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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FED letters cut out from a US dollar note
Dollar weakness provides boost for gold and precious metals

The Fed is increasingly being seen as behind the rate curve as rival central banks begin raising their base rates

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Meggitt HQ
UK government orders probe into takeover of Meggitt

Business secretary orders Competition and Markets Authority to investigate the deal on national security grounds

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Andrew Bailey, Bank of England governor
We must act on inflation, says Bank of England governor

Andrew Bailey sends clearest message yet to markets that UK rates likely to rise this year

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Inflation chart
Economic preview: UK and eurozone inflation in focus

Energy and raw materials price surges expected to underpin inflationary pressures in UK and eurozone

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Bitcoin token
Bitcoin hits six-month high with a run on $60,000 mark

Hopes that US regulators will approve bitcoin ETFs underpin the crypto's latest rally

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A stack of sheets of rolled aluminium in a factory
Aluminium is at a 13-year high as soaring costs drive up prices

Higher energy costs and efforts to curb emissions in China are pushing the price of aluminium higher

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Turkish lira and flag
Turkish lira at record lows after central bank sackings

President Erdogan dismisses three members of the rate-setting monetary policy committee

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Sluggish growth underpins UK stagflation concerns

August’s 0.4% rise in GDP means September growth must rise by 2.2% to meet BoE’s 2.1% Q3 target

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A variety of denominations of British pound notes
Sterling falls as doubts over near-term UK rate hikes grow

Slowing retails sales growth and a tightening labour market present a tough decision for BoE rate setters

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The Bank of England’s Michael Saunders, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee
UK rate-hike signal lifts the pound and Gilt yields

MPC’s Michael Saunders warns UK households to prepare for higher interest rates as inflation persists

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Dollar Federal Reserve
Dollar swings lower after US payrolls disappointment

Only 194,000 new jobs, but analysts do not believe the data will stop the Fed's expected November taper

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US inflation to guide on November taper
Economic preview: US inflation to guide on November taper

Consumer prices are expected to rise back to 13-year high after previous dip

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Markets rally
Dollar firm as US jobs data expected to green-light Fed taper

Consensus expectations see around 500,000 new jobs in September's US non-farm payrolls report

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Oil derricks at sunset
Oil prices turn volatile as panic drives market

Investors are hungry to latch onto the energy crisis-driven gains, but remain wary of market fundamentals

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A rendered image of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline
European energy prices fall after Russia offers supply boost

Critics argue Putin is using the energy market as a bargaining chip to gain acceptance of Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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