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Royal Bank of Scotland

The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (Scottish Gaelic: Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba) is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, and together with NatWest and Ulster Bank, provides branch banking facilities throughout the British Isles. Royal Bank of Scotland has around 700 branches, mainly in Scotland though there are branches in many larger towns and cities throughout England and Wales. The Royal Bank of Scotland and its parent, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, are completely separate from the fellow Edinburgh based bank, the Bank of Scotland, which pre-dates the Royal Bank of Scotland by 32 years. The Bank of Scotland was effective in raising funds for the Jacobite Rebellion and as a result, The Royal Bank of Scotland was established to provide a bank with strong Hanoverian and Whig ties.

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By IG Markets

There is tittle to report from overnight trade; the S&P fell from record all-time highs, which is not surprising considering the market is trading at 18.3 times last reported earnings. (Sep 09)

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By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Here is the list of the top 10 highest paid tennis players. (Aug 22)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, SAMSUNG, AMERICAN EXPRESS, MANAGEMENT, CREDIT SUISSE

Alibaba
Companies Push Back IPO Plans Due to Mega Alibaba Share Launch

By IBTimes AU

Due to the sheer size of the initial public offering (IPO) of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) in New York in September, other companies planning public listing had postponed their launches. (Aug 21)

MORE TOPICS: CITIGROUP, DEUTSCHE BANK, GOLDMAN SACHS, JPMORGAN CHASE, MORGAN STANLEY, RETAIL

Australian Regulator Joins Global Probe of Forex Rates Rigging as Serious as 2012 Libor Rate Scandal

By IBTimes AU

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is taking part in a global international investigation into foreign exchange rate riggings said to be as serious as the 2012 Libor rate scandal. (Mar 20)

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Logos are seen outside a branch of Barclays bank in London July 30, 2013.
US Regulator Sues 16 Banks for Rigging Libor Rate

By Reuters

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp sued 16 of the world's largest banks, accusing them of cheating dozens of other now defunct banks by manipulating the Libor interest rate. (Mar 15)

MORE TOPICS: BARCLAYS, COURT, FDIC, LAWYER, LAWSUIT, ANTITRUST LAW, CITIGROUP, BANK OF AMERICA, DEUTSCHE BANK, HSBC, JPMORGAN CHASE

Scottish Leader to take Independence Fight to London

By Reuters

An independent Scotland would be a prosperous country that would retain close ties with the United Kingdom if voters choose to go it alone in the September 18 referendum, Scottish leader Alex Salmond will say on Tuesday. (Mar 04)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, BANK OF ENGLAND, RYANAIR, LONDON

Janet Yellen Says Federal Reserve Will Trim QE When US Economy Sustains Job Growth
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 2/28/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, durable goods orders fell by a less than expected 1% in January after a 5.3% fall in December. Excluding transportation orders rose by 1.1% in January - the largest rise since May 2013. US jobless claims rose by an unexpected 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 348,000 last week. (Feb 28)

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Aam Aadmi Party's Revolutionary Road for 2014 Lok Sabha Elections

By IBTimes IN

While the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is steering steadily towards the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, its membership department has been propelling on full speed, since Arvind Kejriwal made a spectacular debut in the Delhi Assembly polls last year. (Jan 05)

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Australian Dollar Suffers Longest Drop in 28 Years After RBA Governor's Comment

By IBTimes UK

The Australian dollar dropped to 89.14 US cents on 13 December. (Dec 14)

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RBS Tipped to Respond to £4bn Shareholder Action Group Lawsuit

By IBTimes UK

12,000-strong RBOS Shareholder Action Group filed proceedings in London's High Court in April. (Dec 14)

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