Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc jumps on early earnings -- why?

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc jumps on early earnings -- why?

Fifty pound noteRoyal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON:RBS) surged more than 10% higher in trading today, after the bank surprised investors with a early look at the bank’s first-half results, which are due on 1 August.

The headlines focused on the big jump in pre-tax profits, but I reckon the real winner was a different figure altogether.

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