RBS CEO Hester to Step Down After Almost Five Years

June 13 (Bloomberg) -- Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Stephen Hester was persuaded to step down by the board amid a decision from the U.K. Treasury to privatize the lender by the end of 2014. Jonathan Ferro, Mark Barton and Anna Edwards report on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Some Consider the New Crisis to be European Banks
12:13 - European lenders have so much access to funding that worries about the failure of a large global bank haven’t kept Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from dealing with them, Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said. “By and large, we haven’t been that worried about the big global banks, but I won’t write a blank check on that,” Blankfein said Tuesday at an investor conference in Miami. Alvine Capital Management Investment Committee Chairman Stephen Isaacs discusses the outlook of the European banking sector with Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown.”
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