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Investors face an uncharted course
Mike Mackenzie’s daily analysis of what’s moving global markets
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 20:28:36 GMT)

UK orders ban of new Huawei equipment from end of year
Boris Johnson’s government says existing kit must also be stripped from 5G networks by 2027
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 19:47:35 GMT)

Why the UK has decided to ban use of Huawei’s 5G kit
Government concluded that company’s products posed threat to security of UK infrastructure
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:42:40 GMT)

Attorney-general censured for shunning probe into SFO head
Suella Braverman under attack as fraud office reviews Lisa Osofsky’s behaviour
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:27:30 GMT)

The seven-year switch from Huawei
SoftBank ready to deal, losing patience with Palantir, Dyson’s humidifying fan
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:06:37 GMT)

UK ministers prepare for civil servants to return to offices
Whitehall departments will draw up risk assessments as part of wider move to revive city centres
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:47:30 GMT)

Boris Johnson tries to find path through US-China cold war
UK decision on telecoms group Huawei sparks fears of escalation in tensions with Beijing
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:33:43 GMT)

Britain takes long view with Huawei 5G ban
The government must ensure its China relations remain constructive
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:56:43 GMT)

UK review of capital gains tax heralds future rises, experts say
Wealth managers say chancellor’s move suggests CGT will be used to help fill public finances hole
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:38:56 GMT)

Covid has exposed society’s dysfunctions
If we wish to avoid a political breakdown we should not seek to suppress markets, but instead temper their gales
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:27:24 GMT)

Tax rises of £60bn needed to stabilise finances, says watchdog
OBR warns that coronavirus could raise government borrowing to peacetime UK record of £370bn this year
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:50:28 GMT)

Japan is taking hard-headed approach to UK trade talks
Tokyo looks to secure extra tariff cuts from Britain, above and beyond those in its deal with EU
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:54:24 GMT)

Live Q&A: Stamp duty ‘sugar rush’
What impact will summer statement stimulus measures have on the UK economy?
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:03:40 GMT)

UK’s largest accounting firms lambasted by watchdog for ‘unacceptable’ work
PwC, Deloitte, EY and KPMG had higher number of audits needing big improvements, FRC finds
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:16:38 GMT)

UK economic output rises 1.8% in May after historic April plunge
‘Disappointing’ rebound in GDP was much weaker than the 5.5 per cent forecast by economists
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:54:34 GMT)

UK-China relations: from ‘golden era’ to the deep freeze
Bilateral ties have been deteriorating, but a rejection of Huawei by Britain would mark a new low
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 04:00:20 GMT)

UK economic recovery tracker: the latest activity data
Experimental statistics give an indication of how quickly different sectors are rebounding
(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 03:00:20 GMT)

UK warned of winter resurgence in Covid-19
Without action, hospital deaths could hit 120,000 between September and next June, report says
(Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:07:26 GMT)

UK retail sales return to growth in June
Pent-up demand from Covid-19 lockdown expected to help struggling stores as they reopen
(Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:07:05 GMT)

UK in push for students to choose technical qualifications
Gavin Williamson says vocational education is answer to productivity crisis
(Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:06:39 GMT)

British business faces £7bn red tape bill under Brexit border plan
Government’s ‘new start’ will generate 215m customs declarations a year and need 50,000 extra customs agents
(Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:05:33 GMT)

England to make masks mandatory in shops
Policy comes as ambiguity over returning to work causes frustration among businesses
(Mon, 13 Jul 2020 21:45:08 GMT)

BT sounds alarm over prospect of UK ban on Huawei
Chief says it would be ‘impossible’ to remove all Chinese group’s kit within 10 years
(Mon, 13 Jul 2020 20:14:22 GMT)

UK’s border plan leaves business still searching for answers
Blueprint sets out how traders will manage imports and exports with EU after transition
(Mon, 13 Jul 2020 20:04:20 GMT)

Johnson risks a disunited UK over state aid
The Westminster government must carry devolved nations with it
(Mon, 13 Jul 2020 20:03:27 GMT)

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