Hot Off The Wires - 21st June 2021
The board of Morrisons will seek assurances from any buyer on the future of its workforce, manufacturing and pensions as the Bradford-based supermarket group prepares for rival bid approaches.
China’s largest bitcoin producing provinces have intensified a crackdown on cryptocurrency mining in the latest sign of how global authorities are toughening their stance.
A summer season wiped out by new Covid variants and Britain’s strict travel rules will trigger a sharp rise in eurozone unemployment unless governments extend furlough schemes, economists have warned.
The cost of the HS2 high-speed railway line has increased by a further £1.7bn over the past year, as Covid-19 delays put further strain on the UK’s biggest infrastructure project.
Santander has set its sights on becoming a major force in European investment banking, challenging the Wall Street powerhouses that have come to dominate the industry.
Businesses are raising prices at the fastest rate in 22 years as every sector of the economy grapples with higher costs, according to a survey of companies by Lloyds Bank.
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