The European Union will not expand its list of countries allowed restriction-free travel when officials meet for their bi-weekly review.
The cost of living in the US increased slightly more quickly than anticipated amid broad gains in prices by categories.
Chinese foreign trade moved up a gear in June, belying a strong domestic economy and overseas.
A stronger-than expected reading for a widely-followed gauge of small business confidence in June was misleading, some economists said.
China is to impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin after the US government gave the green light to a sale of missile parts to Taiwan.
German economic sentiment dipped in July and the assessment of the current situation came in below expectations, the monthly ZEW survey of investors showed.
Libya is set to resume crude oil exports in the wake of successful talks between the country's two warring factions following talks led by the United Nations and the United States.
German officials have confirmed that the country’s economic recovery is underway after industrial production passed its lowest point.
Copper prices spiked on Monday on possible supply issues, after workers at a Chilean mine owned by Antofagasta voted in favour of strike action.
The focus over the coming week will be on reports covering gross domestic product and the labour market in May.
The head of German biotechnology outfit BioNTech thinks that his company will be file for regulatory approval of its Covid-19 vaccine before the end of 2020.
Gilead Sciences's Remdesivir antiviral treatment for the novel coronavirus may cut the risk of death by nearly two-thirds.
Producer prices in the US continued retreating last month amid sharp drops in the cost of food and in retailers' margins.
The Democratic Party's presumptive nominee vowed on Thursday to "put an end" to an era "shareholder capitalism", saying that the days of Amazon not paying federal taxes were numbered.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) raised its 2020 oil demand forecast on Friday but warned the spread of Covid-19 was still a concern and could change the outlook.
The International Monetary Fund chief economist Gita Gopinath called for governments to start “equity-like” support for firms affected by the coronavirus.
Weekly jobless claims in the US fell more than expected last week, according to figures released on Thursday.
China's manufacturing sector reported tentative signs of recovery in June, despite the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on demand, official data showed on Thursday.
Germany's trade surplus improved as expected in May but exports remained well below pre-Covid-19 levels as large trading partners continued with restrictions on economic activity.
Gold prices have broken fresh records, despite a recent rally in equities, amid ongoing concerns about the long-term economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the prospect of rising inflation.