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Scottish funds hurt by referendum jitters

Corporate investors pull $14bn from 36 investment houses

Advice & Comment

HSBC's headquarters are pictured in the Canary Wharf financial district of London March 2, 2009. HSBC launched a 12.5 billion pound ($17.7 billion) rights issue on Monday to shore up its balance sheet after annual profit more than halved and as bad debts soared in the United States. REUTERS/Andrew Winning (BRITAIN) - RTXC98H ©Reuters
Fund guru Neil Woodford has sold his stake in the global bank just months after buying it – but bank shares do have some fans
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Scotland after the vote: investments

Most advise against tinkering with portfolios ahead of the Scottish vote

Merryn Someret Webb

Invest to avoid political risk

If you’re worried about the referendum, invest with a manager who isn’t

John Redwood

Political shadows over the UK

Doubts over Scotland and the general election

Why Scottish capital is taking  flight south

Shifting cash a reasonable response to a worst-case scenario

Bulls confident stock markets will cope

Goldman Sachs stays ‘overweight’ despite rate rise fears

ETFs surge to best-ever August

BlackRock attracted the greatest inflows of $59.2bn

Why Woodford sold HSBC

Fund guru sold shares just months after buying them

Terry Smith, the former chairman of Collins Stewart is pictured during an interview at the Financial TImes building in London.

The warning signs at Tesco

Retailer’s returns on capital have been falling for years

Hargreaves Lansdown

Hargreaves plans launches

Funds group set to give more guidance