Stocks gain as earnings and data please

S&P 500 has best week since July

‘Yes’ vote risk to gilts underestimated

Sterling could fall 5% if Scots embrace independence

Director deals send out buy signals

Over the long term following company insiders delivers returns

US investors front run earnings recovery

Wall St is betting on a second-half profit recovery

Russian debt and equity sales stall

Ukraine crisis has chilling effect on country’s capital markets

Bumpy ride in prospect for gold investors

Annual survey forecasts average price of $1,225 an ounce in 2014

Tech rally lifts Nasdaq off recent lows

Yahoo rises 10 per cent over the week

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Rate rise speculation drives pound higher

Sterling hits four-year high against the US dollar

National Bank of Greece plans bond launch

The €750m issue will be its first in almost five years

Tesco falls on caution over turnround plan

FTSE 100 advanced 0.6 per cent, or 41.08 points, to 6,625.55