Donald Trump has called on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point “over a fairly short period of time”, saying it would make the US economy even better and would “greatly and quickly” enhance the global economy.
Gordon Brown has suggested that the Government’s response to another potential economic downturn would be “very different” from his actions during the 2008 financial crash.
Political and economic uncertainty has been cited as a key reason as to why business confidence in Scotland fell by 17 points to 0% last month, according to new analysis.
Public spending cuts may be needed to help deal with a possible Scottish budget shortfall of more than £1 billion, the Finance Secretary has warned MSPs.
Scotland’s tourism, food and drink, and creative industries have all grown over the last year, figures show.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay is facing a grilling from MSPs over how the Scottish Government plans to meet a possible budget shortfall of more than £1 billion.
There was a mixed picture for Scotland’s jobs market last month, according to a new survey.
A Holyrood committee wants to change the law to prevent ministers from getting early sight of key economic information.
The Scottish Government’s latest financial strategy is lacking “analytical assessment” and contains only “limited information” on spending plans, economic experts have said.
A new department should be created to help businesses sell online as part of a new economic model to boost skills and growth, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
The number of projects involving foreign firms investing in Scotland fell by almost a fifth last year, a new report has revealed.