UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit negotiations were at an impasse and accused the European Union of not treating the UK with respect, sending the pound tumbling on Friday.
Central Bank of Russia surprised financial markets on Friday, hiking its main interest rate in response to the recent overshoot of its inflation target on the back of weakness in the rouble and food price inflation.
Business growth in the eurozone eased in September as trade war concerns and political uncertainty hit exports, according to preliminary data released on Friday.
Cabinet minister Chris Grayling warned that a no-deal Brexit was on the cards if the European Union did not soften its position regarding the Irish border.
Chief of the European Council Donald Tusk, said on Thursday that Theresa May's proposed new economic partnership with the EU "will not work" as it risks undermining the EU's single market.
Sales of US existing homes were steady in August, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.
Factory sector activity in the US mid-Atlantic region bounced back sharply in September on the back of a big increase in firms' new orders, according to the results of a widely-followed survey.
UK lawmakers on the Treasury select committee have called for regulation of cryptocurrencies which they consider to be "wild west" assets that expose investors to risks.
Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to reject an improved European Union offer to solve the issue of the Irish border post Brexit, reports stated on Wednesday, knocking the pound back from its seven week high.
America's current account deficit with the rest of the world narrowed more quickly than expected during the second quarter.
Homebuilding in the States picked-up substantially last month, but a key forward-looking indicator fell short of analysts' forecasts.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under increasing pressure to agree to a compromise on Nafta with the Trump administration, according to reports.
Michel Barnier, the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, said the bloc is “ready to improve” its offer to the UK on the Irish border issue and that October would be the “moment of truth” for negotiations.
Beijing struck back at Donald Trump’s latest round of trade tariffs on Tuesday, imposing their own sanctions on $60bn worth of US goods.
Sentiment among US housebuilders was steady in September, according to data released on Tuesday.
Global fund managers topped up their holdings of cash and lowered their allocation to global equities, according to the results of Bank of America-Merrill Lynch's fund manager survey for the month of September, especially towards Emerging Markets and Europe.
US President Donald Trump has confirmed he will impose new 10% tariffs on Chinese imports worth $200bn from next Monday, 24 September.