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RBS makes its long-awaited dividend payment

Dividend payout to investors renewed by Royal Bank of Scotland since it nearly crashed during the crisis of 2008.

Photo: investors.rbs.com

The bank with government’s stake at it of 62% has made a 2p dividend payment, among which are around 190,000 private shareholders.

Two months ago the bank had come out with a statement that it was going to pay out a dividend just when it had settled its multibillion mortgage-backed securities case with the US Justice Department.

This is a modicum of return to investors for their long years of patience, McEwan said, commenting the dividend payout.


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