US, UK bond yields slip Investors face the strongest indicators yet that global recession may be looming, as longer-dated UK and US bonds traded at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, inverting yield curves and signalling a potential recession in the wings. The gap between...
deVere Group hails 'rapid slew of indicators' for cryptocurrency uptake HMRC’s bid to claw back taxes on cryptocurrencies demonstrates the digital assets are the future of money, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. Nigel Green, chief executive of...
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision finalised the the new standardised approach (SA) for operational risk capital, as published in the final Basel III standards in December 2017. To promote consistent global implementation of those requirements,...
Lord Wolfson, CEO of Next, predicts improved UK prospects The chief executive of British high-street retailer Next has said that he believes the UK is ‘rapidly moving’ towards a state of well-preparedness for an October no-deal Brexit. Wolfson had previously warned that no deal would...

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Solar power has become cheaper than grid electricity across China, a development that could boost...

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On Friday evening, a tornado hit the southwest of Luxembourg injuring 19 people and causing severe material damage in the municipalities of Pétange and Bascharage. The tornado also caused damage in the French neighbouring region of Meurthe-et-Moselle....