Oil prices have reached their highest level in a year amid hopes in financial markets that the Opec cartel will make a deal to curb crude production stick.
Two long-term trends make me worry about the Italian economy, regardless of the outcome of the referendum this weekend. First, the so-called Italian Death Cross, and second the prospect of three decades of lost growth (yes three, this isn’t a typo).
Theresa May’s adviser on the future of work says the boom in the gig economy could have a significant impact on government finances, with self-employed workers and contractors paying more than £2,000 less a year on average in tax than employees doing equivalent jobs.
Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has urged the British government to disclose more information about its plans to leave the EU.
Growth in the global economy could accelerate to 3.4 percent in 2017 but the outlook is clouded by political risks, Morgan Stanley has warned.
A forecast £60bn hit to the UK's finances would still represent a good deal for Brexit, according to former British Chambers of Commerce boss John Longworth.
Leaving the single market would be damaging to almost every sector of the British economy from manufacturing and energy to retail and financial services, according to a new report commissioned by an alliance of Tory, Labour and Liberal Democrat politicians trying to stop a hard Brexit.
The strain of sluggish consumer spending and rising wages hit profits and dented the optimism of the UK’s services sector in November, according to the Confederation of British Industry.
British businesses continued to invest and consumers carried on spending in the months following the Brexit vote, defying predictions that a wave of uncertainty would hit economic activity.
London's economic growth plummeted to it lowest since 2013 in February, a survey of businesses shows this morning.
Last week should have been a good one for George Osborne.
US interest rates will remain unchanged until at least June, the Federal Reserve’s open market committee (FOMC) announced on Wednesday.
The experts said it could never happen. There was no way in which Donald Trump could win the Republican nomination for the US presidency.
The US Federal Reserve announced it would notraise interest rates on Wednesday afternoon, blaming uncertainty over the UK’s potential exit from the EU and slowing economic growth for the decision.
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.
The French economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has warned that if the UK leaves the EU, it risks isolating itself as a tiny trading post on the edge of Europe, akin to the Channel island Guernsey.
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.
This is what should be done by politicians to avoid a global recession after Brexit, former Wells Fargo CEO Dick Kovacevich says.
The more one sees of George Osborne – and this is not a chancellor who keeps himself to himself – the more he appears to be a practitioner of the false economy.
Uncertainty over the outlook for the UK economy after the Brexit vote in June has sent the pound plummeting to levels not seen since the 1980s.
Predicting the future is hard. Predicting what US President-elect Donald Trump will do is potentially harder.
A majority of managers in the UK believe Brexit-related uncertainty will hold back economic growth next year and almost half think leaving the UK will be a drag in the long term, according to a survey.