FTSE 100 LIVE: UK stocks see 26 point rise as investors jump on lockdown...

Asia-Pacific trading on Tuesday saw Japan’s Topix jump 1.4 percent. Indices in Australia and Hong Kong also inched higher and China’s CSI 300 index of Shanghai- and Shenzhen-listed shares was little changed after the...

Global recession panic: Economists who predicted 2008 crash warned ‘next could be worse’ |...

The 2008 recession began in the US and UK economies before spreading across the whole world and plunging it into the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Several financial experts have suggested that...

Eurozone warning: Deflation fears haunt EU economy after collapse in global energy prices |...

Headline inflation in the single currency region fell to 0.1 percent year-over-year from 0.3 percent in April. Figures show energy prices slumped 12 percent year-on-year, having fallen 9.7 percent in April.  Food, alcohol and...

Bank of England official warns against a slow economic recovery post-pandemic | City &...

Michael Saunders, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England, has said that a lack of investment through credit availability and cashflow would cause firms to prioritise cost-cutting and frugality...

FTSE 100 LIVE: European shares DROP as Trump’s China fury sparks market chaos |...

Later on Friday, the US President is due to announce his policy moves that could escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing. The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell by nearly a percentage point shortly after...

NatWest launches Dream Bigger free schools sessions to inspire future entrepreneurs | City & Business...

The Dream Bigger initiative is also a response to research that predicts a growth in UK entrepreneurship next year as the further consequences of the pandemic are felt. With the focus on encouraging young people...

Dow Jones falls into negative territory as markets panic over Trump’s China announcement |...

Shares on the US stock market plunged during the final hour of trading on Wall Street following the news Donald Trump will make an announcement on China on Friday. Stockbrokers on Wall Street saw earlier...

FTSE 100 LIVE: Eurozone stocks rally amid EU plan to prop up struggling EU...

The eurozone equities index finished 1.1 percent higher after jumping as much as 1.6 percent, while the pan-European STOXX 600 closed up 0.2 percent. Under the proposal, the European Commission would borrow the funds...

Global recession alert: Economists who predicted 2000 and 2008 crashes issue warning | City...

GMO Fund strategists said it was "going to be very difficult" for global markets to come out of the coronavirus crisis "unscathed". They warned US equities could have to drop to be "attractive" with...

FTSE 100 LIVE: Huge surge in travel stocks – lockdown boost as oil prices...

Oil prices were boosted by increasing faith in the market that producers will to stick to commitments to cut crude supply while demand picks up with more cars back on the road as coronavirus...