10:33 UK time, Friday, 6 December 2013
On the Office for Budget Responsibility's analysis of what's going on in the British economy, there is a bit of a mystery about why the recovery is happening now, as opposed to some other time.
China takes another step loosening its grip on interest rates as it allows banks to trade deposits with each other at market-determined rates.
China's exports rise more than expected in November adding to the evidence of a rebound in the world's second-largest economy.
The World Trade Organization agrees a historic global deal aimed at boosting commerce, which could add nearly $1tn to the global economy.
The US unemployment rate fell to a five-year low of 7% in November as firms created 203,000 new jobs, latest figures show.
If you happen to be reading the FT online this morning you may have spotted the banner adverts for Jeff Randall's coverage of the Autumn Statement. Perhaps a bit out of date, but it takes time to do really in-depth analysis.
Wake Up to Money reports this morning on a new supermarket in Yorkshire. It looks like an ordinary shop, but you have to be on benefits or claim income support to shop there. It's based in Barnsley and is selling heavily discounted food.
On the front page of this morning's Financial Times is news that HSBC is considering a stock market listing for its UK arm, which could be worth about £20bn. Apparently doing so would help ease regulatory pressures on the bank.
Tonight's Panorama carries a warning from the OECD about Labour's plan to make energy companies freeze their prices. OECD head Angel Gurria said forcing firms to absorb wholesale price increases could put investors in financial danger. The programme is about whether politicians can deliver on promises to bring energy prices down.
The number of job vacancies in the UK grew at the fastest rate in 15 years last month, according to a report produced by the research firm Markit. Apparently there is particularly strong demand for engineers and nurses.
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