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Government to own majority of RBS

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Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed that the Government is now the bank’s biggest shareholder, after a £20bn bail-out by the Government. The bank will own almost 57.9% of the Edinburgh-based bank which, until the credit crunch struck last year, was the UK’s second biggest. The injection of capital follows a failed attempt to raise […]

RBS moots sale of insurance arm

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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is understood to be considering selling its insurance business, which includes the Direct Line and Churchill brands, in a bid to raise money. It is expected to outline strategic options for the division tomorrow (April 22) at its annual meeting. RBS, Britain’s second biggest bank, is also expected to reveal […]