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  • Spanish department store head Alvarez dies at 79 Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    MADRID— Isidoro Alvarez, the head of Spain's El Corte Ingles department store chain who turned the company into an international business with an annual turnover of around 14 billion euros, has died.

  • *Spain, others, fearful of separatist precedent, could veto Scots. *Realpolitik, negotiation with Spain, London may well be decisive. BRUSSELS, Sept 14- If Scots vote for independence, it will be in part because they believe assurances that their small Atlantic peninsula can quit the United Kingdom without ever leaving the secure embrace of the European Union.

  • Germany's DAX, down 0.4 percent, underperformed the market after the United States and the European Union tightened sanctions on Russia over its intervention in Ukraine. Germany imports a significant amount of gas from Russia and sold it about 36 billion euros of goods last year, almost a third of the EU's total.

  • *Spanish yields record biggest weekly rise since mid-2013. *S&P upgrades Greece to B from B-. LONDON, Sept 12- Spanish bond yields recorded their biggest weekly rise in more than a year on Friday as expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike exacerbated weakness triggered by concerns that Scotland's independence referendum was emboldening Catalan separatists.

  • *Aveva tumbles after warning about currency impact. LONDON, Sept 12- European equities edged lower in late trading on Friday, with investors refraining from making strong bets on stocks ahead of Scotland's referendum and the U.S. At 1416 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was down 0.1 percent at 1,382.66 points.

  • *Aveva tumbles after warning about currency impact. LONDON, Sept 12- European equities edged higher on Friday, although major share indexes remained in a tight range as investors refrained from making strong bets on stocks ahead of Scotland's referendum and the U.S.

  • LONDON, Sept 12- Spanish bond yields edged up for a fifth straight day on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly rise since mid-2013 on investor nervousness that Catalan separatists could gain momentum from Scotland's independence bid.

  • *FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.1 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.1 pct. *Aveva tumbles after warning about currency impact. PARIS, Sept 12- European shares inched higher early on Friday but remained in a tight range, as investors refrained from taking strong bets on stocks ahead of Scotland's referendum and the U.S.

  • Business events scheduled for the coming week Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for August, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

  • PARIS, Sept 11- Britain's international partners are aghast, mostly in silence, at the possibility that one of the leading Western powers could break up and turn in on itself if Scotland votes next week for independence from London.

  • LONDON, Sept 11- Spanish bond yields inched up on Thursday as nervous investors continued to trim holdings before a Scottish independence vote on Sept. 18, where a victory for nationalists would fuel demands by Catalonia to break away from Spain.

  • Silent Europe aghast at possible breakup of Britain Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    PARIS, Sept 11- Britain's international partners are aghast, mostly in silence, at the possibility one of the leading Western powers could break up and turn in on itself if Scotland votes for independence from London.

  • Eying Scotland, Spain Catalans seek secession vote Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 5:27 AM ET

    BARCELONA, Spain— Hundreds of thousands of Catalans energized by Scotland's upcoming independence referendum protested Thursday for a secession vote aimed at carving out a new Mediterranean nation in what is now northeastern Spain.

  • What will Scotland vote mean for Catalonia?     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Independent economist Edward Hugh, discusses the implications of the Scottish independence referendum on Catalonia, the Spanish region also pushing for secession.

  • *Eldest daughter Ana Botin to succeed- sources. MADRID, Sept 10- Banco Santander named Ana Botin as its new head on Wednesday after her father Emilio's sudden death, making her one of the top women in banking and continuing her family's century-old management of what is now the euro zone's biggest lender.

  • *Eldest daughter Ana Botin to succeed- sources. MADRID, Sept 10- Banco Santander quickly appointed Ana Botin as its new head on Wednesday after her father Emilio's sudden death, continuing the Botin family's century-old management of the lender which now ranks as the euro zone's largest bank.

  • European shares end flat; Santander dips Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    PARIS, Sept 10- European stocks ended flat on Wednesday, as worries over Scotland's vote on independence and growing expectations of a more hawkish stance from the U.S. The benchmark index has erased all the gains spurred by the European Central Bank's moves last week to support the region's economy.

  • CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including David Cameron's appeal to the Scots not to break apart the union, and Sergio Marchionne will take over as chairman of Ferrari.

  • MADRID, Sept 10- Emilio Botin, patriarch of one of Europe's top corporate dynasties who died on Tuesday at 79, was credited with turning a local Spanish lender into one of the world's biggest banks and helping to drive Spain's remarkable economic growth of the 1990 s.

  • *Eldest daughter Ana Botin to succeed- sources. MADRID, Sept 10- Emilio Botin, one of Spain's most powerful men who transformed Santander from a small domestic lender into the euro zone's biggest bank, has died of a heart attack, aged 79..