S&P's China downgrade is 'wrong decision,' Finance Ministry says

Sep 22 2017 09:45

China has rebuffed the S&P Global Ratings downgrade of its sovereign credit rating, calling it a 'wrong decision' that ignores economic fundamentals and development potential.


US jobless claims decline as Harvey impact fades in Texas

Sep 21 2017 15:29

Applications for unemployment benefits in the US have unexpectedly declined as the Hurricane Harvey-related surge in Texas filings continued to reverse.


Nigerian central bank is acting like a 'piggy bank' for government spending

Sep 20 2017 14:49

Nigeria’s central bank is acting like a “piggy bank” with its funding of the government, according to a member of the Monetary Policy Committee.


UK retail sales rise more than forecast

Sep 20 2017 11:02

UK retail sales have risen in August at their fastest pace in four months, providing further evidence of a tentative pickup in consumer spending.


UK property slowdown continues as prices fall

Sep 20 2017 10:26

UK house prices have fallen for a fifth month in August, according to a new report, dragging their annual gain to the weakest since 2012.


German investor confidence surges as concerns over euro fade

Sep 19 2017 14:23

German investor confidence has risen for the first time in four months in a sign that concern over the risk to growth from the strengthening euro is subsiding.


BOJ goes from stopping advance in yields to battling decline

Sep 19 2017 12:27

After spending a year trying to prevent benchmark yields from rising above zero percent, the Bank of Japan now faces the challenge of stopping them from falling too low.


London slumps as UK sellers raise home prices

Sep 18 2017 10:07

UK house prices have grown at the slowest annual pace in more than five years this month as a slump in London weighed on the market.

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US retail sales fall after weaker results in prior months

Sep 15 2017 15:22

An unexpected decline in August retail sales and downward revisions to the prior two months have mainly reflected weaker results at auto dealerships.


US inflation picks up, ending five-month streak of misses

Sep 14 2017 14:49

Inflation may finally be getting back on track to reach the Federal Reserve’s goal, as the US cost of living accelerated following a weak stretch.

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