Japanese growth beats expectations

Author: By Sean O’Grady, Economics Editor The Japanese economy, which was hard hit by the slowdown in international trade, grew by a better-than…

Dollar tumbles on report of its demise

Author: By Stephen Foley in New York A new spike has sent the cost of the precious metal to a level not seen before. The dollar slid sharply after yes…

G20 edges towards deal to rein in bankers’ bonuses

Author: By Andrew Grice, Political Editor The build-up to the G20 meeting has been marred by differences between European countries, led by France and…

Darling: UK recovery ‘around the corner’

Alistair Darling said he was “confident” of a return to growth and a sustainable recovery, despite ongoing risks to the global economy. Ah…