Is Britain's economy sliding into recession? The short answer is that no one knows. Uncertainty, however, is no excuse for ducking important decisions and the Bank of England must decide what to do about Brexit next week.
Wednesday's swings in the yen against the dollar look to be the prologue for a very volatile Friday as economists, investors and traders await Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's monetary policy pronouncement.
TOKYO Asian stocks edged up early on Thursday after the Federal Reserve provided an positive assessment of the world's largest economy and lifted risk sentiment.
Car prices in Britain will rise as a result of the country's decision to quit the European Union, the chief executive of Peugeot Citroen has predicted.
The Federal Reserve has voted to keep interest rates where they are, but noted that "near-term risks" to the economy have diminished, a sign that a hike is on the horizon.