Scotland’s Finance Secretary will insist the county can “more than afford” to be independent.
Labour’s general election manifesto will be written “from the grassroots up”, John McDonnell said as he kicked off a UK-wide pre-poll campaign tour in Essex.
Scottish small business confidence has evaporated, an industry representative warned as research recorded a double figure drop.
More than five shops closed per week in Scotland in the first six months of the year, new figures show.
Scottish spending on takeaways increased by 9% last year to cross the £1 billion mark, according to new figures.
Donald Trump has called on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point “over a fairly short period of time”, saying it would make the US economy even better and would “greatly and quickly” enhance the global economy.
Gordon Brown has suggested that the Government’s response to another potential economic downturn would be “very different” from his actions during the 2008 financial crash.
Political and economic uncertainty has been cited as a key reason as to why business confidence in Scotland fell by 17 points to 0% last month, according to new analysis.
Businesses run by people who were born outwith Scotland contribute more than £13 billion to the economy of the country, according to analysis.
Scotland's farmers lost up to £161 million last year due to the extreme weather, according to a report.
Shops on Scotland's high streets are closing at a rate of more than five a week, according to new analysis.