Bosses at Royal Bank of Scotland's US business will receive a payout worth $9m (�5.5m) between them when the taxpayer-owned bank begins to sell off the unit this week.
In Aberdeenshire, over 87% of people voted in Scotland's independence referendum; in Clackmannanshire, the number was above 88%; in the Western Isles, it was close to 90%.
Some brokers said buyers were even making offers which were conditional on a No vote, while there were also warnings mortgage deals would have become harder to obtain if Scotland did become independent.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) and two listed affiliates did not seek board clearance for the size of their record $10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul, more than triple its appraised value, four board members of the companies told Reuters.
This week, British manufacturer of sports and racing cars Lotus Cars has announced up to 325 job losses, representing about one quarter of its global workforce.