Federal Reserve officials are increasingly at odds over how “patient” they should be with record-low interest rates, according to the minutes of the central bankers’ latest meeting.
David Cameron has hailed news that Britain’s employment rate is at the joint highest level since records began in 1971 as evidence that the economy is strengthening.
Singapore's economy grew at a much faster pace than earlier thought in the fourth quarter, after the performance of both manufacturing and services sectors were revised upwards, data on Tuesday showed.
Japan's economy crawled out of recession in the fourth quarter of 2014, data on Monday showed, although the growth figures came in much weaker than expected.
The Chinese believe the Lunar New Year is about ushering in luck and fortune, and this year may be particularly prosperous for the country's wealthiest, according to research firm WealthX.
Low oil prices and inflation will help Britain record its fastest growth since the financial crisis, according to the CBI.
Frankfurt’s stock market has reached a new high, topping 11,000 for the first time.
Britain will slip into deflation for the first time in more than half a century, the Bank of England is expected to say on Thursday, as the slump in oil prices further impacts the economy.
Lower oil prices will be sustained throughout 2015 but don't expect any boost for the majority of the world's countries, according to a global growth forecast from Moody's Investor Service.
The Bank of England’s interest rate setters meet against a gloomy economic backdrop this week that could prompt at least one policymaker to push for a cut in borrowing costs to shore up stalling growth.
The US economy showed further signs of a slowdown on Friday as the US Department of Labor announced just 160,000 new jobs had been created in April, 40,000 fewer than had been expected.
The Scottish economy is growing at a far slower rate than the UK as a whole, with the North Sea oil slump leading to a fall in GDP last year, the latest data shows.