The moment US central bank chief Janet Yellen presses the button will be a massive economic event.
Britain’s next government will face a tougher time than expected reducing Whitehall’s annual spending deficit, according to the International Monetary Fund, which said lower tax receipts and uncertainty surrounding the election would undermine growth forecasts.
The IMF’s latest world economic outlook released on Wednesday lacks the gloom that has accompanied previous reports.
One closely-watched financial analyst has launched a scathing attack on the country's finances and predicted another crisis for its currency.
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson tells CNBC the growth model powering China's economy is running out of steam.
China's economy grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the first quarter, official data showed on Wednesday, building the case for further stimulus from policymakers.
Greece has vigorously rebutted speculation that it will declare a debt default and plunge out of the eurozone if it fails to strike a deal with lenders to keep its bankrupt economy afloat.
Global growth will step up a gear over the next two years according to the International Monetary Fund, following the collapse in oil prices and the easing of austerity programmes in developed countries.
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.
Monday is Memorial Day, the official start of summer and another celebration traditionally marked by sales and a shopping bonanza. But the sun isn’t shining for US retailers.
A million more young people could have to live with their parents over the next decade to save enough for a deposit to buy their own home.