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 Bank of England’s interest rate setters meet against a gloomy economic backdrop this week that could prompt at least one policymaker to push for a cut in borrowing costs to shore up stalling growth.
The US economy showed further signs of a slowdown on Friday as the US Department of Labor announced just 160,000 new jobs had been created in April, 40,000 fewer than had been expected.
The Scottish economy is growing at a far slower rate than the UK as a whole, with the North Sea oil slump leading to a fall in GDP last year, the latest data shows.
Worries about the EU referendum in June, rising labour costs and China’s slowdown have knocked UK business confidence to a four-year low, according to a report that will fan fears the economy is losing momentum.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is offering little in the way of reassurance about the "very slow growth" U.S. economy.
Worries about the EU referendum in June and over a resurgence of the eurozone crisis have knocked consumer confidence in the UK to its lowest level in more than a year, according to a report.
US interest rates will remain unchanged until at least June, the Federal Reserve’s open market committee (FOMC) announced on Wednesday.
British households will be saddled with a tax-like financial burden for years if they vote to leave the EU, one of the world’s leading forecasting groups has warned.
Britain’s economy slowed sharply in the first three months of 2016 as factors unrelated to the looming in/out EU referendum put a brake on growth.
Unconventional central bank policies, including quantitative easing (QE) have failed to spur either inflation or growth as fiscal austerity continues to bite, Nouriel Roubini said in an op-ed for Project Syndicate.
Nine out of 10 of the country’s top economists working across academia, the City, industry, small businesses and the public sector believe the British economy will be harmed by Brexit, according to the biggest survey of its kind ever conducted.
Crude oil prices will remain in the $45-$50-a-barrel range till mid-2017, with little to change the global supply and demand situation, Goldman Sachs said.
The Bank of England and the Treasury are under increasing pressure to prevent Britain from sliding into recession after a wide-ranging health check of the economy completed since the referendum showed the sharpest downturn in activity since the peak of the financial crisis seven years ago.
The Bank of England’s chief economist has called for a big package of measures to support the UK’s post-Brexit economy, stressing the need for a prompt and robust response to the uncertainty.
Growing worries about the economic outlook have dented the confidence of UK households and manufacturers, according to the latest reports to suggest the Brexit vote result will slow the economy.
Here we go again. Just as it looked like the recovery was on a firmer footing, and a little smugness had even crept in over Britain growing faster than other big economies, we’re hit with fresh warnings about a slowdown.
A top Bank of England policymaker has warned that even if Britain votes to stay in the EU, underlying weakness in the economy could mean that more support is required from the Bank.
Household spending bounced back last month, with people splashing out on theatre trips, restaurants and holidays, according to new figures.
World finance leaders pledged to use more resources to try to bolster economic gains amid slow growth and a rising backlash against globalization.
The European Union has slapped tariffs of up to 73.7% on Chinese steel after manufacturers were forced to cut jobs due falling prices and demand for the material amid an influx of cheap imports from Asia.