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  • Scotland's historic independence vote is coming up, and the result could cause market turmoil

  • Scottish vote: UK business leaders scaremongering? Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 3:57 AM ET

    A host of business figures in the UK has come out against Scottish independence on economic grounds - but is this just “scaremongering” as some claim?

  • Scottish banks to move if independence is approved Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    GLASGOW, Scotland— Scotland's leading banks warned Thursday that they would move their headquarters to England if Scots vote to leave the United Kingdom, intensifying doubts about the territory's economic future and dealing a blow to the Scottish independence campaign just days ahead of a historic referendum.

  • RBS, Lloyds: Just saying no to 'yes' in Scotland Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 12:41 PM ET
    A pedestrian passes a branch of Royal Bank of Scotland Group in London, U.K., on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.

    RBS and Lloyds said relocation to England will happen if Scotland referendum makes it an independent country

  • European shares close lower on US, Scotland fears Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Thursday on concerns regarding U.S. military action and an independence vote in Scotland.

  • Dollar weakens after jobless claims, still strong Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar hit a six-year high against the yen and sterling recovered some ground after recent nerves over Scottish independence.

  • LONDON, Sept 11- The dollar powered to a fresh six-year high against the yen on Thursday, while sterling got some respite from a poll that helped calm nerves over Scotland's vote on independence in a week's time.

  • Top banks plan move in case of Scots' independence Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 5:26 AM ET

    LONDON— In a blow to the Scottish independence campaign, top financial groups including the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group say they will move their headquarters to England if Scots vote to break away from the United Kingdom.

  • LONDON, Sept 11- The U.S. dollar powered to a six-year high against the yen on Thursday and sterling recovered some ground after a recent bout of nerves over the prospect of Scotland voting for independence in a week's time.

  • Soros wades in to Scotland debate Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:57 AM ET

    One of the world’s best-known billionaires got involved in the Scottish independence debate, as the small state shifts to the top of the agenda.

  • Sept 10- Britain's Lloyds Banking Group Plc, which is based in Scotland, said on Wednesday it would set up legal entities in England as part of its contingency planning for next week's referendum on Scottish independence. Lloyds Banking Group currently employs 16,000 staff in Scotland.

  • MARIANO RAJOY, Spain's Prime Minister:. SORAYA SÁENZ DE SANTAMARIA, Spain's Deputy Prime Minister:. LUIS DE GUINDOS, Spain's Economy Minister:.

  • LONDON, Sept 10- Emilio Botin, who transformed Santander from a small domestic lender into the euro zone's biggest bank, has died of a heart attack, aged 79.. MARIANO RAJOY, Spain's Prime Minister:. SORAYA SAENZ DE SANTAMARIA, Spain's Deputy Prime Minister:.

  • Europe shares lower on Scotland, weak US trading Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Tuesday, with investors cautious regarding an upcoming independence vote for Scotland.

  • LONDON, Sept 9- At the heart of the debate about whether or not Scotland can prosper as an independent country, ahead of a vote on Sept. 18, is the issue of what would happen to its financial services industry.

  • What Scottish independence means for US investors Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Pro-Scottish independence 'Yes Scotland' campaign supporters await the start of a press event on September 8, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

    Scottish independence: The new worry for equities. It has driven the pound down against the dollar.

  • Europe shares close lower as mining stocks fall Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday, with the decline led by the U.K.'s FTSE 100 after weak trade data from China.

  • *Sterling drops, shares fall, banks brace for Scotland vote. The survey prompted concern bordering on panic among Britain's ruling elite, with Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative-led government promising proposals this week to grant Scotland greater autonomy if it stays.

  • US STOCKS-Futures edge lower after five-week rally Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 8- U.S. stock index futures are slightly lower on Monday, with investors finding few reasons to extend a long-running rally that has taken indexes to repeated records amid overseas concerns and few domestic catalysts.

  • Pound sinks as Scottish independence race tightens Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    LONDON— Britain's main political leaders scrambled Monday to offer Scotland greater autonomy in a last-minute bid to stave off independence, as the pound sank on opinion polls suggesting separatists are gaining ground— and may even be in the lead.