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US inflation data for April will attract intense scrutiny in the market later today. Continuation of the rising trend seen so far this year could prompt more aggressive interest-rate rises.
London Craft Week showcases one of Britain’s fastest-growing economic sectors. We look at the size, the importance and the prospects for the UK’s “craft economy”.
Full-year figures from British retailer Sainsbury fail to cheer investors. Its next hurdle is to persuade competition authorities to allow a £15 billion merger with rival Asda.
The Federal Reserve committee that sets interest rates concludes a two-day meeting today. Remarks afterwards will be studied for clues about the timing of the next rate rise.
International Workers’ Day sees attention focus on squeezed living standards. Are working people getting the full benefit from the economic recovery?
Higher American interest rates are pushing up the dollar as exchange rates enter a new period of volatility. Some who have borrowed in the US currency may default, warns the International Monetary Fund.
The European Central Bank meets tomorrow to set interest rates. Strong growth and rising inflation suggest ultra-loose policy will end sooner rather than later.
First-quarter figures for global consumer giant Unilever show sales up but prices flat. Investors marked the shares down despite upbeat talk from the chief executive.
World Bank welcomes upheaval in banking landscape but urges developing countries to upgrade legal and regulatory systems. Those that rise to the challenge will benefit the most, it says.
Over-supply and a hostile climate in the west send sugar prices reeling. Sugar is now changing hands at less than 12 cents a pound, the lowest level since 2015.
Britain’s biggest motoring organisation slashes its dividend as it steps up investment. New chief executive puts boardroom turbulence of last year behind the AA.
Traders factor in rising tensions as they await the outcome of western intervention in the Middle East. Political risk adds to market uncertainty and changes the relative attractions of different asset classes.
Countries must resist urge to put up trade barriers, says IMF head Christine Lagarde ahead of next week’s Spring meeting. She also sounds the alarm over mounting levels of public debt across the world.
UK-based retail giant Tesco pays first end-year dividend in four years after 12 months of “strong progress”. Underlying operating profits rose 28.4 per cent in the year to February 24.