Scots are set to vote today in a referendum on whether to leave the United Kingdom, with the first results expected early tomorrow morning.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese shares jumped on Thursday after the dollar vaulted to a six-year peak on the yen as the Federal Reserve's outlook for rising rates underlined the diverging path between the United states and the rest of the rich world.
Bankers, traders and the technocrats at the Bank of England and the Treasury are gearing up for the busiest day since the heights of the global financial crisis as the market awaits the Scottish referendum result in the early hours of tomorrow.
BANKS, insurers and other financial services firms operating across Europe face extra hundreds of millions of pounds of extra tax costs, following a European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling yesterday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports declined in August as shipments to the United States contracted, another sign the economy is struggling to rev up after a deep slump in April-June.