Balance Sheet Walk-through

Balance Sheet Walk-through

In this video, Rob walks us through Lloyds Banking Group's balance sheet. He explains the components of the financial statement and explains where they sit within the bank's assets and liabilities. He delves more deeply into the concepts discussed in 'What is a bank?' and puts some real-world figures around them.
Overview

A bank’s balance sheet is the most important statement it publishes. It comes with many pages of disclosures and footnotes that report ratios for regulatory and investor purposes. The golden rule of balance sheets is it must balance: Assets = Liabilities + Equity.

Key learning objectives:

  • Define the key metrics reported on a bank’s balance sheet

  • How are assets categorised and weighted?

  • What do investors look for?

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Robert Ellison

Robert Ellison

Rob has spent 20-years working in the city in a career spanning debt origination, debt syndicate and client coverage. Rob has worked at UBS Investment Bank and Lloyds Banking Group, and he is now one of Finance Unlocked's co-founders.

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