The battered pound has notched up its best two-week performance in eight years after the surprise US election result took investor focus off the UK’s Brexit challenges.
Britain is in store for a hard Brexit that will hit the UK economy and lay bare the deep divisions in British society, a leading ratings agency has warned.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has highlighted the significant tasks ahead for OPEC if the oil cartel is to freeze or cut its production.
One of the US' major banks has today revised down its economic outlook for 2017 following Donald Trump's surprise triumph in the US presidential elections.
Billionaire Carl Icahn called the surprise win by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump "a step in the right direction" on Wednesday.
President-elect Trump campaigned on a promise to transform the American economy. Here's how he plans to pull it off.
Over the weeks and months ahead, markets will watch Fed Chair Janet Yellen and President-elect Donald Trump to see if she resigns, he asks her to resign or they find a way to coexist.
Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections will have implications for the whole global economy.
Donald Trump's historic victory in the U.S. presidential elections has pushed up prices for the digital currency bitcoin.
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.
President-elect Donald Trump touted holiday spending and a strong stock market in a tweet on Monday evening.
The US economy grew faster than previously thought in the third quarter of 2016, to post the fastest rate of quarterly growth in two years.