Economy

Tories discover the magic money tree

Many of the ten Tory leadership candidates have are making reckless promises about their tax and spending plans.

The mystery whereabouts of the world’s most expensive painting

The whereabouts of Salvator Mundi, the supposed painting by Leonardo da Vinci has remained a mystery, says Chris Carter. Until now.

One giant leap for mass tourism: NASA pimps out the ISS

When scaling Mount Everest doesn’t quite cut it anymore, tourists will just have to aim higher, says Chris Carter.

David Rosenberg: Fed may be getting ready to cut

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell looks as though he is now getting ready to cut interest rates, says David Rosenberg, chief economist at Gluskin Sheff.

Good news for markets – the US employment data was terrible

US stocks rallied at the end of last week. And that was mostly down to one thing: disappointing employment data. John Stepek explains why the markets love a bit of bad news.

The charts that matter: the Fed chucks investors a bone

With America’s central bank sounding more likely to cut short-term interest rates, John Stepek looks at how it affects the charts that matter most to the global economy.

Has Bolsonaro blown it for Brazil?

Brazil’s Ibovespa stockmarket benchmark has given investors a thrilling ride over the past few months, but reality is now beginning to set in.

Who will be the next PM?

The next PM will be decided by 124,000 Tory party members. But will a new PM change anything?

Trump turns his trade guns on Mexico

Locked in an impasse with China, the White House has now also initiated a major trade escalation with Mexico.

Tiananmen Square: 30th anniversary of a massacre

It’s been 30 years since the Tiananmen Square protests and reform looks as distant as ever. Matthew Partridge reports.

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