With Boris Johnson confirmed as Britain’s new prime minister, John Stepek looks at what he might do with his new-found power.
Victory in India’s elections for Narendra Modi’s BJP sent the main BSE Sensex Index surging to a record high.
Government bond yields have slumped to their lowest level ever as investors flee to the safety of sovereign debt. John Stepek explains what’s got everyone so worried.
For all the noise about Brexit, Britain’s economy is very resilient, with good GDP growth; unemployment at its lowest for 44 years; and retail sales up more than 5% year-on-year.
The European Parliamentary elections and PM Theresa May’s resignation have opened up a path to power for a Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn, and he’s not exactly investor-friendly, says John Stepek.
Italy’s debt is sitting at 132% of GDP. And it’s looking to spend more. That’s not a problem for investors right now, says John Stepek. But there is another potential flashpoint on the horizon.
The intangible economy has ballooned in recent decades and today it looks all but unassailable. Dominic Frisby looks at what could bring it back down to earth.
The European elections revealed nothing more than that the country is still as divided as ever about Brexit. So, what’s changed? Well, says John Stepek – quite a lot actually.
Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is upbeat on the prospects for India.
Paying people once a month is an outdated hangover from the days of pen and paper. Employers need to get creative or lose out, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Venezuela’s downward spiral is likely to endure until the political stalemate between the government and the opposition is resolved.