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Saturday Newspaper Summaries
Salmond steps down, PM promises UK shake-up
SNP leader Alex Salmond resigns and the prime minister promises constitutional change after Scotland votes to stay in the UK.
Friday Papers: Huge turnout for Scottish referendum
City braces itself for unprecedented levels of trading in foreign-exchange markets and shares when the result of the Scottish vote is announced early today.
Overnight Markets: Wall Street edges higher on Fed
Commodity, financial and telephone shares led gains after Fed renewed its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time".
Thursday Papers: Fed renews pledge on low rates
And Scotland to face 'decade of economic decline' if it votes yes while a majority of investors surveyed believe that a break-up would be beneficial to the rest of the UK.
Overnight Markets: US stocks climb on energy rally
Rising oil prices spurred a rally in energy shares and China’s central bank reportedly started providing about $81 billion in loans to its biggest banks.
Wednesday Papers: Polls put No camp’s lead at four points
And fierce price wars between supermarkets helped push inflation further down last month but the drop is expected to bring only limited relief to households.
Overnight Markets: Nasdaq slumps to one-month low on tech shares
The Dow Jones rose 44 points and the S&P 500 lost one point as investors cleared the decks for Alibaba's debut planned for later this week.
Tuesday Papers: Blame game starts as Scottish poll looms
And Alibaba lifted its IPO range to $66-$68 per share, up from $60-$66 that it had set out last week at the start of its roadshow.
Asian shares decline on China factory data
Factory production in China rose 6.9% in August from a year earlier, down from 9% in July and below the 8.8% growth predicted by economists.
Sarasin’s Boucher: why I like salmon with chocolate
Henry Boucher, manager of the £129 million Sarasin Food & Agriculture Opportunities fund, explains why he is gobbling up salmon and chocolate stocks.
Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds
Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers analyse what the Alibaba IPO hype means for Chinese equities, slowing growth of the UK economy and whether there’s anything left to play for in the European sovereign bond market.
Veteran banker boosts Sanlam’s stockbroking team
A veteran private banker has been recruited by Sanlam Private Investments to strengthen its advisory stockbroking team.
Profile: Psigma's Edinburgh boss on why he is in Scotland long term
When Tim Wishart agreed to launch an Edinburgh office for Psigma he was not expecting to head the company’s first overseas team