Articles written by Alex Rankine

The fresh madness in the bond markets

Plunging bond yields are sending an unambiguous distress call as investors fret about everything from a weaker global economy and the trade war to Middle Eastern geopolitics and low inflation.

27/06/2019 27/06/2019 21/06/2019

Gold will regain its shine

The dash for gold suggests that investors see rising risks in markets and are seeking out an asset traditionally seen as the ultimate safe haven.

21/06/2019 20/06/2019 20/06/2019

Can Kier avoid collapse?

Kier, the engineering group, has had to bring forward a strategic review to placate anxious investors. What happens next? Alex Rankine reports.


Hong Kong faces a perfect storm

Hong Kong is under threat from both China and the US, as the American Congress proposes removing the arrangements that exempts the territory from Donald Trump’s new tariffs.

20/06/2019 14/06/2019 14/06/2019
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