Energy

Barometer

3 June 2023 9:00 am

A house-price crash won’t be the only effect of the Kwarteng calamity

15 October 2022 9:00 am

Where next for house prices? Clearly, they’re going down as mortgage rates go up – and my forecast in May…

Portrait of the week: Tory party conference, gas supply warning and Denmark’s royals stripped of titles

8 October 2022 9:00 am

Home Liz Truss, the Prime Minister, came up with a message for the Conservative party conference: ‘Whenever there is change,…

How to stop a blackout

3 October 2022 10:54 pm

Will the lights go out this winter? A letter from the energy regulator Ofgem reveals just how seriously it is taking…

Europe’s descent into deindustrialisation

30 September 2022 4:00 pm

The rapid economic collapse that Britain is facing is simply an accelerated version of what the whole of Europe is…

Did Russia sabotage its own pipelines?

28 September 2022 6:15 am

It almost seems worthy of the opening scene in a Bond film. Vital Russian gas pipelines running beneath the Baltic Sea close…

The problem with nationalising energy

28 September 2022 5:52 am

Is nationalisation the vote-winner which Keir Starmer believes it to be? We will find out in due course, but my…

Is this really the moment to scrap bankers’ bonuses?

24 September 2022 9:00 am

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng – keen to sharpen the City’s competitive edge, we’re told – wants to remove the legislative cap,…

Portrait of the week: The death of Queen Elizabeth II – and the accession of King Charles III

17 September 2022 9:00 am

Home The body of Queen Elizabeth lay in state at Westminster Hall, in a coffin draped in the royal standard…

Has inflation peaked?

14 September 2022 6:20 pm

This morning’s surprise update from the Office for National Statistics shows headline inflation at 9.9 per cent on the year…

Can anything halt the pound’s fall?

10 September 2022 9:00 am

My predecessor Christopher Fildes looked at exchange rates through a cocktail glass: three negronis for the Italian lira equivalent of…