The French economy grew an estimated 7 percent in 2021, fuelled by strong domestic demand despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and rising inflation. Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire says the new figures also show the government's policies have worked, praising the "spectacular" bounceback that wiped out the impact the pandemic had on the economy in 2020. Plus, Apple reports all-time record quarterly sales, helped by strong iPhone 13 sales in both developed and emerging markets.
2 Dec 2020
The world economy will make a spectacular comeback aided by vaccine rollouts and government support, the OECD says. But by then, the pandemic will have dealt some painful, enduring blows in many countries.
20 Oct 2020
China reported 4.9 percent GDP growth between July and September, making it the only major world economy that's starting to recover from its coronavirus slump. Our Beijing correspondent tells us more. Meanwhile, in the US, Republicans and Democrats are still struggling to agree on a stimulus bill before the presidential election.
2 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
2 Aug 2020
The coronavirus pandemic caused the largest GDP drop ever recorded for the 19 EU countries using the euro as currency, according to estimates. The eurozone economy has shrunk by over 12%, with Spain bearing the brunt.
Court strikes out assault suit against Senator Abbo, Brazil first lady tests positive for coronavirus and more
31 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
2 Dec 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says gross credit to the manufacturing sector was N459.69 billion between the end of May and the end of October this year. The inflow credited to the Apex Bank’s recent policy on loan-to-deposit ratio. Meanwhile, the real GDP growth in Nigeria’s manufacturing sector was 1.1 percent year on year in the third quarter of the year. President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mansur Ahmed joins CNBC Africa to discuss this story.
28 Aug 2019
Nigeria targets 3.01% GDP growth in the third quarter of 2019
28 Jul 2018
In "Futures In Focus," Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management, discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar and crude oil with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets."
20 Jul 2017
Members of Nigeria's monetary policy committee will begin a 2-day meeting next Monday to review key macroeconomic indicators notably, inflation, GDP growth and the exchange rate.
23 May 2017
Nigeria's first quarter GDP rate contracted at a slower rate, falling 0.52 percent compared to 1.73 percent in the same period in 2016.