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Banks in the UK: Market Research Report

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Banks Market Research Report | SIC K64.191 | Sep 2014

Cashing in: Revenue and profit are forecast to expand despite increasing regulation

The Banks market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Barclays plc Barclays plc market share
HSBC Holdings HSBC Holdings market share
Lloyds Banking Group Lloyds Banking Group market share
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Royal Bank of Scotland Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£142bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
420,139
Businesses
334
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The past five years have been some of the most volatile in the history of the banking industry. After a period of surging revenue and profit driven by a credit boom, a strong economy and an unprecedented expansion in banking operations and products, the industry was brought to its knees by the financial crisis in late 2008. As global capital markets plunged and banks stopped lending to each other, massive asset write-downs wiped out banks' equity, resulting in the collapse of Northern Rock and forcing the partial nationalisation of those left standing.

Banks have endured a torrid time, with revenue declining in 2008-09 before increasing strongly in 2009-10 thanks to government bailouts and assistance... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of revenue closely follows that of population and economic activity. Because nearly all consumers and businesses use banking services, the correlation with population and economic activity distribution is strong. It is not perfect, however, due to differing income levels and types of businesses across the regions.

London

For instance, the average income is relatively high in London and this often translates into greater revenue for banks because people with higher incomes can take out larger loans and therefore pay more interest. Higher property prices also contribute, with larger loans required to purchase a house meaning more interest is paid... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Banks Industry?

The Banks industry covers the retail and commercial banking activities of deposit-taking institutions. Retail and commercial banks accept deposits from and make loans to individuals and businesses.

Industry Products
Business loansHome loansPersonal loansBank accounts
 
Industry Activities
Lending to businessesLending to individualsAccepting deposits


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