2) Exporters ‘create new opportunities’ outside EU-Post-Brexit: Since the Brexit referendum, UK exporters have shifted বাণিজ্য 50 billion in trade to EU countries, creating “new opportunities around the world”
3) Broken Denhams claims ফার 40 million under Farlow: The departmental store chain – which is now being liquidated – demanded of 40.5 million from taxpayers through pay shi Sunak’s Fallu scheme.
4) Lady Tina Green puts 50 50 million into the Arcadia Pension Fund: Sir Philip Green’s wife, who controls his retail empire, will pay the funds 10 months ahead of schedule after the Arcadia collapse.
5) Bill Ackman’s Parsing Square enters FTSE 100: The billionaire’s hedge fund will replace home repair firm Homezarv, which was deposited on the FTSE 250 after just two-quarters of the top level.
What happened overnight
ACyan shares were mixed at the end of a four-day trading session on Thursday, thanks in part to a report on U.S. job despair, when Groenback fell 2-1 / 2 years with growing optimism about a coronavirus vaccine.
The dollar index fell to a 2-1 / 2 year low of 90,948 on Thursday and last stood at 90.976.
The e-mini futures of the S&P 500 were as weak as the Dow futures. Eurostex 50 futures are down 0.1%, Germany Dex is down 0.2% and London FTSE futures are down 0.4%.
In Asia, Japan’s Nikkei remained unchanged, with South Korea’s Kospi and Australia’s benchmark index up about 0.4% each. Chinese stocks blue chip CSI 300 index fell 0.2%. New Zealand stocks were also weak.
This is MSCI’s broader index of Asia-Pacific shares rising 0.4% outside of Japan after a two-day straight gain.
Corporate: Clipper Logistics, Marlowe (Interim results); AJ Bell, Caretech Holdings, Rural Property, Impax Asset Management, Paragon, Tritax Eurobox (Full year); Go-ahead group (Business statement)
Economy: Final reading of the Index of Service / Composite Purchasing Managers (United Kingdom, Japan, China, Eurozone, USA); Retail sales (Eurozone); Unemployed (Us)