Hot Off The Wires - 17th June 2021
Shares in online furniture retailer Made.com fell as much as 9% in a rocky start to its London stock market debut.
Sales have risen sharply at ScS, prompting the sofa retailer to increase its profit forecasts after shoppers rushed to its stores when they reopened in April.
Inflation has risen more sharply than expected to hit 2.1% in May after the reopening of the economy drove up prices for clothes, haircuts, transport and dining out.
Liz Truss will hold talks with New Zealand negotiators on Thursday as she seeks to pave the way for a trade deal with the country in a matter of weeks.
Ryanair and the UK’s largest airport group, Manchester Airports Group, have announced that they have launched a legal challenge calling for transparency in the government’s handling of its contentious ‘traffic light’ travel system.
General Motors is to spend $35bn in the years leading up to 2025 on developing electric and driverless vehicles and will accelerate plans to build two battery plants.
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