Japan’s economy grew at its fastest pace for more than two years in the second quarter amid high consumer spending and capital expenditure.
South East Asian and Indian buyers now make up the majority of London’s international property investors thanks to the fall in sterling and domestic policy changes.
For the first time in its 18-year history, the euro will be one-for-one versus Britain’s pound by early next year, according to the US investment bank Morgan Stanley.
Residents of urban areas across Europe have displayed their discontent with so-called over-tourism: the somewhat unavoidable negative consequences that increased visitor levels have on popular destinations.
Today, 9 August, is seen as the 10-year anniversary of the global financial crisis.
The Bank of England’s Super Thursday meeting takes place today.
There are few British inventors and entrepreneurs whose products are more well-known and well-used than those created by James Dyson.
Tear gas in the air and the sound of police shotguns fill the streets — every day since April thousands of Venezuelans have been protesting in the capital city of Caracas.
As chancellor of Germany, Europe’s largest and strongest economy, Angela Merkel is one of the most powerful voices in the European Union.
Bank of England (BoE) workers are staging a three-day strike from today in a dispute over pay.
A Marks and Spencer caught some heat last week for installing a high-pitched alarm to deter people from sleeping around its premises.
Investors are gearing up for a policy decision from the US Federal Reserve later today, and its likely interest rates will stay the same.
The Chicago Board of Options Exchange Volatility Index — more popularly known as the Vix and indisputably everyone’s favourite measure of near term stock market swings — is at its lowest since 1993.
European countries are facing tough times.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut the economic growth outlook for the UK and the US despite saying the “pick-up in global growth” that it had anticipated in its previous survey in April remained “on track”.
UK government borrowing rose to £6.9bn last month after the country was forced to pay higher interest on its debt.
The UK’s inflation rate fell back in June, as many economists had predicted.
The Chinese economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter, expanding 6.9 percent.
The EY Item Club, the economic forecasting group, has lowered its forecast for the UK’s GDP growth from 1.8 percent to 1.5 percent in 2017.
The pound has rallied to an almost 10-month high in response to comments from the UK government ahead of a new round of Brexit talks with the EU next week.
Mobile money is widely used in Tanzania, East Africa.
The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, commonly known as the Taylor review and looking into the gig economy, finally emerged this week.
There have been multiple signs this week that investor interest in emerging markets is back on.
One year after the Brexit vote, money transfer customers in the UK have demonstrated long-term resilience despite the devaluation of the pound, according to report published by Small World FS today.
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has suggested the central bank will continue to gradually increase interest rates over the next few years.
Tesco and Sainsbury’s are taking over the independent corner shop market in Britain.
Optimism has deteriorated in the three months to June in the financial services sector, with many companies concerned about the impact of Brexit on their operations, according to a survey from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and accountancy PwC published today.
American actor Johnny Depp is due to meet his former business manager in a Los Angeles courtroom today.
This week the UK government will publish a “radical” review into employment law, with a specific purpose of how to approach the gig — or sharing — economy.
US employment was up by more than Wall Street economists had expected last month, Labor Department figures published on Friday revealed.