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Stocks gained today after US Fed chair Janet Yellen indicated that interest rates would not increase any time soon and the world looked to Scotland as voting in the referendum on independence began.

18th September, 2014
In Dublin, the Iseq climbed 1.6%

European stocks gained on Thursday after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen indicated that interest rates would not increase any time soon and the world looked to Scotland as voting in the referendum on independence got underway.

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the Scotland vote, the FTSE in London advanced 0.6 per cent.

National benchmark indexes rose in 16 of the 18 western European markets trading today.

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