Four weeks ago, EDF's board gave its approval for two new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset. The Government said it will take a short time to consider the project.
A man rides a bicycle past the Bank of Japan (BOJ) building in Tokyo March 18, 2009. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/File Photo. 3/3. left. right.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised the possibility that future policy makers might increase their inflation target and broaden the types of assets they can buy to enhance their ability to counteract a severe recession.
European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said unconventional monetary policy may have to be used differently and more frequently if governments don't act to boost the growth potential of euro-area economies.
With just four months of 2016 to go, though, I'm sticking to my Yuletide view. Attempting to predict the oil price is crazy. Yet no decent economist can afford not to.