A war of words has erupted between Donald Trump and Mario Draghi over Europe's efforts to boost its economy. Who's right?
ECB President Mario Draghi admitted the eurozone recovery has slowed and kept record low interest rates unchanged
Missed inflation target means ECB unlikely to change cheap money policy soon.
The Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold as real wages fall and consumers suffer biggest loss of spending power in 40 years.
Bank of England raises interest rate to 0.5 per cent in the first hike in a decade
Interest rates in the UK have again been kept at their record low level of 0.25 percent
The European Central Bank has left its benchmark refinancing rate unchanged at 0 percent.
The Bank of England has ordered British banks to build up billions in cash reserves.
It says capital buffers will need to be raised by nearly 13
More positive news for the US economy with March proving to be a bumper month for jobs.
Russian interest rates have fallen to 9.5% on the back of better inflation data.
Federal Reserve policymakers have started a two-day meeting which is almost certain to produce an increase in the cost of borrowing in the US.
The US central bank is previewing interest rate rises, with Fed Chair Janet Yellen warning it is "unwise" to wait too long.
Business Line reviews some of 2016's main economic changes and the responses of the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and Bank of England.
Better than expected GDP and Income data from US suggest Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December.
German consumption in rude health
The US dollar has been boosted by Donald Trump's election victory and spending plans, and political and economic worries in Europe, Britain and Japan.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen says Donald Trump's election has done nothing to change the Federal Reserve's plans for a rate increase "relatively soon".