George Osborne’s prospects of stoking the feelgood factor in the run-up to May’s general election received a double boost on Wednesday, with news that living standards are rising and an interest rate rise is likely to be delayed until late 2015 at the earliest.
Eurozone officials have spent the last four years building a financial buffer big enough to cope with a Greek exit.
Clutching a lunchtime orange juice and sandwich in Zurich’s central station, nurse Nelly Studer captured the fears gnawing at Switzerland since the drama in the foreign exchange markets last Thursday when the Swiss franc jumped 30% in value against the euro.
The global jobs market will continue to deteriorate in the coming years,, while rising income inequality and high youth unemployment will stoke more social unrest, a new report warns today.
Mail on Sunday executives are standing behind the newspaper’s extensive serialisation of the memoirs of an ex-mayor of Doncaster, which claimed to give “a worrying glimpse of the real Ed [Miliband]”.
The UK economy is a clear winner from the collapse in oil prices, which has delivered a “shot in the spending arm” for consumers, according to a leading economic forecaster.
Ed Miliband has been urged by one of the left’s leading thinktanks to counter corporate hostility to Labour by softening his anti-business rhetoric and stressing the pro-enterprise parts of its economic programme.
Thomas Jordan is the man responsible for the investor panic hitting currency markets on Thursday.
If the Swiss National Bank can’t stand the heat about to emerge from the European Central Bank’s monetary kitchen, Mario Draghi must be cooking something explosive, right?
The Syriza victory (Radical Greeks vow to see off age of austerity, 27 January) has lessons not only for the eurozone, but for the EU as a whole.
Shop assistants, nurses and teachers are among the unhappiest workers in the UK when it comes to their pay, according to a survey that highlights widespread dissatisfaction after years of falling real wages.
Interest rates in the UK could rise sooner than markets expect, a top Bank of England policymaker has said.