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U.S. banks have to dig deep into their pockets


Die Zentrale der Bank of America in Charlotte. Quelle: ReutersThe headquarters of Bank of America in Charlotte. Source: Reuters

CHARLOTTE. On three of the largest U.S. institutions currently account for 1.4 billion U.S. dollars (about 950 million pounds). This confirms that the British Government can hope to billions of tax revenue and the original revenue estimates of 550 million pounds clearly exceeded.

Bank of America expects charges of 465 Million dollars, as of documents to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the first quarter on Friday emerged. Citigroup indicated in its interim report for the second quarter of 400 Million dollars. The investment bank Goldman Sachs has over 600 million U.S. dollars provided. Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase has its burdens have not disclosed.

When was the first institute in February, the German Bank announces that it costs from 225 to Million € counts.

The government in London wants the levy excessive bonuses . Prevent Their linkage with short-term objectives are as a cause of the financial crisis. Britain raises Therefore, a 50 percent tax on premiums for over 25 000 pounds.