China’s outbound investment surges

Turning point shows ongoing shift of global economic influence east

Commission split over trade arbitration

Trade commissioner’s role in US deal to be shared out

Canada accuses US of protectionism

Trade minister says ‘Buy America’ hurts companies and workers

MPC minutes signal rates staying on hold

Most members far from convinced of need for early increase

Debate rages on QE inequality allegations

Officials uneasy over claim that policy directed money to rich

China growth slowest since global crisis

Decline in quarterly GDP expansion raises concerns for global economy

EU leans on big banks for bailout fund

System favours Germany and Spain but not France

Poland criticises eurozone banking union

Central bank intends to keep control of macroprudential policy