Wed. Sep 30th, 2020

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Rolling coverage of markets, economics and business news as shares in Asia fall

8.43am GMT

Here’s the full story on Twitter’s rebuke of the Conservative party over its misleading “factcheckUK” account.

While Twitter has come out strongly against the tactic of renaming the account, the matter could reignite concerns over political misinformation on its platform.

Related: Twitter accuses Tories of misleading public in ‘factcheck’ row

8.37am GMT

B&Q owner Kingfisher is the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 this morning – with shares off by 7%.

As a team, our priority is to fix our operational issues – particularly in IT and supply chain in France – and refocus our efforts. This includes stopping or pausing a number of initiatives to concentrate on stabilising performance and trading. The effect of these changes will not be immediate.

Continue reading…Rolling coverage of markets, economics and business news as shares in Asia fall 8.43am GMTHere’s the full story on Twitter’s rebuke of the Conservative party over its misleading “factcheckUK” account.While Twitter has come out strongly against the tactic of renaming the account, the matter could reignite concerns over political misinformation on its platform. Related: Twitter accuses Tories of misleading public in ‘factcheck’ row 8.37am GMTB&Q owner Kingfisher is the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 this morning – with shares off by 7%.As a team, our priority is to fix our operational issues – particularly in IT and supply chain in France – and refocus our efforts. This includes stopping or pausing a number of initiatives to concentrate on stabilising performance and trading. The effect of these changes will not be immediate. Continue reading…