The US is not the only western nation to be undergoing political ructions over the faltering post-crisis recovery.
The US economy added 161,000 jobs in October, the final jobs report before the election. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.9%.
New car sales in the UK continued to rise last month as strong growth in businesses buying company vehicles outweighed falling demand from private buyers for a seventh month.
What a surprise, the great British consumer did not retreat into a bunker after the vote for Brexit in June. He and she kept on eating, drinking and buying houses as if nothing of great significance had happened.
The Bank of England has abandoned plans for further cuts to interest rates as it conceded the economy had stood up to the shock of June’s Brexit vote without the sharp slowdown Mark Carney and fellow policymakers had predicted.
British households can expect a cut in their disposable incomes next year as the knock-on effects of the vote to leave the European Union send inflation rocketing and weaken the outlook for the economy.
Bitcoin registered as the 9th biggest payment network worldwide over the biggest ecommerce weekend of the year.
The world’s leading oil producers are preparing for the possibility of oil prices halving to $20 a barrel after a second day of financial market turmoil saw a fresh slide in crude, the lowest iron ore prices in a decade, and losses on global stock markets.
Oil may be a precious and dwindling resource but at the moment, at least, it looks like we just have too much of it.
The first signs that the buy-to-let boom could be coming to an end have emerged in figures from the Nationwide building society, which showed that lending to landlords went into the reverse over the past six months.
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.
The IMF’s latest world economic outlook released on Wednesday lacks the gloom that has accompanied previous reports.
European finance ministers will once again deliberate over how to treat Greece’s ongoing debt crisis this week despite the country desperately grappling with refugees pouring across its borders.
As we near Halloween night, there is a growing sense of foreboding about the economy’s prospects next year, even among Brexiters. The one word that is having a chilling effect – stagflation – is best known from its 1970s incarnation, when it wrought havoc throughout the land.
Every politician, it would seem, has to have one.
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.
UK house price growth will slow in 2017 but the legacy of insufficient housebuilding will mean that demand will outstrip supply and lead to a 3% rise over the year, surveyors have predicted.
The Brexit blow to the pound coupled with commodity price hikes is squeezing Britons’ Christmas spending power this year.
London’s economic output per person is more than double the average across the rest of the UK, according to new figures that underscore the challenge facing ministers as they vow to tackle the UK’s entrenched regional inequality.