Europe steps into the unknown

“Mario Draghi has gained a reputation for winning the trust of financial markets with words as much as deeds,” says the Financial Times. Take the European Central Bank (ECB) president’s 2012 promise to do “whatever it takes” to save the eurozone.

This intervention is widely credited with preventing a break-up of the currency union “without having to spend a cent”. Yet, Draghi now faces a new threat – “one that words alone might not be enough to resolve”.

Europe’s policymakers are increasingly worried that the region is on the brink of deflation, after the eurozone consumer price index rose [...]

MoneyWeek magazine

Latest issue:

Magazine cover
Paying by mobile

Why your phone will replace your wallet

The UK's best-selling financial magazine. Take a FREE trial today.
Claim 4 FREE Issues
Shale gas 'fracking' promises to transform Britain's energy market. Find out what it is, what it means, and how to invest.

Which investment platform?

When it comes to buying shares and funds, there are several investment platforms and brokers to choose from. They all offer various fee structures to suit individual investing habits.
Find out which one is best for you.