17.15 (close): With hours to go before the Scottish independence vote, traders again shied away from big bets to leave the FTSE 100 Index in negative territory today.
The US Federal Reserve maintained its commitment to keeping rates low for a �considerable time� after it stops buying assets in October, but forecast a faster pace of rate rises in 2015 and 2016.
With three polls giving the No camp a fragile lead, the SNP leader remains bullish over the prospects for an independent Scotland.
Farmers are calling on the next government to give agriculture a boost at the 2015 general election with a list of demands to increase food production and help business.
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said Wednesday it has reached an agreement to sell 50 E175 jets to U.S. regional operator Republic Airways Holdings for $2.1 billion.