Scottish independence referendum: The issues Economy and currency

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23.09.2014

10:40

Hotel sold for £25m after 'No' vote

An Edinburgh hotel is sold for £25.7m to a real estate investor who said the deal was conditional on a referendum "No" vote.

19.09.2014

05:54

POUND STRENGTHENS

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pound versus dollar

This chart shows the pound against the dollar over the last month. You can see it dipped to a low of $1.6071 on 10 September. That was after a poll in the Sunday Times showed a lead for the "No" campaign. It is now trading at $1.65. That's a move of 5 cents which is pretty big over two weeks.

17.09.2014

15:48

The 'what currency?' issue explained

The BBC's economics editor Robert Peston discusses what currency Scotland would use - should it vote "Yes" for independence.
00:11

How do jobs fit into the referendum debate?

The BBC's David Henderson examines what impact the referendum might have on the jobs market.

16.09.2014

17:02

Scottish vote: Investment impact

Banks, investors and economists are ramping up their comments about the potential economic fall-out of a "yes" vote in the Scottish referendum.
12:27

Vote 'a unique opportunity' for jobs

Scottish government ministers say a "Yes" vote on Thursday will give Scotland a "unique opportunity" to secure job creating powers.
00:06

How is the referendum affecting markets?

The BBC's Colletta Smith examines what impact the referendum is having on the value of the pound and the stock market.

13.09.2014

21:32

Thousands on streets for campaigns

Thousands of supporters of both sides in the Scottish referendum debate take to the streets on the final weekend before the vote.
18:34

Business row in Scots campaign

A row over the intervention of business leaders and banks in the Scottish independence debate intensifies on the final weekend of campaigning.
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