Regions Bank

Coronavirus through the eyes of front-line bankers

05/13/20

Often overlooked in narratives about essential workers, branch and call-center employees are responding to challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis. They’ve processed emergency-relief loans late into the night, coached customers unfamiliar with mobile banking and made house calls to elderly account holders.

[more]

Banks’ digital upgrade plans unshaken by coronavirus

04/19/20

Citizens, Regions and others say business investments initiated before the COVID-19 pandemic, including technology improvements and new consumer offerings, are on track.

[more]

More banks shut down branch access as COVID-19 spreads

03/19/20

Truist, Key, Fifth Third and PNC became the latest banks to restrict branch access to the drive-through window or appointment only.

[more]

JPMorgan Chase closing 1,000 branches to help slow pandemic

03/18/20

The biggest bank in the U.S. will temporarily close 20% of its branches, following recommendations by health experts. It said it would also operate its remaining branches at reduced hours.

[more]

After big banks suspend stock buybacks, will regionals follow suit?

03/16/20

They are under less pressure from policymakers to halt repurchase plans, but some have already hit the brakes and others may unofficially do so if the pandemic worsens.

[more]

Rate cut could prompt even tighter margins, mortgage surge

03/03/20

The Fed’s decision to cut its benchmark interest rate amid growing coronavirus concerns is bound to have an impact on banks, but just how broad and how deep remains to be seen.

[more]

Regions to buy equipment finance firm Ascentium

02/27/20

The acquisition of the Texas-based lender will help Regions expand its offerings to small businesses while adding about $2 billion of loans to the bank's balance sheet.

[more]

Synovus hires former Regions execs to form affordable housing business

02/10/20

The additions come as the Georgia regional looks to maintain momentum in commercial lending.

[more]

Regions' plan to boost lending in 2020

01/17/20

Total loans at Regions Financial fell slightly last year, but executives say a shift in consumer lending priorities and more aggressive C&I lending will start to pay off this year.

[more]

Suddenly, expenses rising faster than revenue at regional banks

01/17/20

Citizens Financial Group’s fourth-quarter results highlight the challenges regionals face in generating top-line growth.

[more]