31 October 2014 Last updated at 04:45 ET

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Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.


McGill's busesContracts deal 'safeguards' bus jobs

A bus company run by two Rangers directors says it has safeguarded jobs at another bus firm which is understood to have ceased trading.

Gas flareNorth Sea industry 'less optimistic'

Industry body Oil and Gas UK publishes research indicating a decline in optimism among key players in the sector.

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As the Fed Reserve ends quantitative easing, those who prophesied that these trillions of dollars of debt purchases would spark uncontrollable inflation have been proved wrong. But QE could still prove toxic.

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