Concerns over the future of an independent Scotland's fiscal position, the size of its banking sector and its monetary regime have been highlighted in a report by a global banking group.
DUNDEE-based Alliance Trust has fallen into the bottom half of its peer group after exposure to the United States and some poor stock selection weighed on it during last year's stock market surge.
FEARS follow concerns that UK economic growth will not last - putting Chancellor under pressure to explain where axe will fall next.
Barclays sent a memo advising branches to switch off news channels so customers couldn't watch reports of the bank's bonus and pay information.
LA Fitness Group, the operator of sports clubs in the U.K. and Ireland, will sell 33 of its 80 gyms as part of a plan to reduce debt.