Thursday , October 22 2020

UK adding credit rating cut by Moody’s to its list of woes amid Covid-19

Bloomberg The UK, beset by growing coronavirus concerns and struggling to bridge the gap with the European Union over a post-Brexit trade deal, has had its credit rating cut by Moody’s Investors Service. The credit assessor cited softer economic growth, an erosion of fiscal strength and a weakening in institutions ...

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London looks to Paris for tips on virus office working

Bloomberg The UK should learn from other European nations where more people have returned to their offices during the pandemic, a senior figure in the City of London financial district said. Catherine McGuinness, policy chair for the City‘s Corporation, urged the government to scrutinise the evidence so more workers can ...

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VW crushed the iconic Beetle to make room for this small SUV

Bloomberg Automakers are so eager to replace less-lucrative cars with higher-margin SUVs, they’re willing to scrap iconic nameplates along the way. Volkswagen’s newest North American model, the Taos, is perhaps the starkest example of this yet. The German automaker made room to manufacture the compact sport utility vehicle in its ...

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