Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS.N)
25 May 2017
May 25 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LONDON A British judge has given Royal Bank of Scotland a week to avoid a trial by reaching a deal with investors who allege the bank misled them over its 2008 fundraising.
LONDON A judge has given Royal Bank of Scotland and thousands of investors until June 1 to agree a deal that would avert a trial over the bank's 12 billion pound cash call in 2008. | Video
* Claimants' lawyer says logistical problems hamper talks (Adds logistical problems reaching shareholders)
* Both sides in rbs trial over 2008 rights issue ask for adjournment until june 7
May 24 Britain's FTSE 100 index futures were down 0.1 percent on Wednesday ahead of the cash market open.
LONDON, May 24 Royal Bank of Scotland is struggling to reach a deal with all the investors who allege the lender misled them during a 12 billion pound ($15.6 billion) cash call in 2008, two sources familiar with the situation said.
LONDON A trial in which Royal Bank of Scotland is accused by investors of misleading them over its 2008 fundraising is set to be delayed for a second day, as frantic settlement talks between the claimants and the bank continued in London on Tuesday.
* Bank has already settled with 4 of 5 claimant groups (Updates with decision)
* U.K. investors seek another day for settlement talks in lawsuit against RBS - claimant lawyer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Lawrence White)
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