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%…

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…

Stock markets rally as US and China agree…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsUS and China to restart trade talksMeeting expected in early OctoberChinese stocks jump 1% 8.13am BST The changes of a US-China trade deal anytime soon are thin,…