China 's top brass is pledging reforms and dispelling fears of a hard landing in key national meetings that started over the weekend, underscoring Beijing's efforts to stabilize market sentiment and assert the Communist Party's leadership.
Wages are likely to rise at a much slower rate than forecast by the Bank of England, keeping interest rates at a historic low and undermining tax receipts expected by George Osborne to balance the public finances.
US job openings leaped again in February, way above analyst expectations.
The UK is set for another year of record low interest rates, economists have predicted, following news that the dominant services sector suffered a sharp slowdown last month.
Brazil’s economy suffered its worst slump for quarter of a century last year as a global commodity rout, a domestic political crisis and rising inflation forced businesses to slash spending and jobs.
Moody's cut its outlook for China from "stable" to "negative", citing the country's rising debt burden and uncertainty over the government's ability to implement the much needed economic reforms.
China’s factories have stumbled through last month’s new year celebrations to join a broad decline in manufacturing across Europe and the US, adding further evidence of sharp downturn in the global economy since the beginning of the year.
Fund managers are feeling increasingly gloomy about the outlook for the UK economy, according to a new survey.
Economic wonks at UBS have calculated the British pound could fall to equal value to the euro, if the UK does decide to quit the European Union in the vote set for 23 June.
China’s central bank has stepped up action to bolster its cooling economy by loosening the rules on banks’ cash reserves in the hope that they will offer cheaper loans.
Leaving the European Union would cause a serious shock to the UK economy that could lead to 950,000 job losses and leave the average household £3,700 worse off by 2020, a report commissioned by the CBI business lobby group has warned.
Lloyds Banking Group has sold about £500m of assets, raising hopes that the government might soon start selling down its stake in the state-rescued bank.
British retail sales slowed in the run-up to the EU referendum, an industry survey has shown.
Scientists in Britain could lose millions of pounds in research funds if the nation leaves the European Union, according to a cross-party group of peers.
A member of Britain's diplomatic service has won a 100,000 euro ($140,000) cash prize for his proposal outlining a blueprint for Britain after its potential exit from the European Union.
The international body that represents the world’s central banks has issued a stark warning that an unprecedented period of ultra-low interest rates mask deep weaknesses in the global economy and threaten to be the trigger for the next financial crisis.
Boris Johnson has dismissed fears about the value of sterling in the event of Brexit and suggested the Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, is guilty of talking the economy down.
Leaving the EU would hit British living standards, stoke inflation and wipe up to 5.5% off GDP, the International Monetary Fund has warned with less than a week to go until the referendum.
The European Central Bank will press the button on Monday on a €1.1tn stimulus programme that will play a major role in putting the eurozone back on track for sustained growth, its president Mario Draghi said on Thursday.
A post-Brexit Britain could become “highly attractive” to foreign investors put off by conditions inside the European Union, according to the head of Europe’s largest newspaper publisher.
Britain’s manufacturers insisted they have a crucial role to play in a post-Brexit world, contributing $247bn (£190bn) a year to the economy and creating well-paid, high-value jobs.
The Bank of England’s interest rate cut to 0.25% in August should be enough to prevent the economy from slipping into a recession, according to the most hawkish member of the central bank’s interest rate-setting committee.