Europe’s economy

Brexit and the City

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The City was largely in favour of remaining in the EU and was worried about the prospects for business if we voted Leave. What’s on the cards for the financiers?

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Lessons from the Gilded Age

Mass immigration has led to populism across Europe. The best way to tackle that, says Ed Chancellor, is to address the festering problem of inequality.

Article 50: how do we leave the EU?

Voting to leave the European Union was the easy bit – years of political and legal wrangling and protracted trade deals now lie ahead, says Simon Wilson.

Did the experts get it wrong on Brexit?

Most economists are so personally committed to staying in the EU that they disregard all the facts and forecast disaster if we leave, says Matthew Lynn.

What’s the matter with Italy’s banking sector?

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With the Brexit vote behind us, we need to put our differences to one side, says Dr Peter Frankopan. It’s time to start thinking seriously about the future.

Ireland’s stocks slump: an overreaction?

Ireland’s main share index fell by more than 12% in the four days after Britain’s EU referendum. But the slide may have been an overreaction.

Believe it or not, Brexit is not the EU’s biggest potential problem

Brexit may seem like a catastrophe for the EU, but compared to some of Europe’s other problems, it’s nothing, says John Stepek.

EFTA: a compromise everyone can live with

At the moment, EFTA is a group of wealthy but not very important nations. But if Britain joins, it could be a major economic force, says Matthew Lynn.

John Bull called the EU vote right

The market turmoil unleashed by the EU vote could help to put the economy on a sounder footing, says Edward Chancellor.

What next for Europe?

Brexit could well prove worse for the continent than for Britain.

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