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Newsroom articles are published by leading news agencies. Hargreaves Lansdown is not responsible for an article's content and its accuracy. We may not share the views of the author.

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Stocks and oil prices sink as new coronavirus variant spooks markets

Global stocks and oil prices tumbled on Friday as investors dashed for shelter in haven assets after a new coronavirus variant shook market sentiment.

26 Nov 2021 3m read

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EU countries agree on common stance on new rules for U.S. tech giants

EU countries on Thursday agreed on a common position on new rules to curb the power of U.S. tech giants and force them to do more to police their platforms for illegal content.

26 Nov 2021 2m read

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French minister cancels meeting with Priti Patel in light of migrant crisis criticism

The two ministers were supposed to meet today to discuss the disaster that claimed at least 27 lives in the Channel on Wednesday.

26 Nov 2021 3m read

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Japan PM Kishida urges companies to raise wages by 3% or more

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday urged companies whose earnings have recovered to pre-pandemic levels to raise wages by 3% or more at their labour talks next spring, aiming to achieve a virtuous cycle of growth and wealth distribution.

26 Nov 2021 3m read

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The Bank of England said 20% of commercial banking deposits could shift to 'Britcoin' - and dismissed stablecoins as an alternative

The Bank of England has said commercial bank deposits could fall by a fifth if plans for a digital pound are implemented.

25 Nov 2021 2m read

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Europe's big payday remains elusive even as inflation surges

Visions of spiralling wage inflation in the euro zone have dominated the talking points of conservative central bankers in recent weeks as they called for a moderation in central bank stimulus.

25 Nov 2021 3m read

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Treasury sets aside up to £1.7bn to cover Bulb’s winter running costs after collapse

The Treasury has set aside up to £1.7bn to cover the cost of running Bulb Energy through a special administrator this winter after the supplier’s collapse on Monday.

25 Nov 2021 3m read

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UK risks Christmas alcohol shortage due to lack of drivers

Britain could face a shortage of alcohol this Christmas unless the government steps up its efforts to address a lack of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers, the wine and spirits industry warned on Wednesday.

25 Nov 2021 2m read