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UK financial sector suffers sharpest deterioration in years – survey

Optimism plunges at fastest rate since height of financial crisis in September 2008

Javid isn’t responsible for the 2008 crash. He will be for no deal

As a former economic advisor to John McDonnell I can understand his misgivings about the chancellor. But Javid’s investment banking career is not a true emblem of the malaise that gave us the finnancial crisis

Royal Bank of Scotland's journey from Fred Goodwin to back in black

As the majority public-owned lender breaks a 10-year losing streak, it's worth revisiting its turbulent recent history

A Robin Hood tax on banks could plug the NHS funding gap

A decade on from Northern Rock’s nationalisation, the impact of the events that followed and the wave of austerity policies continue to leave their mark