Minutes of Federal Reserve meetings are meticulously scrutinised by the markets. The latest set suggests it might be changing its mind on inflation. John Stepek explains what that means.
The election victory of Mahathir Mohamad was a triumph for Malaysian democracy, but stocks slipped back on the news.
Speculation about a snap election could turn into reality, says Matthew Partridge.
That Giuseppe Conti is almost certain to be the next prime minister of Italy is not too surprising after all, says Matthew Partridge.
Nicolas Maduro won Sunday’s presidential election by a mile – and surprised no one.
The new populist government is on a collision course with the EU, says Emily Hohler.
Joining the EEA would allow us to take back a reasonable amount of control while still enjoying many of the benefits of the EU, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist Dambisa Moyo about her new book, and how to improve democracy and deliver prosperity not just in the West, but the whole world.
Turkey’s currency is collapsing. Money is flooding out of the country. Investors have lost all confidence. It’s a prime example of just how important good governance is, says John Stepek.
The Greek debt crisis was contained because the ECB vowed to do “whatever it takes” to backstop things. John Stepek asks if it’s prepared to do the same with Italy.
America’s decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear deal won’t just hurt the Iranian economy. Higher oil prices and rising geopolitical tensions may also have wider consequences. Simon Wilson reports.