Corporate investors hold nerve, but Scots poll delays deals

By Jon Hay
11 Sep 2014

UK corporate credit markets are holding steady in the face of the alarming rise in polls suggesting Scotland could vote to become independent.

Unlike banks, companies do not rely on governments or central banks to backstop them. And there are virtually no firms big enough to access capital markets whose business relies wholly or mainly on Scottish sales.

Such reliance could be a problem, ...

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