Hot Off The Wires - 25 February 2020
Global stock markets lost more than $1tn yesterday as panicked investors bet that the coronavirus outbreak will cause a devastating economic slowdown.
Economic imbalances between the north and south of England are expected to widen until 2023 unless greater action is taken, forecasts from the accountancy firm EY show.
Associated British Foods has warned there is a risk of shortages of some clothing lines later this year if delays in factory production in China are prolonged because of the coronavirus.
British companies are lagging far behind their European neighbours in low-carbon investment after contributing only 3% of the continent’s €124bn green spending last year.
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