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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...

UK Manufacturing Sector Enters Recession Territory

Uncertainties in the time leading up to Brexit is slowing down the growth of the British economy. According to official data from the Office...

World Economic Growth May Have Peaked

The world economy is facing a slowdown due to escalating tensions over trade, political uncertainty and tightening financial conditions in emerging markets. The Organisation of...

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...

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...

Emerging Markets Lead The Way For Long-Term Investors

Investors looking for long-term growth should look to emerging markets, says a leading bank. But only certain countries seem ripe for investment, according to experts...

Are You One Of The 0.21% Richest People In The World?

If you are millionaire and billionaire, then you are one of the privileged 0.21% of the global population. The latest United Nations estimate put the...

Eurozone Growth Hits 10-Year Peak As UK Struggles With Brexit

While Britain and the EU bicker over the divorce settlement and future relationship, a look at their economies after the Brexit vote show the...

Tiger Economies Clawing Way To Top Of Rich List

Strong global economic performance and fast-rising stock markets stoked a 5.3% increase in personal wealth to $166.5 trillion last year. The surge outpaced a rise...

Fed Puts US Interest Rates On Hold Again

The US Federal Reserve has voted to peg official interest rates again despite clamour on the markets expecting a hike. The US official interest rate...

Global Growth Is Not Good Enough, Says IMF Chief

The world economy is not plunging headlong into a disaster, but must do better, says International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde. She lambasted world leaders...

Bank Of England Rate Stays At Record Low For 7 Years

The Bank of England decision to hold interest rates at the record low of 0.5% has passed another milestone as the figure has now...

Petrol Up 6,000% But Is Still The World’s Cheapest

Fuel prices at the pumps may have gone up by more than 6,000%, but drivers in Venezuela still have the cheapest fuel in the...

Which Countries Demand The Least Tax From Expats?

For expats who have the opportunity where to live or run a business to pay the least tax, some new research comparing government tax...

Currency Volatility Bolsters Flagging Global Economy

Currency exchange rate fluctuations are likely to bolster the global economy as countries start to see their growth paths diverge, says the International Monetary...

Shining A New Light On Property Investment

Commercial property investment in the world’s leading cities is as much about innovation and business as property prices, according to a new survey. Cities showing...

Expat Workers Can Expect Higher Salaries In 2014

Expat workers around the world are likely to see higher salary increases in the coming year, according to a new study. The real value of...

Global Tax Coffers Are Filling At A Faster Rate

Taxpayers are filling government coffers with more cash than at any time since the recession, according to figures from the Organisation of Economic Co-Operation...

London’s Financial Prestige Is Waning

London’s influence as a major global financial centre is waning, warns a new report. Only one in four bankers, asset managers and hedge funds see...