We take a look at how low or negative interest rates affect the banking sector and explain why some banks are worse hit than others.
With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.
Disappointing GDP data shows the UK economy contracted in the second quarter and raises the risk of the country entering a technical recession.
Low interest rates will limit the ability of central banks to cut rates further if the economy turns pear-shaped. We examine the other options available in developed markets.