Shorts – Summaries

The Day Today 17th June 2021

Fed dot’s predict an earlier start to interest rate rises than previously, the economic projections also include higher growth and inflation Companies repay £1bn of furlough from the £64bn spent by the Treasury British Poultry Council says processing of meat down 10% since Easter due to labour shortages NZ Trade Minister: ‘China for Australia is…

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The Day Today 16th June 2021

Tokyo Olympics would need taxpayer bailout if there are no spectators, says FT British Beer & Pub Association warns delayed reopening will cost pubs £100m every week Higher inflation to give windfall to pensioners next April and cost up to £4bn if UK govt sticks to triple lock promise FTSE4Good ESG index gives 208 companies…

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The Day Today 15th June 2021

Head of European Medicines Agency warns “we’re going to need a portfolio of vaccines… you might have a production issue, something else might go wrong” Hedge funds to hold on average 7% of their assets in crypto in five years’ time, according to survey by fund administrator Intertrust Airbus/Boeing 17 year dispute close to resolution…

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The Day Today 14th June 2021

Boris Johnson will do “whatever it takes to protect the territorial integrity of the UK” UK delays June 21st lockdown easing by four weeks, although large weddings may be allowed G7 agree to ‘green belt and road’ to counter China’s influence Elon Musk Tweet said “When there’s confirmation of reasonable (~50%) clean energy…Tesla will resume…

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The Week That Will Be (13th June 2021)

1. The Fed The latest quarterly Summary of Economic Projections will no doubt revise up forecasts for growth and inflation in the short term (whilst keeping a lid on both in the longer term), and Powell might finally suggest they’re thinking about thinking about tapering at the press conference on Wednesday. But he absolutely does not…

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