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Share Volatility Is The Least Of RBS's Worries


You might have assumed that Royal Bank of Scotland's management had bigger things to worry about than the volatility of the bank's share price - like how to get the price permanently higher, as opposed to less frisky when viewed on a day-by-day basis.

Barclays PPI Exposure Rises By £300m

Barclays Canary Wharf

A higher than expected volume of claims for payment protection insurance compensation has forced Barclays to add an extra £300m to its £1bn provision in a move that indicates other banks might also be facing higher bills for the mis-selling of the insurance.