London open The FTSE 100 is expected to open six points higher on Wednesday, having closed down 0. 65% on Tuesday at 6,754. 11.
People who were trapped in poverty before the pandemic have suffered the most financial damage during the crisis, according to a report warning the government that more support is needed to help hard-pressed families. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) said those who had been struggling to make ends meet before March last year were more likely to work in precarious jobs or sectors of the economy that had been hardest hit by lockdowns. - Guardian.