The global economy gives. The global economy takes away. Make sure your portfolio is set up to deal with it all.
The mood among investors is gloomy, but it wouldn’t take much to cheer them up. And central banks could well oblige, says John Stepek.
Ultra bear Albert Edwards told a conference in London this month that yields on US government debt will slide below zero percent during the next recession.
Worries are mounting that China, which accounted for a third of global GDP growth in 2017, could now become a drag on the global economy.
Fears are growing that leveraged loans – a high-risk section of the corporate debt market – could cause a subprime mortgage-style meltdown. Marina Gerner reports.
Is another general election on the way for Sweden? Political betting expert Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds.
Zimbabwe remains on edge following a violent crackdown on fuel-price protests that has left 12 people dead.
Investors have plenty to worry about, but the end of the world is not nigh, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Just position your portfolio accordingly.
The single currency project is now 20 years old. But is there anything to celebrate? Emily Hohler reports.
Apple’s admission that sales will be lower than expected is clearly a problem for the tech giant. But it has much bigger implications for the global economy as a whole. John Stepek explains why.
We hope you enjoyed your Christmas turkey. But should you leave the poor beasts alone next year and serve tofu on the big day instead? Stuart Watkins reports.