RBS says capital position is strong

LONDON (Reuters) - Part-nationalised Royal Bank of Scotland <RBS.L> said on Wednesday its capital position was strong, after the Bank of England ordered Britain's banks to plug a 25 billion pound capital shortfall.

"RBS has a strong capital position...we will continue to work with our regulators to ensure RBS remains at the forefront of international capital standards," the bank said.

(Editing by William Schomberg)