BBC Business News

Coronavirus 'a devastating blow for world economy'

World Bank President David Malpass says billions of people will have their livelihoods affected.

Coronavirus: Want to sell a home? Make the garden look nice

Property buyers and renters are on the search for outdoor space after lockdown, research suggests.

'Unscrupulous' firms targeting key workers

The companies promise big tax savings, but some NHS staff could end up severely out of pocket.

Coronavirus: Jarrold store prepares to reopen after 12 weeks in lockdown

Jarrold has a department store in the centre of Norwich and celebrates 250 years of trade this year.

Reuters UK Business

Facebook's Zuckerberg to review content policies after backlash

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he would consider changes to the policy that led the company to leave up controversial posts by President Donald Trump during recent demonstrations protesting the death of an unarmed black man while in police custody, a partial concession to critics. Conway G. Gittens has the story.

Stocks surge on strong jobs report

Wall Street surged on Friday after a strikingly upbeat May jobs report unexpectedly provided the clearest evidence yet that the U.S. economy is headed for a quicker-than-anticipated recovery. Fred Katayama reports.

Biden knocks Trump's jobs report victory lap

President Donald Trump took a victory lap and Wall Street jumped significantly higher in Friday trading after huge job gains in May but former Vice President Joe Biden focused on the millions of Americans who remain out of work.  Conway G. Gittens has the story.

Wall Street looks for more positive surprises: wealth manager

The Bahnsen Group's David Bahnsen tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that May's astonishingly strong jobs report has left some investors wondering whether they were too pessimistic about the prospects for an economic recovery.

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