Monday, September 17, 2007

Northern Rock’s Shares Keep Tumbling….

Business News Article

ANYBODY FANCY BUYING A BANK? "...Further fallout from the squeeze on credit could yet follow in the U.K. Northern Rock's rivals Alliance and Leicester and HBoS similarly rely on liquid credit markets, albeit to a degree that's "smaller in magnitude," Collins Stewart's Potter wrote in a research note Friday. But the anxiety's not limited to Britain. Spooked investors dumped shares in Spanish, French and German banks Monday. Northern Rock, in other words, may not be the last financial institution to find itself in a hard place...."

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2 thoughts on “Northern Rock’s Shares Keep Tumbling….

  • My view is it will be Alliance and Lester or Paragon next. At least that is what the City and markets are saying about their share values….

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  • Then again Bradford and Bingley are in a comfortable third place and they are the ones who have over 50% of their mortgage book relying on BTL (Sub Prime) mortgages.

    Oh dear…oh dear….

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