95, HSBC was down 43p at 960p
and Bank of Scotland lost 34p at 6051/1p.
Media stocks were generally on the up, with Daily Mail & General Trust ahead 53p at 960p
, United News & Media up 291/1p at 773p and Granada Media lifting 13p at 456p.
40p, Marconi up 741/1p to 960p
, Daily Mail & General Trust up 69p to pounds 11.
A raft of potential beneficiaries from the so-called local loop unbundling pulled ahead on the announcement, with Cable & Wireless Communications gaining 36p to 960p
, Telewest rising 263/4p to 3901/4p and Colt up 198p to pounds 27.
19, Freeserve up 68p to 4911/1p, and Kingston Communications up 70p to 960p
SG calculates that an independent NatWest is likely to trade at around 960p
if both bids fail, while the two offers are worth roughly pounds 14 per share.
But the offer price of 950p a share was markedly below Church's opening price on the market and it fell 32p to 960p
Bass shares ended 20p higher at 960p
, while Whitbread shares slipped 16p to 985p, slimming the value of its bid - 135 million shares and pounds 1.