Currencies

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Wall Street, European stocks rise to new record highs on Omicron optimism – as it happened
Optimism sweeps through travel, banking and energy sectors as Omicron fears recede

Julia Kollewe

04, Jan, 2022 @3:24 PM

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FTSE 100 rallies 14.3% in 2021, its best year since 2016 – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, on the final trading day of the year

Graeme Wearden

31, Dec, 2021 @3:35 PM

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Global financial markets brace for a bumpy ride in 2022
Soaring inflation, rising interest rates and further supply chain disruption will fuel volatility, economists say

Graeme Wearden

27, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Mixed reactions to chancellor’s £1bn bailout for hospitality - as it happened
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets

Joanna Partridge

21, Dec, 2021 @3:38 PM

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UK high streets suffer from Omicron concerns; Davos summit postponed – as it happened
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets as stock markets dip in response to restrictions to prevent spread of new coronavirus variant

Jasper Jolly

20, Dec, 2021 @2:38 PM

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‘There’s jobs but no money’: Turkey’s economic crisis begins to bite
As the value of the lira plummets and inflation soars, Turkish citizens are struggling to adapt and survive

Ruth Michaelson in Istanbul

19, Dec, 2021 @5:22 PM

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UK company insolvencies rise over pre-pandemic levels; Germany risks recession– as it happened
The UK house price boom is likely to end next year, while retail sales were boosted by Black Friday and early Christmas shopping

Graeme Wearden

17, Dec, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Erdoğan intervenes after Turkish lira sinks to lowest level against dollar
Turkey’s president to hike minimum wage by 50% with other measures to come in attempt to stabilise currency

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, Dec, 2021 @5:47 PM

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Bitcoin could become ‘worthless’, Bank of England warns
People investing in the cryptocurrency should be aware of risks, central bank says

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

14, Dec, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Turkey faces threat of financial crisis after lira plunges against dollar
Central bank forced to defend currency as traders respond to interest rate cut with sharp selloff

Larry Elliott Economics editor

13, Dec, 2021 @1:58 PM

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RBA governor Philip Lowe signals central bank is open to retail digital currencies
Lowe outlines ways tokens rather than dollars might circulate in Australia but is ‘sceptical’ of cryptocurrencies for general payments

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

09, Dec, 2021 @4:28 AM

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Tesco strikes called off by Unite; Usdaw shopworkers union still in talks with company – as it happened
Markets veer between fears over new Covid measures and positive vaccine news from Pfizer and BioNTech

Julia Kollewe

08, Dec, 2021 @2:37 PM

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