US economy

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US jobless claims rise; FTSE 100 dips; rising dollar hits commodity prices – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

17, Jun, 2021 @6:22 PM

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US Federal Reserve sees first rate rise in 2023; UK inflation rises over BoE target – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

16, Jun, 2021 @8:38 PM

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US inflation climbs to highest rate since 2008
Stocks rally to fresh highs as data shows consumer price index rose at annual rate of 5% in May

Julia Kollewe and Graeme Wearden

10, Jun, 2021 @5:32 PM

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China denounces US Senate’s $250bn move to boost tech and manufacturing
Beijing says bill seeks to exaggerate ‘so-called China threat’ and is ‘full of cold war thinking’

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

09, Jun, 2021 @5:36 PM

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Post-lockdown summer: Americans out for fun and with money to spend
As Covid vaccination rates rise entertainment events and rental homes and cars are selling out but companies are struggling to fill job vacancies

Adam Gabbatt and Sajina Shrestha in New York

06, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Stocks up, dollar down after May’s US jobs report – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

04, Jun, 2021 @4:43 PM

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US adds 559,000 jobs in May as fears of hiring slowdown fade
News comes one month after labor department announced US added just 266,000 jobs, far below the 1m gain expected for April

Dominic Rushe in New York

04, Jun, 2021 @12:33 PM

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Record manufacturing jump boosts markets in UK, US and eurozone
Oil prices surge as pent-up demand in May adds to last month’s growth records

Phillip Inman

01, Jun, 2021 @6:52 PM

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Biden proposes $6tn budget to boost infrastructure, education and climate
President lays out plans to drive government spending to its highest sustained levels since the second world war

Dominic Rushe in New York

28, May, 2021 @6:12 PM

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US and China hold first ‘candid’ trade talks under Biden tenure
Both sides emphasised importance of bilateral trade relations and agreed to further negotiations

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

27, May, 2021 @9:39 AM

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Workers matter and government works: eight lessons from the Covid pandemic
We have also learned that healthcare is a right, billionaires are often wrong –and conspiracy theories can often prove deadly

Robert Reich

23, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Federal Reserve complacency over US inflation risks looks wrong | Nils Pratley
Many investors are right to wonder if the ultra-low interest rates they have been semi-promised until 2023 will materialise

Nils Pratley

12, May, 2021 @6:57 PM

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