Before launching a massive cash call in 2008, RBS was still assessing if its financial figures were potentially misleading investors.
European stocks closed higher on Tuesday afternoon as investors focused on the U.S. presidential elections.
Barings Investment Director Sonja Laud takes a look at the challenges banks are facing at present, amid news that RBS is to set up compensation fund for small businesses.
Scheme to reimburse fees to customers who claim they were mistreated by its small business restructuring unit.
HSBC reported a worse-than-expected 86 percent fall in pretax profit for Q3 on a $1.7 billion loss on the sale of its Brazil unit.
European shares ended lower on Wednesday afternoon as uncertainty over the U.S. election outcome intensified.
Standard Chartered reported falling income and lacklustre third quarter trading on top of fresh compliance worries.
It's a lesson for bank investors and regulators alike: Investment banks are alive and kicking.
European markets closed lower Friday as earnings season continues.
Royal Bank of Scotland swung to a third-quarter loss on Friday, hit by costs related to past misconduct and restructuring.
European stocks closed broadly flat on Monday with investors focused on fresh economic data and corporate earnings.
Natwest has withdrawn its U.K. banking services from state-run broadcaster Russia Today, according to RT's editor-in-chief.
RBS Chairman Howard Davies is concerned that customer trust will be hit on the back of ongoing investigations into alleged misconduct that dates back to the financial crash of 2008.
Howard Davies, chairman of RBS and former BOE deputy governor, addresses allegations of wrong-doing and says the bank's reputation is crucial.
Howard Davies, chairman of RBS and former BOE deputy governor, says central bank policy has made banking less profitable, but stabilized the economy.
Britain's banks are not reporting the full extent of cyber attacks to regulators for fear of punishment or bad publicity, executives say.
RBS has denied trying to profit from deliberately causing the failure of businesses during and after the financial crisis.
Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, comments on accusations made against the bank RBS.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The role played by hedge funds in the market volatility surrounding Deutsche Bank has once again highlighted the pressures faced by smaller asset managers.