Luigi Di Maio, leader of Italy’s 5-Star movement, one of two parties in the coalition government, resigned on Wednesday, revealing divisions within the party and stoking political tensions.
Tensions between London and Washington were growing on Wednesday after the US threatened to impose retaliatory tariffs if the UK introduced a tax on technology companies.
The Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has suffered a mobile hack in 2018 by the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, reported the Guardian on Wednesday.
The far lower mortality rate of the new coronavirus identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan means that it is unlikely to have anywhere near the significance for the US economy of the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in 2003, Capital Economics said.
The focus around the world on Wednesday will continue to be on the World Economic Forum in Davos.
America's President trumpeted the country's achievements thus far in his first presidential term while calling on all countries to work together.
German economic sentiment has surged to a near five-year high, research published on Tuesday showed, as trade tensions between China and the US began to thaw.
UK business leaders urged the government to clarify its negotiating aims for the next stage of Brexit talks so they can prepare for a new relationship with the European Union.
A new report from Oxfam claimed that the world’s 2,153 billionaires had more wealth between them than a combined 4. 6bn people.
The world's economic watchdog offered a less glum view of economic prospects, but said that many risks remained and that were still few signs of a turning point in the data.
Analysts at Credit Suisse started coverage of London-listed Russian natural gas giant Gazprom a 'neutral' with a $9. 0 target price on its American Depositary Receipts, forecasting that the group's payout policy would rise to 5. 0% of profits by 2021, versus 30. 0% in 2019.
Officials from the European Union warned businesses to “prepare for the worst” after UK Chancellor Sajid Javid's announced that the UK would diverge from EU rules after Brexit.
Economic activity in China at the end of 2019 execeded forecasts, but some economists said that it was too soon to sound the 'all clear'.
Brussels's Brexit spokesman said on Friday that the UK had ruled out the option of automatically deporting citizens from the European Union that did not apply for settled status after Brexit.
Homebuilding activity in the States blew the doors of economists' forecasts in December, but economists were quick to point out that such strength was just not sustainable and some of the underlying data appeared to point in that direction too.
Top multinationals such as BMW, Microsoft and Apple called on the European Union to prevent patent trolls that buy patents to make a profit through licences or lawsuits.
A key lead indicator for the US manufacturing sector got off to a flying start in 2019, although the details of the survey were perhaps not quite as strong as they appeared to be at first glance.
Retail sales in the US grew more quickly than expected last month, although according to some economists, the details of the report pointed to household spending coming off the boil.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, according to figures released by the Labor Department on Thursday.
The plot around the fraudulent loan that sank shares of Nigerian oil company Lekoil thickened overnight after lawyers for the firm that allegedly brokered the transaction denied that it had played any role.