EU leaders discuss easing budget rigor over migrant crisis, no deal
Wed Sep 23, 2015 8:22pm EDT
European Union leaders discussed whether to allow euro zone states to run higher deficits to cope with the costs of the migration crisis, EU officials said early on Thursday, but failed to find a common position.
Eyes on PMIs for clues after Fed keeps markets guessing
Fri Sep 18, 2015 9:16pm EDT
Business confidence data from China and the euro zone will offer some pointers this week to where the global economy is going after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept markets guessing about when it will begin raising rates.
Oil prices edge up as U.S. stock-draw counters slowing Chinese economy
Wed Sep 23, 2015 3:23am EDT
Oil prices stabilized on Wednesday as a U.S. crude stock-draw countered weak economic data from China, although analysts said a glut that cut prices by half since 2014 would persist due to slowing demand.
FTSE falters, with AA shares skidding lower
Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:09am BST
Britain’s top equity index retreated on Tuesday as weaker oil and metals prices weighed on commodity stocks, while motor insurer and repair group AA slumped after posting lower earnings.
UK budget deficit widest since 2012 in August after income tax shortfall
Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:41am BST
British government borrowing showed an unexpected year-on-year increase in August, after income tax receipts came in much lower than usual, official figures showed on Tuesday