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China accuses US of 'deliberately destroying' world order

China accuses US of 'deliberately destroying' world order

Trade war rhetoric ratchets up as Beijing responds to US claim of being ‘a currency manipulator’China stepped up the trade war rhetoric on Tuesday, accusing the US of “deliberately destroying
Yuan fall prompts Trump to accuse China of 'currency manipulation' – as it happened

Yuan fall prompts Trump to accuse China of 'currency manipulation' – as it happened

US president says yuan drop is a ‘major violation’ as it ricochets through global markets in US-China trade warDow Jones falls more than 400 points at the openTesco and HSBC cut thousands of jobsUK
US stocks suffer worst day of year as trade fears spook markets

US stocks suffer worst day of year as trade fears spook markets

Concerns over full-scale currency war as Trump renews attack on ChinaFinancial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a
China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks

Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a
Edinburgh festival performers refuse sterling payments due to Brexit

Edinburgh festival performers refuse sterling payments due to Brexit

Artists ask to be paid in euros and dollars as pound continues to fall amid no-deal riskIncreasing numbers of artists are asking to be paid in dollars and euros instead of sterling because of Brexit
Weak pound: how to get the best exchange rate for your holiday

Weak pound: how to get the best exchange rate for your holiday

What can you do as Boris Johnson’s threats of a no-deal Brexit send sterling tumbling?For anyone heading off on their annual foreign holiday, Boris Johnson’s arrival in Downing Street couldn’t have
Bank of England warns of one in three chance of Brexit recession

Bank of England warns of one in three chance of Brexit recession

MPC votes 9-0 to keep interest rates at 0.75% as uncertainty drags down the UK economyBritain has a one in three chance of plunging into recession at the start of next year as the heightened
Bank of England warns of one in three chance of Brexit recession

Bank of England warns of one in three chance of Brexit recession

MPC votes 9-0 to keep interest rates at 0.75% as uncertainty drags down the UK economyBritain has a one in three chance of plunging into recession at the start of next year as the heightened
British consumer keeps UK plc afloat as key sectors start to sink

British consumer keeps UK plc afloat as key sectors start to sink

As a no-deal Brexit looms sterling is starting a steep slide and growth is stallingExperts debate the dataHow the Brexit vote affected UK economy - July verdictThe British consumer is holding up the
British consumer keeps UK plc afloat as key sectors start to sink

British consumer keeps UK plc afloat as key sectors start to sink

As a no-deal Brexit looms sterling is starting a steep slide and growth is stallingExperts debate the dataHow the Brexit vote affected UK economy - July verdictThe British consumer is holding up the
How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? July verdict

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? July verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeExperts debate the dataBritish consumers keep the UK afloat Continue reading...
How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? July verdict

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? July verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeExperts debate the dataBritish consumers keep the UK afloat Continue reading...
As sterling falls, will PM alter course or risk price hikes as election looms?

As sterling falls, will PM alter course or risk price hikes as election looms?

Money markets did not take a disorderly departure seriously, but do now. So should JohnsonBritish holidaymakers heading abroad for their summer holidays might not thank him for it, but the fall in the
As sterling falls, will PM alter course or risk price hikes as election looms?

As sterling falls, will PM alter course or risk price hikes as election looms?

Money markets did not take a disorderly departure seriously, but do now. So should JohnsonBritish holidaymakers heading abroad for their summer holidays might not thank him for it, but the fall in the
No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

Britain has a vocal weak-currency lobby but depreciation is not a route to long-term success, as Italy could tell youLike the weather, the foreign exchange market changes every day and appears at the
No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

Britain has a vocal weak-currency lobby but depreciation is not a route to long-term success, as Italy could tell youLike the weather, the foreign exchange market changes every day and appears at the
No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

Britain has a vocal weak-currency lobby but depreciation is not a route to long-term success, as Italy could tell youLike the weather, the foreign exchange market changes every day and appears at the
Donald Trump launches attack on China over trade 'rip-off' – as it happened

Donald Trump launches attack on China over trade 'rip-off' – as it happened

Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as stock markets and the pound fall Sterling slumps further as fears mount over no-deal Brexit Chief of British Gas owner Centrica to step down as
Donald Trump launches attack on China over trade 'rip-off' – business live

Donald Trump launches attack on China over trade 'rip-off' – business live

Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as US president’s criticism drags down stock markets Sterling slumps further as fears mount over no-deal Brexit Chief of British Gas owner Centrica
Sterling slumps to new two-year low below $1.23 amid no-deal Brexit fears – as it happened

Sterling slumps to new two-year low below $1.23 amid no-deal Brexit fears – as it happened

Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as ministers ramp up plans to leave EU without a dealJust Eat agrees £9bn merger with Takeaway.comNeil Woodford sells more than half his shares in