Sterling

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FTSE 100 ends 2022 slightly up despite global turmoil
Share index is one of few to post rise but pound has worst year against US dollar since 2016

Graeme Wearden

30, Dec, 2022 @3:50 PM

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The Bank’s newfound appetite to tackle risk is welcome, if a little late | Nils Pratley
The financial policy committee has decided to take on ‘shadow banking’ which has been thriving since 2008

Nils Pratley

13, Dec, 2022 @7:20 PM

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Bulb’s takeover by Octopus ‘faces fresh delay’; Bank of England blindsided by ‘extraordinary’ mini-budget – as it happened
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey is facing the House of Lords economic affairs committee

Graeme Wearden

29, Nov, 2022 @4:20 PM

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Bank of England deputy governor could vote to cut interest rates if inflation pressures ease – as it happened
Sir Dave Ramsden expects to vote to keep raising borrowing costs, but sees potential for rate cuts if persistent inflation stops being a worry

Graeme Wearden

24, Nov, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Oil plunges to 10-month low as Saudi Arabia ‘considers Opec+ production increase’ – as it happened
Saudi Arabia and other OPEC oil producers are discussing an output increase. WSJ reports , which could help heal rift with the Biden administration

Graeme Wearden

21, Nov, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Vodafone is still not moving the dial for its unhappy investors | Nils Pratley
However much the telecoms company talks itself up it isn’t doing enough to rescue the share price

Nils Pratley

15, Nov, 2022 @7:13 PM

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UK in ‘prolonged recession’ as Bank of England hikes interest rates to 3%, knocking pound – as it happened
Bank of England has made its biggest interest rate rise in three decades, but signals rates won’t rise as high as markets had expected

Graeme Wearden

03, Nov, 2022 @5:56 PM

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The mini-budget that broke Britain – and Liz Truss
From soaring mortgage costs to a sterling slump, the fiscal event set off a chain of chaos that led to PM’s downfall

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

20, Oct, 2022 @4:22 PM

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Pound rises over $1.13 and stock market closes higher as Liz Truss resigns – as it happened
Sterling has gained a cent against the US dollar after PM quits, on hopes that UK economic and political turmoil could ease

Graeme Wearden

20, Oct, 2022 @4:11 PM

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EU proposes joint gas buying and curbs on energy price spikes – business live
European Commission proposes mechanism to cap “excessive and volatile” gas price moves, and to let member countries start jointly buying gas

Graeme Wearden

18, Oct, 2022 @3:04 PM

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Pound, shares and UK government bonds rally after most mini-budget tax cuts ditched – as it happened
Pound holds gains and gilt yields remain lower as new chancellor rips up Trussonomics, pushing tax take to 70-year high this parliament

Graeme Wearden

17, Oct, 2022 @4:14 PM

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Liz Truss fails to calm markets despite sacking Kwasi Kwarteng
Sterling fell, FTSE 100 lost its gains and bond yields rose after PM’s press conference failed to announce new direction

Alex Lawson and Kalyeena Makortoff

14, Oct, 2022 @5:55 PM

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