Bank Of England Offers No Surprise
December 05 2013 7:35 AM
The U.K.’s central bank maintained the status quo on its key rate and policies amid a steady recovery and dropping inflation and unemployment.
British Pig Semen Worth Millions?
December 04 2013 10:26 AM
David Cameron has pushed through a deal to export pig semen to China.
The Greek Economy's Glaring Social Cost
December 04 2013 9:29 AM
Almost a quarter of Greeks are at risk of poverty, according to recent Greek government statistics.
GDP Estimate Confirms Q3 Slowdown In Europe
December 04 2013 6:00 AM
France and Italy recorded a quarterly decline, while the UK’s GDP expanded.
Euro Zone, UK: Mixed Economic Signals
December 04 2013 5:12 AM
Germany led gains in the euro zone, while France and Italy reported declines, and the U.K. maintained strong service sector growth.
UK Manufacturing Shines, Euro Zone Recovery On Track
December 02 2013 5:54 AM
The latest PMI data show that the UK recorded a 19-year high in output and new order growth, while the euro zone continues to recover.
Euro Zone Unemployment Falls For First Time Since 2011
November 29 2013 6:41 AM
Unemployment in the euro zone fell for the first time in 33 months, while inflation showed modest improvement.
WTO Dec. Summit Preview: Bali Or Bust
November 27 2013 7:16 AM
Here's a preview of the WTO’s last-ditch effort to pass watered-down but "deliverable" elements of the Doha Round of trade talks.
Second UK Q3 GDP Reading: Growth Confirmed
November 27 2013 5:14 AM
The UK grew at its fastest rate in three years, but the pace of growth continues to stay below pre-recession levels.
Which Governments Are The Most Generous?
November 22 2013 3:04 PM
Despite donating the most in dollar amount to humanitarian causes in 2010, the U.S. was not the most generous country in the world.
UK Autumn Statement: What To Expect
November 22 2013 1:28 PM
The statement provides an update on the government’s plans for the economy based on the latest forecasts.
Euro Zone Manufacturing Upbeat As Service Sector Slows
November 21 2013 7:24 AM
Growth in the euro zone’s factory activity in November was largely confined to Germany, while the French manufacturing and service sectors contracted.
What Italians Want Most - Employment
November 21 2013 6:24 AM
Italy’s unemployment rate reached 12.5 percent in September as the nation remains mired in the longest recession since WWII.
The 10 Most Expensive Addresses In The World
November 20 2013 12:25 PM
If you live in these locales, you're not in the low-rent district.
A Billionaire Here, A Billionaire There, And Pretty Soon We're Talking About Real Money
November 19 2013 3:16 PM
The Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census shows that the United States has the most billionaires of any country, but Asia is catching up.
World Bank President Bullish On Africa: WSJ CEO Council
November 19 2013 2:55 PM
Burkina Faso, for example, is primed to grow if it can access long-term capital, the World Bank leader said.
Israeli Central Bank Figure Defends His Student Bernanke
November 19 2013 11:00 AM
A senior monetary policy thinker and mentor to Fed chair Ben Bernanke gave his take on the central bank's actions during the global economic crisis.
OECD's Tepid Global Growth Outlook
November 19 2013 9:28 AM
OECD blames slower growth on an emerging-market slowdown, a struggling euro zone, and the political and monetary policy uncertainty in the U.S.
Germany Rocks ZEW Outlook Index, Euro Zone Disappoints
November 19 2013 6:04 AM
While economic outlook improved in Germany and the euro zone, readings showed a not-so-bright economic situation in the present.
Developed World's GDP Growth Slowed In Q3
November 18 2013 8:14 AM
The data underlines the global recovery's fragility and the likelihood that central banks will continue economic stimulus.