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NatWest swipe at BoS

NatWest has hit out at the Bank of Scotland claiming it is avoiding key questions over the Edinburgh-based bank&#39s £22bn hostile takeover bid.


The beleaguered bank also says BoS&#39s proposals do not stand up to examination and are characterised by rhetoric rather than detail.


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