Pound LIVE: GBP Sterling struggling to hold ground as EU leaders SCRAP Brexit summit | City & Business | Finance

Mrs May was in Brussels yesterday for crunch talks in the hope of a Brexit breakthrough, but was told she had nothing new to bring to the negotiating table. The EU27 said in a statement: “For now, EU27 is not planning to organise an extraordinary summit on Brexit in November.” The pound is trying to hold ground against the euro and is More...

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Bitcoin price news: Cryptocurrency 24 hour trading DOWN Ethereum Fidelity Asset Services | City & Business | Finance

It has been a relatively soft few hours of trading for the crypto markets as small declines were seen across the board. Overall, the market shed 0.5 percent of its value over a 24-hour period to $210.6billion More...

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State pension 2019: How much will the state pension RISE to in 2019/20? | Personal Finance | Finance

Pensioners will get a £220 increase in their pension pot for 2019/2020, after a fall in inflation activated the government’s triple lock policy. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported inflation More...

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Italy news: Jean-Claude Juncker warns of ‘VIOLENT REACTION’ over Italy budget | City & Business | Finance

Rome sparked a furious reaction from EU chiefs after unveiling plans for a deficit goal of 2.4 percent of GDP for 2019 – a figure that is three times the previous administration’s target. Italy has a More...

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Bitcoin news latest: Is bitcoin real money – Tech giant Google says NO | City & Business | Finance

Google Call Screen promises to help you deal with calls from unknown numbers or people you’d rather avoid. The service works by answering incoming calls, asks the person for more information and offers More...

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India rupee CRISIS: Could rupee PLUNGE to 100 against US dollar? Dr Doom in BLEAK analysis | City & Business | Finance

This month saw the rupee breach the 74-mark for the first time ever against the US dollar as it falters under pressure from soaring oil prices and higher interest rates. Financial analysts are now wondering More...

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Turkey lira ‘UNLIKELY’ to recover soon from ‘DEEP economic crisis’ | City & Business | Finance

The financial turmoil has stemmed from concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan’s influence on the central bank, and being later worsened by heightening tensions with the United States. Residents have felt More...

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Venezuela ‘to SNUB the US dollar in favour of the euro in retaliation to US sanctions’ | City & Business | Finance

Venezuela is in its fifth year of recession, prompting the region’s largest-ever migration crisis that has overwhelmed its South American neighbours. President Donald Trump’s administration last year imposed More...

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WOOL COUTURE: Super sizing knitting put yarns firm on course for £1m turnover  | City & Business | Finance

Growth for the designer, manufacturer and retailer in its first two years has been huge. However, that is dwarfed by the epic dimensions of the products: huge needles and hooks that make light work of the chunky, More...

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Pension news: State pension will RISE next year under Triple Lock as inflation falls | Personal Finance | Finance

This was the lowest level since June and came as a surprise for economists who were expecting inflation to fall to 2.6 percent. It means a pay rise for the elderly as state pensions will see an increase of 2.6 More...