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.
The revamped Nafta deal between the US and Mexico does little to support global trade. In fact, it may do the opposite.
Nothing has changed in Myanmar since it began to emerge from military rule in 2011. It’s time for the rest of the world to take a stronger line.
US markets are heading for a collapse that could put the long-term future of the global financial system in danger, says Societe Generale’s Albert Edwards.
Modern capitalism was supposed to deliver productivity gains, efficiency and unimagined wealth for all. Why then are so many of us labouring away at pointless work? Stuart Watkins reports.
The Venezuelan refugee crisis is becoming one of the world’s biggest, comparable with the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the migration of Syrians fleeing war.
With the Swedish elections coming up, Matthew Partridge looks at who is odds-on favourite to win.
South Africa gears up for land reform. Matthew Partridge reports.
A new cryptocurrency can’t stop a humanitarian crisis. Matthew Partridge reports.
Scott Morrison – a man unknown to almost half of Australians – has become the nation’s new prime minister.
A new round of US trade tariffs on $16bn-worth of Chinese imports kicked in last week, and Beijing retaliated with levies on the same amount of American goods.