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…

Pound hits 31-month high as Conservatives hold election…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the Conservative party extends its lead over Labour to 14 pointsIntroduction: Sterling hits €1.19Survation poll give solid Tory leadPound hits $1.318 against US dollar -…