Tuesday, June 22, 2021
UK unemployment will continue to rise, warns Sunak – Reuters UK

UK unemployment will continue to rise, warns Sunak – Reuters UK

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak speaks during a virtual news conference, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain September 24, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley/PoolLONDON (Reuters) - Unemployment in Britain will continue to increase, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday after setting out a series of measures to support businesses…
UK sports bodies ask government for emergency aid – Reuters UK

UK sports bodies ask government for emergency aid – Reuters UK

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a service to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain September 20, 2020. Aaron Chown/PA Wire/Pool via REUTERS(Reuters) - A coalition of over 100 sports bodies, including the Premier League and Football Association, have asked British Prime Minister Boris…
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 21 – Reuters UK

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 21 – Reuters UK

Sept 21 (Reuters) - Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening 31 points lower on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.* HOUSING: Surging activity in Britain’s housing market nudged up asking prices for homes in September, as buyers sought larger properties following the coronavirus lockdown, a survey showed.* MANUFACTURING: British manufacturers see no evidence of a…
UK absolutely committed to BoE’s independence, Sunak says – Reuters UK

UK absolutely committed to BoE’s independence, Sunak says – Reuters UK

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak smiles during a visit to the Emma Bridgewater pottery, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Stoke-on-Trent, Britain, September 14, 2020. Andrew Fox/Pool via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Rishi Sunak said in a letter to the Bank of England chief on Thursday that the…
UK restaurant visits fall after government subsidy ends – Reuters UK

UK restaurant visits fall after government subsidy ends – Reuters UK

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past people who are eating inside private dining pods at a restaurant, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) - The number of British people visiting restaurants, cafes and pubs fell for the first time since early July over…
UK records 21 daily deaths from COVID-19 – Reuters UK

UK records 21 daily deaths from COVID-19 – Reuters UK

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 1 – Reuters UK

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 1 – Reuters UK

Sept 1 (Reuters) - Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening 15 points lower at 5,949 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers.* ASTRAZENECA: AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday it has begun enrolling adults for a U.S.-funded, 30,000-subject late-stage study of its high profile COVID-19 vaccine candidate.* COPPER: London copper prices hit their highest in more…
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 10 – Reuters UK

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 10 – Reuters UK

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 17 points lower at 5,996 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHELL: Nigeria asked a Milan court on Wednesday to order Eni and Royal Dutch Shell to pay $1.092 billion as an immediate advance payment for damages it is claiming in one of…
EFG Hermes subsidiary sells UK solar portfolio – Reuters UK

EFG Hermes subsidiary sells UK solar portfolio – Reuters UK

HRHO.CA, has completed the sale of its controlling stake in a 365 megawatt solar PV portfolio in Britain, EFG Hermes said on Thursday.The stake was sold to TNB International, a subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad TENA.KL, one of Southeast Asia’s largest utilities, with an enterprise value of around 500 million pounds ($647 million).The portfolio of…

UK minister surprised by Scottish independence referendum move – Reuters UK

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey is seen outside Downing Street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) - A British minister said she was surprised by plans for another Scottish independence referendum given the budget deficit in the country and…