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Bank of England downgrades United Kingdom growth forecast

The earnings result is not expected to directly impact the Pound , but slowing wage growth and rising inflation could cause a wage squeeze. Despite first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) coming in at 0.3 percent and undershooting the BOE's February estimate that the figure would hit 0.5 percent, the central bank's forecasters have only reduced the outlook for 2017 growth to 1.9 percent from 2.0 percent.


Few rail services tonight due to Arriva Rail staff strike

Few rail services tonight due to Arriva Rail staff strike

The majority of these trains will run between 7am and 7pm, with very few running outside these times. A 48-hour strike on Virgin Trains East Coast on Friday and Saturday has been suspended following progress in talks between rail and union bosses.



Wpp Plc (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

About shares traded. ABIOMED, Inc. Diageo plc (LON:DGE) has risen 1.83% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 21.86% the S&P500. The rating was upgraded by S&P Research to "Buy" on Tuesday, October 27. On Monday, May 16 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy". The consensus target price is 1,376.00GBX with 3 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 5 firms rating the stock a buy, 13 firms rating the stock a hold, 2 firms rating the stock a underperform, ...


Macron unveils parliamentary candidates list

Macron unveils parliamentary candidates list

His Republic on the Move movement announced an initial list of 428 candidates for the 577 seats of France's lower house of parliament. Renewing a political landscape long bogged down with out-of-touch parties and long-serving politicians was a central campaign promise and the eclectic mix of candidates speaks to Macron's desire to pull the plug on a system he deems broken.