Bitcoin moved beyond $8,000 for the first time on Friday on news that a software upgrade, SegWit2x hard fork, will deliver Bitcoin owners a new cryptocurrency.
US housing starts rose last month to the highest level in a year, a sign home builders are getting back on track after hurricane activity weighed on residential construction in September.
Bitcoin hit an all-time high just below $8,000 on Friday, on talk that a software upgrade whose suspension sent the cryptocurrency into a tailspin at the end of last week was, after all, going ahead within hours.
China’s central bank on Friday issued sweeping guidelines to tighten rules on asset management business, the latest step by Beijing to fend off systemic risks in the country’s rampantly growing shadow banking sector.
Goldman Sachs' chief executive Lloyd Blankfein said on Thursday that many people want Britain to have a “confirming vote” on whether to leave the European Union.
Dow Jones – A trio of cancelled bond sales and weakening investor demand for emerging-market junk bonds are pointing to new strains in Asia’s credit markets, after a strong rally earlier this year.
UBS has upgraded its outlook for the UK economy, telling investors that “the picture is not as bleak as many think.”
(Reuters) A bigger surplus from trade boosted the euro zone’s current account surplus in September, European Central Bank data showed on Friday, countering concerns about the impact of a stronger euro on exporters
Construction output in the eurozone rose in September thanks to growth in building projects and a stable performance from civil engineering
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi delivered a glowing report card on the eurozone economy on Friday
UK accountancy watchdog the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is making a push to get smaller companies to tighten their accounting standards.
(Press Association) Home owners’ confidence that property prices will continue rising has dipped – although seven in 10 still expect values to be higher in six months’ time – a survey has found
Dow Jones – Malaysia's economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter of this year, driven by robust private sector spending, continued strength in exports and expansion across all economic sectors, according to the country's central bank on Friday.
The Indian rupee gained more than 1% against the dollar after rating agency Moody's upgraded the country's sovereign debt rating