Hot Off The Wires - 4th November 2019
Boris Johnson’s government is to ban fracking in Britain with immediate effect because of the “unacceptable” risk of earthquakes.
Fears of a recession in the US eased when non-farm payrolls grew by 128,000 roles in October ahead of economists’ forecasts, showing enduring strength and sending Wall Street to new record highs.
Endless quantitative easing programmes will cause “tremendous” and damaging changes to stock markets, Wall Street has warned new European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde.
China is on track to be the world’s best-performing major stock market in 2019 as Shanghai and Shenzhen equities rebound strongly from dismal previous year.
Business confidence grew in October as concerns over Britain leaving the European Union eased but the outlook for investment remained poor, according to a series of company surveys.
You can drop me from the tallest building and I'll be fine, but if you drop me in water I die. What am I?