European Central Bank warns of growing risks to global financial stability – as it happened

Rolling coverage of markets, economics and business news amid warning of increased risks posed by non-bank lendersMore detail: Risks to global financial stability have increasedTwitter enters general election fray with rebuke to Conservatives Stock mar…

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Stock markets rise as traders wait for progress on US-China trade deal – business live

Pound inches higher towards $1.30 on hopes of smoother Brexit process 8.38am GMT There is news on the planned £4bn takeover of the UK defence firm Cobham by the US private equity group Advent. The UK government now suggests that it is minded to allow t…

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Stock markets rise as traders wait for progress on US-China trade deal – business live

Pound inches higher towards $1.30 on hopes of smoother Brexit process 8.38am GMT There is news on the planned £4bn takeover of the UK defence firm Cobham by the US private equity group Advent. The UK government now suggests that it is minded to allow t…

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Global shares push higher on hopes of trade deal and China stimulus – business live

US housebuilding rebounds, with building permits at a 12-year highGoldman Sachs: Trade war drag on global economy to fade in 2020Pan-European share index hits four-year highLloyd’s of London launches #SpeakUp campaign 1.45pm GMT The figures will help d…

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Pound rises on Brexit deal optimism – business live

Boris Johnson: Corporation tax cut shelvedCBI sees danger from left and rightStock markets mixed as investors await further news on trade 1.36pm GMT Ben Chu, economics editor at Newsnight, has tweeted a chart showing estimates by the Institute for Fisc…

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