Surge led by strong sales of autos and other durable goods, according to official data.
Policy stimulus and frenetic construction for the summer games in 2020 seen aiding Japanese economy, according to new analysis.
Across the euro area as a whole, UK purchasing power is 17% below its initial 2000 level, according to fresh industry analysis.
Confirmation of trade talks with the EU beginning as early as December sparks sterling rally.
Dollar registers gains as euro feels intraday Catalonian heat.
Zhou Xiaochuan warns of excessive optimism as Dow climbs well above 23,000 points and Chinese debt levels rise.
British currency rises against major crosses for second successive session as Prime Minister Theresa May heads to Brussels.
Confidential document suggests trade talks between London and Brussels could begin soon despite claims that Brexit negotiations were deadlocked.
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.