Low inflation adds to ECB conundrum

Downgrades set to dominate governing council meeting

Dollar firms with two-day China holiday

Diverging monetary policy between Europe and US also a factor

Europe ready to counter China slowdown

EU will use the tools at its disposal to prevent a broader crisis

Malaysia’s economic frailty is too familiar

The country is facing comparisons with the 1997 Asian financial crisis

Plus ça change

Banks’ problems remain with us

Australian growth slows amid China ripples

Fall in mining investment is behind weak expansion

Aussie dollar sinks on grim China outlook

Currency falls below US$0.70 for first time in over 6 years

US urges China to improve communication

Washington frustrated at way Beijing flags policy changes

China risks an economic discontinuity

Many believe the economy is already growing far more slowly than the government admits

Fed official flags concern over US growth

Eric Rosengren makes case for modest path of monetary policy tightening

Philippines struggles with unemployment

Job creation struggles to keep pace with growing population

Canada enters technical recession

Economy contracts 0.5% in second quarter amid weaker business spending

Why caution rules for EM and commodities

Four themes at play: US rate rise, China, European recovery, oil

Eurozone unemployment falls to 10.9%

Italy’s jobless rate drops to 12% and boosts Matteo Renzi

China’s dilemma: what next for the RMB?

Policymakers must choose between currency peg or further devaluation

Is the Bank of England a slave of the Fed?

UK-US rate link shows impotence of monetary independence