Markets fret as Trump pulls plug on stimulus…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsTrump: No stimulus package until after electionOil falls after Wall Street selloffPresident pushing for $1,200 cheques insteadPelosi blasts ‘complete disarray’ at White House 7.44am BST Deutsche Bank…

Cineworld confirms all cinemas in UK and US…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: Cineworld shares halve in value in early tradingCineworld to temporarily suspend operations in UK and US45,000 employees impactedClosures begin on ThursdayJames Bond delay was final blowAlso…

German exports rise as Covid-19 recovery begins –…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Germany’s trade gap widensIntroduction: German exports jumped 9% in May as lockdown eased 8.27am BST German exports have staged “a first comeback” by jumping 9%…

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…