Daily Archives: September 20, 2020

Expect long-term economic scarring from Covid-19

The writer is chairman of Fulcrum Asset Management As winter approaches in the northern hemisphere, new Covid-19 infections — which are feared to rise in cold weather — continue their inexorable worldwide march. Nevertheless, consensus economic forecasts for gross domestic product growth are being revised generally upwards. This optimism could soon …

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Casino boss: 10pm curfew will hit night-time industries

The boss of Britain’s biggest casino complex has warned that a 10pm curfew would be ‘disastrous’ for night-time industries.  Simon Thomas, chief executive of the Hippodrome in London’s West End, said casinos make half their revenue after 10pm, and a national curfew would force him to make ‘substantial redundancies’ among …

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