RBS (RBS -5.3%) swings to a Q3 pre-tax loss of £1.4B ($2.3B), as £1.7B of accounting charges...

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RBS (RBS -5.3%) swings to a Q3 pre-tax loss of £1.4B ($2.3B), as £1.7B of accounting charges clouded a continued improvement in the bank's core businesses. CEO Stephen Hester says the loss for the year will be 'nominal,' but analysts say the bank still faces "a long journey of rehabilitation."