UK factory downturn worsens; Just Eat rejects 4.9bn takeover offer business live

Rolling coverage of the latest business and financial news, as home delivery firm Just Eat receives a rival takeover offer

UK factory downturn worsens; Just Eat rejects 4.9bn takeover offer business live

Brexit effect on UK economy may be worse than thought, says CBI

Brexit effect on UK economy may be worse than thought, says CBI

Javids budget plans under pressure after borrowing increase

Javids budget plans under pressure after borrowing increase

Pound hits $1.30 amid Brexit deal and trade war hopes – as it happened

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as sterling is buffeted by political drama

Pound hits $1.30 amid Brexit deal and trade war hopes – as it happened

Sajid Javid refuses to assess economic dangers of Brexit plan

Sajid Javid refuses to assess economic dangers of Brexit plan

China overtakes US in rankings of worlds richest people

China overtakes US in rankings of worlds richest people

The Guardian view on deadlock in parliament: still time to thwart Johnsons reckless deal

The Guardian view on deadlock in parliament: still time to thwart Johnsons reckless deal

UK urges World Bank to channel more money into tackling climate crisis

UK urges World Bank to channel more money into tackling climate crisis

World economy is sleepwalking into a new financial crisis, warns Mervyn King

World economy is sleepwalking into a new financial crisis, warns Mervyn King

The sluggish global economy needs to reform and fast

The sluggish global economy needs to reform and fast

Brexit is a national tragedy in the service of narrow self-interest

Brexit is a national tragedy in the service of narrow self-interest

Goliath review: Wall Street, Main Street and Warren as McGovern 2.0?

Goliath review: Wall Street, Main Street and Warren as McGovern 2.0?

Chinas economic growth slowest in almost 30 years – as it happened

Rolling coverage of the latest business and economic news, as fresh data show Chinese GDP grew at its weakest rate since the early 1990s

Chinas economic growth slowest in almost 30 years – as it happened

Javid sparks speculation of voter-friendly budget with borrowing comments

Chancellor predicts interest rates will remain at rock bottom levels and says it makes sense to borrow to boost the economy

Javid sparks speculation of voter-friendly budget with borrowing comments

The Guardian view on the IMF and World Bank: back a global Green New Deal

At 75, the Bretton Woods institutions face an identity crisis. Its time for them to chart a fresh course

The Guardian view on the IMF and World Bank: back a global Green New Deal

New IMF boss jumped for joy over Brexit breakthrough

Kristalina Georgieva hopes MPs back deal she feels will spare UK significant economic damage

New IMF boss jumped for joy over Brexit breakthrough

British businesses say new Brexit deal worse than Mays agreement

Industry groups and firms say PMs deal will make exporting to their biggest market harder

British businesses say new Brexit deal worse than Mays agreement

UK firms face lending squeeze; IMF chief warns against no-deal Brexit – as it happened

UK firms face lending squeeze; IMF chief warns against no-deal Brexit – as it happened

UK would lose 130bn in growth if Brexit deal passed, figures suggest

UK would lose 130bn in growth if Brexit deal passed, figures suggest

Labours nationalisation plans should be debated but not with misleading figures

Labours nationalisation plans should be debated but not with misleading figures