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.
Singapore's economic growth surged in the fourth quarter, rising 1.8 percent on-year, handily beating a Reuters forecast for a rise of just 0.6 percent.
The world's wealthiest people aren't known for travelling by bus, but if they fancied a change of scene then the richest 85 people on the globe – who between them control as much wealth as the poorest half of the global population put together – could squeeze onto a single double-decker.
British manufacturers enjoyed a recovery in output and new orders last month, according to a survey that will raise hopes the sector is finally shrugging off its recession.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defended the central bank's policy course, saying the central bank was trying to be as consistent as possible considering the difficulty of the task at hand.
Bitcoin’s recent meteoric rise in value to over $1,000 has shone the spotlight on alternative currencies, but bitcoin is not the only new digital currency vying for relevancy in 2013.
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.
Grading the U.S. economy, the rosiest scores from two billionaires on CNBC would average about a 68, equal to a D+ on a report card.
Business appears to be slow at the Mercedes-Benz showroom in the Jing’an district of Shanghai.
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.
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.