Sovereign bonds rallied in India after the government said that it will stick to its record borrowing target for now, allaying fears of mounting fiscal risks for the administration after the $20 billion tax-cut stimulus.
China’s production of solar equipment rose rapidly in the first half of the year despite a decline in new project installations, with much of the surplus exported, an industry association said on Thursday.
French households ramped up savings in the first quarter as incomes rose following government measures to boost purchasing power, official data showed on Wednesday, confirming the economy maintained a steady growth rate in the period.
Norway will spend more than originally planned from its sovereign wealth fund in 2019, the government said in a revised fiscal budget on Tuesday, raising the likelihood the central bank will raise interest rates faster.
A study by UK-based health insurer Vitality has found that more than 40 percent of employees said their work was being affected by health problems — a figure that's risen by a third over the last five years.
The number of young people in the UK who say they do not believe that life is worth living has doubled in the last decade, amid a sense of overwhelming pressure from social media which is driving feelings of inadequacy, new research suggested.