The chancellor made it clear in the Autumn Statement the he has buy-to-let investors firmly in his sights. John Stepek explains what it means for the economy, and for the property market.
We love Europe – the continent, the food, the culture. But the EU is an undemocratic leviathan. Britain should leave, says Charlie Morris.
If buy-to-let investors thought that he was going to let up on the tax relief hit he sent their way in his last budget, they were horribly mistaken, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Donald Trump may be a buffoon, but he represents the rise of the Republican far right, and its desire to shoot its way out of any problem.
A small Swiss bank has become the first retail bank in the world to charge ordinary customers negative interest on their cash deposits.
The potential consequences of Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian fighter jet for allegedly violating its airspace are chilling. But the West must not overreact.
US drug giant Pfizer is to buy Ireland-based Allergan for $168bn, setting a new record for a merger in the pharmaceuticals industry.
Hedge funds bet big against the euro after Mario Draghi pledged to ‘do whatever it takes’ to prop it up. They could get a nasty surprise for Christmas, says John C Burford.