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European stocks rose today as Scotland voted to remain part of the United Kingdom.

19th September, 2014
In Dublin, the Iseq lost 1%

European stocks rose today as Scotland voted to remain part of the United Kingdom.

The Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group, which had threatened to shift operations out of Scotland if it left the union, both rose after the result. RBS gained 2.5 per cent while Lloyds rose 1.3 per cent.

National benchmark indexes rose in 13 of the 18 western European markets.

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