An awful lot of people think globalisation can only go in one direction – forwards. They’re wrong, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
With the US economy continuing to grow apace, John Stepek looks at all the charts that matter, including the all important bond yields.
The International Court of Justice ruled that the US should ease sanctions on Iran, says Alex Rankine. But the judgement is unlikely to change White House policy.
Massive population growth, fiat money and ever-present inflation make the last 60-odd years unique in history. Can this continue? You may be surprised, says John Stepek.
Matthew Partridge looks at the contenders to take over as MP in former Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull’s constituency.
France’s golden boy is rapidly losing his shine. Matthew Partridge reports.
India’s prime minister is facing calls to resign over his government’s dealings with French defence company Dassault.
The world’s governments are swimming in debt. Which is just about manageable with ultra-low interest rates. But that won’t last, says Dominic Frisby. The day of reckoning must surely come.
Ten years after a financial crisis caused by too much debt, the world has an even higher debt load.
Oil prices reached four-year highs of around $80 this week. And the fundamentals of the market point to even higher prices in the short term.
Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán suffers a humiliation at the hands of the European Parliament.