LAUNCHPAD: Only nine of 36 eligible banks actually used the Funding for Lending scheme in the second quarter of this year. The government's prodding just isn't working.
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Yes supporters have hit back after 130 businesspeople said they wanted to stay in the UK yesterday.
The former French finance minister won't necessarily end up in the dock, but it doesn't look good.
With less than four weeks to go before the vote, more companies look like they favour the Union.
The 20 priciest streets are all in London. No surprises there then.
The Yes Campaign faces a tough final stretch as business voices murmur against independence.
The number of self-employed people is at record highs as the impact of recession filters through.
More than half of small Scottish businesses think independence would be a threat to the country's economic growth.
Finally the Monetary Policy Committee has split over interest rates, with two members voting for a rise.
House prices in China have started to slide. It's all looking very familiar...
Strong results for the housebuilder are further evidence of a healthy housing market, but only outside London.
The surprise fall in inflation is good news for cash-strapped workers.
If Nationwide's results are anything to go by, the property market looks like it's slowing down, but somebody better tell Bovis.
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