Policy stimulus and frenetic construction for the summer games in 2020 seen aiding Japanese economy, according to new analysis.
Zhou Xiaochuan warns of excessive optimism as Dow climbs well above 23,000 points and Chinese debt levels rise.
Industrial production figures and improved retail sales help the sterling reverse recent losses.
Pound's slump in the wake of the Brexit referendum has made Britain a more appealing destination for overseas tourists.
Sterling loses ground as fallout from Conservative party upheaval hits market sentiment.
The Prime Minister started by eulogising free markets in her Tory Party Conference speech and ended up talking price controls in a paradoxically daft narrative.
Sterling jumps against the euro and dollar on stronger intraday sentiment yet Brexit doubts lurk.
S&P Global Ratings opines the current recovery in Europe won't be a false dawn and can be sustained.
The FX firm has recently acquired a banking licence as it expands into US and Europe.
Ratings agency raises alarm over rapid build-up of debt but Beijing says economic fundamentals remain strong.
An interest rate hike that looked increasingly unlikely in December is both back on the table and gaining support.
Sterling had fallen overnight against the US dollar following Federal Reserve decision to hike interest rates.
Sterling climbs above $1.36 after BoE policymaker suggests rate rise could happen in November.
BoE votes 7-2 in favour of keeping interest rates unchanged but signals monetary policy could soon be tightened.
The British currency rallies after inflation expectations fuels interest rate hike speculation