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European indices lifted by Chinese manufacturing data

China’s manufacturing companies have grown for the fourth consecutive month according to government figures released over the weekend. Factories are…

British public borrowing at record high ahead of last chance for a Brexit deal

European futures are edging higher this morning, with the Stoxx Europe 50 benchmark looking to avoid its worst week since June. The German DAX slipped 0.3…

FTSE suffering worst fall in three months

London shares continued to fall this morning, suffering their worst sell-off in more than three months after new lockdown restrictions were put in place j…

Chart of the day: GBPUSD 18.09.2020

Sterling has had a very volatile couple of weeks as the UK parliament gave the government powers to break the Brexit Withdrawal agreement and Bank of Engl…

WTO rules against the US on China tariffs

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruled that American tariffs on Chinese goods violate international rules. A panel of three WTO trade experts said the U…

British government gets parliament approval to go ahead with controversial bill

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to renege on part of the Brexit divorce deal passed its first hurdle in Parliament yesterday after a fiery de…

Yoshihide Suga wins ruling party's leadership vote

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, a loyal aide to outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, won a landslide victory in a ruling party leadership…

Chart of the day: Hourly EURGBP 14.09.2020

The UK government explicitly acknowledged last week that it could break international law by ignoring some parts of its European Union divorce treaty, pro…

UK economy returns to growth

Britain’s economy grew for a third month in a row in July as pubs, restaurants and other sectors reopened after the coronavirus lockdown. Despite th…

EUR edges higher ahead of ECB meeting

The European Central Bank is widely expected to keep its policy steady when the Governing Council convenes today. The ECB launched extensive stimulus to s…

Sterling plunges to 6-week low

Sterling was unable to shake pressure as fears grow that Britain is preparing to undercut its Brexit divorce treaty. It dipped 0.2% to a six-week low of $…

Japan's GDP suffers biggest postwar contraction

Japan’s economy sank deeper into contraction complicating further the job of the new prime minister that will succeed PM Abe. Household spending and…

Britain to override the Withdrawal Agreement if no deal

Britain warned the European Union that it could effectively override the withdrawal agreement it signed unless the bloc agrees to a free trade deal by Oct…

Chart of the day: EURGBP 03.09.2020

Sterling hit a 3-month high against the euro after reports that ECB board members are concerned the single currency’s strength might impact on growt…

French stimulus package focusing on green economy and jobs

The French government unveiled a 100 billion-euro stimulus plan, focusing on greening the economy, creating jobs for young people and cutting taxes on ind…

Australian GDP plunges by 7%

Australia fell into its first recession in nearly 30 years as the nation battles a resurgence of Covid-19. Gross domestic product shrunk 7% in the second…

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