Analysts await Royal Bank Scotland plc (The) (NASDAQ:RBS) to report earnings on Feb, 23 for the fiscal quarter ending Dec 2017.
Its Carillion hit adds to the charges taken across the sector after a raft of British banks were exposed to the outsourcer through unpaid loans, with Barclays revealing a £127 million hit in the fourth quarter, and Santander having booked £203 million in impairment losses which were primarily made up of loans to Carillion gone bad.
RBS's chief financial officer Ewen Stevenson said the bank's 2018 results would "in part depend on DoJ - we'll control what we can control".
"RBS, still majority-owned by the taxpayer, has recently been dragged through the coals by the disconcertingly hesitant Financial Conduct Authority (who initially tried to bury the report) for its terrible customer relations".
However an impending fine from the US Department of Justice is expected to impact the bank's 2018 profits. "But if you have a look at the underlying profitability of this bank, it is very good".
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on RBS.
That hasn't stopped the banks share price dropping in early trading as investors continue to take some profits on the best performing, in share prices terms, of the United Kingdom banks in the past 12 months, with the share price dropping to its lowest level this year.
One RBS-follower said: "Indeed, with the price now standing at around half of the government's breakeven point, the taxpayer is still going to come out of this nursing a significant loss".
RBS also pushed ahead with its cost-cutting drive and restructuring plan, having cut expenses by £810m past year, exceeding its £750m target.
McEwan, a New Zealander who has run RBS since 2013, later told reporters that he plans to stay at the bank until it has settled the USA case and resumed payouts, which would likely take the form of a small dividend initially.
"With eye-watering profits and bonuses being paid to RBS Senior Executives there is no excuse for branch closures".
Diplomats - and even a mutual friend, golfer Greg Norman, who was at the White House on Friday - rushed to fix the damage. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has honoured the only Australian buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
The XZ2 will be dust- and water-resistant have a 3,180mAh battery that can be charged via USB Type-C or via a wireless charger. The fingerprint sensor has also moved to the back, similar to what we saw in the L2/XA2/XA2 Ultra leaks.
Finally, people who spend two hours a day on a hobby are 21 percent less likely to die early. "Maybe that can tell us something". Moderate drinking, however, was not the only activity reported by The 90+ Study that had a positive impact on longevity .
Stay tuned for important updates! An already unsettled weather pattern is making things uncertain for the next 24 to 48 hours. Northwest of DFW, it will reach freezing, so a Winter Weather Advisory has been posted in the areas northwest of Fort Worth.
It'll be an interesting move by Reliance Jio because it can still bring over most of its KaiOS-based apps to Android Go devices . Android Enterprise Recommended could make Android phones more appealing to enterprises who need resilience and manageability.
Among them is Flordia Governor Rick Scott , who supports raising the minimum age for gun purchases from 18-years-old to 21. Activists have also called on public pension funds to divest from gun maker stocks, which were broadly lower on Friday.
TONIGHT: Our active weather pattern will come to an end for a little while tonight as this final batch of rain moves out. Evacuations grew elsewhere across the Midwest after heavy rains and snowmelt sent rivers and streams out of their banks.
The pay-per-view possibilities alone would be delicious, although the game would probably be unlikely during the season. The Rockets will look to run their win streak to 12 games when they visit the Denver Nuggets Sunday night.
Sridevi is honoured with Padma Sri award in 2013 by Government of India, while other honours and awards are unlimited for her. Legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away late on Saturday night following cardiac arrest, India media reported.
SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEARCA:DIA) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of January. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the business.
A stronger dollar can make oil and other commodities denominated in the U.S. currency more expensive for other currency holders. OPEC wants to reduce inventories held by industrialized nations to their five-year average and is getting closer to that goal.
Jones has said there is "officially ... about a 90 percent chance" the attack in Florida was a "deep state false flag operation". YouTube did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the conspiracy video, or its policy for similar situations.
The cryptomarket will likely take its cues from Bitcoin however, with Bitcoin dominance continuing to rise, now sitting at 39.2. Yesterday, Bitcoin hit its highest price point of the year, surging to $11,700 before dropping by more than $1,000.
The International Olympic Committee will decide today if the country can use its flag at tomorrow's closing ceremony. That's why bobsled pilot Nadezhda Sergeeva proudly wore a t-shirt that proclaimed, "I don't do doping ". "I feel it.
The maid was one of millions of Filipinos who travel overseas to work as maids, hotel staff and construction workers. The Philippines is a major labour exporter with about a tenth of its more than 100 million people working overseas .
Among the potential problems: repeated amendments that he had to make to a form detailing his contacts with foreign officials. A source familiar with the matter said earlier this week that the situation had caused tensions between Kushner and Kelly.
Israeli satellite imagery has confirmed the deployment of Russia's newest Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter jets in war-torn Syria . The list of adversaries Russian Federation would need Su-57 fighters to combat is uncomfortably short.
Deenihan said Ortiz and his wife have six other children and hopes the arrest will bring "some level of closure" to the family. He was just an innocent kid whose trust and safety was betrayed by the one man he should never have to question.
What this means is that users will be able to have Assistant handle a handful of separate tasks with a single command. Meanwhile, Google has worked closely with OEMs to improve the Assistant experience on third-party devices.
While the deal has already been agreed upon, it cannot be made official until the start of a new league year on March 14th. Peters then left the field without having been ejected, infamously returning a few minutes later without socks.
Exact pricing on the shares will arrive in the upcoming weeks from Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, who are leading this IPO. The filing also said co-founder and Chief Executive Drew Houston (pictured) has 24.4 percent of voting power in the company.
As mentioned above, the calls have been happening on a daily basis since October of 2017, with an average of 20 calls each day. A single facility seems to be at fault for hundreds of false alarm 911 calls from Apple devices over the past few months.
The experimental craft launched today as secondary payloads atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. For this launch, the two halves of the fairing have been equipped with attitude-control thrusters and parachutes.