- Italy slashes growth forecasts AFP - 2 hours 1 minute ago
- Small army of Fed speakers, OPEC on tap for Wednesday CNBC - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
A flurry of Fed speakers, including the Fed chair, will keep markets busy Wednesday.
- Brazil economy 'poised' for return to growth: US treasury chief AFP - 6 hours ago
- Fact-checking the debate on taxes, economy CNBC - 9 hours ago
Clinton and Trump's debate on taxes, trade and the economy was often acrimonious ... if not always factual. Here are the highlights.
- Europe risks disintegrating at great human cost, Greece’s Varoufakis says CNBC - 13 hours ago
Europe is at risk of disintegration and this could come at great human cost, Greece’s fiery former finance minister warned on Tuesday.
- Report: The EU never held Britain’s economy back Business Insider UK Finance - 16 hours ago
Britain's economy is sluggish and unproductive, and will worsen with Brexit, according to a report from the Centre for European Reform (CER). The report, authored by Simon Tilford, disputes claims made by those campaigning to leave the European Union that Britain's economy was "dynamic and flexible," and had "little to …
- Asia growth holds stable thanks to China and India: ADB AFP - 23 hours ago
- Paris climate goals will cost Asia $300B a year, but rewards are huge: ADB CNBC - Tue, Sep 27, 2016 02:38 BST
Developing Asia will have to fork out $300 billion per year to uphold the 2015 Paris climate goals, the Asian Development Bank warned on Tuesday.
- Lane says ECB has to continue with current monetary policy strategies Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Sep 26, 2016 21:45 BST
The European Central Bank must continue with its current strategies to lift inflation, but it will of course look at tools being pursued by other central banks including Japan's, governing council member Philip Lane said on Monday. "In Europe we consider the current strategy to be working," Lane told Bloomberg TV in an …
- Trump, Clinton advisors spar over economic plans CNBC - Mon, Sep 26, 2016 21:44 BST
As Clinton and Trump head into their first debate, their camps are confident that their candidate's economic plan will win the day.
- Economic imbalances risk "destabilising" euro zone: ECB's Draghi Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Sep 26, 2016 16:38 BST
BRUSSELS/ROME, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Economic imbalances within the euro zone risk destabilising the currency bloc, top European Central Bank officials said on Monday, stressing the responsibility of governments to help boost growth while respecting EU rules. ECB President Mario Draghi and board member Benoit Coeure also …
- Europeans want ‘tangible benefits’ from EU institutions: ECB’s Draghi CNBC - Mon, Sep 26, 2016 15:46 BST
The European Union must show that it benefits people's lives, ECB President Mario Draghi said, as the bloc remains in limbo following the U.K.'s Brexit vote.
- KEN ROGOFF: I worry about China Business Insider UK Finance - Mon, Sep 26, 2016 08:00 BST
Ken Rogoff, the former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, says a Chinese economic slowdown is one of the biggest problems facing the world economy. Rogoff, now a professor at Harvard, said in an interview with the BBC published Monday: "If you want to look at a part of the world that has a debt problem, …
- Rogoff: China is the biggest threat to the global economy right now CNBC - Mon, Sep 26, 2016 07:41 BST
A slowdown in China is the greatest threat to the global economy, Kenneth Rogoff, a professor of economics at Harvard University, told the BBC.
- Op-Ed: Robots won't fix Japan's economy. Abe could, but isn't trying CNBC - Mon, Sep 26, 2016 06:13 BST
Japan's aggressive monetary easing is reminiscent of Einstein's quip about doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.
- Spotify is causing a major problem for economists Business Insider UK Finance - Sun, Sep 25, 2016 18:43 BST
- China may have $2 trillion in hidden bad debt — 10 times more than official numbers report Business Insider UK Finance - Sat, Sep 24, 2016 08:32 BST
- These are the big risks lurking for markets in the week ahead CNBC - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 23:42 BST
The presidential debate and OPEC could rock markets in the week ahead, while a rush of economic data could reveal if the economy is starting to sputter.
- US Treasurys hold higher after manufacturing data CNBC - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 19:34 BST
U.S. government debt prices rose on Friday as investors digested the release of September manufacturing activity and comments from Fed speakers.
- Fed-fuelled equity rally fades AFP - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 17:23 BST
- French growth goes negative in second quarter AFP - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 16:53 BST
- GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks head for best week since July despite mixed mood Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 13:16 BST
Stock markets headed for their biggest weekly gain in two months on Friday after a week of central bank meetings that left investors still unconvinced that U.S. policymakers intend to put an end to an era of ultra-low interest rates. European stock markets dipped around half a percent in morning trade, but global share …
- Foreign visitors' spending in UK up 2 pct yy in July- ONS Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 11:08 BST
Foreign visitors' spending in Britain in July was 2 percent higher than a year earlier, while Britons' spending abroad dropped 1 percent, the first official figures since Britain voted to leave the European Union showed on Friday. The Office for National Statistics said Britain's earnings from foreign tourism were 1.79 …
- US stock futures slip as traders eye data, Fed speakers CNBC - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 09:30 BST
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open as traders eyed the release of data and comments from Fed speakers.
- The Fed's 'costly failure' is leading to a 2017 bear market, economist says CNBC - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 08:47 BST
Money and credit growth in the U.S. has now become inflationary and is encouraging another bubble in stock markets, according to an economist.
- MORNING BID EUROPE-Whither the euro zone now that summer is done Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 08:34 BST
So how is the euro zone economy faring since governments and businesses quitted the summer beaches of St Rafael and Paros and got back to work? Flash purchasing manager indexes for France, Germany and the euro zone as a whole should give us a flavour today, testing the mood of September so far. France's - just out - are …
- Russia’s central bank criticizes the easy money policies of its peers CNBC - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 08:00 BST
Russia's central bank governor questioned whether other central banks still had the means to influence their economies.
- Why the Bank of Japan may be praying for a Fed rate hike CNBC - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 21:10 BST
- Trump again hypes an energy plan that economists don't believe in CNBC - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 19:54 BST
Donald Trump on Thursday reiterated his promise to unleash "a treasure trove of untapped energy" in the United States, but economists doubt his numbers.
- Beyond just no rate hike, here's the real reason for today's rally CNBC - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 19:28 BST
Investors cheered no rate hike from the Fed, but there's more than meets the eye to today's rally.
- Trump still thinks he can reach 4% GDP growth. Here's how often that happens CNBC - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 18:22 BST
Donald Trump still thinks his policies can boost American GDP growth to 4 percent, which could prove difficult based on recent history.
- UK's Kier looks to ride out Brexit uncertainty with strong order book Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 11:59 BST
British construction and services firm Kier Group (LSE: KIE.L - news) stood by its profit guidance as long-running public contracts and low exposure to London's housing market helped it withstand the jolt of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Kier, whose activities range from building power stations to outsourcing …
- There's battle raging in the City over whether Britain is headed for a post-Brexit recession Business Insider UK Finance - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 07:00 BST
- UK Economy: OECD Downgrades 2017 GDP Forecast By 1% Sky News - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 21:27 BST
- EU Vote: The Dangers Of The R Word Have Now Been Exposed Sky News - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 20:57 BST
Even if you weren't following the referendum campaign closely you'll probably remember a few of the economic highlights (lowlights?): the Vote Leave £350m bus; the "punishment Budget", and George Osborne predicting that there would be a recession if Britain left the EU. Now we know that all three of these claims were, in …