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Barometer

8 July 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…

Opec will regret taking on the US

8 October 2022 1:47 am

Production will be cut. Supplies to the rest of the world will be curbed. And inflation will rise just a…

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,…

Will energy bills kill off working from home?

3 September 2022 9:00 am

‘The jury’s out’, was Liz Truss’s pert response to the question ‘Macron: friend or foe?’ at last week’s Norwich hustings.…

Blaming Saudi won’t make energy cheaper

20 August 2022 9:00 am

How outraged should we be that Saudi Aramco has reported a world-record quarterly profit of $48 billion, representing a giant…

Macron’s Russian oil plan is bound to fail

28 June 2022 11:20 pm

It will drain Vladimir Putin of funds for his war machine. It will bring down inflation. And it might even…

How Michael O’Leary can stop the flying blame game

18 June 2022 9:00 am

Stock markets are tumbling, but given the tide of economic news, that’s hardly surprising. The S&P 500 index dived into…

Who dares ask how far Brexit is to blame for UK inflation?

11 June 2022 9:00 am

After the Jubilee dream of a lovely lost Britain, back to reality with a face-slap: the reality of the £8…

The EU’s oil ban is a damp squib

31 May 2022 9:19 pm

When Putin’s tanks rolled into Ukraine on 24 February there was a conceit that this might be the first war…

No, BP’s profit hasn’t boosted Starmer’s windfall-tax call

7 May 2022 9:00 am

BP’s ‘underlying’ first-quarter profit of $6.2 billion, compared with $2.6 billion in the first quarter of 2021, was a direct…