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.
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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.
A British exit from the European union would result in prolonged uncertainty and put downward pressure on British companies’ credit ratings, Moody’s Investors Service has warned.
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.
Sterling tumbled to a 31-year low against the dollar and oil dropped below $50 a barrel as concerns deepened over the impact of Brexit on the UK economy.
Global oil prices will remain under pressure this week after Iran said it was ready to add half a million barrels a day to crude exports just hours after international sanctions were lifted this weekend.
The US economy added 161,000 jobs in October, the final jobs report before the election. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.9%.
Business appears to be slow at the Mercedes-Benz showroom in the Jing’an district of Shanghai.
Wall Street watchers are calling it the most seminal moment for the global economy since the collapse of Lehman Brothers unleashed a savage financial and economic crisis in 2008.
The North Sea oil industry, once a huge moneyspinner for the Treasury, is set to become a £1bn burden for the taxpayer next year as the plunging crude price hits revenues.
Forty million years ago a group of ants sat on a tree trunk watching another ant at work. A drop of sap welled over them; the rest is palaeontology.
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.