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FTSE 100 LIVE: Pound sees gains amid optimism for EU-UK Brexit trade deal

FTSE 100 LIVE: Pound sees gains amid optimism for EU-UK Brexit trade deal The pound, down around 6.5% against the dollar this year, made some gains on Tuesday – largely due to end-of-quarter rebalancing rather than improvement in sentiment or reaction to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to fast-track 5 billion pounds ($6.2 billion) of infrastructure investment. Cable was hovering ...

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Bank chief hails battered economy’s V-shaped recovery out of lockdown

Bank chief hails battered economy’s V-shaped recovery out of lockdown Andy Haldane, said the recovery in the UK – and globally – had come “sooner and faster” than expected. Mr Haldane, who also sits on the Bank’s interest rate-setting committee, said that the UK economy was benefiting from a greater than predicted underlying strength in consumer spending across the country. He ...

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FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks climb on first trading day of new quarter – recovery hopes

FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks climb on first trading day of new quarter – recovery hopes China’s CSI 300 index of Shanghai and Shenzhen-listed stocks rose 0.5 percent in early trading on Wednesday, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 and South Korea’s Kospi jumped 0.9 per cent and 1.1 per cent, respectively. Hong Kong’s stock market was closed for a public holiday. ...

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FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks rise after investors shake off worrying new virus outbreaks

FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks rise after investors shake off worrying new virus outbreaks This morning, Japan’s benchmark Topix index rose 1.2 per cent while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 1.3 percent. China’s CSI 300 index of Shanghai- and Shenzhen-listed stocks was up 0.8 per cent while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.9 per cent. Futures markets predicted the S&P 500 ...

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FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks drop after coronavirus deaths hit devastating new milestone

FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks drop after coronavirus deaths hit devastating new milestone Japan’s Topix index and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 both dropped 1.2 percent. South Korea’s Kospi dropped 0.9 percent, the FT has reported. “Equities were getting ahead of economic fundamentals,” said Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management. He added the rise in US infections “could also ...

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Wideblue steps production of handheld breathing monitor in Covid fight

Wideblue steps production of handheld breathing monitor in Covid fight The battery-powered N-Tidal, developed by the Glasgow-based firm with its client Cambridge Respiratory Innovations, offers a far easier and accurate way to measure CO2 levels in exhaled breath. This is a key indicator of lung health and replaceable breath and mouth tubes enable multiple use and avoid cross contamination. The ...

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INTU crisis: Shopping centre group faces administration – thousands of jobs at risk

INTU crisis: Shopping centre group faces administration – thousands of jobs at risk The shopping centre giant, which owns the Trafford Centre in Manchester and Lakeside in Essex, has said talks with lenders have failed to reach an agreement and warned it is on the verge of calling in administrators. Intu said they are now “likely” to appoint administrators. The collapse of ...

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UK JOB CRISIS: More than 2million workers currently furloughed to lose jobs in September

UK JOB CRISIS: More than 2million workers currently furloughed to lose jobs in September A shock poll of 2,000 businesses has found 25 percent are planning on cutting furloughed roles when Government support ends. With 9.1 million workers currently furloughed, this could translate to more than two million lost jobs.  The MarketFinance Ltd poll also found a huge cash flow ...

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