Recession

Is Britain really heading for a Brexit recession?

9 August 2019 10:15 pm

The sense of excitement among some Remainers is almost palpable. Finally – after three years of waiting – a quarter…

Crunch time

5 August 2017 9:00 am

For anyone considering a career in economic forecasting, the Bank of England’s inflation report for August 2007 ought to be…

Donald Trump's angry America

5 March 2016 9:00 am

It was, in the end, the best possible night for Donald Trump. On Super Tuesday, 11 American states voted for…

All the signs point to a new recession – a worse one

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Just after last year’s general election, George Osborne delivered a budget that he hailed as proof that his policies were…

If there’s a crash now, the markets will have done it to themselves

20 February 2016 9:00 am

All this talk of a new financial apocalypse, so soon after the last one, is starting to annoy me. Partly…

Greece should remember the lesson of Black Wednesday

20 June 2015 9:00 am

The campaign to keep Greece in the euro has resulted in five years of groundhog days. The unfortunate country seems…

Europe will reconcile with Russia, and soon. It can’t afford not to

18 October 2014 9:00 am

After months of escalating tensions over Ukraine and talk of a new cold war, Russia and the West could soon…

Forget about saving British big pharma – it's little pharma we should be helping

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Readers in all sorts of places — at the club bar, over a birthday lunch, even along the church pew…

David Cameron must tackle the optimism deficit

26 April 2014 9:00 am

There is an optimism deficit in British politics. Politicians seem incapable of making a positive argument for anything, including the…