Will third-quarter results be a blessing for US banks?

This week the banking team ask whether strong third-quarter results from JP Morgan and Wells Fargo bode well for other US banks and the implications of the FSA’s decision to loosen capital and liquidity rules for lenders. Alistair Gray, insurance correspondent, and Sharlene Goff, retail banking correspondent, also discuss RBS’ future after its deal to sell more than 300 branches to Santander collapsed.