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RBS enters battle for NatWest

Royal Bank of Scotland has entered the fight for NatWest with a £25.1bn bid for the beleaguered bank.


Bank of Scotland has already upped its bid and is now offering £24.4bn with bonus payments of up to £2bn also on the table.


Analysts believe the less aggressive approach by RBS will be seen as more attractive by NatWest shareholders.

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