Market declines just a 'knee-jerk reaction'
It is widely known as a safe haven, but gold bullion is a relatively small market with the above ground value of gold estimated at around $7trn.
William Dudley, the president of the New York branch of the Federal Reserve, has said the recent volatility in China makes a US rate hike next month less attractive.
RSMR's Stewart Smith analyses sell-off
FTSE recovers losses as Shanghai index falls another 7.6%
Chancellor issues warning after nearly 5% FTSE drop
Blue-chip index fell below 6,000 for first time since 2013
Rathbones' Julian Chillingworth analyses the key considerations for central bankers as they decide on the trajectory of future monetary policy.
Only one member voted for a hike in July
UK inflation rises 0.1% in July to beat forecasts
Core inflation rises to highest level in five months
BoE chief asks 135 groups for liquidity information
Greece has finally reached a bailout deal with its lenders after 23 hours of talks, which will see a further €85bn package handed to the struggling country.
Fund managers are concerned the Chinese central bank's shock move to devalue its currency could lead to the renminbi depreciating further, sparking heightened capital flight from the region and the rest of Asia.
Global economist Nouriel Roubini argues that rating agencies are no longer fit for purpose as they are 'backward looking' and have managed to escape any real scrutiny following the financial crisis.
Investment managers are expecting to see the first interest rate rise in the US in over six years in the next couple of months, but could we see a further round of quantitative easing instead?
Financial markets are "ripe for major decline" next year, according to a fund manager who forecast the dotcom bubble and 2008's global credit crisis.
Fund managers and economists have reacted to the surprise news that only one MPC member voted for a rate rise this month, saying the UK economy is 'not out of the woods yet'.
In its latest quarterly Inflation Report, the Bank of England has forecast inflation will remain low for longer than previously expected, as a result of weak energy prices and continuing currency strength.
Sterling fell 1% against the dollar and euro this lunchtime, as rate rise expectations were pushed back, with just one MPC member voting for an increase this month.
UK economic growth will slow down in the third quarter of the year, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research said, halving a previous estimate.
Man Group saw $2.6bn of net outflows during the first half of the year, largely driven by redemptions from the group's long-only portfolios including GLG's Japan CoreAlpha strategy, but performance fees helped profits jump 89%.