A top International Monetary Fund official warned central banks that they should stand ready to help should economic growth slow even more rapidly.
Sentiment among US housebuilders improved a touch in July, according to data released on Tuesday.
Levels of industrial activity in the US were unchanged last month, despite a sharp jump in auto production, held back in part by a large in drop in utilities' output.
US retail sales volumes grew a tad more quickly than expected last month, boosted by sales of automobiles and food and beverage stores.
The pound took a hammering on Tuesday, falling to fresh lows against the dollar and euro on renewed fears that the UK will crash out of the European Union without a deal this autumn.
The eurozone’s trade surplus with the rest of the world widened in May, official data published on Tuesday showed.
German investor sentiment deteriorated in July amid the ongoing trade spat between the US and China, according to the latest survey from the ZEW Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim.
Factory sector activity in the New York area picked up a tad more quickly than expected in July, following a sharp drop during the previous month, according to the results of a closely-followed survey.
Foreign ministers from France, Germany and the UK were meeting in Brussels on Monday in an attempt to save the Iran nuclear deal.
Gilead Sciences will pay over $5. 0bn for the exclusive licence and options rights to Belgian-Dutch biotechnology outfit Galapagos's entire pipeline of potential drugs outside of Europe.
Chinese economic growth eased to its weakest pace in 27 years in the second quarter, according to data released by the country’s statistics bureau on Monday.
A top US central bank official said that two interest rate cuts would be consistent with the monetary authority's price stability mandate.
Wholesale price inflation in the States was a tad more muted than anticipated last month with core prices holding steady for a third consecutive month.
A top White House official said at the end of the week that the trade talks between Washington and Beijing had entered a "quiet period" and not to believe reports in either country's press, dismissing them both as "garbage".
Euro area industrial production snapped back in May with healthy rises in the output of both capital goods and consumer durables, but remained lower in annual terms.
British travel firm Thomas Cook announced on Friday that it was in "advanced discussions" with Chinese conglomerate Fosun and multiple banks regarding a £750m capital injection and the break-up of the group.
China's foreign trade surplus continued to increase last month as weak domestic demand weighed on the country's imports more than anticipated.
Global fund management group Ashmore saw its assets under management jump again during the fourth quarter of its trading year, albeit by less than expected by some analysts and with market performance accounting for a larger proportion of the improvement than anticipated.