Companies

Sep 17: HBOS reaches for Lloyds TSB

HBOS, the UK's leading mortgage lender is in emergency talks with Lloyds TSB about a takeover following the precipitous fall in its share price this week. Peter Thal Larsen, banking editor, on what the merger would mean for the retail banking sector, the role of the regulator and government, and the implications for Lloyds TSB.