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

German companies consider job cuts

Industry is feeling a surfeit of production capacity and workers

ECB launches new covered bond purchases

Central bank move latest attempt to rescue eurozone from stagnation

BoE launches review after payments crash

Settlement system down for more than 9 hours

Economics underpins HK political divide

Dynamism comes at the price of the widest income gap in the developed world

US trade agenda awaits midterm elections

Republican gains could help Obama secure ‘fast-track’ authority