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Stocks jump after US Federal Reserve makes emergency rate cut

The US Federal Reserve will cut interest rates by half a percentage point in its first emergency rate cut since the Great Recession in...

UK stock markets pause for breath after plummeting on coronavirus fears

UK stock markets have steadied after Monday’s dramatic falls amid fears over the spread of coronavirus, but experts warned of further shares pain to...

More than £62bn wiped off FTSE 100 as traders run scared from coronavirus

More than £62 billion was wiped off the value of Britain’s top index on Monday, as global traders reacted with fear to the first...

FTSE 100 plunges on Trump tariff threats and trade concerns

The FTSE 100 has plunged lower after Donald Trump threatened to slap hefty tariffs on France and the EU. The index slid to its lowest...

Pound soars 2% as traders bullish on Brexit deal

The pound bounded for the second day in a row Friday as traders reacted with vigour to news that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

Hong Kong stock exchange drops £32bn bid for LSE

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has dropped its £32 billion takeover pursuit of the London Stock Exchange Group, ending its ambitious attempt to create...

US ‘locked and loaded’ to respond to attack on Saudis, Trump says

US President Donald Trump has said that his country is “locked and loaded” to respond after a drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut...

Donald Trump calls on US Federal Reserve to cut interest rates

Donald Trump has called on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point “over a fairly short period...

Wall Street takes a beating as fears of recession increase

The threat of a recession sparked a painful day in US financial markets. The yield on the closely watched 10-year Treasury fell so low Wednesday...

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to combine with Mylan

Pfizer is buying Mylan in an all-stock deal and combining the $10bn generic pharmaceutical company with its own off-patent branded and generic business. The Pfizer...

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Opec and allied nations extend cut in oil production by a month

Opec and allied nations have agreed to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through to the end...

Horse bolts as police and demonstators clash at Downing Street anti-racism rally

A horse bolted as protesters clashed with police at an anti-racism rally outside Downing Street. The trouble flared following peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstrations in...

Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Two police officers in Buffalo, New York State, have been charged with assault after a video showed a 75-year-old protester being shoved during recent...

Protesters support Black Lives Matter on three continents

Thousands of people have rallied in Europe and Australia to honour George Floyd and to voice support for what is becoming an international Black...

Coronavirus wrap: Matchday protocols emerge while Djokovic casts US Open doubts

More details have emerged of matchday protocols ahead of a proposed Premier League return, but world number one Novak Djokovic has cast further doubt...
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