People use ATM machines at a branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in Edinburgh, on September 11, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ANDY BUCHANAN
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The campaign for staying together says Scotland is more prosperous and secure within the United Kingdom, and says an independent nation would struggle to be economically viable.Salmond seized on McEwan's comments to dismiss the significance of the moves. He accused the British government of orchestrating a campaign among corporate leaders to talk negatively about independence.John Swinney, finance minister in the SNP-led Scottish government, told the BBC that the banks' announcements were a result of the British government's refusal to agree to a formal currency union with an independent Scotland.A poll released Wednesday evening showed 53 percent of Scots would vote against a split, against 47 percent intending to opt for independence.Salmond however, said he was sure Scots would vote for independence next Thursday, despite "the blatant bullying and intimidation" of the British government.
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