RBS (RBS): Q3 operating profit £1.05B vs £2M last year and consensus of £714M; net loss of...

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RBS (RBS): Q3 operating profit £1.05B vs £2M last year and consensus of £714M; net loss of £1.38B vs £1.23B profit last year and vs consensus of £276M, with earnings hurt by an extra £400M provision for the mis-selling of loan insurance. Brings to £1.7B the amount RBS has set aside. "I can’t say there won’t be further" provisions, says the finance director. (PR)