Banks told to find £10bn to prepare for spiralling consumer debt

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This latest news comes after LendingTree, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, released its first Consumer Debt Outlook in May 2018, finding that Americans owe more than 26 percent of their income on consumer debt, up from 22 percent in 2010. That means Americans are on track to accumulate a collective $4 trillion in consumer debt by.

Britain’s banks will have to find another 10 billion to cover potential losses in their portfolios of credit card, personal loan and car finance debt, the Bank of England has said.

The Bank of England has told car loan providers and banks they are at the risk of action against reckless lending due to a ‘spiral of complacency’ from lenders on mounting consumer debt. In a speech to the University of Liverpool’s Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, Alex Brazier, executive.

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The Clydesdale Bank, and its sister Yorkshire Bank, have faced a rise in bad debts, according to a market update. The banks’ owner, National Australia Bank, said it remained "cautious" about the.

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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has delayed the launch of a new low-interest rate credit card, citing worries about ballooning consumer debts in the UK. RBS, which is almost 70% owned by the British taxpayer, was due to launch a new card with lower rates than its standard cards, but CEO Ross McEwan said

Despite warnings from the Bank of England and the financial services authority about spiralling consumer debt, the banks agreed millions more on credit cards and mortgages.. as they prepare.

The head of the Bank of England last night said 2011 was the year of the Reluctant Recovery – and called for China to help end the global debt crisis. of 0.5% We were on track,’ the Governor told.

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