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FTSE 100 hits all-time high after US jobs report beats forecasts – as it happened
UK’s blue-chip index has hit a new record high of 7906 points, helped by weak pound, and hopes that interest rates may be near their peak

Graeme Wearden

03, Feb, 2023 @6:01 PM

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Slowing economic growth and a FTSE record high can coexist – here’s how
The blue-chip Footsie has closed at an all-time high while the UK’s economy is set to shrink

Nils Pratley

03, Feb, 2023 @5:53 PM

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FTSE 100 hits record high
Blue-chip stock index rises above previous record of 7,903 set in May 2018

Graeme Wearden

03, Feb, 2023 @3:45 PM

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Bank of England says inflation likely to have peaked amid split over interest rate rise to 4% – as it happened
UK central bank predicts much shallower recession than feared, but says Brexit hit has arrived sooner than thought

Graeme Wearden

02, Feb, 2023 @4:42 PM

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Germany on brink of recession as economy shrinks; central banks may raise interest rates to 15-year highs this week – as it happened
German GDP shrank by 0.2% in Q4 2022, worse than expected, as investors anticipate borrowing costs to be hiked again this week

Graeme Wearden

30, Jan, 2023 @4:29 PM

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National Grid to pay UK homes and businesses to cut electricity use again on Tuesday – as it happened
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets as period of cold weather continues to weigh on energy system

Jasper Jolly

23, Jan, 2023 @4:22 PM

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Economists warn of global recession danger ahead of World Economic Forum at Davos – as it happened
Live, rolling coverage of business, economics and financial markets as economists for major businesses forecast weak economic growth in Europe and the US

Jasper Jolly

16, Jan, 2023 @3:21 PM

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FTSE 100 nears record high as inflation fears ease
Blue-chip stock index ends week 1% off all-time best as markets across Europe rise amid falling energy prices

Graeme Wearden

13, Jan, 2023 @4:50 PM

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UK FTSE 100 closes at highest level since 2018; cost of living crisis and climate change top global risks – as it happened
Blue-chip share index is approaching its record high set over four years ago

Graeme Wearden

11, Jan, 2023 @4:54 PM

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First Abu Dhabi Bank considered offer for Standard Chartered; crypto bank Silvergate cutting jobs – as it happened
First Abu Dhabi Bank confirms that it had considered a possible offer for FTSE 100-listed Standard Chartered, but is no longer doing so

Graeme Wearden

05, Jan, 2023 @4:07 PM

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FTSE 100 bosses paid more in three days than average UK worker for whole year
CEOs pass milestone nine hours earlier than last year, with pay up 39% on January 2022

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

05, Jan, 2023 @6:01 AM

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Global economic forecast for 2023? A stormy start followed by a ray of hope
Wall Street predicts turbulent first six months but growing optimism at ebbing inflation, slowing pace of rate hikes and China’s reopening

Graeme Wearden

02, Jan, 2023 @3:44 PM

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