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UK house prices rose for third month in November as interest rate expectations shift
The UK's house price recovery 'continued in November', according to the Nationwide Building Society, as falling mortgage rates help to warm up demand.
01 Dec 20233m read
King Charles to give 'call to arms' COP28 opening statement, says PM
King Charles will give a 'call to arms' in his COP28 climate summit opening statement, Rishi Sunak has said, expressing delight over the monarch's record championing the issue.
01 Dec 20233m read
Sunak tries to reclaim climate narrative with $2 billion pledge
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will pledge 1.6 billion pounds ($2 billion) in funding at the U.N. climate summit on Friday, an attempt to bolster his green credentials after watering down Britain's measures to reach net zero targets.
01 Dec 20232m read
Job cuts, lean bonuses loom over Europe's bankers in 2024
A mix of global economic unease and geopolitical uncertainty means optimism is in short supply among bankers from the City of London to Frankfurt's 'Mainhattan' financial district.
01 Dec 20235m read
Warren Buffett followers contemplate Berkshire Hathaway without Charlie Munger
For years, as Berkshire Hathaway climbed towards its $780bn valuation, investors wondered what would happen when Warren Buffett or Charlie Munger, the nonagenarians who personified the sprawling conglomerate, died.
30 Nov 20234m read
COP28 summit opens with hopes for early deal on climate damage fund
Countries at the U.N.'s COP28 climate summit opening on Thursday hope to clinch an early deal on a new fund to pay for climate-caused damage, aiming to muster some political goodwill before talks turn to divisive topics including the future of fossil fuels.
30 Nov 20232m read
European shares rise on miners, energy boost ahead of key inflation readings
European shares rose on Thursday, led by miners and energy stocks, as investors geared up for key inflation prints out of the United States and euro zone to back expectations global interest rates have peaked.
30 Nov 20231m read
Sunak accused of trying to 'reset' climate credentials at COP28
Rishi Sunak is to announce a new package of green measures as the Cop28 UN climate summit begins in Dubai, including a search for a national park, a strategy on British rainforests and landscape recovery projects with farmers.
29 Nov 20233m read