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September 2019 articles

Donald Trump demands ‘boneheads’ at Fed slash rates to zero
Donald Trump demands ‘boneheads’ at Fed slash rates to zero
US President Donald Trump has called US Federal Reserve policymakers “boneheads” and demanded that they drop interest rates to zero [...]
September 11, 2019
China exempts some US goods from further tariffs ahead of talks
China exempts some US goods from further tariffs ahead of talks
China has exempted 16 US products from additional tariffs, its finance ministry said this morning, in a sign of good [...]
September 11, 2019
Hong Kong bourse proposes £32bn merger with London Stock Exchange
Hong Kong bourse proposes £32bn merger with London Stock Exchange
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has made a surprise proposal to buy the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in a [...]
September 11, 2019
S&P Global Ratings calls for action on climate change
S&P Global Ratings calls for action on climate change
International ratings agency S&P has called on banks and regulators to address the risks that climate change poses to the [...]
September 10, 2019
Selfridges to open permanent cinema on Oxford Street
Selfridges to open permanent cinema on Oxford Street
Selfridges will open a permanent cinema in its flagship Oxford Street store at the end of November, the upmarket department [...]
September 10, 2019
UK unemployment fall pushes earnings growth to 11-year high
UK unemployment fall pushes earnings growth to 11-year high
The number of Britons without a job fell in the three months to July to a 45-year low, official figures [...]
September 10, 2019
National Grid calls for security review following massive August power cut
National Grid calls for security review following massive August power cut
UK electricity operator National Grid has said the network’s security standards need reviewing following the August power cut which plunged [...]
September 10, 2019
Hiring intentions climb at financial services firms as Brexit nears
Hiring intentions climb at financial services firms as Brexit nears
Firms in the finance and business services sector intend to take on new staff at the fastest rate in over [...]
September 10, 2019
Treasury refuses MPs’ demands to publish Bank of England governor shortlist
Treasury refuses MPs’ demands to publish Bank of England governor shortlist
The Treasury has refused the demands of opposition MPs to publish the shortlist of candidates to be the next Bank [...]
September 9, 2019
UK economy shakes off recession fears with growth in July
UK economy shakes off recession fears with growth in July
The UK economy grew by more than expected in July, official figures have shown, allaying fears that Britain could be [...]
September 9, 2019