Royal Bank of Scotland has been hit with eight fines from the City regulator since 2002, with the penalties adding up to �131.8 million.
Low inflation in the price of groceries has led to growth in supermarket sales hitting a 10-year low, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index edged lower on Wednesday, with supermarket stocks such as Sainsbury and Tesco among the worst-performers after weak sales data.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 22, 2014, mortgage applications increased 2.8 percent from one week earlier.
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