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Mortgage rates rise sharply as squeeze tightens

BBC Business News - Mon, 03/10/2022 - 13:09
The average two-year fixed rate is now close to 6% as major lenders raise the cost of deals sharply.

Credit Suisse shares sink ahead of bank's revamp

BBC Business News - Mon, 03/10/2022 - 11:32
Shares in the Swiss bank fall by about 10% as fears mount over its financial health.

Water rebates for some customers after £150m fines for missing targets

BBC Business News - Mon, 03/10/2022 - 11:21
Thames Water and Southern Water are hardest hit and will have to return almost £80m to customers.

Chancellor expected to U-turn on 45p tax rate

BBC Business News - Mon, 03/10/2022 - 06:58
Kwasi Kwarteng set to reverse plan to scrap the 45p rate of income tax, 10 days after it was announced.

Drax: UK power station owner cuts down primary forests in Canada

BBC Business News - Mon, 03/10/2022 - 00:53
The owner of the UK's biggest power station, Drax, is cutting down key forests in Canada.

What happens when all the banks leave town?

BBC Business News - Mon, 03/10/2022 - 00:06
Could a new "banking hub" solve the problems caused by the departure of five banks from Brechin?

Can electrical stimulation improve your gym workout?

BBC Business News - Mon, 03/10/2022 - 00:01
Whole-body EMS suits are the new big thing in fitness, but do they work?

Tory conference: We must stay the course, insists Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng

BBC Business News - Sun, 02/10/2022 - 22:27
Kwasi Kwarteng will defend his tax cuts during his Conservative Party conference speech.

Ground should have been laid for tax cuts, admits Liz Truss

BBC Business News - Sun, 02/10/2022 - 17:11
But the prime minister says she sticks by her mini budget, despite a bad reaction from the markets.

Liz Truss: The prime minister's claims about the economy fact-checked

BBC Business News - Sun, 02/10/2022 - 15:04
Prime Minister Liz Truss made claims on growth, borrowing costs and mortgage rises.

Liu Jingyao and Liu Qiangdong: Chinese billionaire sexual assault case settled in US

BBC Business News - Sun, 02/10/2022 - 11:43
A closely-watched case where business titan Richard Liu was accused of rape was settled hours before trial.

Your energy bill explained

BBC Business News - Sat, 01/10/2022 - 00:14
BBC Breakfast's Hannah Miller explains how to understand your energy bill.

Trains and postal services hit by mass strikes

BBC Business News - Sat, 01/10/2022 - 00:14
Large parts of Britain have no train services as rail workers in several unions walk out.

What happened to the UK economy, pound and mortgages this week?

BBC Business News - Sat, 01/10/2022 - 00:00
The last seven days have been a rollercoaster with mortgage costs and the pound thrown off course.

Liz Truss admits disruption after tax cut pledges

BBC Business News - Fri, 30/09/2022 - 23:38
The prime minister acknowledges that her economic plans will "involve disruption in the short term".

Phil Collins and two Genesis bandmates sell song catalogue for a reported $300m

BBC Business News - Fri, 30/09/2022 - 17:51
The deal is one of the biggest in music history, approaching the sum paid for Bob Dylan's music.

Liz Truss resists calls for earlier tax plans assessment

BBC Business News - Fri, 30/09/2022 - 17:22
Some Tories believe publishing the forecast sooner would reassure markets following a turbulent week.

EU agrees windfall tax on energy firms

BBC Business News - Fri, 30/09/2022 - 11:30
The EU has agreed to implement levies on energy firms which are benefiting from soaring gas prices.

New growth figures suggest UK not in recession

BBC Business News - Fri, 30/09/2022 - 08:33
The economy grew in the second quarter of this year, but it remains smaller than pre-Covid levels.

Nike feels squeeze from strong dollar and discounts

BBC Business News - Fri, 30/09/2022 - 04:35
The sportswear giant's shares fell by more than 9% in after-hours trading in New York.