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.
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.
Japan's exports declined less than forecast in August, providing support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he weighs whether the economy can bear another increase in the sales tax.
BUDGET airline Flybe announced yesterday it had cancelled most of a $1.3bn (�798m) jet order, choosing instead to lease propeller-powered planes as it continues its restructuring to target regional routes.