LONDON - The big question about investor anxiety over Scotland's independence referendum is not whether it's warranted, but why it took so long to materialise and why it's still so marginal.
LONDON - Invented by a Scotsman more than a century ago, a fifth of the billions of pounds invested in the UK investment trust sector still resides north of the border. For how much longer is uncertain.
LONDON - Uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum this week has sent investors in British assets heading for the exits, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
FRANKFURT/TOKYO/WASHINGTON - Attempts by the European Central Bank to weaken the euro have the potential to spark a currency war but policymakers across the world are keeping silent, knowing the ECB has scant alternatives to keep its economy afloat.
THETFORD England - Standing with bags of groceries outside discount store Lidl in Thetford, eastern England, Jodie McGloughlin explains simply why she turned her back on Britain's biggest retailer - its high prices.
PARIS - Whatever the outcome of this week's Scottish referendum on independence, the shape of Europe is changing as power ebbs away from old nation states, sparking a backlash in some places.
LONDON - Support for and against Scottish independence is running neck-and-neck a week before referendum day, leaving it to a sizeable number of undecided voters to tip the balance.
LONDON - As Scottish opinion polls run neck and neck, investors are scrambling to hedge their trading bets on UK equities to protect against market mayhem if Scotland votes next week to break away from the United Kingdom.
LONDON - Bankers are advising companies planning London stock market listings to avoid launching them in the run-up to next week's Scottish independence vote or immediately after it, because of the potential for market volatility.
LONDON - With returns on government bonds at rock-bottom prices, sovereign wealth funds are muscling into stock markets and other higher-yielding assets like real estate at a rate that private investors warn could destabilise the world economy.
Europe Market Reports
Americas Market Reports
- U.S.: US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends flat, tech pressures Nasdaq
- Brazil: Brazil iron miner MMX shares tumble on report may file bankruptcy
- Canada: CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls most in months on broad weakness
- Chile: STXNEWS LATAM-Chile's SQM plummets, trading halted after potash shakeup
- Mexico: Mexican stocks fall back from over 8-month high
Asia/Pacific Market Reports
- Gold: PRECIOUS-Gold down, silver at 4-year low on strong dollar, equities
- Oil Report: EXCLUSIVE-Siemens near deal to buy Dresser-Rand - sources
- British Pound Report: UPDATE 5-Relief, not euphoria, for UK markets as Scots vote to stay
- US Dollar Report: FOREX-Dollar posts 10th straight week of gains on U.S. rate outlook
- Salmond says Scots tricked out of independence
- Wife of Alan Henning, Briton held by Islamic State, pleads for his release
- Eyeing 2015 election, Labour pledges rise in minimum wage
- Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries
- Julius Baer eyes Coutts international arm, wary of bidding war
- French and German visions for Europe to clash in Berlin
- G20 says nearing growth goal, but more needed from Europe
- Sarkozy takes swipe at French presidential rivals in comeback campaign