Populism and trade wars have put globalisation into reverse. African nations are bucking the trend with AfCFTA, a comprehensive agreement that will create a vast new trade bloc.
Chinese tech giant Huawei is under fire in Donald Trump’s trade war. Many Western firms may suffer collateral damage.
With bond yields sliding this week as investors started to fret about global trade, John Stepek looks at the effect on the charts that matter most to the global economy.
After nearly three years in office, Theresa May is set to stand down. Here, Matthew Partridge looks at who the bookies favour as the new Tory leader.
Julian Richer, the entrepreneur who put people before profits, and yet produced plenty of the latter, has been lauded for handing his empire over to his staff. What is his motivation?
Dominic Frisby looks at the price of the most important currency in the world – the US dollar – and where it’s likely to be by the time Donald Trump’s term as president is up.
The result of the Australian election proved to be an embarrassment for one bookmaker, says Matthew Partridge.
After 27 years without a recession, Australia’s economy has started to wobble. So the authorities are contemplating reinflating the housing bubble.
Investors have deserted UK stocks en masse. But the FTSE 100 is one of the most attractive markets in the world for income-seekers.
Markets took a tumble yesterday. Part of the reason is the escalating trade war. But mostly, says John Stepek, it’s down to the Fed, the US central bank. Here’s why.