The International Monetary Fund on Monday boosted its estimates for US growth on expected stimulus spending by the incoming Trump administration, but kept the forecast for global growth unchanged.
Many of us will be feeling the post-Christmas pinch in our wallets as we wait for the January pay packet that every year always seems to take an age to arrive.
The world's eight richest individuals have as much wealth as the 3.6bn people who make up the poorest half of the world, according to Oxfam.
The Alpine resort town of Davos, Switzerland, during the annual World Economic Forum last January. Credit Fabrice Coffrini/Agence France-Presse - Getty Images.
Alliance Trust has set out details of a strategic overhaul to improve its investment performance that will see the Dundee-based financial services group outsource management of its �3.3bn portfolio to eight fund managers.