28 Jun 2017

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Oil stays below $47 as U.S. inventory report revives glut worries

Oil stays below $47 as U.S. inventory report revives glut worriesOil edged further below $47 a barrel on Wednesday after an industry report said U.S. inventories had increased, reviving concerns that a three-year supply glut is far from over. The American Petroleum Institute (API) said on Tuesday U.S. crude inventories rose by 851,000 barrels last week, while analysts expected a decline. "There appears to be no end to the bearish news on the oil market," said Carsten Fritsch, analyst at Commerzbank.


28 Jun 2017 2:25pm GMT

Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agentPresident Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging ...


28 Jun 2017 1:58pm GMT

Nintendo's new $80 mini Super Nintendo will be available for a limited time

Nintendo's new $80 mini Super Nintendo will be available for a limited timeNintendo has another hot new video-game console that everyone's going to want this holiday. It's...


28 Jun 2017 1:01pm GMT

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Euro pulls back on signal of over-reaction to Draghi speech

Senior figures at central bank worry market over-interpreted remarks

28 Jun 2017 12:57pm GMT

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Trump Org told to remove phony Time magazine issues

Trump Org told to remove phony Time magazine issuesPhony Time magazine issues were discovered in at least four of the Trump Organization's golf resorts.


28 Jun 2017 12:34pm GMT

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Daily briefing: Euro hits 2017 high, cyber attack hits Asia, origins of the populist surge

So-called Draghi effect fuelled by speculation that monetary stimulus could be withdrawn

28 Jun 2017 12:05pm GMT

Trinidad & Tobago left as the last blacklisted tax haven

Other offshore centres bow to pressure to comply with international standards

28 Jun 2017 12:03pm GMT

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Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse

Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuseGANZHOU, China (AP) - A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe.


28 Jun 2017 11:45am GMT

NATO Secretary General: NATO looking to possibility of in...

NATO Secretary General: NATO looking to possibility of in...NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discusses NATO and U.S. counterterror operations in Afghanistan.


28 Jun 2017 11:35am GMT

'A Fake News Joke': Trump hits back at New York Times report he did not grasp 'basic elements' of healthcare bill

'A Fake News Joke': Trump hits back at New York Times report he did not grasp 'basic elements' of healthcare billPresident Donald Trump appeared to take issue Wednesday morning with a New York Times report on...


28 Jun 2017 11:22am GMT

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Jacob Zuma wages war on South Africa’s institutions

The assault on the central bank is stage in the descent into crony capitalism

28 Jun 2017 11:18am GMT

Italy cheats itself

Bank bailout is a recoverable setback for the banking union

28 Jun 2017 11:06am GMT

Italian inflation falls short

28 Jun 2017 9:40am GMT

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Wrong time for interest rate rise, Cunliffe warns

The Bank of England deputy governor wants to see what happens with inflation before backing a rise.

28 Jun 2017 8:48am GMT

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Exclusive: China's CNPC suspends fuel sales to North Korea as risks mount - sources

Exclusive: China's CNPC suspends fuel sales to North Korea as risks mount - sourcesCNPC and the Ministry of Commerce did not respond to requests for comment. North Korea's embassy in Beijing declined to comment. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang, asked about the sale suspension and whether the Chinese government put pressure on CNPC to make this decision, said: "I do not understand this situation you are talking about" and declined to elaborate.


28 Jun 2017 8:26am GMT

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Euro extends 2017 high and bonds drop on ECB taper talk

28 Jun 2017 7:30am GMT

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UK house prices rebound, Nationwide says

House prices rose by 1.1% during June after three months of falls, according to the mortgage lender.

28 Jun 2017 7:26am GMT

27 Jun 2017

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Top China think-tank forecasts Q2 GDP of 6.8%

27 Jun 2017 11:44pm GMT

Brazilian markets weather indictment of Temer

Charges against president fail to unnerve investors who are still positive on economy

27 Jun 2017 10:19pm GMT

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Will Loretta Lynch be charged with obstruction of justice?

Will Loretta Lynch be charged with obstruction of justice?Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighs in on the ongoing investigation regarding former Attorney General Loretta Lynch.


27 Jun 2017 9:58pm GMT

S&P 500 Correction Counter Reaches 502 Days

S&P 500 Correction Counter Reaches 502 DaysAfter narrowly bucking the trend of poor performance during the week after June option expiration week, by a little more than 10 points, DJIA and the rest of the market is stumbling early in the final week of Q2 and the first half. Tech and small-cap were the biggest decliners today as the IMF cut its growth forecast for the U.S. from 2.3% to 2.1% for 2017 and trimmed its 2018 outlook even more, from 2.5% to 2.1%.


27 Jun 2017 9:31pm GMT

A startling map puts into perspective how many more people would go without health insurance under the GOP bill

A startling map puts into perspective how many more people would go without health insurance under the GOP billThe nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million Americans would lose...


27 Jun 2017 9:05pm GMT

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Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen urges soft Brexit

Janet Yellen tells the BBC maintaining "deep ties" between the UK and the EU is important.

27 Jun 2017 8:23pm GMT

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Reporter snaps at Sarah Huckabee Sanders after she goes on lengthy rant bashing the press

Reporter snaps at Sarah Huckabee Sanders after she goes on lengthy rant bashing the pressA White House reporter called out Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday after the deputy press...


27 Jun 2017 7:46pm GMT

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Janet Yellen rejects need for major relaxation of regulations

Fed chair's comments challenge Trump administration's desire to shake up financial rules

27 Jun 2017 7:12pm GMT

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Paul George is reportedly already recruiting players to a team he's not even on yet

Paul George is reportedly already recruiting players to a team he's not even on yetPaul George is the hottest trade target in the NBA at the moment, but from the sounds of it, he...


27 Jun 2017 6:54pm GMT

Manny Pacquiao says Conor McGregor won't land 'a meaningful punch' in mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao says Conor McGregor won't land 'a meaningful punch' in mega-fight against Floyd MayweatherAdd Manny Pacquiao to the growing list of boxing personalities who believe Conor McGregor...


27 Jun 2017 6:50pm GMT

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David Davis: Brexit 'as complicated as moon landing'

Brexit secretary also suggests UK will not be in the EU's customs union during "transition" phase.

27 Jun 2017 6:00pm GMT

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Four players received first-place votes in NBA MVP voting

Four players received first-place votes in NBA MVP votingRussell Westbook was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2016-17 season, winning the...


27 Jun 2017 5:54pm GMT

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The economic origins of the populist surge

Inequality and joblessness will fuel and sustain the wave of voters' anger

27 Jun 2017 5:46pm GMT

IMF cuts US growth forecast as prospects for fiscal stimulus fade

The fund delivers sceptical assessment of Trump administration's growth forecasts

27 Jun 2017 5:17pm GMT

World Bank accused over child labour in Uzbekistan

Human Rights Watch calls for bank to suspend loans to agricultural sector

27 Jun 2017 4:47pm GMT

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Billionaire Warren Buffett says 'the real problem' with t...

Billionaire Warren Buffett says 'the real problem' with t...Warren Buffett says people like him are the problem with the U.S. economy.


27 Jun 2017 4:39pm GMT

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South African central bank takes legal action to protect mandate

South African Reserve Bank goes to court to halt state's 'gross over-reach'

27 Jun 2017 3:58pm GMT

Draghi optimism on inflation sends euro higher

ECB president's remarks will bolster expectations over talks on monetary stimulus withdrawal

27 Jun 2017 3:50pm GMT

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IMF cuts forecasts for US economic growth

The body reins back its growth estimates due to uncertainty about White House policies.

27 Jun 2017 3:41pm GMT

Savers face 'never-ending battle'

Nine out of 10 savings accounts pay interest of less than 1%, Moneyfacts says.

27 Jun 2017 2:01pm GMT

Effect of union laws on industrial action and strikes

A government overhaul of trade union law, designed to tighten the rules around balloting for industrial action, came into force in March.

27 Jun 2017 1:39pm GMT

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Brazilian markets shrug off Temer indictment

27 Jun 2017 1:06pm GMT

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What's the difference between a hard or soft Brexit?

The BBC's Kamal Ahmed explains the difference between a hard or soft Brexit for the UK.

27 Jun 2017 11:55am GMT

Bank of England takes action over bad loans

UK banks are being forced to put more money aside to cover the risk of bad debts.

27 Jun 2017 11:03am GMT

26 Jun 2017

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£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base

Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

26 Jun 2017 11:13pm GMT

The first cash machine came into use 50 years ago today

It is 50 years to the day that the first cash machine came into use. How has it changed over the years?

26 Jun 2017 11:12pm GMT

'The government's approach to Brexit will not change'

The government's approach to Brexit will not change, says the cabinet minister for international trade.

26 Jun 2017 3:20pm GMT

Business confidence on the up, Lloyds survey finds

But companies are having trouble recruiting skilled workers, the research says.

26 Jun 2017 5:57am GMT

25 Jun 2017

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Tricky trade-off

If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.

25 Jun 2017 11:10pm GMT

Brexit: David Davis 'pretty sure' of free trade deal

The Brexit secretary also backs Theresa May and agrees a leadership contest would be "catastrophic".

25 Jun 2017 4:29pm GMT

Next boss Lord Wolfson calls for 'smooth' Brexit

Lord Wolfson warns that a badly managed exit from the EU could lead to "years of economic decline".

25 Jun 2017 10:43am GMT