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London Stock Exchange chief named to post regulating UK banks

Nikhil Rathi has been appointed the next chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), responsible for regulating the UK’s banks. He was unveiled by...

EasyJet and Carnival poised to exit FTSE 100 as virus hammers travel firms

Budget airline easyJet and cruise operator Carnival are set to tumble out of the FTSE 100 after being battered by travel restrictions during the...

Wall Street up as recovery hopes overshadow coronavirus concerns

Stocks surged on Wall Street in early trading, driving the S&P 500 to its highest level in nearly three months as hopes for economic...

Brent oil hits new 21-year low as coronavirus sends demand plummeting

Brent crude prices have hit 21-year lows as the oil price crash showed little sign of slowing in the face of plunging global demand...

Global deal to cut oil output in sight after Mexico signs up

Opec and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by cutting as much as 10 million barrels a day in production. Even more...

Markets continue to feel brunt of virus outbreak

Asian shares started the week with fresh losses as the coronavirus outbreak continues to shut down travel and business in many parts of the...

FTSE has best day on record as traders hope for US coronavirus bill

The 100 companies on Britain’s main stock index have added more more than £113 billion to their combined value, in the FTSE 100’s best...

Stocks surge as US government seeks to support economy during outbreak

US stocks jumped as American president Donald Trump promised he would be “going big” with plans to blunt the economic pain caused by the...

US stocks suffer worst losses since Black Monday crash of 1987

The escalating coronavirus emergency has sent US stocks to their worst losses since the Black Monday crash of 1987. The plunge extended a sell-off that...

US stocks plunge after coronavirus declared a pandemic

US stocks have plunged lower on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrials sinking more than 1,400 points, as investors became more fearful about the...

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