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Victoria Craig

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Victoria Craig is the host of Marketplace Morning Report’s global edition produced by the BBC World Service in London. She graduated from the University of Missouri (go Tigers!) with a degree in broadcast journalism. Before moving to the UK in 2017, she covered Wall Street,  reporting for five years on US stocks and the economy from New York City. When she’s not in front of the microphone, you can find Victoria baking or curling up with a good book at home, hiking in the English countryside, or travelling through her new European playground.

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A new British strawberry offers picnic season until November

Jul 7, 2021
Strawberries and cream is a popular treat with Wimbledon tennis fans, and a new breed of the fruit could extend production season.
The Ace strawberry provides good flavor, size and yield, a fruit breeder says. It also requires fewer workers to harvest.
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London retakes crown as Europe's biggest stock trading hub

Jul 2, 2021
The change will likely build momentum for the U.K. as it builds a post-Brexit strategy for strengthening its financial services.
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Britain looks to U.S., China to bolster financial services after Brexit

Jul 1, 2021
After a wait-and-see period caused by Brexit, London is ready to forge a new global path in attracting business partners.
"I think what's increasingly clear is that London's future is going to be global," says Jonathan Hill.
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Euronext CEO explains exchange's post-Brexit move from London

Jun 30, 2021
The stock exchange's core infrastructure had to move from Britain to Italy as a result of Brexit.
Euronext CEO and Chairman Stéphane Boujnah in Paris in 2019.
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London Stock Exchange off to best start for IPOs since 2014

Jun 29, 2021
That's despite Brexit and a recent transition period that some expected would bring volatility to U.K. financial services.
The financial services industry was largely left out of Brexit trade negotiations, but the head of securities trading at the London Stock Exchange says the industry banded together to make its own roadmap for a post-Brexit future.
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How is Britain's financial services industry faring after Brexit?

Jun 28, 2021
It’s an industry that, in 2019, contributed nearly $200 billion to the U.K.’s economy, and supported nearly a million jobs.
It's been six months since the end of a Brexit transition period for the U.K. How are financial companies moving forward?
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Despite e-commerce boom, a leading cardboard maker's profits fall

Jun 22, 2021
For DS Smith, higher demand from individual customers wasn't enough to offset a drop in corporate clients.
The drop in profit has to do with fewer corporate clients needing cardboard products during COVID-19.
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Adding up the economic benefits of volunteering during a pandemic

Jun 4, 2021
One study found the net benefit from a British health service volunteer program equated to a $627 million boost for the economy.
During the pandemic, volunteers in England got the same wellbeing boost that they would get from receiving a $2,500 bonus, new research from the London School of Economics reveals this week. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

Can Britain's power lunch power back this summer?

May 24, 2021
The City of London, the U.K. equivalent of Wall Street, is preparing for tens of thousands of executives to filter back in.
Workers line up for a restaurant in the City of London after lockdown rules  eased, and with many companies welcoming limited numbers of their staff back to the office
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