Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD steady as Bank of England rate cut odds...

Policymakers Silvana Tenreyro and Gertjan Vlieghe both said they would back further stimulus measures from the central bank as the UK economy continues to struggle. The central bank was also further pressured to lower...

Singer Akon given go-ahead to build ‘crypto city’ in Africa | City & Business...

The 46-year-old artist was this week given permission to create Akon City on land given to him in 2018 by Senegal’s president – Macky Sall.Once complete, the self-contained community will trade using the Akoin...

Bitcoin’s resurgence continues in post-Christmas boom | City & Business | Finance

However, as the price of oil and gold responded to tensions between the US and Iran, investors also turned to crypto as the threat of war loomed. Market volume increased rapidly, and a jump...

Pound US dollar exchange rate steady as doubts over US-China trade deal increase |...

Julian Evans-Pritchard, Senior China Economist at Capital Economics, said that the deal was “mostly a rehash of existing commitments”, echoing a more general sentiment which has left US markets feeling jittery over further obstacles...

Pound euro exchange rate holds steady as ‘golden decade’ of German economic growth ends...

Euro traders have remained cautious, however, after yesterday saw the publication of Germany’s growth report, which showed its slowest rate of growth since 2013. Holger Schmieding, an analyst at Barenberg Bank, was pessimistic about...

Openpay sets sights on retail for UK expansion | City & Business | Finance

Managing director Andy Harding said that the company wants to establish itself as the leading player in the growing "buy now, pay later" finance market. Openpay entered the UK last summer and its competitors...

TIKIBOO: Bright and beautiful activewear to pump up its men’s and children’s ranges |...

Following major sales success with their women’s tops, bottoms, dresses and accessories, founders Faye and Daniel Jobbins’ plan next to develop their men’s and children’s ranges.Tikiboo’s signature looks – spectacularly colourful, quirky and often...

Cryptocurrency latest: Brits warned over potential crypto scam | City & Business | Finance

The Financial Conduct Authority put out a warning that Pro-options - which offers ‘profitable investment in Bitcoin’ - may be an investment scam.The Pro-options website - riddled with spelling and grammar errors – features...

Iran to fund cyber attacks with cryptocurrency | City & Business | Finance

Mr Fanusie, now adjunct senior fellow at the Center For A New American Security think tank, said: “Because cyberattacks are a form of asymmetric warfare with plausible deniability, it makes sense that Iran would...

Marks and Spencer sales slump: M&S revenue plunge as high street suffers ‘worst year’...

Marks and Spencer has reported a 0.6 percent fall in UK revenue for the three months to the end of December, predominantly driven by a 3.7 percent slump in its clothing and home sales....