4 March 2015 Last updated at 03:50

India surprises with second rate cutReserve Bank of India sign

The Reserve Bank of India cuts its key interest rate, in a surprise move for the second time this year.


Sydney HarbourAustralia economy grows 2.5% on year

Australia's economy grew 2.5% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, marking its slowest pace of annual growth last year.

MoneyWorkers' pay 'below pre-crisis level'

Average household incomes are back to pre-crisis levels, but still more than 2% below their 2009-10 peak, according to research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

Robert Peston Article written by Robert Peston Robert Peston Economics editor

Living standards not quite back to peak

Living standards for a typical family are back to where they were before the recession, says the IFS, although not for those 30 and under.

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