Jasper Jolly

(Staff)

I'm City A.M.'s economics reporter writing about the trends that shape markets in the UK and around the world.

May 2017 articles

The FTSE 100 jumped to yet another record high to end the week as a weak pound and a surge in shares in Lloyd’s List owner [...]

26 May
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The American economy performed far better than economists previously thought at the start of 2017, as revised data supported [...]

26 May
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Labour has surged in the polls in the last fortnight, closing the Conservative party lead to as little as five points. The pound [...]

26 May
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The pound dropped below $1.29 against the US dollar overnight as polls revealed a surge in support for Labour under Jeremy Corbyn, [...]

26 May
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Cost pressures in Britain’s consumer services sector rose at the fastest rate since the financial crisis in the three months [...]

26 May
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Oil cartel Opec decided to extend cuts to production until March 2018, after previous efforts to limit supply did not do enough [...]

25 May
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Mongolia has received the go-ahead on a $5.5bn bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the commodity-rich country [...]

25 May
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The British economy slowed more than previously thought at the start of the year as the performance of consumer-facing businesses [...]

25 May
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Financial services salaries were among the fastest rising of any British professionals during April as employers pay top dollar [...]

25 May
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Mario Draghi has dismissed concerns that loose monetary policy may be fuelling bubbles that threaten financial stability, despite [...]

24 May
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The US dollar greeted the election of Donald Trump as President with a surge to its highest point in 13 years. Half a year later, [...]

24 May
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A downgrade on China’s sovereign debt from an influential ratings agency weighed on the FTSE 100 in Wednesday morning trading [...]

24 May
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Dixons Carphone phoned in a revenue rise of nine per cent in the year up to the end of April, as the continued boost from the [...]

24 May
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Nine out of 10 British employers will increase or maintain their temporary workforce as fears of skills shortage continue to [...]

24 May
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Bankers around the City will be nervously checking their sent items after Bank of England governor Mark Carney became the latest [...]

23 May
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