding, improving its position against liquidity risk. British banks have significantly improved their capital ratio over the last five years. ...British banks have significantly improved their capital ratio over the last five years. The aggregate weighted average Basel III common equity Tier - capital ratio for the sector stood at over -- in ----, up from -.- in ----.

...The financial crisis severely weakened the biggest players, with RBS and Lloyds requiring substantial state intervention. Unwinding defunct assets and repairing balance sheets will remain a problem for the medium to longer term. ...Unwinding defunct assets and repairing balance sheets will remain a problem for the medium to longer term. Sovereign support capacity for the banking sector is considerably lower than in the pre-financial crisis period, particularly given the sheer size of the UK banking sector relative to GDP and the steady rise in public debt levels. High levels of household indebtedness, mostly tied up in mortgages, mean asset quality may suffer in a rising interest rate or slowing growth environment. ...Sovereign support capacity for the banking sector is considerably lower than in the pre-financial crisis period, particularly given the sheer size of the UK banking sector relative to GDP and the steady rise in public debt levels. High levels of household indebtedness, mostly tied up in mortgages, mean asset quality may suffer in a rising interest rate or slowing growth environment.

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