About Harry Robertson

Reporter covering economics and markets. You can send me stories or get in touch at harry.robertson@cityam.com

August 2019 articles

Energy group Wood to sell nuclear arm for £250m
Energy group Wood to sell nuclear arm for £250m
British energy services firm Wood is to sell its nuclear business for about £250m ($301m) to a subsidiary of US [...]
August 20, 2019
Eurozone inflation falls to well below ECB target in July
Eurozone inflation falls to well below ECB target in July
Prices in the Eurozone rose by just one per cent in July, official figures showed today, far below the European [...]
August 19, 2019
German central bank warns economy could already be in recession
German central bank warns economy could already be in recession
Germany’s central bank has warned that the country’s economy could already be in recession as the malaise in its industrial [...]
August 19, 2019
Mark Carney says negative interest rates ‘not an option’ for BoE
Mark Carney says negative interest rates ‘not an option’ for BoE
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said his institution will not pursue negative interest rates, a monetary policy device [...]
August 19, 2019
Italy’s League floats tax cut paid for by deficit
Italy’s League floats tax cut paid for by deficit
Italy’s ruling League party has set up another clash with the European Union over budget rules, saying it wants to [...]
August 19, 2019
Stock markets rise after Germany hints at stimulus
Stock markets rise after Germany hints at stimulus
European stock markets have risen sharply after opening and bond yields have fallen as investors react to the news that [...]
August 19, 2019
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