Britain's Co-operative Bank on 16 December 2014 failed a stress test set by the Bank of England to see how lenders would cope with a severe economic downturn. Photo: EPA Britain's Co-operative Bank on 16 December 2014 failed a stress test set by the Bank of England to see how lenders would cope with a severe economic downturn. Photo: EPA
Britain's Co-operative Bank on 16 December 2014 failed a stress test set by the Bank of England to see how lenders would cope with a severe economic downturn. Photo: EPA

Co-operative Bank fails UK stress test as RBS and Lloyds barely pass

Co-Operative Bank plans to cut £5.5 billion of assets to boost capital after failing assessment, while RBS and Lloyds score a bare pass

Britain's Co-operative Bank on 16 December 2014 failed a stress test set by the Bank of England to see how lenders would cope with a severe economic downturn. Photo: EPA Britain's Co-operative Bank on 16 December 2014 failed a stress test set by the Bank of England to see how lenders would cope with a severe economic downturn. Photo: EPA
Britain's Co-operative Bank on 16 December 2014 failed a stress test set by the Bank of England to see how lenders would cope with a severe economic downturn. Photo: EPA
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