The UK housing market divided sharply last month with London the only region where surveyors reported falling prices.
Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn told CNBC on Wednesday he is very concerned about the short-term window for oil and said crude prices could fall to $30 a barrel as the industry runs out of storage space.
City analysts are betting that the euro could soon sink to the same value as the US dollar on foreign exchanges, after the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing programme kicked off.
The prospect of cheaper holidays in continental Europe this summer for British and American tourists has become closer after the euro tumbled on the foreign exchanges.
Strong consumer spending and the performance of the dominant service sector have made Britain’s businesses increasingly confident about their prospects over the next two years, according to the British Chambers of Commerce.
US stock markets fell on Tuesday as investors worried about rising interest rates and a strengthening dollar.
Japan's economy grew less than previously thought in the fourth quarter of 2014 but still crawled out of recession, revised figures showed on Monday.
Persistent uncertainty over devolution and Britain’s membership of the EU is casting a shadow over business and the wider UK economy, the Scottish-based Alliance Trust has warned.
The pound has hit a seven-year high against the euro, bringing cheer for British holidaymakers but underscoring fears about the fragile European single currency as markets prepare for a flood of emergency electronic cash.
Snow blanketed New York City on Thursday, and its streets quickly emptied.
The timing of the steel crisis could hardly have been worse for China. Beijing is desperate to be granted market economy status within the World Trade Organisation but is running into stiff opposition from both the US and Europe.
A vote to leave the EU risks sending the pound sharply lower, stoking inflation, raising unemployment and denting economic growth, the Bank of England warned as its policymakers voted unanimously to keep interest rates at their record low.