IB Times: Economy

So Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding will drive spending, right?

What Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding can teach us about the economics of partying

Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

President Donald Trump met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, the leader of China's delegation, on Thursday.

German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

The Nord Stream 2 project will double the amount of natural gas Russia can funnel directly to the heart of Europe.

Europe v Trump: Iran signs oil deal with UK as John Bolton threatens sanctions

Tensions mount between Europe and Donald Trump's White House over Iran sanctions.

Harry and Meghan's royal wedding: London will show the world how to have good time

Royal wedding fever is gripping the nation and tens of thousands of tourists are heading to London to join the party.

Europe counts the cost as Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal and reimposes sanctions

Trump's decision on Iran means companies worldwide must stop doing business with the country or run afoul of the U.S. government.

As Beijing and Washington haggle China's trade surplus with US swells

U.S. officials visited Beijing last week for talks on cooling rising tensions between the world's two largest economies.

Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May customs proposal as 'crazy'

Splits within British government deepen over the UK's future economic relationship with the European Union.

Billions on the line for firms as Trump weighs Iran pullout

For Western businesses, the 2015 nuclear deal meant access to Iran's largely untapped market of 80 million people.

California now world's 5th largest economy, surpassing UK

California's economy has a thriving technology sector in Silicon Valley, the world's entertainment capital in Hollywood and the nation's salad bowl.

Mnuchin: US having 'good conversations' in China trade talks

Analysts say chances for a breakthrough appear slim given the two sides' intensifying rivalry in strategic technologies, where China lags behind the U.S.

EU predicts bright outlook for economy, tougher times for UK heading for Brexit

A decade after the financial and debt crisis ravaged the Eurozone the economic indicators are "flashing green."

Theresa May's Brexit war cabinet do battle over customs deal

Cabinet committee meeting to decide the future of Brexit and the survival of the Government.

UK interest rate hikes on hold as growth grinds to a halt

Slowdown had been expected in light of winter weather but the scale of the decline was a surprise and prompted a sharp fall in the value of the pound

Globalization may actually be better for the environment

Is the growing backlash against free trade a threat to international policies that protect the environment?

US consumer confidence heading for new heights

Several indicators suggest Trump's America is in good economic health.

How the financial media made austerity worse

The financial press failed to play its watchdog role and was handicapped by entrenched views and group-think, argues a new book

China accelerating into the future with electric cars

China's auto show to reveal electric ambitions to clean-up its smog-chocked cities and become a technological world leader.

The US-China trade war and why Brexit Britain should be worried

Donald Trump is fragmenting the world trade order making the hoped-for favourable trade deals post-Brexit a far more difficult prospect.

It is time to reinvent the Commonwealth with India at its centre

Over half of the Commonwealth's 2.3bn citizens are Indians.