South Africa's Public Protector, has been exposed as incompetent after trying to meddle with the constitutional mandate of the country's central bank.
Inflation has been on the rise since the Brexit vote but, before long, deflation might be a greater concern.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is stuck, according to the economic evidence, it has to raise rates but it also should cut.
Summer spending across English Premier League football clubs has been jaw-dropping.
West African leaders have nursed the idea of a common currency for the sub-region since the turn of the century. But conditions for member countries to make this happen appear unattainable.
This week's strong growth in full-time employment shows a robust labour market. This only deepens the puzzle of why inflation is so low at the same time.
How is a country that was once South America's richest now on the verge of bankruptcy? A Venezuelan economist breaks down his country's descent into chaos.
It was going pretty well until 2017 began.
The South African Reserve Bank has come under spotlight due to the critical role it must play in enabling the country to navigate rough waters. Governor Lesetja Kganyago shares his views.
In the lead-up to the federal budget, the government has made a number of significant and sometimes surprising policy announcements.
After years of deflation and disinflation, the economy is "reflating". But it might not last.
Millie, aged 5, wants to know where money comes from. We asked an economist to explain.
The UK inflation rate has leapt to 2.3% – here's why the government is secretly happy about it.
Bottling up concerns over the price of imports.
Renting makes financial sense in a number of circumstances; it's time to move away from the obsession with home ownership.
The education minister says that under Labor there were child care price spikes of up to 14% over a 12 month period, but under the Coalition those have fallen to "around 6% on average". Is that right?
The Fed faces a tough choice on how fast to raise rates in 2017, and Donald Trump may find that it may spoil some of his plans.
Many observers argue the Fed's wrong to raise rates so soon. Here's why they're wrong.
South Africa's 2016 medium term budget has to rank as one of the most difficult that its finance had to deliver amid many political controversies.
The Bank of Japan is trying yet another measure to fight deflation but the economy shows no signs of responding.