The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay $100m (�61m) to a trio of US regulators to settle civil allegations that the bank broke sanctions relating to Iran, Sudan, Cuba and Burma.
HOUSEHOLD spending in Scotland remained higher on transport than on housing fuel and power, newly released figures have showed. Expenditure on transport remained the highest for Scots despite housing costs overtaking transport in the UK as a whole.
Royal Mail, the newly-privatised postal service, will be joining the FTSE 100 index of blue-chip companies. The company's share price has surged more than 80% since its first day of public trading on 15 October, giving it a market capitalisation of nearly �6bn.
... Print. * Peugeot board approves French-backed Dongfeng plan -source. * Proposed Peugeot share issue at 40 pct discount -source.
The activist investor proposing a break-up of FirstGroup said he had early expressions of support from other investors as he claimed the group's US assets alone were worth more than the current share price.