25 July 2014
Robert Peston explains why he had "the time of his journalistic life" during the UK's economic crisis.
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.
China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest in a series of signs that the country's economy may be stabilising.
Adidas shares tumble after the sportswear maker issues a profit warning and says it will open fewer stores in Russia.
Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".
The eurozone inflation rate falls by 0.4% in July, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".
25 July 2014
BSkyB move to create a pan-European giant could be part of a bigger project
The US releases jobs data later today - GDP figures earlier this week showed the US economy growing strongly. Expectations are that another 230,000 jobs could have been added to the US economy in July and that the unemployment rate may - we'd stress the may here though - have fallen below 6%.
US financial expert and businesswoman Terry Savage tells Wake Up to Money the US economic recovery is still difficult to read: "It's kind of a glass half full/half empty kind of thing. Different parts of the economy have picked up, particularly consumer spending on autos and other big items," she says. "It's not what we would call a booming economy . It's just so much better than what we have had for the last few years."
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Morning folks. So what's happened overnight? Well the World Trade Organisation has failed to agree a global customs deal.... again. But manufacturing in China grew at its fastest pace in more than two years in July, according to the latest figures.
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