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Overseas property searches

Jump in searches for overseas properties seen by website

Loan sharks warning

Struggling borrowers urged to avoid ‘quick cash fix’ offers from loan sharks

Economy Jobs Report

Bumper US jobs figures helps FTSE 100 hit three-month high

Pension transfers

‘Unacceptably high’ numbers advised to transfer out of gold-plated pensions

B&M Bargains

B&M Bargains to reveal annual sales jump after coronavirus stockpiling

Biffa site

Biffa may have to wait to buy as landfill business takes virus hit

Workspace's Cargo Works site in Waterloo

Workspace warns office market to remain subdued as workers stay at home

A sign asking people to use face coverings outside Waterloo station

Train passengers to be warned about busy services

Rows of houses

House prices fell for third month in a row in May, says index

Consumer confidence

Consumer confidence ‘sits just above 2008 low point’

Coins and notes

Losses from Covid-19 scams ‘pass £5m mark’

Online shopping

Retailers see online sales double but fail to offset high street woes

easyJet

Soaring airlines fail to rescue London’s top market from a drop

Fever-Tree

Fever-Tree shop sales spike by a quarter as people sip gin at home

Credit cards and coins

Sharp fall in credit card spending as households shore up savings

Banks in the City of London

Bank of England asks lenders to outline Covid-19 bad debt estimates

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