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.
Steve Eisman, managing director of Neuberger Berman, is worried about Canada’s housing bubble; gloomy on Deutsche Bank; and sceptical of cryptocurrencies.
If the trade war between the US and China worsens, both countries’ growth will suffer as they raise barriers against a wider range of goods and make it harder for foreign companies to gain footholds.
The next financial crisis could start in corporate bonds, as credit quality has deteriorated over the past few years and decades.
Will America’s west coast or China’s east win the battle for tech firm supremacy? It’s still all to play for, says Matthew Lynn.
Central bankers have huge influence on the markets. But their lack of conviction is leaving investors unsure about what to expect, says John Stepek.
Late last year Australia officially notched up the longest stretch of economic growth in modern history. But it may finally have reached the end of the road.
Last summer, investors were happy to snap up Argentina’s 100-year government bond despite continual political turbulence and a lousy credit history. Now, they can’t find the exit door fast enough.
Wages are rising in Japan. That doesn’t necessarily mean the Bank of Japan will end its monetary stimulus. But it does open the door to surprises, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Increasingly robust global growth is driving demand for oil and pushing up the price. But the global economy may not be able to cope with oil at $100.
Jacob Rees-Mogg is the bookies’ favourite to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, says Matthew Partridge.