A weaker outlook for the global economy is hitting UK exports and slowing the recovery in Britain’s manufacturing sector, the CBI has warned.
A weak housing market weighed on the US economy, while the fear of Ebola put some brief pressure on the stock markets, according to the newly released minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting in October.
There may not be a recession next year, but don't expect a year of stellar growth either, according to the latest BofA ML survey of fund managers.
Is that it ? Did the long-awaited rise in living standards last just the six days between the news that earnings had edged up to 1.3% and the latest data from the Office for National Statistics showing that the annual inflation rate has risen to exactly the same level?
The global economy is again showing worrying signs of an imminent financial crisis, according to David Cameron, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, who has warned of a dangerous backdrop of instability and uncertainty.
It says something about the diminished expectations that the reaction to the latest growth figures for Germany and France was one of relief.
The number of U.S. job openings was 4.7 million on the last business day of September, the Labor Department said Thursday.
Bank of England head Mark Carney warned of "significant risks" to its inflation projections, while insisting he "know(s) how to raise interest rates".
If Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were to call a snap election, it could extend the country's stock rally, but analysts say it would undermine confidence in his ability to put the economy back on a stable path in the longer-run.
Governments must urgently pursue more growth-friendly policies to shore up a weakening global economy beset with risks, the head of the International Monetary Fund has said.
Support for staying in the EU has risen among the finance bosses of big British firms, but they are also increasingly jittery as June’s referendum approaches.