The Effects of Scotland’s Vote

On September 18th residents of Scotland will vote on whether to break away from the United Kingdom and become an independent country. Even if the Scots vote for independence (polls suggest the vote will be close), Scotland wouldn’t actually become its own country until early 2016. But for investors a “yes” vote on independence could have negative effects long before that for British stocks, particularly those of Scottish companies in industries such as banking.

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