Neil Dennis

Neil Dennis is news editor at He previously spent 16 years at the Financial Times writing and editing for the markets pages.

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Economic preview: markets expect US inflation to touch 7%

Markets keen to learn how rising inflation will steer the Fed in the coming months

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UK petrol retailers add to inflation pressures

Drivers overcharged for petrol by £5m a day in December according to motoring group RAC

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Economic preview: Spotlight turns to US non-farm payrolls

Investors expect further tightening of the US labour market with 400,000 jobs created in December

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Energy and metals prices rally, but gold languishes in 2021

Supported by surging consumer demand, industrial metals and oil prices enjoy a strong year

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FTSE 100 rallies to pandemic-era high on Christmas Eve

Senior London index hits 22-month high as easing Covid fears boost travel and leisure stocks

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Sunak unveils £1bn extra Covid help for hospitality industry

UK Treasury to offer £6,000 grants for businesses, to be allocated by local authorities

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CBI survey: Omicron fears weigh on UK Christmas sales

Sales have dwindled since the government announced Plan B measures on 8 December

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Economic preview: Hawks’ eyes on US inflation

The Fed’s favoured inflation measure – personal consumption expenditures – is published on Thursday

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IAG (ICAG) stock rises as Air Europa purchase is terminated

British Airways owner to pay €35m termination fee to end deal with Spain’s Globalia Group

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European Central Bank to expand asset purchase programme

Move will smooth transition from the taper of its pandemic emergency purchase programme

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Bank of England raises base rate to 0.25%

Monetary policy committee votes 8-1 to raise interest rates in face of rising inflation

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IMF warns UK of costly delays to raising interest rates

Monetary policy needs to withdraw the exceptional support provided during 2020, IMF says

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CMA seeks to tackle Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOGL) duopoly

Apple and Google’s control over mobile operating systems market limits consumer choice

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Headwinds for GBP as Bank of England rate decision looms

Sterling at year low as growth slows, inflation rises, the BoE delays and the Fed turns hawkish

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Economic preview: Decision time for Fed, BoE, ECB and BoJ

Dilemma for major central banks: economic impact of Covid-19 vs rising inflation rates

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