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FOREX-Dollar treads water as political impasse slows rally

7:21am EDT

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E (Updates prices)

FOREX-Dollar slips after political wrangling slows rally

5:00am EDT

LONDON, Aug 4 A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a U.S. relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.

NatWest tumbles to first-half loss on pandemic bad loan charge

Jul 31 2020

LONDON NatWest Group plunged into the red in the first half of the year after setting aside a fresh 2.1 billion pound provision against a potential surge in loan losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UPDATE 3-NatWest tumbles to first-half loss on pandemic bad loan charge

Jul 31 2020

* Bank sets aside 2.1 bln pounds in bad loan provisions in Q2

Pandemic pushes Lloyds Bank into the red as bad debt fears rise

Jul 30 2020

LONDON Lloyds Banking Group swung to a rare pretax loss in the first half of 2020, after setting aside a bigger than expected 2.4 billion pounds second-quarter provision to cover a potential hike in bad loans due to the coronavirus.

UPDATE 3-Pandemic pushes Lloyds Bank into the red as bad debt fears rise

Jul 30 2020

* Ramps up worst-case economic assumptions (Adds analyst, CEO comments)

RPT-ANALYSIS-Fintechs face pressure to grow up as coronavirus casts a chill

Jul 29 2020

* Fintech funding slides for third straight qtr - Forrester data

Fintechs face pressure to grow up as coronavirus casts a chill

Jul 29 2020

LONDON/NEW YORK Aritra Chakravarty, founder of London-based online accounts and investments provider Dozens, admits it's a tough time to be seeking up to 15 million pounds ($19 million) for a start-up.

Britain's COVID lending schemes risk widening regional divides

Jul 24 2020

LONDON In the northern English seaside resort of Blackpool, the family-run Elgin Hotel is preparing to reopen in August after four months' enforced closure.

INSIGHT-Britain's COVID lending schemes risk widening regional divides

Jul 24 2020

* UK Treasury, bank bodies decline to disclose regional lending

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