Economic news

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.


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.

To leave a comment you must or Join us

More news

Back to economic news list

By visiting our website and services, you agree to the conditions of use of cookies. Learn more
I agree