Wednesday, October 28, 2020
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 16 – Reuters UK

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 16 – Reuters UK

Sept 16 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 16 points lower at 6,089 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * AstraZeneca: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday AstraZeneca Plc's COVID-19 vaccine trial in the United States is still on hold, and it was working with the company to figure…
Scotland says concerned by UK COVID testing backlog – Reuters UK

Scotland says concerned by UK COVID testing backlog – Reuters UK

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UK reports 2,621 new cases of COVID-19 – Reuters UK

UK reports 2,621 new cases of COVID-19 – Reuters UK

Medical staff wearing protective clothing take a patient off a ambulance at St Thomas' hospital as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) - A total of 2,621 new positive cases were recorded across the United Kingdom on Monday, Public Health England said.The new cases take…
Brexit risk premium returns to UK markets – Reuters UK

Brexit risk premium returns to UK markets – Reuters UK

GBIL5YF5Y=RGBIL10YF10Y=R have ticked up, a pattern seen also after the 2016 referendum when the pound crash lifted inflation expectations.The latest rise in inflation expectations coincided with the bout of pound weakness, suggesting it is Brexit-related and not down to COVID-19 reflation, said Viraj Patel, global macro and currency strategist at Arkera.Graphic: UK inflation expectations tick…
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 3 – Reuters UK

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 3 – Reuters UK

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 18 points higher at 5,959 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * GSK/SANOFI: French drugmaker Sanofi and its British peer GSK have started a clinical trial for a protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, as pharmaceutical companies race to develop treatments against the COVID-19 pandemic. *…
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 25 – Reuters UK

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 25 – Reuters UK

Sept 25(Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 38 points higher at 5,861 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * AUTOMOBILES: British car production fell by an annual 45% in August as the sector continues to suffer due to the COVID-19 pandemic pushing down demand, an industry body said. * CONSUMER SENTIMENT: British…
Goldman Sachs says UK headquarters to remain open – Reuters UK

Goldman Sachs says UK headquarters to remain open – Reuters UK

GS.N said on Tuesday its UK headquarters will remain open to staff who need to remain in the office following calls from the British government to work from home, an internal memo seen by Reuters showed.“You are reminded that the wearing of masks is required at all times in the office, except at your desk,”…
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 15 – Reuters UK

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 15 – Reuters UK

Sept 15 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening six points higher at 6,032 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * ASTRAZENECA: AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial remains on hold in the United States pending a U.S. investigation into a serious side effect in Britain even as other trials of the vaccine resume, sources familiar…
Former UK Conservative lawmaker jailed for sex crimes – Reuters UK

Former UK Conservative lawmaker jailed for sex crimes – Reuters UK

FILE PHOTO: British Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke speaks in the Parliament during a debate on alternatives to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit Deal, in London, Britain April 3, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) - A former lawmaker from Britain’s governing Conservative Party was sentenced to two years…
‘We can’t keep losing money’ – UK government talks over fans in stadiums to be held this week

‘We can’t keep losing money’ – UK government talks over fans in stadiums to...

Premier League games continue to be played behind closed doorsThe English Football League will continue to stage pilots with up to 1,000 fans at matches this weekend, following approval from the government. Championship, League One and League Two clubs were asked to put in requests by Tuesday in order for their plans to be signed…