Scottish Independence

Banks’ VAT bills set to soar after ruling

Focus on costs shared between HQs and overseas branches

UK corporate pensions back hedge funds

Sector is given a boost after investments fell out of favour in US

Volunteer given experimental Ebola vaccine

UK trial fast-tracked in response to outbreak in West Africa

Dollar gains ground after Fed statement

Treasury yields and stocks move higher

Sony rethinks smartphone strategy

Losses force Japanese group to do some houseclearing

Alex McQuaig's Che Alex
©Alex McQuaig/MET Studio

Designers fly flag for a free Scotland

New representations of the Saltire add humour to campaign

Block traders prefer the human touch

Liquidnet enjoys record volumes

Spain warns of Scottish ‘torpedo’

Rajoy says country would face long wait to join EU

Peltz fund calls for DuPont break-up

Trian says US chemicals group ‘destroying value’

SoftBank’s Son tops Japan rich list

Tycoon’s wealth buoyed by looming Alibaba mega-IPO

Bank of England votes to hold rates

MPC remains split 7-2 against an interest rate rise

Comment and Analysis

North Korea as ‘The Truman Show’

One needs to be wary of impressions gleaned from Pyongyang, a showcase city

Designer Ester Comunello for Business Life.
©Charlie Bibby

How London became a global design studio

But will visa and cost issues drive designers to Berlin?

Fact and friction in Catalonia’s debate

Lines have been drawn, imaginary or not, in a sham debate in which neither side hears the other

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