A stronger dollar, and the higher interest rates that go with it, is bad news for emerging markets.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
Europe has defied expectations of another bad year, while the US and China stumble.
Oil prices have continued to yo-yo over the past few days, with a bounce induced by the conflict in Yemen fading.
The Chinese authorities have announced measures to shore up the sinking property market.
A flurry of deals early this week has given the global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market its strongest start to the year since 2007.
The Office for National Statistics has revised its GDP growth estimate for the fourth quarter, bumping up the overall 2014 figure.
The FTSE 100 eclipsed 7,000 for the first time in 15 years, but will struggle to make further gains.
Try as it might, the Federal Reserve can’t keep the coming crisis at bay forever.
Fifteen years ago, the Nasdaq eclipsed 5,000 before the dotcom bubble burst. But the index’s latest foray above this milestone should be more sustainable.
Tighter rules governing banks’ bond holdings and debt-market activities could cause the next credit crunch.