LONDON - Back in September, when oil was still selling for close to $100 a barrel, North Sea energy reserves were the big prize at stake in Scotland's referendum on whether to secede from Britain.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Equity markets worldwide extended the week's rally on Friday and oil prices rebounded from recent lows, even though market volumes were beginning to thin as investors started to reduce exposure as the end of year approaches, ...
... * FTSE 100 up 1.2 pct. * WPP, Aviva rally as analysts recommend snapping up bargains. * Barclays rises as judge raises question about dark pool probe (Updates with closing prices).
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.
Russell Brand joins in the protests at the New Era estate. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images. Robert Booth. Friday 19 December 2014 10.43 EST.