Victoria Craig

SHORT BIO

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.

Latest Stories (103)

What's in Britain's pandemic-adjusted inflation basket?

Apr 6, 2021
A year into the pandemic, statisticians are recalibrating the algorithms and metrics that measure how healthy our economies are.
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Should brands bother with April Fools' Day gags?

Apr 1, 2021
With high anxiety over the pandemic and rising levels of distrust with the media, is it worth it for companies to pull pranks?
Context for the jokes matters, says International Marketing Partners CEO Allyson Stewart-Allen.
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Uber to give U.K. drivers minimum wage, retirement plan and more

Uber's regional general manager said payment for these added benefits won't come from higher fees for passengers.
In this photo illustration, a closeup of an Uber app is seen on an iPhone on Feb. 19, 2021 in Cardiff, Wales.
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What's a SPAC? A simple guide to the investment trend.

Feb 18, 2021
A top JPMorgan banker explains what you need to know about the Wall Street craze that's going global.
SPAC investors don't know what company their money will end up with, but they often base their decision on the sponsors involved in the deal.
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Lunar New Year meal kits boom in London as restaurants remain in lockdown

Feb 12, 2021
Rather than travel to see extended family, the pandemic has forced a creative celebration for the start of the Lunar New Year.
View of Chinese lanterns ready to hang up in London's Chinatown.
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London loses crown as Europe's stock-trading hub

Feb 11, 2021
Trading volumes in January rose fourfold in Amsterdam, pushing the city past London.
An early-morning view of London's financial district, known as the City. The district has lost jobs since the Brexit vote, and European financial centers are eager to profit from regulatory changes.
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British readers boost home libraries to up videoconferencing game

Feb 10, 2021
The rise in video calls has made people reach for the phone and inquire about investing in bigger, bolder personal libraries.
"Now we get about five to 10 queries every single week from people who are really faced with the prospect of having to turn their home environment into their office environment," said Nick Bates, CEO of Bookbarn International.
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Will Mario Draghi be a unifying force for Italy?

Feb 3, 2021
Italian President Sergio Mattarella has asked Draghi, the former European Central Bank president, to try to form a new government.
Italian economist and former president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, wearing a face mask, attends the presentation of Italy's Central Bank's annual report on May 29, 2020 at Palazzo Koch in Rome.
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Why is the price of silver soaring?

Individual investors are apparently fueling the increase. It's a similar strategy to what we've seen with GameStop stock.
Retail investors are now targeting big banks who have bet against the price of silver.
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Artist turns COVID doodle diary into self-published book

Jan 29, 2021
"Vic Lee's Corona Diary 2020" got a fitting virtual launch from a downstairs bathroom in the author's South London home.
An uncapped pen rests on a blank page of "Vic Lee's Corona Diary," a book of illustrations chronicling life under the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
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