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Factbox: Global schemes put a price...

Global schemes put a price on carbon...

Business

Tue, Nov 24 2020

Globally, about 22% of global emissions are covered by the 46 national and 32 sub-national carbon pricing...

Stocks and oil ride high on Biden transition...

Stocks and oil ride high

Business

Tue, Nov 24 2020

European markets tracked gains in Asian and US equities, with the broad-based STOXX 600 index opening...

Bitcoin hits $19,000 for first time...

Bitcoin hits $19,000

Business

Tue, Nov 24 2020

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency has gained around 160% this year

Suited avatars and digital offices:...

Traders and bankers embrace VR

Business

Tue, Nov 24 2020

With 90% of employees at some of the world’s biggest financial firms now working at home due to...

Vaccine progress lift stocks, dollar...

Vaccine progress lift stocks

Business

Mon, Nov 23 2020

Brent crude futures rose nearly 2% as traders eyed a recovery in crude demand due to the successful vaccine...

World stocks edge higher on vaccine...

World stocks edge higher

Business

Wed, Nov 18 2020

While the release of two successful coronavirus vaccine trial data over the last week had buoyed markets,...

UK to ban sale of new petrol and diesel...

UK to ban petrol and diesel car...

Business

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Britain had originally planned to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040, as part...

Global Markets: Vaccine euphoria keeps...

Vaccine euphoria keeps stocks cruising...

Business

Tue, Nov 10 2020

Asian markets had been playing catch-up overnight having been closed when Monday’s news of the...

Investors brace for close US election...

Investors brace for close US election...

Business

Wed, Nov 4 2020

Global stocks gyrated in early trade as results from Tuesday's national vote streamed in, with a...

In recovery race, Europe's wealthy north...

Europe's wealthy north spend big

Business

Mon, Nov 2 2020

While the total cash being thrown at the challenge amounts to trillions of euros, that masks deep national...

Uber and HSBC wins help trading improve...

Uber and HSBC wins help WPP improve...

Business

Thu, Oct 29 2020

WPP secured $1.6 billion of new business and said late on Wednesday it had extended its ties with Walgreens...

Britain to stop mobile operators selling...

Britain to stop selling 'locked'...

Business

Tue, Oct 27 2020

Companies including BT/EE, Tesco Mobile and Vodafone sell phones that cannot be used on other networks...

UK to purge Huawei from 5G by 2027,...

UK to purge Huawei from 5G by 2027,...

Business

Tue, Jul 14 2020

The seven-year lag will please British telecoms operators but it will delay the roll out of 5G

Calls for action, not words, as Johnson...

Calls for action, not words, as Johnson...

Europe

Mon, Jun 15 2020

'You can understand like it feels that yet again, in the UK, we want figures, data, but we don't...

Oil prices hit below $0

Oil prices hit below $0

Economy

Tue, Apr 21 2020

Brent for June delivery, the front-month contract, fell to as low as $18.10, its lowest since November...

US crude dips below $20 as lockdowns...

US crude dips below $20 as lockdowns...

Economy

Mon, Mar 30 2020

Price of oil now so low that it is becoming unprofitable for many oil firms to remain active, analysts...

Australia's massive fires could become...

Australia's massive fires could become...

World

Tue, Jan 14 2020

'We're not going to reverse climate change on any conceivable timescale'

'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license...

'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license...

Business

Mon, Nov 25 2019

Uber, which has roughly 45,000 drivers in London, did not offer an immediate comment

UK police arrest man in enquiry over...

UK police arrest man in enquiry over...

World

Sat, Nov 23 2019

The man was arrested on a motorway in Beaconsfield, a town 25 miles west of London

China tortured me over Hong Kong, says...

China tortured me over Hong Kong, says...

East Asia

Thu, Nov 21 2019

Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who worked for the British government for almost two years, said he...

British election campaign kicks off...

British election campaign kicks off...

World

Thu, Oct 31 2019

Opinion polls suggest the election is Johnson's to lose. His Conservative Party is leading Labour...