The phrase “currency war” speaks to a seemingly phoney battle between the world’s major trading powers over the price of exports.
The risk of the global economy being battered by a “perfect storm” in 2016 has been highlighted by the World Bank in a flagship report that warns that a synchronised slowdown in the biggest emerging markets could be intensified by a fresh bout of financial turmoil.
The US economy slowed in December, according to a survey of businesses published today.
The European Central Bank's chief economist has staunchly defended its asset purchase programme, arguing that it will eventually increase inflation in the Eurozone.
London businesses are continuing to grow, but are increasingly cautious amid increasing concerns about the domestic and global economy, according to a new report out today from the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR).
When Stavros Staikos thinks of the year ahead, he expresses dread.
UK factories entered 2016 in a “state of near stagnation” following a decline in output growth and new orders during December.
The 10 years between 2010 and 2020 are set to be the worst decade for pay growth in almost a century, and the third worst since the 1860s, according to new research.
Worries about the eurozone and shaky prospects for the wider global economy have dented confidence among bosses of the UK’s biggest companies, according to a survey.
The dollar went up. The dollar went down again. Share prices dropped. Share prices recovered. Yes, it was time for Wall Street to play one of its favourite games: interpreting a speech by Janet Yellen.
Sterling hovered near a three-week high against the dollar this morning, after receiving a boost from strong economic data which showed investment was moving in the right direction.
A rise in consumer spending helped the UK economy power ahead in the months running up to the EU referendum, with little sign the vote hurt investment or the wider economy, official statisticians have said.