22 August 2014 Last updated at 15:43

HSBC boss in 'capital flight' claimHSBC logo

Uncertainty over an independent Scotland's currency could lead to "capital flight" from the country, the chairman of HSBC claims.


Janet YellenFed says 'slack' in US jobs market

US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".

Lewisham street marketRetail sales rise less than expected

UK retail sales rise by 2.6% in July, up just 0.1% from June, figures from Office for National Statistics show.

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