• Sat. Jan 28th, 2023

Lisbon Stock Exchange closes high with BCP up 5.22%

The Lisbon Stock Exchange closed today on a high with the PSI index advancing 0.24% to 5,881.07 points, with BCP leading gains for the fourth consecutive day, up 5.22%. Of…

Energy prices at an all-time high: overview of increases and reductions

Inflation and increased energy prices keep the world on tenterhooks – 2022 was marked by massive increases in electricity and gas prices. However, some relief packages were also put together.…

Italian police use Lamborghini to “gift” two kidneys

The sports car was adapted to safely carry the organs for transplantation. An Italian police publication has gone viral after authorities in Padua, in the north of the country, used…

Wall Street closes session recovering from last week’s losses

The New York stock market closed today recovering from last week’s losses, although investors are awaiting new information on inflation, to be released on Tuesday, and another meeting of the…

A divided and impoverished Spain

We head to Spain in “European Micro”, with Juan Jose Durado, Spanish correspondent in Paris. The country will have almost 13% unemployment by the end of the year, for a…

Large tax rises from Jeremy Hunt ‘could put UK at risk of deeper slowdown’

Such a move may force Bank of England to rethink interest rates approach, says its chief economist Britain risks a deeper than expected economic slowdown if Jeremy Hunt sets out…

Britishvolt staves off collapse with five weeks of funding and steep staff pay cut

Electric vehicle battery startup still seeking buyer or longer-term investor to avoid administration Britishvolt has said it has secured five weeks of funding and its 300 staff have agreed to…

Foxtons reports 25% rise in revenues but tougher 2023 lies ahead

Estate agent’s results come as report predicts UK mortgage lending is heading for big slump The London estate agent Foxtons has flagged a “less certain” sales market, as it reported…

Retail sales fall in Great Britain as shoppers rein in food spending

Decline of 1.4% in September is first month that volumes have dropped below pre-pandemic levels Retail sales in Great Britain fell more steeply than expected in September as soaring prices…

UK pubs may face beer shortage before World Cup amid drivers’ strike

Drivers with GXO Logistics, which makes 40% of beer deliveries, to strike over pay and job cuts. The prospect of a UK beer shortage is looming as drivers and workers…