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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

Logo Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, which together with NatWest, provides branch banking facilities in the UK. 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. RBS Group's total assets: £1,028 billion (as of December 31, 2013). Net loss: £2.0 billion (2011), £5.97 billion (2012).

The Royal Bank of Scotland, along with Clydesdale Bank and Bank of Scotland, still prints its own banknotes. The UK Government owns a controlling stake of 82% of the RBS's ordinary shares, however the bank itself remains nominally independent of Government.

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Headquarter Edinburgh, UK
Key People Stephen Hester (Group CEO)
Company Type Public (LSE: RBS)
Head Office 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2YB
Phone +44 (0)131 556 8555
Fax +44 (0)131 557 6565
Website www.rbs.co.uk
SWIFT (BIC) RBOSGB2L
Founded 1727
ID: 1072. Updated: 22.04.2014

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Press Releases
04.11.2011 The Royal Bank of Scotland Group reports a third quarter operating profit of £267 million and a year-to-date operating profit of £2.138 billion, up 15%. Core Tier 1 ratio as of September 30, 2011 at 11.3%.
06.08.2010 The Royal Bank of Scotland Group reports a 2010 second quarter operating profit of GBP 869 million, up from GBP 713 million in the first quarter of 2010. More
07.05.2010 The Royal Bank of Scotland Group reports a first quarter operating profit of £713 million, compared with a loss of £1,353 million in the fourth quarter of 2009. More
Global Banking News
 Retail bankers want international banking standards

14.11.2014 Retail bankers worldwide overwhelmingly support the UK banking standards initiative and want to see international banking standards introduced around the world, in a similar way to international accounting standards. Source: RBA

 China Overtakes the USA as the World’s Largest ATM Market

04.04.2014 Chinese Financial News, an authoritative media of financial industry in China, released the report of Chinese ATM Market Overview 2013. Source: GRG Banking Equipment

 The Global Islamic Microfinance Forum Ready to Set New Standards

16.09.2013 The Forum will determine the Standards and strategic policies for Sustainable Islamic Microfinance Development. Source: AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics

 New Chairman for Mediterranean Bank Network (MBN)

17.05.2013 Mr. Hassan El Basri has been elected as chairman of the Mediterranean Bank Network (MBN). Source: Mediterranean Bank Network

 Islamic banking assets to surpass $1.8 trillion globally in 2013

05.02.2013 Global Islamic banking assets are forecast to cross $1.8 trillion in 2013 up from $1.3 trillion in 2011, Ernst & Young said in its World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report 2013. Source: zawya.com

 No more queues in front of ATMs

23.01.2013 Reduced transaction duration is an important issue for customer satisfaction and for efficient use of Banking channels, especially at ATMs. Every measure taken to fasten cash withdrawals, most widespread used ATM transaction, is beneficial to both customers and banks.

 Swiss bank Wegelin & Co. to close after US tax evasion fine

04.01.2013 Switzerland's oldest bank is to close permanently after pleading guilty in a New York court to helping Americans evade their taxes. Wegelin & Co., which was established in 1741, has also agreed to pay $57.8 million in fines to US authorities. Source: BBC

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