Global markets: winners and losers as Covid vaccine hopes send shares surging | Business

The FTSE 100 posted its biggest one-day gain since March on Monday after the drug companies…

Markets edgy as Covid-19 restrictions tighten – business live | Business

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Cineworld confirms UK and US closures; UK car sales hit two-decade low – business live | Business

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Stimulus hopes lift markets as Rolls-Royce launches rights issue – business live | Business

Weekend speculation over a heavily discounted rights issue has seen Rolls Royce shares continue to decline…

Shell to cut up to 9,000 jobs; UK house prices jump – business live | Business

Royal Dutch Shell Plc will cut as many as 9,000 jobs as Covid-19 precipitates a companywide…

UK borrowing surges and car production slumps as Covid-19 costs mount – business live | Business

Londoners are increasingly looking for jobs outside the capital as the city’s economy stalls, one of…

Eat out to help out scheme pulls UK inflation down to 0.2% – business live | Business

The Edinburgh skyline, seen from Calton Hill Photograph: Alamy Over in Scotland, new economic data shows…

Apple’s $2tn-plus value overtakes the entire FTSE 100 | Technology

Apple has notched up another milestone by overtaking the combined market value of the entire FTSE…

Worst fall in UK retail employment since financial crisis as Covid-19 takes toll – business live | Business

Marks & Spencer – 7,000 jobs18 August: Food, clothing and homewares retailer cuts jobs in central…

Five factors behind the US stock market’s miraculous turnaround | Business

Nothing like the recovery in the US stock market has ever been seen before. After the…