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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Report: Lloyds to writeoff up to £13bn

by Calculated Risk on 7/12/2009 09:42:00 AM

The confessional is still open ...

From The Times: Lloyds braced for £13bn writeoff (about $21 billon)

LLOYDS BANKING GROUP is poised to write off as much as £13 billion on its loans to commercial property, businesses and mortgage holders ...

First-half results due to be posted in three weeks will show that its losses are accelerating ...

UBS analysts expect Lloyds to announce a bottom line half-year loss of £6.3 billion as a result of the soaring provisions.
Remember when a multi-billion dollar writeoff was shocking?