The notion of a President Oprah has been raised. But it’s not a bet worth taking, says Matthew Partridge.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right Christian Democratic Union bloc and the Social Democrats have agreed a preliminary deal.
President Donald Trump’s latest outburst has triggered a “fierce backlash” from astonished world leaders.
Calls are mounting to make changes to the private finance initiative (PFI) following the collapse of Carillion.
Last week, Nigel Farage suggested a second Brexit referendum to kill off the drive to remain in the European Union.
If we are to prevent another Carillion from happening, boards and institutional shareholders need to take responsibility, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The oil price has made a steady recovery since it crashed in 2014. But that could have far reaching consequences for equity markets, says John Stepek.
The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since the Brexit vote. But as John Stepek explains, that says more about the dollar than it does about sterling.
One possible model for Brexit is “Canada Plus Plus”. Matthew Partridge talks to Léon Cornelissen, chief economist for Dutch asset management firm Robeco, about why it is a non-starter.
Churchill famously thought Russia was a riddle – but his less famous solution to the riddle still holds. Russian foreign policy is based on self-interest. Simon Wilson explains.
German chancellor Angela Merkel should look to Britain and know political turbulence is coming Germany’s way, says Matthew Lynn.