Pawel Adrjan, an economist at the British jobs website Indeed, commented: “Economic growth is currently as glacial as the winter weather, but the UK’s job creation engines are still running hot”.Meanwhile, Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid reassured UK markets that the manufacturing sector would not suffer from...
Samy Bensaci, 18, from Montreal, is facing four criminal charges in connection with a $50m phone hacking scam.Prosecutors say he is part of a gang that stole millions of dollars by breaking into the phones of cryptocurrency owners.Lieutenant Hugo Fournier, spokesperson for the Canadian police force - the Sûreté...
Martin Hannaford, current owner of the company who has been running it since it was set up, has set his sights on applications for new markets such as water sports, mountain biking and walking after hard-fought success with the snow version.With no direct rival and hailed by professional...
Policymakers Silvana Tenreyro and Gertjan Vlieghe both said they would back further stimulus measures from the central bank as the UK economy continues to struggle. The central bank was also further pressured to lower its interest rates after Friday’s dismal December UK retail sales figures. Thomas Pugh, an economist...
Saturday’s interview with the Financial Times saw Mr Javid state the UK would not commit to following EU rules in post-Brexit negotiations. Commenting on this, Adam Cole, RBC Capital Markets chief currency strategist said: “It’s about the UK diverging from Europe, and that would necessarily result in limiting access...
However, as the price of oil and gold responded to tensions between the US and Iran, investors also turned to crypto as the threat of war loomed. Market volume increased rapidly, and a jump above $7,000 immediately after the US airstrike killing Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani in...
Euro traders have remained cautious, however, after yesterday saw the publication of Germany’s growth report, which showed its slowest rate of growth since 2013. Holger Schmieding, an analyst at Barenberg Bank, was pessimistic about the Eurozone’s powerhouse economy, commenting: “The golden decade Germany has seen for growth is...
Julian Evans-Pritchard, Senior China Economist at Capital Economics, said that the deal was “mostly a rehash of existing commitments”, echoing a more general sentiment which has left US markets feeling jittery over further obstacles to a “phase two” agreement between Washington and Beijing. However, US President Donald Trump’s top...
Managing director Andy Harding said that the company wants to establish itself as the leading player in the growing "buy now, pay later" finance market. Openpay entered the UK last summer and its competitors include Klarna, Clearpay and Payl8r."Our competitors have first-mover advantage, but we can overhaul them,...
The 46-year-old artist was this week given permission to create Akon City on land given to him in 2018 by Senegal’s president – Macky Sall.Once complete, the self-contained community will trade using the Akoin – a cryptocurrency to be launched by the singer and philanthropist later this year.The...