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Banks' share prices fall sharply

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posted on Oct, 7 2008 @ 04:35 AM
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Banks' share prices fall sharply


news.bbc.co.uk

Banking shares have fallen in London amid news that the bosses of big banks had met Chancellor Alistair Darling to discuss fundraising.

The falls were led by Royal Bank of Scotland, which fell 38%, followed by Lloyds TSB, which declined 20%, and Barclays, which was down 12%.
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posted on Oct, 7 2008 @ 04:35 AM
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the market is posting a recovery from yesterday - BUT the big UK banks are all taking hits today; but it seems doomsday has been avoided for the time being - i can see the US markets rallying based upon the lead from europe

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posted on Oct, 7 2008 @ 04:51 AM
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Except the European indexes are falling now. Looks like another day of sell offs and new lows for the US markets.

edit: Looks like the Europeans are buying up gold right now too. Flight to safety...

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posted on Oct, 7 2008 @ 04:53 AM
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aye eary gains are turning from green to red as its going south again



posted on Oct, 7 2008 @ 05:06 AM
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From a conspiracy angle, this would be exactly what is expected, IF the goal is to gain control of the major banks with eventual consolidation (in years rather than months) to a single western bank.




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