Britons enter the five-week election campaign more upbeat about the economy than at any time in almost 13 years, according to the latest snapshot of confidence from the polling organisation Gfk.
The U.S. economy looks as if it's headed for another good year, according to the latest forecast from a group of business economists.
Greece's last-ditch attempt to get desperately-needed funds from its euro zone neighbors failed on Wednesday, but the country appears eternally optimistic that a list of reforms - as yet to materialize - will unlock vital aid.
The Bank of England is making a concerted effort to play down the possibility that it will respond to inflation falling to zero with a fresh cut in interest rates.
Within the emerging world of diverging growth dynamics and monetary policies, Credit Suisse retain our regional preference for Asian equities and bonds.
Greece’s eurozone creditors are considering bringing forward a financial lifeline for Athens by a few weeks after Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, told EU leaders the country would be insolvent by the end of April without assistance.
It’s a pretty extraordinary prospect.
Bank of England chief economist Andrew Haldane has put himself on a collision course with Mark Carney, the Bank’s governor, by suggesting policymakers may be forced to slash interest rates to zero in the coming months to tackle the looming risk of deflation.
Federal Reserve officials have begun a two-day meeting, which is expected to pave the way for the first rise in interest rates since the 2008 financial crisis.
The US Federal Reserve could raise interest rates as early as June, according to minutes from its April meeting, with Fed members arguing the risks of a slowdown in the global economy have receded.
The average asking price of a typical first-time buyer home leapt by 6.2% in a month after buy-to-let investors rushed to buy properties before last month’s stamp duty increase, according to figures on Monday.