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The chancellor said strong recovery and saving jobs was key for the public finances, but declined to rule out tax rises in future after his summer statement.
PageGroup and Robert Walters both announced they had shed staff with the coronavirus battering labour markets worldwide.
Ofgem has announced new proposals that would cap spending and investor returns at energy companies, instead redirecting the money towards green investment.
Investors are hoping that the Eurogroup will signal support for the EU’s expansive coronavirus recovery package.
Persimmon <PSN.L>, Taylor Wimpey <TW.L> and Barratt Development <BDEV.L> jumped to the top of the FTSE 100 as data showed buyers returned to Britain's property market last month when it reopened from a coronavirus-led lockdown. Finance minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday announced a 3.8-billion-pound ($4.80 billion) tax break in order to kickstart the housing sector, making it one of the main beneficiaries of his 30 billion pounds of extra stimulus. The mid-cap FTSE 250 <.FTMC> added 0.6%.
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Buyers and estate agents are likely to welcome stamp duty cuts, but experts warn the holiday may have unintended consequences or fail to work as hoped.
European stock markets traded higher Thursday, with healthy results from software giant SAP (DE:SAPG) pointing to an economic recovery but investors remain wary of the mounting coronavirus cases ahead of the new earnings season. Helping the German index outperform Thursday were strong gains from SAP, up 7.5% at a new all-time high, with the business software giant posting a rise of 8% in its second quarter operating profit, helped by a recovery in software license revenue in the Asia Pacific and Japan region. Elsewhere, fashion retailer boohoo.com (LON:BOOH) shares bounced sharply after its biggest shareholder, Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP), delivered a vote of confidence in the company by raising its stake to over 10%.
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The government will pay up to £10 per head towards people's restaurant bills for the month of August.
Homeowners can claim grants to fund green renovations such as insulation and eco-friendly boilers.
The cut, which takes effect immediately, will run until 31 March next year.
Rishi Sunak promised bonuses for firms keeping and hiring staff, stamp duty and VAT cuts, home improvement vouchers and eating-out discounts in his 'mini Budget.'
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Investors are no longer optimistic about the potential for a swift economic recovery from the pandemic.
Business and union leaders welcomed the 'Kickstart Scheme,' creating subsidised work placements for young people on universal credit.
Tide's funding talks fell through on Tuesday morning, forcing it to take the 'tough' decision to suspend Bounce Back loans.
The blue-chip FTSE 100 <.FTSE> slipped 0.6% and the mid-cap FTSE 250 <.FTMC> fell 0.9%, with banks <.FTNMX8350> and transport <.FTNMX2770> indexes leading declines. Finance Minister Rishi Sunak promised an additional 30 billion pounds ($38 billion) on Wednesday, funnelling money to employers, homebuyers and hospitality firms to drive a recovery.
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