Scottish Independence

China central bank in $81bn injection

Latest move to prop up world’s second-biggest economy

Sony expects $2.1bn loss this year

Loss due to Y180bn charge in its mobile communications unit

Watchdog seeks to align pay with results

Move to align remuneration with long-term success of a company

DMGT suffers further software headaches

Further delays to risk management product for business clients

SoftBank’s Son tops Japan rich list

Tycoon’s wealth buoyed by looming Alibaba mega-IPO

Valls wins vote and vows to continue reform

French PM says competitiveness is ‘indispensable’

UK pension fund hits at hedge fund fees

Criticism comes after Calpers withdraws from sector

US hints at ground troops for Isis fight

General says US military could join Iraqi soldiers in battle

Tycoon orders 30 Rolls for record $20m

HK entrepreneur Stephen Hung will use fleet in Macau resort

Yevtushenkov placed under house arrest

Russian oligarch held on money laundering charges relating to Bashneft deal

Jean Paul Gaultier waves adieu to ready-to-wear

Designer to close his accessories, mens and womenswear lines

Comment and Analysis

Economic soufflé at risk of implosion

Europe is stagnating and global demand remains inadequate

Markets exposed by faith in central banks

Belief in monetary policy has downgraded concerns of disruption

UK economy requires a sustainable footing

Osborne needs policies that boost investment and productivity

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