Markets & Economy

  • 16 April 2014

    The property expert responsible for some of Scotland's biggest out of town shopping centres has said high streets and town centres outside the major cities are currently uninvestable.

  • 16 April 2014

    DEBENHAMS shares climbed despite a huge fall in profits as management set out plans to restore the fortunes of the department store chain.

  • 15 April 2014

    Inflation fell for the sixth month in succession in March paving the way for an end to the prolonged squeeze on wages, official figures showed today.

  • 15 April 2014

    Scotland is just five months away from our most important constitutional decision in over 300 years and, understandably, this has inspired a healthy debate about what Scotland's future tax framework might look like, either under independence or in a devolved context.

  • 15 April 2014

    Improved sentiment on Wall Street helped blue-chip shares shake off worries over Ukraine and wipe out early session losses.

  • 14 April 2014

    SCOTLAND'S manufacturing and services sectors are both growing strongly, according to the latest Bank of Scotland figures, but falling export orders cast further doubt on the success of economic rebalancing.