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FTSE 100 closes lower as airlines are buffeted by quarantine rules on arrivals from Spain

The FTSE 100 closed lower 0.31% lower today after the UK government abruptly imposed mandatory quarantine on travellers arriving in the UK from Spain following a spike in Covid-19 cases. While the government is not advising holidaymakers to cut their holidays short, they require that on return travellers provide their ‘journey and contact details’ as

Face masks may be made mandatory in shops in the UK.

Mask wearing and corporate earnings entice investors to add risk as FTSE rises 1.3%

Donald Trump and Boris Johnson donned face masks in public for the first time since the pandemic began over the weekend, as Downing Street is expected to make an announcement over the next few days regarding whether it should be mandatory to wear masks in shops. If the UK government were to enact such a

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FTSE declines for second day in a row as virus fears dampen Sunak’s splurge

UK blue chips declined for the second day in a row, as daily coronavirus case numbers continue to set new records in the US, weighing on investor sentiment. This was despite UK chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announcing a raft of new fiscal measures to support the economy, which included a 15% VAT cut for the tourism