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G20 finance chiefs meet as Indonesia warns of energy, food catastrophe

Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs met in Indonesia Friday for talks on the fallout from Russia's invasion of Ukraine, with the...

Fri, 15/07/2022 - 06:52


UPDATE: UK rail union RMT announces further rail strikes in August

The biggest rail workers' union in the UK has announced two further strikes this summer in the worsening dispute over jobs, pay and conditions.

Members...

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 22:17


UK train drivers to strike for 24 hours on July 30 over pay

UK train drivers at eight rail companies are to stage a 24-hour Saturday strike later this month in pay disputes, threatening more disruption to services....

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 20:16


UPDATE: Sunak, Mordaunt consolidate at top of Tory leadership race

Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt have maintained their places at the front of the UK Tory leadership race as Suella Braverman was eliminated.

Foreign Secretary...

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 17:34


Sunak and Mordaunt firm up status at front of UK Tory leadership race

Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt have maintained their places at the front of the UK Tory leadership race as Suella Braverman was eliminated.

Foreign Secretary...

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 15:17


UPDATE: UK Tory MPs vote in 2nd leadership ballot Thursday afternoon

Liz Truss stressed her Conservative credentials and Cabinet experience as the contest for leadership of the UK Tory party became increasingly bitter, with voting beginning...

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 13:10


TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Markets price in faster Fed tightening and loosening

The following is a summary of top news stories Thursday.

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COMPANIES

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Fast Retailing raised annual revenue and profit guidance following a strong performance...

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 11:30


Ireland consumer inflation reaches 38-year high in June

Annual inflation in Ireland accelerated to its highest level in 38 years, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed Thursday, driven by housing, water, electricity...

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 11:24


UK housing market demand cooling but prices still rising - surveyors

Property professionals saw fewer new inquiries from UK house hunters in June, but house prices continued on an upward march, according to surveyors.

Some 27%...

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 08:33


Hunt backs Sunak after elimination from UK Tory leadership race

Jeremy Hunt has thrown his weight behind Rishi Sunak after being knocked out of the race to succeed UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the...

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 08:31


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