Press round-up from ShareCast
Wednesday paper round-up: Scotland independence, Phones 4U, House prices...
Wed 17 September 2014 07:04
The funding of the NHS and the future constitution of the UK were at the centre of debate on Tuesday, as the referendum on Scottish independence edges closer.
Monday newspaper round-up: Queen, LSE, SABMiller
Mon 15 September 2014 07:00
The Queen has broken her silence about the potential break-up of the United Kingdom by warning Scots to think “very carefully about the future” before casting their votes in the independence referendum.
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Mon 15 September 2014 06:41
Sunday newspaper round-up: RBS, Scottish independence, Prudential
Sun 14 September 2014 13:04
Royal Bank of Scotland could have a pension funding gap of up to 5.6bn pounds if Scotland votes to leave the UK, the Sunday Times reported.
Friday newspaper round-up: Russian sanctions, Scottish referendum, Minecraft...
Fri 12 September 2014 06:47
BP and ExxonMobil could be caught up in the escalating trade war between Russia and the West today when a fresh round of economic sanctions are announced. Rosneft and Gazprom, the state controlled energy companies, and others in the energy sector will be
Thursday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence, Saudi oil, Sports Direct...
Thu 11 September 2014 06:57
The financial implications of a yes vote for Scottish independence came under intense scrutiny as home owners were warned it would be harder get a mortgage and Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group made plans to move to London if the electorate
Wednesday newspaper round-up: Scottish referendum, Apple, UK energy...
Wed 10 September 2014 07:18
Buckingham Palace has taken the unprecedented step of warning politicians not to drag the Queen into the battle over Scottish independence. In unusually forceful language betraying signs of irritation at the highest level, a palace spokesman rejected call
Tuesday newspaper round-up: Scottish referendum, Google, Climate change
Tue 09 September 2014 07:05
Gordon Brown was parachuted in to save the Union last night after a new poll put the Yes and No campaigns neck and neck before next week’s Scottish referendum. The former prime minister became the new face of the campaign to save the United Kingdom as a
Sunday newspaper round-up: BP, Morrisons, UK equities
Mon 08 September 2014 11:36
BP is preparing for a long legal battle that could delay for several years the financial impact of Thursday's court ruling that it acted with gross negligence and wilful misconduct in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Financial Times reported.
Monday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence, UK banks, Iraq...
Mon 08 September 2014 06:48
Scottish independence is expected to knock up to 10% off the value of sterling, taking it back to levels last seen when Britain was in recession. Nervous traders have already begun to sell the pound in response to narrowing polls. The currency suffered it
Friday newspaper round-up: BP, Tesco, Argentina
Fri 05 September 2014 07:31
Thursday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence, Balfour Beatty, Standard Life...
Thu 04 September 2014 07:20
Goldman Sachs has warned that the UK could fall into a eurozone-style crisis if Scotland votes for independence later this month. In some of the most bleak predictions economists have made about independence, the Wall Street bank said a "Yes" vote on Sept
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Articles on the economy and stock markets
17 September 2014
Sentiment towards European shares remains at a low ebb. Richard Troue, Head of Investment Analysis, looks at some factors which could change this.
12 September 2014
The Scots go to the polls next Thursday, and the possibility of a 'yes' vote has raised a few questions from investors. Danny Cox answers them.
8 September 2014
Chris Saint examines the impact on the pound of a potential Scottish exit and looks at the currency options for an independent Scotland.