Scottish stocks help UK FTSE edge up after dismal week

September 12, 2014 8:31 AM

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LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index rose for the first time in six sessions on Friday, helped by Scottish-based shares such as Royal Bank of Scotland as another poll showed most Scots would vote against independence.

Shares in Scotland-based RBS, Lloyds Banking Group, soft drinks group AG Barr and utility SSE all rose as the latest poll showed Scottish support for staying in the United Kingdom at 52 percent versus support for independence at 48 percent, excluding those who said they did not know how they would v...

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