The US is not the only western nation to be undergoing political ructions over the faltering post-crisis recovery.
The US economy added 161,000 jobs in October, the final jobs report before the election. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.9%.
New car sales in the UK continued to rise last month as strong growth in businesses buying company vehicles outweighed falling demand from private buyers for a seventh month.
What a surprise, the great British consumer did not retreat into a bunker after the vote for Brexit in June. He and she kept on eating, drinking and buying houses as if nothing of great significance had happened.
The Bank of England has abandoned plans for further cuts to interest rates as it conceded the economy had stood up to the shock of June’s Brexit vote without the sharp slowdown Mark Carney and fellow policymakers had predicted.
British households can expect a cut in their disposable incomes next year as the knock-on effects of the vote to leave the European Union send inflation rocketing and weaken the outlook for the economy.
Britain’s services sector enjoyed a record rise last month, as companies shrugged off the initial shock of the vote to leave the EU, according to a survey of business activity that adds to signs the economy has escaped recession in the immediate aftermath of the referendum.
Britain’s manufacturers insisted they have a crucial role to play in a post-Brexit world, contributing $247bn (£190bn) a year to the economy and creating well-paid, high-value jobs.
JPMorgan's David Kelly says the economy is strong enough to withstand a hike.
Household spending bounced back last month, with people splashing out on theatre trips, restaurants and holidays, according to new figures.
The key measure of the US economy was revised from bleh to meh on Tuesday as businesses restocked goods at a stronger pace than first thought, adding to the likelihood of an historic US rate rise next month.
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.
Evidence that the UK economy has so far withstood the shock of Brexit has been provided by a Bank of England report that shows no general slowing in activity since the referendum.
Donald Trump's historic victory in the U.S. presidential elections has pushed up prices for the digital currency bitcoin.
UK house price growth will slow in 2017 but the legacy of insufficient housebuilding will mean that demand will outstrip supply and lead to a 3% rise over the year, surveyors have predicted.
The Brexit blow to the pound coupled with commodity price hikes is squeezing Britons’ Christmas spending power this year.
London’s economic output per person is more than double the average across the rest of the UK, according to new figures that underscore the challenge facing ministers as they vow to tackle the UK’s entrenched regional inequality.