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A new scheme that allows Brits to request cashback in shops without making a purchase is not enough to prevent a 'cash crisis', according to Which?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States and Britain on Wednesday agreed to launch talks aimed at resolving their trade dispute over U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, the countries said in a joint statement. No specific date or timeline was given for the talks but discussions will address "global steel and aluminum excess capacity, including the United States' application of tariffs" on the metals from Britain.
Shares of Tesco are up by double-digits in the last 12 months, but can this momentum continue throughout 2022? Zaven Boyrazian investigates. The post What could happen to Tesco shares in 2022? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
UK inflation rises to highest level in almost 30 years at 5.4%. Cost of living crisis worsens, piling pressure on Bank of England to raise interest rates again
Google has changed its white noise, users have complained – and it has left children unable to sleep and adults confused. The Google Assistant inside products like its small Home speakers offers a range of different ambient sounds, aimed at relaxing, sleeping or other users. One of those is white noise, which users can ask to play if they want help with concentrating or drifting off.
Burberry’s shares have managed a gain of just 1% over the last year, as compared to a hike of almost 13% for the wider FTSE100.
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Euro zone inflation is set to burn hotter throughout 2022 than expected a month ago, according to economists polled by Reuters, which could pressure the European Central Bank to tighten policy once the Omicron wave of the pandemic passes. For the near-term, the virus remains a wild card, with a wide range of forecasts on economic growth in the Jan 11-18 poll and the median forecast for the current quarter chopped to 0.5% from 0.7%. More than two-thirds of economists polled said the Omicron variant will have a milder economic impact than Delta, mainly because there are fewer restrictions in place now.
(Reuters) -London's FTSE 100 ended higher on Wednesday, aided by gains in miners and consumer staples, with strong profit forecasts from luxury brand Burberry and education group Pearson providing a further fillip to sentiment. After falling as much as 0.5%%, the blue-chip FTSE 100 index reversed course to end 0.4% higher, with major miners and consumer companies such as Diageo and Unilever among top gainers. British consumer price inflation rose more than expected to 5.4% in December, official data showed, adding pressure on the Bank of England (BoE) to raise interest rates again next month.
Our writer is applying the investing wisdom of Warren Buffett to his own portfolio. Here are five lessons he hopes will help him in 2022 -- and beyond. The post How I’m following Warren Buffett in 2022 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
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BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany's new Finance Minister Christian Lindner has called on fellow cabinet members to counter-finance any higher spending with budget cuts elsewhere in their departments, two people familiar with the government's 2022 draft budget said on Tuesday. The guidelines mark a shift in Berlin's fiscal policy after two years of record net new borrowing and unprecedented state spending to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on citizens and companies in Europe's largest economy. Lindner is party leader of the fiscally cautious Free Democrats (FDP), the smallest junior partner in Social Democrat Chancellor Olaf Scholz's three-party ruling coalition that also includes the environmentalist, pro-spending Greens.
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Ofgem will appoint new firm to take on 176,000 households affected by collapse of Bristol Energy owner
More than 100 millionaires made an unusual plea on Wednesday: "Tax us now".
The lithium-borates project near Loznica in the western Jadar valley is slated to position the Anglo-Australian miner as Europe's largest lithium supplier for at least next 15 years amid a boom in electric vehicle sales. The mine has faced opposition from environmental activists and local communities over concerns of environmental damage, forcing the local municipality last year to scrap a plan to allocate land for the facility. The Balkan nation will decide whether Rio can proceed with developing the mine after a general election in April, its prime minister told Reuters earlier this month.
ASML forecast sales growth of 20% in 2022 despite a fire this month at its Berlin plant as the supplier to chipmakers on Wednesday reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit. Europe's largest technology company by market capitalisation said that the Jan. 3 fire had damaged part of one building and caused smoke damage at a second. ASML Chief Executive Peter Wennink said "the expected impact of the fire in part of a building at our Berlin site is included" in the 2022 growth forecast.
Vaughan Gething announced the opening of the application process for the Economic Resilience Fund.
With inflation at more than 5pc in the UK and 7pc in America, and investors expecting multiple interest rate rises this year, the outlook for bonds is – on the surface – extremely negative.
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