‘Wine-time Fridays’ in Whitehall expose the clannish culture coming from the top

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JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon tries to rekindle Wall St glow at investor day

Jamie Dimon’s reputation as a favorite of Wall Street will be put to the test next week as the JPMorgan Chase chief executive holds the company’s first investor day in…

European shares slide after US equities suffer steepest drop since 2020

European and Asian shares declined on Thursday after Wall Street equities posted their worst day since early in the coronavirus pandemic due to worrying new signs of faltering economic growth.…

Outlooks for EU growth and inflation worsen as energy crisis hits

Brussels has cut its growth forecasts further and lifted its inflation outlook as the energy crisis triggered by the invasion of Ukraine exacts its toll on the EU economy. Both…

Cutting 90,000 civil service jobs grabs headlines, but will it actually happen?

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European shares steady after steepest slide for global stocks since 2020

European stocks recovered some of their losses on Tuesday after economic growth fears drove the steepest drop for global equities since June 2020. The regional Stoxx 600 gauge rose 0.8…

Kherson defiant as Russia seeks to tighten its grip on occupied Ukraine

The Lenin statue re-erected in Kherson’s main square is a symbol of how one of the centers of Ukraine’s resistance to Moscow’s invasion is now back in Russian hands. The…

Fed expected to deploy first half-point rate rise since 2000

The US Federal Reserve is expected to raise its benchmark policy rate by half a percentage point for the first time since 2000 and formalize plans to shrink its $…

UK talent visas: governments vie to turn brain drains into brain gains

Talent is like any other input: you can build more at home or you can import it. Britain’s latest wheeze – the high potential individual visa, available from next month…

UK launches post-Brexit shake-up of insurance rules

Rishi Sunak, UK chancellor, has launched a consultation on radically changing the rules governing insurance companies, with the aim of allowing them to invest tens of billions of pounds more…