Economic News Headlines

German investors more upbeat than expected in September

The mood among German investors improved more than expected in September as worries about the stronger euro faded, suggesting that markets expect Europe's biggest economy to continue its solid performance in coming months.

Japan firms see U.S., China economies expanding at a healthy clip

A vast majority of Japanese firms are upbeat about the outlook for the U.S. economy, a Reuters poll found, a reassuring sign after some market concern earlier this year that the pace of U.S. growth could be slowing. (Japan Inc upbeat about U.S. and Chinese economic outlook, see graphic http://reut.rs/2yadSNB)

'Disaster looms,' says head of UK's anti-Brexit party

Britain's Liberal Democrats are to set out on Tuesday their plan to stop Brexit, with party leader Vince Cable appealing to opponents in all parties to put aside "tribal differences" and fight a divorce from the European Union.