The IMF’s expected welcoming of the renminbi into its ‘special drawing rights’ is a significant acceptance of China’s position as a global financial player. Simon Wilson reports
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Profits are down and the shares have crashed at Rolls-Royce, says Simon Wilson. But the aircraft engine maker is probably on the flight path to recovery.
Recent advances in the field of gene editing open up a multitude of exciting medical possibilities, says Simon Wilson. But the moral implications should be carefully monitored.
Our metal-bashing industries are not in quite the terrible shape many assume they are, says Simon Wilson. The march of the makers seems to be in full swing.
China has vast overcapacity in construction and global ambitions. The two have come together in a new push for expansion. Will it come off? Simon Wilson reports.
A global supply glut caused by China’s slowdown has halved steel prices this year. Can Britain’s steel industry survive? Simon Wilson reports.
The G20 is taking aim at the huge companies that appear to pay little or no tax. But will its proposals have the desired effect? Simon Wilson reports.
The biggest international trade pact in a generation has been agreed by world leaders. What will it mean for the global economy? Simon Wilson reports.
It’s been a grim decade for Britain’s workers – their pay has been on the slide. But things are looking brighter for them now. Simon Wilson reports.
Software that blocks advertisements on web pages is increasingly freely available and easy to install. That’s a big threat to web publishers, says Simon Wilson.