European shares closed higher after voters in Scotland rejected independence and opted to remain within the United Kingdom.» Read More
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.
A hypothetical Scottish index, made up of companies based in Scotland listed in the UK, has been left relatively untouched by the referendum.
Scottish nationalists argue that being governed from London has deprived their country of Britain's oil fields' wealth. The New York Times reports.
Sir Thomas Hunter said there are still facts missing from both sides of the Scotland independence debate.
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.
Economists expect Beijing to turn on the stimulus taps to prop up the economy following a sharp deceleration in activity growth in August.
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
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.
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?
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 and Lloyds said relocation to England will happen if Scotland referendum makes it an independent country
European shares closed lower on Thursday on concerns regarding U.S. military action and an independence vote in Scotland.
The U.S. dollar hit a six-year high against the yen and sterling recovered some ground after recent nerves over Scottish independence.
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.
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.