Stock markets

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UK business activity at four-month low due to staff shortages amid ‘pingdemic’ – as it happened
US private sector growth also slows despite manufacturing hitting record high, while eurozone activity surges to 21-year high and UK retail sales grow

Julia Kollewe

23, Jul, 2021 @2:09 PM

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Bonanzas in private equity world spark call for tax relief limit
‘Fat cat’ wealth transfer thriving in huge investor deals buoyed by cheap debt and lockdowns, say analysts

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

22, Jul, 2021 @7:22 PM

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ECB leaves rates at record lows in 2% inflation push; US jobless claims rise – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

22, Jul, 2021 @4:13 PM

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Best-paid gig in town rains down £12m a head – but are the non-exes still independent?
Yet more millionaires in the City thanks to an IPO may be normal, but Bridgepoint’s signing-on bonuses jar with scrutiny duty

Nils Pratley

21, Jul, 2021 @7:46 PM

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Archie Norman receives £1.75m fee to join board of private equity firm
Newly floated Bridgepoint will also pay M&S chairman £200,000 a year in remuneration for role

Jasper Jolly

21, Jul, 2021 @6:46 PM

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FTSE 100 best day in five months; UK debt costs rise; house sales surge – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

21, Jul, 2021 @3:53 PM

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Pound hits five-month low v dollar but markets recover amid Covid-19 worries – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

20, Jul, 2021 @4:22 PM

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US stock markets tumble as investors fret about Delta variant spread
Dow Jones down 2.1% at the close, in selloff reminiscent of early days of pandemic

Dominic Rushe

19, Jul, 2021 @9:08 PM

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FTSE 100 in £44bn tumble, Dow’s worst day since October, as Covid fears hit markets – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as global selloff wipes £44bn off London’s blue-chip index

Graeme Wearden

19, Jul, 2021 @9:07 PM

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US trading app Robinhood aims for $35bn valuation in IPO
Flotation follows rise in young people joining, often buying meme stocks such as GameStop

Rupert Neate

19, Jul, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Global markets fall amid pessimism over soaring Covid-19 cases
European markets drop, with £44bn wiped off the value of UK’s FTSE 100

Phillip Inman

19, Jul, 2021 @1:13 PM

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US retail sales in surprise rebound in June; eurozone inflation eases – as it happened
US retail sales rise 0.6% as Americans spend more on electronics, clothes and eating out, while eurozone inflation dips to 1.9%; Bank of Japan leaves policy unchanged and cuts growth forecast

Julia Kollewe

16, Jul, 2021 @2:14 PM

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