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Royal Bank of Scotland

A major retail bank in the United Kingdom. Established in 1727, it gradually expanded its operations throughout the rest of the British Isles. It is one of three banks permitted to issue banknotes in Scotland. It was the world's first bank to offer customers an overdraft facility, which it has done since the year after it opened.
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Su is concerned that one of TMT's accounts, specifically the RBS PLC Shipping Centre account in JP Morgan Chase Bank (New York head office) was provoked into default around the end of September 2008.
As described in the related pricing supplement for each ETN, RBS plc, as Issuer of the ETNs, may redeem the ETNs in whole, but not in part, at its sole discretion prior to maturity.
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Fitch currently rates RBS PLC 'AA-/F1+' with a Stable Outlook.