Scottish Independence

Larry Ellison steps aside as Oracle chief

Remains as executive chairman and chief technology officer

Draghi’s eurozone jump start falls flat

Low take-up of four-year loans deals blow to the ECB

Sanctions see Russia’s hardmen rise

Sistema arrest case leaves business leaders afraid

S&P 500 hits record high after Fed update

Sterling jumps ahead of Scottish poll result

Tax changes hit wealthy foreign homebuyers

Foreign assets face capital gains or income tax

Monitise’s Visa issue shows tech struggle

Share price hit as mobile payments group faces growing pains

Alibaba to keep it simple for NYSE debut

Desire for a glitch-free listing drives plans for record IPO

China licence delay hits iPhone launch

Investors fear initial sales will suffer from market exclusion

Ireland sees surge in economic activity

Growth rate of nearly 8% akin to Celtic Tiger period

Warning on poor nations’ access to capital

Nomura Europe chief says fines on western banks denting ties

News Corp takes Google fight to Brussels

Animosity about ‘content kleptomaniac’ has been brewing for years

Comment and Analysis

Russia’s rich feel chill from the Kremlin

Few will invest in a country that uses state power so arbitrarily

Obama’s isolation deepens over Isis

President faces disquiet from the military and his own party

Is the midlife crisis just an excuse?

The malaise seems to hit employees earlier

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"Buyers of high-end UK properties - especially in London - come here because they benefit hugely from the rule of law, relative political stability and social tolerance. There are precious few other places in the world like that. So they should pay a good dollop of taxes to help support and maintain the institutions and society they benefit from."
By Harry Lime on Tax changes hit wealthy foreign homebuyers


"There seems to have been no analysis of the psychological effect of government rhetoric after 2010 emphasising austerity and the very real impact of cuts in government spending leading to redundancies. All this set the scene for cut backs in household spending, as families saved for a rainy day."
By KeithTunstall on Bank of England signals dim view of household debt


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