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  • Scotland's independence vote puts UK union on edge Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:02 AM ET

    The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday's vote. The issues range from whether Scotland will use the pound as its currency to how much U.K. debt it should take on to how the military will be split up— and the results will affect all of the U.K.' s 64 million people, not just the 5.3 million in Scotland.

  • The 'SCOXX' index? How the vote has hit shares Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 7:09 AM ET
    Hundreds of Yes supporters gather in George Square to show their support for the independence referendum

    A hypothetical Scottish index, made up of companies based in Scotland listed in the UK, has been left relatively untouched by the referendum.

  • Why Scottish nationalists' wager on energy is risky Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:18 PM ET

    Scottish nationalists argue that being governed from London has deprived their country of Britain's oil fields' wealth. The New York Times reports.

  • Lack of facts surrounding Scotland vote: Tycoon Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 2:36 PM ET
    Sir Tom Hunter

    Sir Thomas Hunter said there are still facts missing from both sides of the Scotland independence debate.

  • If Scotland says Aye, what happens next? Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 4:35 AM ET

    CNBC looks at some of the most probable moves in the early days of Scottish independence if the Ayes have it.

  • EDINBURGH, Sept 16- Alex Salmond wields no claymore sword and appears only sparingly in a kilt, and yet he has brought Scotland closer to independence than any Scottish warrior since union with England more than 300 years ago. This campaign reaches its climax on Thursday when Scots vote in a referendum on whether to stay part of the United Kingdom or to break away.

  • Sep 15- Monitise Plc, a mobile banking technology company, said full-year group EBITDA loss widened 63 percent due to investment in product and sales particularly in the second half of the year. Monitise had in July lowered its revenue growth estimate to a range of 31-33 percent from 50 percent, citing a shift in its revenue model.

  • Is fresh China stimulus a done deal? Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 11:32 PM ET

    Economists expect Beijing to turn on the stimulus taps to prop up the economy following a sharp deceleration in activity growth in August.

  • Asian stocks tumble on disappointing China data Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 11:30 PM ET

    KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng sank 0.8 percent to 24,392.86 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.6 percent to 5,496.20. China's Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.3 percent to 2,326.06. Singapore, Seoul, Jakarta and Taipei also fell.

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

  • Scottish independence could mean messy divorce Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    The British and Scottish administrations have agreed that they will recognize the outcome of the referendum and appoint negotiators to work out the details of separation "in the best interests of the people of Scotland and of the rest of the United Kingdom."

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- HSBC Holdings Plc is expected to pay $550 million to resolve a U.S. regulator's claims the bank made false representations in selling mortgage bonds to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said that the defendants included well-known companies such as Starwood Hotel& Resorts Worldwide Inc, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc, Royal Bank of Scotland and Sankaty Advisors LLC, a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital.