Oil prices have reached their highest level in a year amid hopes in financial markets that the Opec cartel will make a deal to curb crude production stick.
Two long-term trends make me worry about the Italian economy, regardless of the outcome of the referendum this weekend. First, the so-called Italian Death Cross, and second the prospect of three decades of lost growth (yes three, this isn’t a typo).
Theresa May’s adviser on the future of work says the boom in the gig economy could have a significant impact on government finances, with self-employed workers and contractors paying more than £2,000 less a year on average in tax than employees doing equivalent jobs.
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.
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.
A forecast £60bn hit to the UK's finances would still represent a good deal for Brexit, according to former British Chambers of Commerce boss John Longworth.
Leaving the single market would be damaging to almost every sector of the British economy from manufacturing and energy to retail and financial services, according to a new report commissioned by an alliance of Tory, Labour and Liberal Democrat politicians trying to stop a hard Brexit.
The strain of sluggish consumer spending and rising wages hit profits and dented the optimism of the UK’s services sector in November, according to the Confederation of British Industry.
British businesses continued to invest and consumers carried on spending in the months following the Brexit vote, defying predictions that a wave of uncertainty would hit economic activity.
This is what should be done by politicians to avoid a global recession after Brexit, former Wells Fargo CEO Dick Kovacevich says.
The more one sees of George Osborne – and this is not a chancellor who keeps himself to himself – the more he appears to be a practitioner of the false economy.
Early Friday afternoon, Barack Obama took the stage at the White House briefing room to announce that the US unemployment rate had dropped below 5% for the first time since February 2008.
The European Central Bank has cut interest rates across the eurozone to zero as it unveiled an unprecedented package of growth-boosting measures against the backdrop of a fragile global economy.
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.
The Bank of England (BoE) left interest rates at a record low of 0.5 percent and its asset purchase target unchanged at £375 billion ($617 billion) as expected.
Insights from a prominent Bitcoin commentator that global powers are beginning to feel threatened by cryptocurrencies.
George Osborne’s overhaul of the stamp duty tax regime has cost the taxpayer well over half a billion pounds in lost revenue last year, new research today reveals, as sales of high-end homes slowed and investors switched tactics to avoid paying huge premiums on purchases.
Uncertainty over the outlook for the UK economy after the Brexit vote in June has sent the pound plummeting to levels not seen since the 1980s.
Predicting the future is hard. Predicting what US President-elect Donald Trump will do is potentially harder.
A majority of managers in the UK believe Brexit-related uncertainty will hold back economic growth next year and almost half think leaving the UK will be a drag in the long term, according to a survey.