Last year, China’s economy suffered from the trade war with the US and the stockmarket was slumping. So Beijing decided to switch gears and stimulate the economy once again. It appears to be working.
The prime minister’s EU withdrawal agreement is now dead. Or is it? Emily Hohler reports.
Unless something very surprising indeed happens, Brexit is likely to be a massive fudge of the sort that always envelopes any negotiation involving the EU.
There’s a lot of talk of Brexit chaos and pandemonium, but little has actually changed. Markets seem unbothered by what might happen – and the same should go for you, says John Stepek.
The prime minister has returned from her hurried trip to Strasbourg, clutching more paper. Will it be enough to get her deal through parliament and what does it mean for your money? John Stepek explains.
Political betting expert Matthew Partridge sees Newport West sticking with Labour.
This chart is a stark illustration of the effect of a decade of rock-bottom interest rates and quantitative easing (QE – or money printing).
Revelations of wrongdoing and sexism may just be the start of a new business-shaking #MeToo movement, says Matthew Lynn.
Data on the gender pay gap would suggest that they are. Does that mean sexism is rife in British society? It’s not quite as simple as that, says Simon Wilson.
With the ECB throwing in the towel on tightening fiscal policy, John Stepek looks at what effect this has had on the charts that matter most to markets and the global economy.
China’s main stockmarket index, the CSI 300, has had a roaring year so far, gaining 25% and outstripping its major rivals. And last week there was more good news for the bulls.