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Chris Wheal

Chris Wheal is editor Capital.com. He set up and ran Daily Finance in the UK and then merged it with Walletpop to launch AOL Money. He previously edited three B2B magazines, including Insurance Times, as well supplements in the Guardian. He has won awards for business and consumer journalism.

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sterling

Hedge funds add wary sterling bets before EU summit

Sterling steadied on Monday after posting its biggest daily drop in more than a month on Friday

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European flags

EU must look at regulating bitcoin, ECB's Nowotny says

The European Union needs to consider regulating bitcoin, European Central Bank ratesetter Ewald Nowotny said on Monday, citing the risk of money laundering

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City

City to see 10,500 jobs shift to EU because of Brexit

EY’s Brexit Tracker also shows that banks, asset managers and brokers are now expecting client facing and “front office” roles to leave Britain because of Brexit.

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LSE

Pound, financials push FTSE higher

A weaker pound, buoyant overnight Asian shares and growing confidence in the financial sector helped pushed British shares higher and slightly ahead of their European peers on Monday

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Bitcoin

Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures ease off after 22 percent surge

Bitcoin futures eased back from an initial surge of almost 22% to trade up 13% on Monday, in an eagerly awaited US market debut

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Deliveroo

London council threatens restaurant crackdown on food delivery app drivers

Businesses could face formal action if they “flout” new rules, Westminster City Council has warned.

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Sir Richard Branson reignites feud with BA boss over £1m bet

Sir Richard Branson has fanned the flames of a long-running feud with the boss of British Airways, calling on Willie Walsh to settle a “very public and painful” £1m bet.

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veg

Inflation to hold steady for third month on the bounce

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure of inflation is expected to remain at 3% in November.

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin futures steal spotlight, momentum keeps pushing stocks up

the launch of bitcoin futures fed the market’s cryptocurrency obsession

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buzzfeed

BuzzFeed plans job cuts reorganisation after revenue miss

BuzzFeed is laying off about 100 employees and reorganising its advertising sales and business operations as it moves away from relying purely on native advertising

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Bitcoin

Nasdaq plans to launch Bitcoin futures in first half 2018

Nasdaq and broker Cantor Fitzgerald are looking to join the rush on Wall Street to trade bitcoin, which powered above $11,000 on Wednesday.

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Yorkshire BS

Hundreds of jobs at risk as Yorkshire Building Society calls time on 13 branches

Yorkshire Building Society is to close 13 branches as part of an efficiency drive that could see it axe 250 jobs.

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bitcoin bubble

Bitcoin above $11,000 shows more signs of a bubble

Bitcoin surges above $11,000, last trading up 14% on the day at $11,281

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Bitcoin

Is today the day to short trade Bitcoin?

The warning from banks that Bitcoin is a bubble about to burst has yet to deter the market but even in a bull market, money can be made shorting the cryptocurrency.

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Germany

European consumer confidence surges

Eurozone consumer confidence surged in November to reach its highest level since the start of 2001, a sign that the stronger rate of economic growth achieved in 2017 is likely to continue into next year.

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