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FTSE 100 futures set to fall as no-deal Brexit fears rise

FTSE 100 futures are down on Thursday suggesting UK stocks will extend losses this week, while the Bank of England left rates unchanged and expressed concern that Covid-19 and the unwinding of furlough could derail the economy.

The economic impact of US presidential elections

US presidential elections are an uncertain time for markets, because people want to know who is going to occupy the world’s most powerful office. Learn about the economic impact of US elections – including on USD, stocks and gold.