U.K. shorter-dated government bonds fell, underperforming longer-maturity gilts, as Scotland's rejection of independence from the union put the focus back on to when the Bank of England will raise interest rates.
Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China in the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court.
Sept 19 (Reuters) - Shares of database software maker Oracle Corp. fell 2 percent in premarket trading on Friday after the company posted disappointing quarterly earnings late Thursday and at the same time said Larry Ellison was stepping aside as chief ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock markets around the world rose on Friday after Scotland voted to remain in the United Kingdom and removed an element of uncertainty for equity markets, which were on track for a week of strong gains.
Edinburgh houses Estate agents expect a flurry of house buying and selling in Scotland following the no vote. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian.