The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee will announce the next steps for British interest rates at midday, with rate setters expected to opt for another pause at 5.25 percent.
The FTSE 100 opens at 8am. Companies with reports and trading updates today include Shell, BT, Sainsbury’s, Haleon, Entain and British American Tobacco. Read the Business Live blog from Thursday November 2nd below.
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