Tuesday May 26, 2015
World oil prices fell today as traders mostly took their cue from the rebounding US dollar, dealers said.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Many officials at the US Federal Reserve's April policy meeting believed it would be premature to raise interest rates in June and that a bump in inflation was being offset by a weaker labour market and softer data, according to minutes from the meeting released this evening.
Friday May 15, 2015
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has warned against the potential side-effects of monetary policy measures.
Thursday May 07, 2015
US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has warned that US stock market valuations were "quite high" and pose "potential dangers" to financial stability.
Wednesday April 29, 2015
The US Federal Reserve has pointed to weakness in the country's labour market and economy, in a sign that the central bank is struggling to proceed with its plans to raise interest rates this year.
Monday March 30, 2015
US consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years, the latest sign that the economy hit a soft patch in the first quarter.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
US consumer prices rebounded in February as petrol prices rose for the first time since June.
Wednesday March 18, 2015
The US Federal Reserve has opened the door further for an interest rate hike as early as June, ending its pledge to be "patient" in normalising monetary policy.
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.