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August 2019 articles

Danske Bank thinks US Fed will slash rates to one per cent by March
Danske Bank thinks US Fed will slash rates to one per cent by March
Denmark’s biggest bank has predicted that the US Federal Reserve will slash its interest rate down to one per cent [...]
August 16, 2019
US stock markets jump after China hints at stimulus
US stock markets jump after China hints at stimulus
US stock markets have opened significantly higher after China sewed hopes of more stimulus and a rally in government bonds [...]
August 16, 2019
FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 reopen after glitch hits morning trading
FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 reopen after glitch hits morning trading
Trading in FTSE 100 and 250 stocks has reopened after a software issue that delayed the starting bell this morning [...]
August 16, 2019
FTSE 100 follows European stocks upwards after it reopens
FTSE 100 follows European stocks upwards after it reopens
The FTSE 100 copied European stock indices and rose sharply this morning when it finally opened after the worst outage [...]
August 16, 2019
Lib Dems’ Swinson proposes alternatives to Corbyn for ‘unity government’
Lib Dems’ Swinson proposes alternatives to Corbyn for ‘unity government’
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has said former Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman and Tory chancellor Ken Clarke, two parliamentary [...]
August 16, 2019
Asian stock markets buoyant despite rising trade tension
Asian stock markets buoyant despite rising trade tension
The main Asian stock markets have climbed overnight despite the raging US-China trade war after Beijing hinted at stimulus for [...]
August 16, 2019
Markets drop as US and China enter fierce war of words
Markets drop as US and China enter fierce war of words
A fierce war of words between China and the US broke out today after Beijing vowed to strike back over [...]
August 15, 2019
European stocks back in red on China trade threat to US
European stocks back in red on China trade threat to US
European stock markets have fallen firmly into the red after China’s finance ministry said the government has to retaliate against [...]
August 15, 2019
UK retail sales get surprise boost in July from stay-at-home shoppers
UK retail sales get surprise boost in July from stay-at-home shoppers
British shoppers bought more than expected in July, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today, in a sign that [...]
August 15, 2019
Rabobank profits fall by a quarter as lender hit with charges
Rabobank profits fall by a quarter as lender hit with charges
Pre-tax profit at the Dutch lender Rabobank fell by 26 per cent in the first half of the year, the [...]
August 15, 2019