Global demand for gold fell last year for the first time in four years as the global stock market rally saw investors sell gold and pile into equity.
The US markets are set to open down today after they suffered one of the worst weeks in two years.
The price of bitcoin — along with almost all other mainstream cryptocurrencies — is in free fall.
As bitcoin — and its cryptocurrency peers — becomes better known and more widely accepted as payment, bitcoin heists are rising too.
The decline of the US dollar over the past 12 months will provide a boost to the US economy through trade, US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin has said.
In the 12 months to March 2017 billionaire fortunes grew by £585bn — enough to end extreme poverty more than seven times over.
The world’s elite are descending on the small Swiss town of Davos this weekend for the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF).
Housebuilder Persimmon is going to give its chief executive a £110m bonus following higher than expected profits in 2017.
Hungary is expected to come top for real wage growth amongst 32 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) wealthy nations next year with pay set to accelerate by 4.9 percent.
Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2017 has exceeded $3tn for the fourth consecutive year.
Saudi Arabia has released 23 of the 201 individuals held on corruption charges in Riyadh after they made cash settlements with the government.
The Bank of England (BoE) has unveiled plans to allow European wholesale lenders to keep operating as normal in the UK after Brexit.
The surges in the cryptocurrency bitcoin this year will have many wondering: is all this new wealth taxable?
The price of digital currency bitcoin has soared this year to almost $20,000 per bitcoin from just under $1,000 at the beginning of 2017.
Aimed at increasing market transparency in Europe, a revamped version of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive — known as Mifid II — comes into force on 3 January.
California is struggling to cope as blazes continue to burn across the state in what has been the most destructive wildfire season on record.
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will give her final Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting press conference as Fed head today, where she is expected to say gradual rate rises are likely to be warranted in 2018.
The oil price went above $65 a barrel for the first time in more than two years on Tuesday morning after a crack in the UK North Sea’s main pipeline system threatened short-term production.
In recent weeks, bitcoin mania has led to everyone and their mum buying in to bitcoin.
Norway’s $1tn oil fund has made its first real estate investment in Asia.
Challenger bank Revolut now allows customers to buy, hold, transfer and exchange cryptocurrencies including bitcoin using the Revolut app.
The bitcoin computer network currently uses as much electricity as Denmark.
It has taken almost a decade and accumulated losses of around £50bn but Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has finally, belatedly, and expensively closed its so-called bad bank business unit.
As customers shift to online banking, RBS announced today that it will close 259 branches across the UK.
UK chancellor Philip Hammond’s concession for first-time home buyers announced in his budget earlier this month will only have a “limited impact” on housing demand, according to British high street bank Nationwide.
Oil ministers from the 14 member states of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will gather in Vienna today to decide whether to extend output cuts by another nine months until the end of 2018.
The UK’s Bank of England (BoE) has said it wants the Sterling Over Night Index Average — known as Sonia — to replace the now infamous, scandal hit London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) in setting commercial sterling interest rates by end of 2021.
Xavier Rolet, the chief executive of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), has been asked to leave his post a year earlier than planned amid a boardroom row.
The price of the cryptocurrency bitcoin has hit over $10,000 amid the news that a South Korean bank is going to be launching a bitcoin vault service next year.
The Bank of England (BoE) has published the results of its latest stress tests of the UK’s biggest lenders, with this year’s billed as the toughest the BoE has done since it began testing in 2014.