How will the world’s poorest people get a…

Rich countries’ governments are putting all their trust in a marriage of markets and philanthropy called GaviVaccines for Covid-19 are coming. Billions of dollars are flowing in, over 100 efforts are under way, and at…

Number of people on UK payrolls drops by…

Live rolling coverage of business, economics and financial markets as latest official figures also showed the number of hours worked dropped a record 9%UK unemployment steady at 3.9% as furlough scheme masks damage Stock markets…

UK inflation tumbles to 0.8% amid Covid-19 discounting…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK inflation hits its lowest level since 2016UK annual inflation almost halved last monthCPI fell in April alonePetrol and clothes prices fell.......toys, pizza and burgers…

Markets rocked by record oil slump, as UK…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Covid-19 recession drives US crude oil into negative territoryUK jobless rate rose to 4% before coronavirus struckJobless total up by 58,000 compared with previous quarterInvestors…