In Russia Garry Kasparov, former world champion turned vocal opponent of Vladimir Putin, tweeted simply: ‘Winter is here.’ Photograph: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

Around the world some far-right and rightwing nationalist leaders have been reacting with glee to Donald Trump’s election as US president, while other(...)

“Brexit means Brexit”: the three-word sentence tells us much about UK prime minister Theresa May’s style.

‘Brexit means Brexit.” As circular as it is concise, this three-word sentence tells us much about the style of Theresa May, the UK prime minister. I t(...)

Japan’s 10-year government bond fell a basis point to minus 0.030 per cent after rising earlier in the week

Asian stocks wavered on Thursday as investors grappled with the apparently diminishing ability of major central banks to stimulate growth, while a tum(...)

Among the first questions to be answered is whether Britain wants to remain part of the EU customs union after departure. Photograph: Getty Images

Brexiteers this week hailed a record rise in Britain’s services sector last month as evidence that pre-referendum warnings about the economic cost of (...)

The rally in bond prices, which move inversely to yields, follows the Bank of England’s failure to find enough sellers for the £1.17 billion it sought to spend on long-dated paper. Photograph: Reuters

UK government bond yields entered negative territory on Wednesday, extending a historic rally after the Bank of England stressed its commitment to buy(...)

Many market players believe the Bank of England may resume its multibillion-pound quantitative easing programme. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

The British pound edged lower on Thursday as investors anticipated the Bank of England would cut interest rates to a record low later in the session,(...)

An important driver of the global stock market rebound are growing expectations that central banks are preparing to ease monetary policy to support their economies from any uncertainty caused by Brexit.

European stocks are shedding a small slice of their post-Brexit recovery as the pound steadies and government bond yields hover near record lows. Aft(...)

Uncertainty over this week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting has weighed on markets, though the US central bank is widely expected to leave rates unchanged after the much weaker-than-expected May nonfarm payrolls report. (Photograph: Gary Cameron/Reuters)

Asian stocks slipped on Tuesday ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting that begins later in the day, amid growing worries this month’s ref(...)

Mitsubishi Motors chairman Osamu Masuko speaks during a press conference regarding irregular fuel efficiency tests by the carmaker at the Ministry of Transport in Tokyo. Photograph: EPA

Mitsubishi Motors, which admitted last month to cheating on fuel-economy ratings, said nine more models including a sport utility vehicle may not have(...)

Mitsubishi Motors Corp’s President Tetsuro Aikawa (centre) and Executive Vice President Ryugo Nakao (left) at a news conference at the transport ministry in Tokyo, Japan.

Mitsubishi’s crisis over improper fuel consumption figures became dramatically worse on Tuesday as the company’s president has admitted that the flawe(...)

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