Shipping containers standardised many aspects of trade, allowing globalisation to flourish and radically changing the world we live in. Hector Reid looks into the story behind the metal boxes, and explains how they work.
Articles written by Hector Reid
Commodities investors have had a hard time of late, says Hector Reid. But it’s been even worse for hedge fund managers.
A major provider of index-tracking funds slashed its fees this week, as a cut-throat price war continues to push down the cost of passive investing.
Hector Reid looks at the other countries to have stuck two fingers up at one of the world’s most respected financial institutions
Credit ratings agency Fitch sees the oil price rising this year. Hector Reid reports on who will be the winners and losers.
Book review: The Escape from Balance Sheet Recession and the QE Trap
Richard Koo’s idea of a ‘debt trauma’ may be a valid concern. But his fears may be overblown in his new book, says Hector Reid.