Economy

Heading for default

Turkey will set off the next emerging-market crisis

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An act of “social murder”

The true causes of the Grenfell Tower disaster lie in the way Britain is run. Matthew Partridge reports.

The next big emerging-market meltdown

Turkey is heading for default, says Jonathan Compton, and the resulting global domino effect should not be underestimated. Investors should stand clear.

Expect more of the same

Britain needs an imaginative government to crack down on spending, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Sadly, we haven’t got that.

Oil is back in a bear market - how much longer will it last?

The oil price has fallen to around $45 a barrel. John Stepek examines the reasons behind the oil bear market, and asks how much further prices are likely to fall.

Do investors need to worry about the Qatar dispute?

Qatar, one of the world’s richest nations and one of its biggest energy producers, is embroiled in a diplomatic spat with its neighbours. Here’s how it might affect you.

How Brexit will affect London’s hedge fund industry

London may be the centre of Europe’s hedge fund industry, but Brexit could change all that. Matthew Partridge finds out from one insider how it could be affected.

What May must do for business

If Theresa May is to stand any chance of becoming a successful prime minister, she needs to get business on side, says Matthew Lynn.

HMRC’s budget-busting battle

A controversial court case starting next month could force HM Revenue & Customs to pay tens of billions of pounds in tax refunds to big businesses. Alex Rankine reports.

Central banks are creeping closer to a post-QE world

There’s been a lot of movement from central banks this week. John Stepek looks at what s been going on and how it affects you.

The world’s greatest investors: David Tepper

For much of his career, David Tepper has focused on buying emerging market and corporate debt.

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