Hot Off The Wires - 12th May 2021
The FTSE 100 endured its worst day in almost three months as heightened concern over inflation triggered a sell-off in global equities; the Dow Jones closed down 1.4%, while the S&P 500 slipped 0.9%.
Pfizer has asked the UK regulator to approve its vaccine for use in young teenagers as US watchdogs signalled their approval for the step.
Not even banks that helped to facilitate Deliveroo’s disastrous initial public offering think its shares are worth what they convinced early investors to pay.
Joe Biden’s administration has approved the construction of the US’s first large-scale offshore windfarm, with 84 turbines to be erected off the coast of Massachusetts.
Farrow & Ball is being sold to the Danish coatings manufacturer Hempel in a £500m deal that is set to trigger a sales push outside the UK.
Dating back some 4,600 years, in which country is the oldest paved road in the world located?