European stocks skid on gloomy business activity data, commodity weakness

European stocks skid on gloomy business activity data, commodity weakness

The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, June 22, 2022. REUTERS / Staff Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOXX 600 on pace to confirm bear market European miners at six-month lows Aroundtown slumps after JPMorgan downgrade Norway central bank hikes by 50 … Read more

UK economy ‘running on empty’ as recession signals mount – PMI

UK economy ‘running on empty’ as recession signals mount – PMI

A general view is seen of the London skyline from Canary Wharf in London, Britain, October 19, 2016. REUTERS / Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s economy is showing signs of stalling as high inflation hits new orders and businesses report levels of concern … Read more

Full Brexit yet to play out on British finance, lawmakers say

The City of London financial district can be seen as people walk along the south side of the River Thames, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain should avoid major, hasty reforms to … Read more

Oil rises on market caution over supply concerns

Models of oil barrels and a pump jack are displayed in front of a rising stock graph and “$ 100” in this illustration taken February 24, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, June 21 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose 1% in early trade on … Read more

London’s FTSE 100 rises on boost from financial, energy stocks

A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks past the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FTSE 100 up 1.5%, FTSE 250 adds 0.5% Kingspan sees drop in May, June orders; shares slump Euromoney jumps on $ 2 bln possible … Read more

Market positioning suggests more pain for equities despite the route, Bank of America says

A trader walks by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, May 19, 2022. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – A market trends indicator by BofA Securities fell to zero for the first time since the pandemic-induced mayhem … Read more

UK data rules to ease burden on business, cut cookie warnings

LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) – Britain will set out a new data protection regime on Friday that diverges from EU regulations, which it says will ease the burden of compliance on businesses and reduce the number of annoying cookie pop-ups that plague consumers online. . The government said it believed the new rules would not … Read more

Column: Goldman sparks bear-bull battle in the lithium market: Andy Home

LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) – Is the white-hot lithium market about to be dowsed in a cold cyclical shower of oversupply? Goldman Sachs thinks so. “We expect lithium prices to continue to correct for the rest of the year and remain under pressure from increasing supply over the next few years,” the Wall Street heavyweight … Read more

UK shares climb on boost from financial stocks, strong results

A worker shelters from the rain under a Union Flag umbrella as he passes the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WH Smith rises as sales cross pre-pandemic levels Publisher Bloomsbury rises on strong FY profit FTSE 100 up 0.5%, FTSE … Read more

How upgrading buildings could dramatically boost the economy and health

Ventilation is likely at the top of many people’s minds due to a surge of global heatwaves. It turns out that, aside from keeping people cool, good ventilation could save countries billions of dollars by boosting public health. A new report claims that mandated ventilation improvements and other forms of disease prevention in public buildings … Read more