Lloyds confirms late stage settlement discussions with agencies Lloyds Banking Group notes the recent media coverage regarding potential settlements with a number of government agencies and their investigations into submissions, communications and procedures around the setting of Interbank Offered Rates and other benchmarks. LBG confirms that it is in late-stage settlement discussions with a number of agencies. The settlements remain to be agreed and LBG expects they will include the payment of penalties. LBG will update the market on these issues as appropriate.
Osborne says Lloyds Banking stake to be sold when markets have 'calmed' On his official Twitter account, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne stated: "We'll build a share owning democracy. So British people can buy Lloyds shares but we'll only sell when turbulent markets have calmed down" Reference Link