Hobart was the only Australian capital to record a rise in house prices in the last quarter while Canberra home values were flat and other cities went backwards, according to new data. Sydney and Melbourne
DUBAI, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Oman is not facing a credit crunch but the Gulf Arab oil producer should speed up implementation of fiscal reforms like the introduction of a value-added tax (VAT), an IMF official
One despairs of homo economicus. With clockwork predictability, a deluge of analyst notes have landed in my email box blaming Britain’s fourth quarter slowdown on the approaching Brexit cliff-edge. My
Italy risks sliding into a recessionary vortex after corporate lending slumped by 5.5pc in December, raising the odds of a fresh debt crisis in 2019 without a shift in policy by the eurozone authorities.
Self-employed homeowners are among those facing reduced choice in the mortgage market, as lenders withdraw due to issues last seen during the credit crunch. Three providers have pulled out of the market
Retailers have suffered their worst December since the recession after cautious shoppers delayed spending until the last moment and abandoned the high street to hunt for bargains online. Last month’s was
China is sliding into a manufacturing recession as a wave of bond defaults sweep through the corporate sector, signalling yet further trouble for the battered global economy. The official PMI survey for