FTSE 100 rises before Boris Johnson reveals details of new Covid plan

Stock market creeps up 0.49% or 31 points to 6,382 after Oxford and AstraZeneca announce vaccine success with Boris Johnson set to reveal details of new Covid winter battle plan later today City awaits Boris Johnson’s plans for a strengthened three-tier system of rulesFTSE 100 index of Britain’s leading firms up by 0.49% or 31 … Read more

FTSE 100 rises before Boris Johnson reveals details of new Covid plan

Stock market creeps up 0.49% or 31 points to 6,382 after Oxford and AstraZeneca announce vaccine success with Boris Johnson set to reveal details of new Covid winter battle plan later today City awaits Boris Johnson’s plans for a strengthened three-tier system of rulesFTSE 100 index of Britain’s leading firms up by 0.49% or 31 … Read more

Coronavirus: Paddy Power owner raked in £15million a DAY during lockdown

Gambling sharks’ pandemic payday: Paddy Power owner raked in £15million a DAY as punters got bored at home during coronavirus lockdown Paddypower revealed punters lost £15million a day from July to September The figure was nearly a third higher than it was before the Covid-19 pandemic Raised fears that the boredom of spending more time at home … Read more

FTSE 100 climbs another 25.9 points to 6,206.8 after Pfizer’s vaccine news

FTSE 100 climbs another 25.9 points to 6,206.8 after Pfizer’s vaccine announcement set market soaring to three-month high yesterday The FTSE 100 climbed some 22.58 points to 6208.87 in trading this morningIAG, EasyJet and Rolls-Royce adding to gains amid news of coronavirus vaccine Britain’s bombed out stocks have staged a dramatic recovery after Pfizer news By … Read more

FTSE 100 climbs another 25.9 points to 6,206.8 after Pfizer’s vaccine news

FTSE 100 climbs another 25.9 points to 6,206.8 after Pfizer’s vaccine announcement set market soaring to three-month high yesterday The FTSE 100 climbed some 22.58 points to 6208.87 in trading this morningIAG, EasyJet and Rolls-Royce adding to gains amid news of coronavirus vaccine Britain’s bombed out stocks have staged a dramatic recovery after Pfizer news By … Read more

BA, easyJet and Rolls Royce shares SOAR while Ocado and Just Eat’s drop as Pfizer vaccine gives hope

News of a potential vaccine to stop dead the rampage of coronavirus sparked a huge FTSE 100 market boost today – but halted delivery firms’ rise in their tracks. The out-of-the-blue announcement by Pfizer and Biontech saw a surge in share price value in British firms left devastated by the ravages of the Covid-19 restrictions. Struggling … Read more

BA, easyJet and Rolls Royce shares SOAR while Ocado and Just Eat’s drop as Pfizer vaccine gives hope

Up, up and away! BA, easyJet and Rolls Royce shares SOAR while Ocado and Just Eat’s drop as Pfizer vaccine gives hope of a return to normality by 2021 Struggling travel firms British Airways and easyJet’s values rose after the revealVaccine announcement also saw share price in Rolls Royce accelerateBut delivery firms like Ocado dropped … Read more

US Election 2020: Pound sinks against US dollar amid uncertainty

The pound has slumped against the dollar as the US presidential election battle failed to produce an early result and looks set to continue for days. At midnight, the pound was trading at $1.315 but dropped to $1.290 earlier this morning before settling at around $1.300 in the afternoon.  Leading up to election day, markets … Read more

FTSE 100 opens trading at six-month low after markets lost £37BILLION

FTSE 100 finishes flat at 5,582 in SIX-MONTH low the day after markets lost £37BILLION amid fears Covid second wave will cause economic meltdown FTSE 100 index of UK’s leading firms closed down a single point at 5,582 today Stock market has not seen such low figures since it closed at 5,582 on April 6Market helped … Read more

Don’t lock Britain down again, plead business chiefs, MPs and medics

Business leaders, campaigners and MPs last night pleaded with Boris Johnson to resist a devastating new lockdown. They warned that it would wreak economic carnage and devastate thousands of businesses. It came as scientists said up to 85,000 could die in a second virus wave. With Emmanuel Macron announcing a new national lockdown for France, … Read more