MARKET REPORT: Rolls-Royce investors back £2bn cash call

MARKET REPORT: Rolls-Royce shareholders back British engineer’s £2bn cash call, throwing it a lifeline as its tries to survive coronavirus crisis By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 00:37 GMT, 28 October 2020 | Updated: 00:37 GMT, 28 October 2020 Rolls-Royce shareholders have backed the British engineer’s £2bn cash call, throwing it a lifeline … Read more MARKET REPORT: Rolls-Royce investors back £2bn cash call

Air travel amid COVID-19 pandemic is ‘as safe’ as grocery shopping, Harvard report says

Air travel amid the coronavirus pandemic is ‘as safe or substantially safer’ than activities like grocery shopping or dining out thanks to masks, cleaning and good ventilation, Harvard report finds Harvard University researchers reviewed studies on airplane ventilation, rates of coronavirus cases linked to flights and methods to reduce viral spread  They ruled that airplane … Read more Air travel amid COVID-19 pandemic is ‘as safe’ as grocery shopping, Harvard report says

MARKET REPORT: Global markets plunge into turmoil

Global markets were plunged into turmoil as Covid cases surged in Europe and the US.  Wall Street followed European indexes into the red as fears rose that spiking infection rates will lead to tougher restrictions, piling more pressure onto damaged economies and killing off more businesses.  The Dow Jones fell by 2.3 per cent, while … Read more MARKET REPORT: Global markets plunge into turmoil

Children mental health problems have rocketed by 50% during coronavirus pandemic, new report shows 

The proportion of children with mental health issues is 50 per cent higher than before the pandemic, an NHS study revealed yesterday. It found that one in six youngsters now had a condition such as anxiety, depression or loneliness.  Experts said the figures were ‘deeply distressing’ and blamed the closure of schools and worries over … Read more Children mental health problems have rocketed by 50% during coronavirus pandemic, new report shows 

MARKET REPORT: Stark winter for airlines as more flights grounded

MARKET REPORT: Gloomy winter ahead for airlines as quarantine restrictions mean more flights are grounded By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:56 BST, 22 October 2020 | Updated: 21:56 BST, 22 October 2020 Any hopes of a winter holiday boom that could make up for a dismal summer have been well and truly … Read more MARKET REPORT: Stark winter for airlines as more flights grounded

MARKET REPORT: Gold miners tarnished by production troubles

Shares in two of London’s biggest gold miners were tarnished by warnings they will dig up less of the precious metal than planned. Mid-capper Centamin tumbled after admitting production will fall short of expectations and costs will jump, this year and next. Work at its flagship Sukari mine in Egypt has been disrupted by ground … Read more MARKET REPORT: Gold miners tarnished by production troubles

Number of Covid deaths in Britain could have been HALVED by imposing lockdown earlier, report claims

Britain’s coronavirus death toll could have been halved if ministers had imposed an earlier lockdown, a report has claimed.  The UK went into full lockdown on March 23, when 36 people were dying of Covid-19 per day on average.  Professor Andrew Harvey, a statistician at the University of Cambridge, used official data to estimate what … Read more Number of Covid deaths in Britain could have been HALVED by imposing lockdown earlier, report claims

Number of Covid deaths in Britain could have been HALVED by imposing lockdown earlier, report claims

Britain’s coronavirus death toll could have been halved if ministers had imposed an earlier lockdown, a report has claimed.  The UK went into full lockdown on March 23, when 36 people were dying of Covid-19 per day on average.  Professor Andrew Harvey, a statistician at the University of Cambridge, used official data to estimate what … Read more Number of Covid deaths in Britain could have been HALVED by imposing lockdown earlier, report claims

60,000 more Covid-19 deaths in UK if white people faced the same risk as black people, report claims

Almost 60,000 more coronavirus deaths could have occurred in England and Wales if white people faced the same risk as black people, a damning report has claimed. Data has shown black people are two-and-a-half times more likely to die from Covid-19 than whites, according to the Office for National Statistics.  The Institute for Public Policy … Read more 60,000 more Covid-19 deaths in UK if white people faced the same risk as black people, report claims

MARKET REPORT: Watchdog’s dividend curb leaves Amigo Loans friendless

MARKET REPORT: ‘Legal loan shark’ Amigo left friendless after watchdog bans it from paying dividends without permission By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 19 October 2020 | Updated: 22:14 BST, 19 October 2020 Amigo shares sank after it was told it will not be able to pay any bonuses or dividends … Read more MARKET REPORT: Watchdog’s dividend curb leaves Amigo Loans friendless