By Nick Beecroft - 24 February 12:19
While current storms will weigh upon February’s statistics, Q2 growth could now hit 4 per cent and US rates could move significantly higher along the curve.
By Philip Kleinfeld - 17 February 10:47
The redevelopment of Battersea Power Station and the Nine Elms area in south London illustrates a much wider problem in the way cities are managed and planned – councils seem perfectly happy to see private interests direct the course of historically interesting places.
By Nick Beecroft - 11 February 13:17
The Federal Open Market Committee is keen to hold fund rates in spite of falling unemployment. It's the first act of a newer, stricter committee.
By Dom Boyle - 10 February 16:46
Nobody doubted a return to growth under austerity was possible - but all the evidence suggests it has been hampered by George Osborne's radically anti-stimulus position.
By Elizabeth Stephens - 07 February 15:50
If the political instability is not reined in soon enough, the currency will spiral out of control.
By Felix Martin - 06 February 6:02
2013 was the year the world’s financial markets suddenly became interested in Japan again.
By Stewart Cowley - 05 February 11:08
Ed Balls's 50p tax is nothing but theatrical politics - pay close attention to the Lifetime Allowance, the cap on pension funds, which has already been lowered and most likely will be again.
By Heidi Vella - 31 January 13:42
How long have real wages been dropping?
By Jonn Elledge - 28 January 14:50
Rich people in other countries demand they be required to pay higher taxes more often than you might think. So why doesn't Britain have a Warren Buffett or a Bill Gates, willing to pay a little bit more tax for everybody's benefit?
By Oliver Williams - 24 January 17:32
Economist Jim O'Neil has grouped Mexico, India, Nigeria and Turkey together as the economies most likely to explode over the next decade. But there are lessons to be learned from the BRICs - a rising tide does not lift all boats.
By Sophie McBain - 23 January 14:08
Global inequality in numbers.
By Stewart Cowley - 21 January 15:16
The emotive, victory-clutching style of the Yes campaign is at risk of floundering before the cool, hard realities presented by the UK Treasury.
By Heidi Vella - 17 January 18:00
Is this trend set to continue?
By Ruby Lott-Lavigna - 17 January 17:41
The Scandinavian giant has kept itself afloat amid economic turbulence with a steady flow of natural resources - but is this nature-loving nation prepared to promote growth at all costs?
By Stewart Cowley - 08 January 12:16
Gordon Brown, as Chancellor in the UK, and the Federal Reserve’s Alan Greenspan, notably, violated Minsky’s ideas - what will the new twin peaks of global finance do differently?
By Luis Juste - 03 January 15:31
Britain reaps the benefits of welcoming overseas students to study in the UK - but internationalism works both ways. We should also be enabling UK students to study abroad.
By George Eaton - 02 January 8:41
While the PM hails figures showing 750 homes have already been bought under the scheme, Labour remains focused on increasing building from its post-war low.
By George Eaton - 26 December 12:24
The Tories are hailing the UK's projected growth while promoting policies that would strangle it.
By Duncan Exley - 23 December 16:00
The rich are getting richer to an extent that is breaking our society – and our economy – apart.
By Heidi Vella - 12 December 16:05
Was there any good news from the figures?
By Mehdi Hasan - 09 December 14:19
As southern European countries rack up record debts, Helmut Kohl has told friends “Merkel is destroying my Europe”.
By George Economides and Thomas Moutos - 08 December 8:46
There is one example when they did . . .
By George Eaton - 05 December 9:19
Including, when will living standards start to rise, will there be new money for the NHS and how much more austerity is Osborne planning?
By Nick Beecroft - 04 December 12:59
The UK fast becoming a stand-out developed economy performer. Growth is heading into 2014 at a healthy 3 to 4 per cent, even in the face of Osborne’s austerity.
By Alexander Jan - 26 November 17:09
Improvements to Tube are badly needed. Official projections show London’s population is growing by 2,000 every eight days. Getting more out of our existing infrastructure is essential to keeping London competitive and keeping its economy thriving.
By Ed Balls - 21 November 13:39
"Britain simply won’t be able to tackle the cost-of-living crisis that we currently face – or build the strong economy that we need to take us to a more prosperous future – unless we build more homes."
By Jonn Elledge - 20 November 14:52
The tax burden on high-earning individuals has gone up not because politicians have been taking them for all that they’ve got, but because they’re the ones earning all the money in the first place.
By Nick Beecroft - 20 November 11:58
The Bank is still underestimating the strength of the recovery - and its latest report, puzzlingly, contained large changes to its expectations for both unemployment and inflation.
By Val Shawcross - 05 November 10:07
The success of the state-run East Coast Main Line proves it's time to bring the other rail franchises under public control.
By Costas Lapavitsas - 01 November 11:02
Unless we can reverse this financialisation and create a healthier basis for growth, the prospects for working people look grim.