Two-thirds of the world's rainforests have been degraded or destroyed by humans, revealed the latest report by Rainforest Foundation Norway.
Shares in Bavarian Nordic surged at the start following the release of positive pre-clinical trial data for its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, ABNCoV2.
Investor confidence is continuing to grow in the Eurozone, research published on Monday confirmed, boosted by the worldwide rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine.
DuPont has agreed to buy Laird Performance Materials from private equity firm Advent International for $2. 3bn in cash.
The European Union and the United States have concluded negotiations to implement the EU's agricultural quotas under World Trade Organization rules following the UK’s exit from the bloc.
Hong Kong’s fintech unicorn company WebLab has raised $75m in its latest funding round which was led by Allianz X.
UK consumer sentiment improved to its highest since the Covid-19 pandemic started as households looked beyond the crisis, a survey showed.
Footfall across the UK fell last week for the first in seven weeks, according to data released on Monday by retail analysts Springboard.
Britain’s Trades Union Congress and Heathrow airport have called for government support to cover costs while travel bans remain in place.
The governor of the Bank of England said the BoE would need substantial proof the economy was recovering before considering tightening monetary policy to combat inflation.
German industrial production unexpectedly fell in January, according to figures released on Monday by Destatis.
The surge in holidaymakers choosing to stay on the UK seaside for the holidays this year has caused a rise in the cost of accommodation by an average of 35% compared to 2020.
America's shortfall in trade with the rest of the world widened at the start of 2020, as import outgrowth continued to outpace overseas sales.
US non-farm payrolls rose a lot more than expected in February as Covid cases fell and some restrictions were lifted, while the unemployment rate ticked lower, according to data released by the Labor Department on Friday.
In 2020, 34 countries have witnessed a significant increase in the nationalisation of natural resources as a side effect of Covid-19, revealed the latest report by Verisk Maplecroft published late on Thursday.
German factory orders rose more than expected in January, according to figures released by Destatis on Friday.
UK house prices dipped for the second month running in February as the sector's mini-boom appeared to peter out, Halifax said.
Labour demand stabilised in February, although starting salaries fell modestly, even in the face of the national lockdown, the results of a survey revealed.
Longer-term US government debt yields extended their recent rebound even after Federal Reserve chief, Jerome Powell, said he was monitoring their rise.
Sberbank, the Russian Federation's largest lender by assets, posted a big drop in full-year profits in a year marked by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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