Home > Social Analysis

Most trending topics in Business & Finance ( last 24 hours ):
Google Artificial Intelligence London Property Economic Growth Economy Upmarket Technology Apple Mortgage Lender Housing Market Opec Profit Pound Halfords Shareholder Royal Bank Of Scotland Twitter Social Media Fraud Petrofac Pension Small Business Financial Crisis Debt Manufacturing High Street Interest-only FTSE 100 FTSE 250 Share Index Contract Employment Budget Donald Trump Election Investor Brexit EBay UK Economy BT

Euro hits three-week high and French shares jump as election looms – as it happened

Published on Thursday 20th of April 2017 08:33:54 AM in Guardian
Related to :
  • Election
  • Social Trend Analysis for "Euro hits three-week high and French shares jump as election looms – as it happened"

    How did this Guardian news article fare in social circles?
  • Total number of Likes, Shares, Tweets, Re-Tweets, Pins, Bookmarks & Stumbles :
    6
  • Amongst social networks, this article was most active on Pintrest
  • Total Pins on Pintrest : 2
  • Total Plus Ones on Google : 2
  • Total shares on Linkedin : 2
  • Social Analysis Summary

    Total Trend count
    6
    Most trending on :
    2 2 2

    Related Latest Finance News

    Opec extends oil production cuts image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 03:28:00 PM
    ...." . Gary Ross, head of global oil at PIRA Energy, part of S&P Global Platts, said: "Russia has an upcoming election and Saudis have the Aramco share listing next year, so they will indeed do whatever it takes to support oil prices. ...
    English house-building at highest for a decade image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:42:17 AM
    ....Some 23,000 were constructed by housing associations, and 1,730 by local authorities directly. Most of the political parties have promised to increase house-building if they win the election on 8 June:. ...
    Net migration to the UK falls to 248,000 in 2016 image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 09:29:15 AM
    ....In 2016, the total number of people moving to the UK was made up of 264,000 non-EU citizens, 250,000 EU citizens and 74,000 British citizens. The ONS figures are the last official migration data before next month's general election. ...
    UK gamblers lose record £13.8bn as industry braces for FOBT crackdown image
    ....The review has seen FOBTs, which allow gamblers to stake up to £100 every 20 seconds on electronic casino-style games, become a focal point for campaigners supporting tighter regulation. Both the Liberal Democrats and Labour are promising to cut the maximum bet to £2 if they win the general election. ...
    Mongolia gets financial aid totalling $5.5bn from IMF image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 04:51:17 AM
    ....The downturn led to the Mongolian currency, the tugrik, becoming the world's worst performing currency in August last year. The aid package has come through one month before the country's presidential elections. ...
    What's better than a Buffett rule? Labor's Buffett rule by stealth | Greg Jericho image
    .... Wayne Swan has also been advocating for a debate on the idea. However, both Bill Shorten and the shadow treasurer, Chris Bowen, have ruled out taking a Buffett rule policy to the next election. ...
    'I spit on you again': Russian billionaire renews tirade against Putin rival image
    ....” On Wednesday he released a second video entitled “I spit on you again”. Navalny, who has announced his intention to stand against Putin in presidential elections next year, made a video earlier this year accusing the prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, of in effect receiving bribes from a number of businessmen, including Usmanov. ...
    No bailout funds for Greece as eurozone finance chiefs fail to agree deal image
    .... Bruno Le Maire and Wolfgang Schäuble flew to Brussels in the same plane, after a press conference in Berlin where they announced a working group on eurozone reform. Le Maire, appointed by Emmanuel Macron after the French president’s election victory, said failure to deliver results on reforming the eurozone would bring political extremists of the left and right to power. ...
    Amazon steps up battle with Netflix and Sky by adding new UK channels image
    ....99. However, there will be a broad pricing selection from £1. ...
    Forget 'strong and stable' – leadership is about knowing your weaknesses image
    ....Here in the UK, the Conservatives and Theresa May are flirting with a similar message of leadership, though admittedly with less bombast than Trump. She has stated there is no “Mayism”, but the call for a general election to strengthen her mandate and the relentless hammering home of her “strong and stable” mantra conveys the message clearly: it is not the Conservative party we are asked to trust when we cast our votes, but May herself. ...
    Oil bosses have given £390,000 to Tories under Theresa May image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 05:00:43 AM
    ....Ayman Asfari is chief executive of Petrofac, a Jersey-registered international oil and gas provider, and gave £90,000 to the Tories in December. In the first week of the election campaign, his wife, Sawsan, donated an additional £50,000 to the party. ...
    'Ordinary' people image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 11:27:59 PM
    Australians aren't being paid for their productivity. Get set for an industrial relations war | Greg Jericho image
    . The issue of industrial relations has for the most part been on the backburner in the past few election campaigns, but slow wages growth and a lack of increased income off the back of productivity growth might be enough to shake things up. ...
    EU's Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 01:08:19 PM
    ....He was speaking after his UK counterpart, David Davis, made clear the threat to walk out was genuine if the EU's "divorce bill" was too high. EU ministers on Monday gave Mr Barnier the green light for talks to start in June, after the UK election. ...
    Portugal back to fiscal health, says EU image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 11:27:55 AM
    .... . After its 2011 bailout, Portugal saw austerity policies under a centre-right government until elections in 2015. ...
    RBS offers £200m to avert court case brought by 9,000 investors image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 07:15:06 AM
    .... There are about 9,000 private investors and a handful of major City institutions and local authority pension funds involved in the legal case, so corralling them to take a unanimous view on any settlement is likely to be complicated. Under the timetable set out by the court before Monday’a adjournment, Goodwin, who was in charge of RBS at the time of the rights issue, is scheduled to appear in court for two days starting on 8 June – the day of the general election. ...
    Average asking price for homes in UK hits record high of £317,000 image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 05:01:14 AM
    . Asking prices for UK homes hit a new record high over the past month as families in search of bigger properties brushed aside uncertainty caused by Brexit and June’s general election. ...
    RBS court battle with investors adjourned image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 12:12:00 AM
    .... If they are successful, the final payment could be up to £700m if interest is added. Mr Goodwin is due to be cross-examined on 8 June, the day of the general election. ...
    RBS shareholders take battle over cash call to high court image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 01:03:31 PM
    .... RBS staff are also among the claimants, while the former RBS board member Sir Angus Grossart, also a former shareholder, has attempted to join the action. Goodwin is scheduled to give evidence for two days, starting on 8 June – the day of the general election. ...
    Brexit and the coming food crisis: ‘If you can’t feed a country, you haven’t got a country’ image
    .... What they didn’t mention is the way the British food supply chain has, over the past 30 years, become increasingly reliant on workers from elsewhere, both permanent residents and seasonal labour. Last month, as parliament wrapped up for the general election, the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee quietly published a short paper called Feeding the Nation: Labour Constraints. ...
    From tax to Brexit, the Tories will do anything to stay in power image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 06:00:47 AM
    . Jeremy Corbyn may score badly with the wider public, but for as long as I can remember the press have given even the most admired Labour leaders a hard time during election campaigns. ...
    Our charity is planning a quiz night – how do we make it a success? image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of May 2017 06:00:17 AM
    . Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. ...
    Ex-RBS boss Fred Goodwin returns to spotlight in £520m court battle image
    ....Thousands of shareholders in Royal Bank of Scotland are accusing the institution’s former chief executive – along with three former board colleagues and the bank itself – of misleading them when they bought the bank’s shares in a failed rescue attempt in April 2008. Goodwin is scheduled to appear at the high court over two days starting on the day of the general election, 8 June. ...
    German business leaders urge Tories to rethink plan to leave single market image
    ....German industrialists have warned that British hopes of their support in Brexit negotiations are misplaced and could backfire with dangerous consequences for international trade. Business leaders in Europe’s biggest economy are instead calling on Conservatives to rethink their commitment to leaving the single market, even though the party has doubled down on this promise in its election manifesto. ...
    Price rises caused by Brexit a big worry for UK consumers, survey finds image
    ....Beyond concerns over rising prices, Britons are also fretting about “bigger picture” issues. The research (from an online poll of 2,000 people aged 16 and over) was carried out in February before Theresa May called the snap general election. ...
    National Grid boss says Labour plan will stall green energy drive image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 05:00:40 PM
    .... With public opinion mostly against fracking, the local planning system has caused long delays for the industry, even after ministers attempted to fast-track the process, so the move would be a significant change. Onshore windfarms, which the Tories campaigned hard against in the 2015 general election, were still considered unacceptable in England, but would get support in remote Scottish islands. ...
    Tories receive £50,000 from man questioned by Serious Fraud Office image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 02:12:09 PM
    . Theresa May’s election campaign has received a £50,000 donation from a Syrian-born businessman who was recently interviewed by the Serious Fraud Office, according to official data. ...
    Roger Ailes: Fox News founder dies at 77 image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 01:25:13 PM
    .... . Indeed, Trump's election owes a huge debt to the crusading, aggressive, and often conspiratorial agenda of Ailes' network. ...
    May's manifesto is birth of third way Conservatism image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 01:15:48 PM
    ....Expect Philip Hammond (assuming he is still chancellor) to take advantage of the extra leeway in the autumn. Taxes tend to go up in the first budget after an election. ...
    Royal Mail posts strong rise in profits as parcels improve image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 06:33:54 AM
    ...."This [fall] reflected the levels of business uncertainty following the EU Referendum and a strong prior year which saw a one-off return of direct delivery volumes," it said. The company is also unlikely to cash in heavily from the upcoming general election, as it admitted the short campaign would mean revenues were likely to be below that seen from mailing sent out during last year's EU referendum and 2015's general election. ...
    Dow Jones falls more than 370 points as Trump controversy rattles markets image
    ....6% as the value of the dollar dipped and government bond prices fell. The falls, the sharpest since before the US election last November, ended an unusually long period of calm in the markets. ...
    Global stock markets fall as Trump turmoil intensifies image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 05:31:25 PM
    ....Wall Street's three main indexes shed more than 1. 7%, and the dollar erased most gains made since his election. ...
    Lloyds should give the backslapping a rest after sale of government stake | Nils Pratley image
    .... It is only now, with political commentators assessing the odds on impeachment, that one sees the first twitches of concern about President Trump. The US stock market had a bad day on Wednesday and the dollar has given up all its gains since last November’s election. ...
    Government accused of ignoring workers' plight as UK faces pay squeeze image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 09:24:55 AM
    ....2% in the first three months of the year, the first fall since the third quarter of 2014. The Labour party has made weak wage growth one of its main themes in the run-up to the general election on 8 June, which opinion polls suggest Theresa May is on course to win. ...
    UK wage growth lags inflation for first time since mid-2014 image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 08:33:02 AM
    ....com, echoed this sentiment: "Alarm bells will be ringing for Britons with wages continuing to fall. This could cause a headache for the government over the standard of living in post-Brexit Britain in the run up to next month's general election. ...
    Share sale returns Lloyds to private sector image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 04:54:38 PM
    ...."Lloyds is now back to business as usual, and the withdrawal of a large seller from the market should be positive for the share price," said Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown. "The Treasury won't be making a song and dance about the Lloyds sale, seeing as we are in a period of purdah running up to the general election. ...
    UK inflation: How could latest figures impact an international property purchase? image
    .... . Of course the UK general election and Brexit negotiations are going to be other major drivers of movement in pound exchange rates in the weeks ahead. ...
    Labour gambles on tax and spend – but will the public back it? | Larry Elliott image
    ....Labour’s manifesto has an old-fashioned feel about it. It has been many a year since one of the two main political parties has gone into an election on a platform that is unashamed about the virtues of tax and spend. ...
    Global stock markets: what's driving the record rises – and will they continue? image
    ....Among political risks worrying investors was the prospect of renewed calls for a break-up of the eurozone, with unpredictable consequences for the rest of the global economy. The prospect of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, with her anti-EU stance, winning the French presidential election had been hovering over markets for weeks. ...
    General election 2017: 'We're living on less money now' image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:38:27 AM
    ...
    Related to :
    Ridicule and condemnation for Chanel's $1,500 boomerang image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:19:56 AM
    ...." . But it's not just the artwork on the boomerangs that carries cultural signifiers and tradition - even things like the selection process for the wood is of crucial importance. ...
    UK inflation jump means the 2017 voter is getting poorer | Larry Elliott image
    . The 2017 general election will be fought at a time when voters are getting poorer. ...
    FTSE 100's record-breaking streak continues image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 09:33:01 AM
    ....03 points after nine days of gains. Confidence in the outcome of the UK election and a recovery in commodity stocks helped lift the index, analysts said. ...
    Energy price rises help drive UK inflation up to 2.7% image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 09:04:59 AM
    .... “Working people are still £20 a week worse off, on average, than they were before the crash. That’s why living standards must be a key battleground at this election,” she said. ...
    General election 2017: Lib Dems promise £100-a-week for entrepreneurs' living costs image
    . The Lib Dems are promising budding entrepreneurs an £100-a-week allowance to help with living costs as part of their election offer for businesses. ...
    FTSE 100 closes at another record high image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 08:08:53 AM
    ....17 a barrel. Laith Khalaf, at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: "The UK stock market hasn't been fazed by the general election, and continues to perform strongly against a backdrop of low interest rates and an improving global economy. ...
    General election 2017: Workers' rights protections promised by Tories image
    ....Its manifesto will promise to keep all workers' rights currently guaranteed by EU law, put worker representation on company boards and protect pensions. There would also be a statutory right to a year's unpaid leave to care for a relative, under the election plans. ...
    Business leaders want next government to build two more runways image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 11:01:29 PM
    ....Business leaders have called for the next government to build two more runways, demanding that a follow-up Airports Commission be established only months after Heathrow’s third runway was approved. The Institute of Directors urged that a fast-track commission be set up immediately after the election to recommend locations for two additional runways within a year. ...
    Final taxpayer shares in Lloyds Banking Group to be sold off image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 02:28:48 PM
    ....Eight years after pumping in £20bn to prevent the bank from collapsing, taxpayers will no longer own any shares in an institution that was created in the depths of the financial crisis when Lloyds TSB rescued HBOS. The share sale, in the midst of the general election campaign, will highlight the contrast between the progress of Lloyds and that of Royal Bank of Scotland, which is still 73% owned by the government and has yet to make an annual profit since its bailout. ...
    Is Labour's manifesto living in fantasy land? Quite the opposite | Larry Elliott image
    .... Two things were about to happen, one planned and one unexpected. The change everybody knew about was that Tony Blair was going to stand down as prime minister after 10 years in the job, during which time he had won three elections on the trot. ...
    Philip Hammond calls China a 'natural partner' as he seeks post-Brexit trade deals image
    ....”. Liu Xiaoming, China’s ambassador in London, said that while Brexit and next month’s general election had brought “uncertainties”, Downing Street was now “in an excellent position to secure the opportunities [Xi’s] initiative has to offer”. ...
    We wouldn’t need price caps if the Tories hadn’t cut energy-saving schemes image
    .... But that is the case for ConvaTec, a maker of bandages and colostomy bags that floated on the stock market last October and held its first annual general meeting last week. It could have been an ideal opportunity for investors to register a protest at the eight solitary men standing for election to the board, including chair Sir Christopher Gent. ...
    How to build your grand design for a humble price image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 06:00:08 AM
    .... “It’s not really that complicated. You pick a plot, choose from a selection of home manufacturers and sit down with the architect. ...
    Fake news or not, the future belongs to Facebook image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 06:00:08 AM
    .... Rather, they make the 25-year test more intriguing. Let’s do now what the whole ethos of the digital revolution has long suggested: assume, at the British general election in 2042, that the fabled transition will be concluded, that there’ll be no print papers any longer. ...
    Five-minute guide to Tory's manifesto pledge on fuel image
    Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 12:01:00 AM
    ....Households are furious at paying massive charges to profiteering utilities, with the combined bill now totalling more than £30 billion a year. The Conservatives claim the price cap could cut annual bills by up to £100 for about 18 million households, and will make it a key pledge in their election manifesto. ...
    General election 2017: Tory housing plan 'paid from existing budget' image
    . The Conservatives are promising a "new generation" of social housing will be built in England if they win the general election - and say it will be paid for out of existing budgets. ...
    General election 2017: 'Robin Hood tax' on City pledged by Labour image
    ....These include increasing the number of people investigating the tax affairs of the wealthiest individuals, banning companies involved in tax avoidance from public contracts, sanctions against "abusive" tax havens, and forcing MPs to publish details of any offshore financial interests. The party said extending the way shares were taxed and closing a loophole would bring in up to £26bn in the next Parliament, if it won the election. ...
    May to appeal to low-paid voters with new social housing pledge image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 09:00:05 PM
    ....”. Meanwhile, Labour plans to bring in a “Robin Hood tax” on financial transactions if it wins the general election, in a move to raise billions more for public services. ...
    Labour has big spending ideas, but no plan to earn our trust | Phillip Inman image
    ....Tony Blair, Peter Mandelson and those behind the New Labour project in the 1990s understood the mood of the public and its reluctance to commission the rebuilding of the country’s infrastructure without people who looked and acted like structural engineers on board. For all the missteps Blair made in subsequent years, he understood that elections were not about laying out economic programmes and waiting for everyone to realise what good sense they made. ...
    US ‘fear index’ shows stock markets eerily calm in stormy times image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 03:00:03 PM
    ....“First there were very aggressive expectations for the US earnings season, but firms seem to have made decent profits,” he says. “Then the markets were worried about the Dutch and French elections, amid concern that populism was going to run rife in Europe. ...
    Mohamed El-Erian: ‘We get signals that the system is under enormous stress’ image
    .... Others include the fact that 30% of the world’s government debt traded with negative yields at one point last year – meaning investors were paying to own an asset from which they could only lose money. Then there was the election of President Trump, plus a French election in which both establishment parties were blown away in the first round. ...
    These are the UK markets I’d meddle in. What would yours be? image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 06:00:39 AM
    . Who knew Theresa May was so anti free markets, happy to meddle where competition fails consumers? Now she’s caught the bug with the electricity and gas price cap, here’s my selection of the other markets she should be meddling in. ...
    We’re over our wedding budget – how can we cut costs? image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 06:00:39 AM
    . Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. ...
    Related to :
    Theresa May is creating an epidemic of poverty. Don’t give her a free hand | Gordon Brown image
    . In 1974, when Edward Heath attempted a single-issue election, he put a simple question to the voters: “Who governs Britain?” The answer he got was equally simple: “Not you. ...
    Theresa May will cause more poverty than Thatcher, Gordon Brown warns image
    ....The former prime minister Gordon Brown has strongly attacked Theresa May’s claim to be the champion of Britain’s struggling families, warning that the Conservative government’s welfare cuts would leave more people in poverty than under Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s. In his first major intervention in the election campaign, Brown said May’s policies would reverse the progress made in tackling poverty under Labour and leave the country more “economically divided and socially polarised than any other prime minister in living memory”. ...
    Could this general election be the UK's most expensive? image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 12:16:58 PM
    . Holding the 8 June general election is expected to cost the taxpayer more than £143m, the BBC understands. ...
    As sure as eggs is eggs? It's not that simple any more image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 12:05:21 PM
    ....But now, according to leading UK egg supplier Noble Foods, it's all about the pedigree of the hen that laid them. The firm is launching a new selection of eggs from "heritage breeds" of hens that live a privileged life on "handpicked British farms". ...
    The German economy is unbalanced – but Trump has the wrong answer image
    ....Better than fiddling with the currency would be to address saving and investment directly. Here is where the two principal parties vying in Germany’s upcoming election differ. ...

    Page rendered in 1.9622 seconds.