RBS Plans to Be Profitable This Year, Hester Tells Handelsblatt

March 3 (Bloomberg) -- Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Stephen Hester told Handelsblatt the bank aims to be profitable in 2011.

The CEO wants to pay an “attractive dividend” this year, he told the German newspaper.

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