UK FINANCIAL NEWS
BoE chief economist warns UK inflation likely to hit 5%
Russian mercenaries leave trail of destruction in the Central African Republic
Latest news updates: UK economy regains momentum despite supply shortages
Evergrande pays missed dollar bond coupon, says Chinese state media
British retail sales unexpectedly decline in September
Deutsche Bank whistleblower paid $200m in record reward
Facebook confronts growth problems as number of young users in US declines

UK SMALLER COMPANIES
Purplebricks faces legal action from agents over holiday and pension pay
UK supply chain crisis to last until at least 2023, business leaders warn
Covid testing suspended at private UK lab over potentially inaccurate results
In a rut? Phil the weatherman shows us how to break free
A third of UK small businesses highly indebted, says BoE
Hoxton owner looks beyond hospitality to secure staff
Wimbledon hopes ‘Raducanu effect’ will propel debenture sales

WORLD FINANCIAL NEWS
The Fed is still conflicted
FirstFT: UK inflation likely to hit 5%, warns BoE chief economist
Can Weidmann’s exit help Germany rebuild frayed relations with ECB?
Notes on a statistical scandal
UK consumer and manufacturing sentiment takes ‘turn for the worse’
US stocks recapture momentum to close at record highs
BoE chief economist warns UK inflation likely to hit 5%

UK MARKETS
US stocks have best week since July on strong corporate earnings
US stocks and Treasury notes slip after weak jobs data
US stocks reverse losses on signs of debt ceiling compromise
Tesco banks on cash returns to reignite share price
Oxford Nanopore shares surge more than 40 per cent in London IPO
When the long run in markets goes wrong
Wall Street climbs as Fed sends rate rise signals