Royal Bank of Scotland Group Share Price (RBS) - Buy RBS Shares

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Current Price:  
273.20p
on 21-11-2017 at 17:11:05
Change:   0.40p fall 0.15 %
Buy:   273.30p
Sell:   273.10p
   

Royal Bank of Scotland provide bank branching facilities with Natwest and the Ulster bank. There are around 700 branches in the UK. The parent company is the Royal Bank of Scotland group which is separate from the Edinburgh Bank of Scotland.

The company began as early as 1707 when investors in a failed Scottish company set up the Equivalent Society to protect the compensation that they claimed and received. By 1724 they had become the Equivalent Company, investing their money wisely in banking. They were soon competing with the Bank of Scotland (now part of Lloyds Banking Group) and were actually the first bank to offer an overdraft facility. In 1783 they opened the first two branch offices outside Edinburgh and Glasgow, which were quickly followed by other branches across Scotland.

By the nineteenth century the company was already pursuing mergers with other banks and acquired assets and liabilities of the Western bank in 1857 after its collapse. In 1864 they acquired the Dundee Banking Company and by 1910 they had 158 branches. In 1968 they merged with the National Commercial Bank of Scotland to become the largest clearing bank in Scotland.

The financial crisis of 2008 caused devastation to many banks and related businesses. However HM Treasury bought 5 Billion in RBS preferred shares levering its value. RBS will pay back 600 million per annum. HM Treasury also underwrote a 15 Billion share issue for the bank so the British Public gained a 58% stake in the company. While shares are currently low due to the crisis with the assistance they have received, RBS look set to recover and quickly increase share value. RBS- a shrewd investor bank.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS, RBS.L, LON:RBS) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Buy 15,138 at 275.13p Days Range: 272.00 - 276.10p
Day's Volume: 8,516,344 52wk Range: 193.40 - 285.80p
Last Close: 273.20p Market Capitalisation:* £ 32.68 bn
Open: 273.20p VWAP: 274.09p
ISIN: GB00B7T77214 Shares in Issue: 11.96 bn
Sector:  Banks    Listed in:  UK All SharesUK 100UK 350

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Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Buy15138275.13p77151814306301553617:11:04 - 21/11
Buy79655274.28p91302934400691416017:11:02 - 21/11
Sell49548273.03p017:10:58 - 21/11
Buy178274.26p017:10:59 - 21/11
Buy130273.54p017:09:56 - 21/11
Buy83273.72p86503119468850392017:09:15 - 21/11
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
21 Nov 2017 (Tue) 273.20 276.10 272.00 273.20 8,516,344
20 Nov 2017 (Mon) 272.50 276.30 2.73 273.60 8,669,218
15 Nov 2017 (Wed) 274.10 274.60 271.50 274.90 6,768,315
14 Nov 2017 (Tue) 275.20 277.10 273.40 274.90 7,020,785
13 Nov 2017 (Mon) 275.50 276.19 272.66 274.70 8,300,471
10 Nov 2017 (Fri) 273.70 275.90 273.40 275.30 7,655,404
9 Nov 2017 (Thu) 275.00 277.50 272.50 273.70 10,064,598
8 Nov 2017 (Wed) 275.30 276.00 273.40 275.80 9,689,133
7 Nov 2017 (Tue) 278.70 280.20 275.80 276.40 10,436,227
6 Nov 2017 (Mon) 278.30 278.30 275.50 277.40 7,896,180
3 Nov 2017 (Fri) 281.80 281.80 277.30 278.60 11,633,408
2 Nov 2017 (Thu) 283.60 284.40 278.00 281.80 17,938,410
1 Nov 2017 (Wed) 283.50 285.00 282.40 284.50 11,668,072
31 Oct 2017 (Tue) 283.00 284.70 282.00 282.50 10,494,288
30 Oct 2017 (Mon) 285.60 288.80 283.60 284.20 13,322,257
27 Oct 2017 (Fri) 286.60 290.50 280.23 285.80 35,212,139
26 Oct 2017 (Thu) 279.80 281.11 277.30 281.00 22,272,051
25 Oct 2017 (Wed) 280.80 282.60 279.00 280.10 14,161,852
24 Oct 2017 (Tue) 278.90 281.70 277.80 281.00 11,137,160
23 Oct 2017 (Mon) 282.10 282.20 278.00 279.50 11,949,736

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