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Consumer Confidence Still Riding At A Record High

Brexit and trade wars may be weighing heavy on the global economy, but consumer confidence is still riding high. New data confirms confidence is still...

Women bearing the brunt of economic problems in the UK, new...

Report by RSA think-tank finds women feel less economically secure than men 43% of working women would struggle to pay an unexpected bill...

Fed Cuts Interest Rates But Not By Enough, Says Trump

Interest rates are hitting the headlines again more than a decade after they plunged following the global financial crisis. The US Federal Reserve - the...

Price Of Gold Spurred By Central Bank Stockpiling

Demand for gold has climbed to a three-year high mainly due to central banks stockpiling the precious metal. Central banks bought 224.4 tonnes of gold...

US Shale Oil Set For Boom As Prices Rise

Boom and bust is built into the DNA of the global oil industry because of the way bringing new fields online works. Typically, oil prices...

Spring Statement 2019: Key Points

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has delivered his Spring Statement 2019 - his annual report on the financial health of the country. The statement...

Time To Reconsider Emerging Market Hopes

It’s time to ditch those doubts over emerging markets as the brakes go on economic growth around the world, says an investment expert. Although 2018...

Budget 2018 – Era Of Austerity Comes To An End

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has delivered his last Budget before Britain exits the European Union readying the nation and the economy for a ‘new chapter’. He...

Uberisation Gears Up For Transport Revolution

The Uberisation of the world is underway but you probably haven’t noticed yet. The business model of the ubiquitous Uber taxi firm is set to...

Fed Hikes US Interest Rates Again – With More To Follow

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates again. The rate was hiked by 0.25% to 2% to 2.25% with the message that the markets...

Bank Puts Off Another UK Interest Rate Rise

The Bank of England has put interest rates on hold after moving them up last month to the highest level since the financial crisis. After...

Price Of Oil Heads Back To $100 A Barrel

Oil prices are slowly floating up and a return to the $100 barrel could be on the cards within a few weeks. The price of...

Gold Loses Shine As Price Falls To $1200 Sweet Spot

Gold is losing some shine for investors as the price has plunged to a 20-month low on the back of emerging market currency depreciation. The...

Devere USA Economy Heading for a Fed-Induced Hangover

The USA economy may be heading for a Fed-induced hangover next year, warns the chief executive of Devere Group, one of the world’s largest...

Big Economies Need To Rebalance Not Trigger Trade Wars

Big economies could do more to help the world if they saved or spent more rather than arguing about trade tariffs, cautions the International...

Brexit Cat-And-Mouse Game In Bid To Gain Upper Hand

Britain and the European Union are playing a desperate cat-and-mouse game to try and gain the upper hand in negotiations ahead of trade talks. In...

US Boom Creeps Towards Setting A Record

Financial experts are closely watching the US as the expanding economy is approaching new records. The US economy has not faltered since 2009 – a...

Dubai Rents And Home Prices Slip Into Red

A detailed analysis of Dubai’s property markets has revealed that rents are down across the board for apartments and villas. Every neighbourhood in the emirate...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Key Points

Here’s a digest of the main measures from Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s 62-minute Autumn Budget 2017. Record numbers in work Rising employment has seen 32 million people...

Saudi Purge Uncovers $100 Billion Corruption Scandal

A social and cultural revolution is underway in Saudi Arabia as the new royal regime sweeps away fraud and corruption. In a purge of princes...