Latest News for: Rate rises


Belfast council agrees on a rates rise of 1.92% for coming year

Belfast Telegraph 02 Mar 2021
In real terms, the rate represents an average rise increase of less than £1 per month for domestic ratepayers and around £11 more per month for businesses ... Derry City and Strabane District Council agreed to a rates increase of 1.89%, representing an annual rise of £9.16 for each household.

Covid hotspots in England where infections are still rising

Metro UK 02 Mar 2021
Of the 315 local areas in England, 35 have seen a rise in case rates (Picture ... Covid cases are still rising in 35 areas of England as the number of daily deaths plunged to their lowest level for five months ... Infections are tumbling across the country but more than one in ten (11%) areas in England have seen a rise in case rates.

Stocks rally on Wall Street, S&P 500 has best day since June

Springfield News-Sun 02 Mar 2021
“It moved really fast, the interest rate rise, and now it’s sort of leveling out so people are relieved that it’s not continuing to move up at a really fast pace,” said Tom Martin, senior portfolio manager with Globalt Investments ... Stocks are rising across the board on Wall Street ...

Italy's COVID-19 infection rate inches higher again as officials call for diligence

People Daily 02 Mar 2021
But overall, Italy's infection rate is trending in the wrong direction ... In the meantime, Minister of Health Roberto Speranza issued a warning about the country's rising infection rate, stating "the contagion curve is rising significantly again and we need to fight hard.".

European Equities: Economic Data from Germany and Eurozone Inflation in Focus

FX Empire 02 Mar 2021
German Unemployment Rate (Feb) ... Eurozone Unemployment Rate (Jan) Friday, 5th March ... The annual rate of inflation, however, ticked up from 0.4% to 0.6% in February. Economists had forecast an annual rate of inflation of -0.1%. In Germany, consumer prices increased by 0.7%, month-on-month, following a 0.8% rise in January.

Stocks begin month with wave of buying: S&P 500 climbs 2.4%

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 02 Mar 2021
"It moved really fast, the interest rate rise, and now it's sort of leveling out, so people are relieved that it's not continuing to move up at a really fast pace," said Tom Martin, senior portfolio manager with Globalt Investments ... Stocks are rising across the board on Wall ...

Ioversol Market Trends in 2020, Industry Share, Size Analysis, Growth Insights, Opportunities, Business Forecast by 2026 | Exclusive Reportage by CMI

Pharmiweb 02 Mar 2021
CMI predicts the global ioversal market to grow at a healthy growth rate over the forecast period owing to rising demand for ioversol among consumers and healthcare industry ... industry, rising awareness regarding the use of ioversol and the growing population base rate.

Budget 2021: The most important Budget for business in a generation

BBC News 02 Mar 2021
The chancellor arguably has more to fear from his own backbenches than he does from a Labour party, who find themselves in the unusual position of siding with the very MPs in their opposition on tax rises on businesses - who already enjoy the lowest rates in the G8 ... A 1% rise in ...

Citi’s Bitcoin Report Does Little in Offsetting Yield Fears; Price Down Again

Bitcoinist 02 Mar 2021
Global 10-year interest rates rose on optimistic economic growth forecasts, putting pressure on assets that performed well against falling yields in 2020 ... Interest rates move inversely to bond prices ... Investors now await Fed official appearances for clues about whether the central bank will do anything about the rising interest rates.

Sunak to announce culture and sports support as Tory grandee warns of tax rises

Belfast Telegraph 02 Mar 2021
There is a clear long-term case for rises in the rate of corporation tax – as well as action against loopholes – where the Conservatives have made us an international outlier for a decade. “If there were a sensible plan to raise the rate across this parliament, of course Labour ...

Global stocks, US futures sink after Treasury selloff eases

Bennington Banner 02 Mar 2021
Treasury debt eased, helping to allay concern about a possible rise in interest rates ... That helped to dampen concerns about a possible rise in interest rates and downward pressure on the U.S ... Stocks turned lower in late February after a rapid rise in bond yields, caused by a fall in their market price, fueled inflation concerns.

Chinese yuan strengthens to 6.4625 against USD Tuesday

Sina 02 Mar 2021
... exchange market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2 percent from the central parity rate each trading day.