Lloyds Banking Group PLC Has Ducked A Bullet

If you’re a Lloyds Banking Group (LSE: LLOY) shareholder, you may be feeling a bit miffed to discover that your bank is not considered one of the 30 most systemically important financial institutions in the world. Much better, though, for Lloyds to stay off that list — with its tough capital requirements — and instead be left free to focus on returning dividends to shareholders!

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Owain Bennallack owns shares in Lloyds. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.