Although a 0.4% rise in quarterly gross domestic product wasn't strong enough to boost annual growth, after two quarters of 0.3% gains it shifted the needle on interest rate expectations
Japan´s stock market has been on a tear of late, but with elections just around the corner, what does the future hold for investors in Japanese assets?
Retail sales in the UK fell 0.8% in September as consumers increasingly feel the strain of falling real wages
The world's biggest financial markets crash in living memory took place on 19 October 1987. In the US, the Dow Jones fell 22.6%.
With average annual earnings failing to keep pace with inflation for several months now, the Bank of England has a dilemma on its hands: does it raise interest rates to lessen the burden on UK households, and with that risk putting the brakes on economic growth?
Much attention has been paid in the last few months to the persistence of UK inflation and its effect on the outlook for interest rates. Today the consumer price index is expected to hit 3%
Friday the 13th has been widely viewed as unlucky ever since King Philip of France launched a dawn raid on the Knights Templar on that day in October 1307.
Problems for crisis-hit construction outsourcing group Carillion were compounded this morning when it posted a “disappointing” set of first-half results.