Tuesday February 24, 2015
US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said that the US labour market still showed cyclical weakness and inflation continued to fall, making any interest rate hike unlikely before June.
Monday February 23, 2015
Hotel occupancy has returned to pre-crash levels, driven by a big jump in visitors from the US and Canada.
Wednesday January 28, 2015
The US Fed has repeated that it will remain "patient" in deciding when to raise interest rates, and said the country's economy is on track.
Friday January 09, 2015
US job growth increased briskly in December, opening the door wider to an interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve this year despite a gloomy world economy.
Friday December 05, 2014
US employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in October and wages increased, which could bring the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates.
Friday November 07, 2014
US job growth increased at a fairly brisk pace in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low of 5.8%.
Tuesday November 04, 2014
Opinion polls in the United States show the Republican party is on course to take control of both Houses of Congress, although races in several states are deemed too close to call.
Thursday September 18, 2014
The pound has bounced back to levels seen before polls started to indicate that Scottish voters might vote in favour of leaving the UK today.
Wednesday September 17, 2014
"Multinationals, stand ready, it's over" - those were the words of Pascal Saint Amans, the Director of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration yesterday.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
World oil prices stabilised today as investors continued to digest weak global data and awaited the start of the US Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy meeting.