Abbreviations

A-Z listing of key abbreviations used

ADRs

American Depositary Receipts

 

IAS

International Accounting Standard

BSU

Business Support Unit

 

IASB

International Accounting Standards Board

CDS

Credit Default Swap

 

ICG

Individual Capital Guidance

CET1

Common Equity Tier 1

 

IFRS

International Financial Reporting Standards

CRD IV

Capital Requirements Directive IV

 

LCR

Liquidity Coverage Ratio

CUIP

Collective unidentified impairment provision

 

LIBOR

London Inter-Bank Offered Rate

CVA

Credit Valuation Adjustment

 

LTIP

Long-Term Incentive Plane

DVA

Debit Valuation Adjustment

 

OEICs

Open Ended Investment Companies

EBA

European Banking Authority

 

PFI

Private Finance Initiative

ECNs

Enhanced Capital Notes

 

PPI

Payment Protection Insurance

EP

Economic Profit

 

PPP

Public Private Partnership

EPS

Earnings Per Share

 

PRA

Prudential Regulation Authority

FCA

Financial Conduct Authority

 

PVNBP

Present Value of New Business Premiums

FLS

Funding for Lending Scheme

 

SEC

Securities and Exchange Commission

FRC

Financial Reporting Council

 

TSR

Total Shareholder Return

HMRC

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs

 

VaR

Value-at-Risk