A Nissan car on the production line at the company's Sunderland plant. Exports fell amid eurozone problems and the Ukraine conflict, according to the CBI.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top shares rose on Thursday as investors put aside angst about an independence vote that got underway in Scotland to focus on the prospect of an extension of ultra-low interest rates in the United States.
The sale price is to be set as a big chunk of Chinese e-commerce prepares to take New York by storm. 2:01pm UK, Thursday 18 September 2014.
With the Scottish independence vote underway, voters will have to take into account just how much oil is left under the North Sea - and how much revenue it might generate.
EasyJet is planning to increase its dividend payout and further expand its fleet, as Europe's second largest low-cost carrier by revenue intensifies efforts to steal market share from rivals on short-haul routes.