The Sunday Telegraph: The Scottish independence referendum has damaged the UKs image abroad and delayed overseas investment, says Sir Mike Rake president of the CBI.
G20 nations, including the US and China, said yesterday they could overcome geopolitical tensions and financial risks to achieve extra combined growth of 1.8 percent, adding trillions of dollars to the world economy.
HONG KONG (AP) - The British pound jumped as Scotland voted to stay part of the United Kingdom while Japanese shares surged as the yen extended losses against the dollar.
When it became clear on Friday that Scotland had voted to reject independence, shares on the London Stock Exchange rose 18 points (0.27%) to 6837.92, while the pound surged to record highs against the euro and dollar, but then fell back later in the day.
Activity in Scotland's housing market is set to see a substantial pick-up following the country's decision to remain part of the UK, according to estate agents.