Trade

coronavirus

Coronavirus is a chance to buy cheaper — but it comes with a health warning

February 26, 2020 11:29 pm

Canny stock-pickers scan the pharmaceutical sector for claims of a first coronavirus vaccine

Coronavirus could be ‘black swan event’ that costs Trump the presidency

February 26, 2020 9:02 am

The disease could have already triggered a massive stock market correction that might affect his re-election

talks

How the deadlock can be broken in Britain’s trade talks with the EU

February 3, 2020 12:46 pm

The EU view is that any tariff free, quota free trade deal must include ‘robust commitments to ensure a level playing field’

post-brexit

How will post-Brexit Britain find its way in the world?

January 31, 2020 8:39 am

Those who believe Britain can only trade effectively with the nearest markets know little history

mike pompeo trade

Mike Pompeo: the UK will be ‘front of the line’ for a trade deal

January 30, 2020 9:53 am

Pompeo declared that the UK/US relationship was in a ‘fantastic place’

brexit

After Brexit

January 29, 2020 6:09 am

A US-Britain trade deal would be a boon for Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

trade war

There’s a long way to go before Trump can declare victory in his trade war

January 15, 2020 8:03 pm

The goodwill signaled by China’s concessions is perhaps more important than the concessions themselves

oil price hike

Why trouble in the Middle East no longer means an oil price hike

January 11, 2020 9:14 am

America is less dependent on the oil that comes out of the Middle East than at any point in modern times

xi

The Chinese trade deal is a Christmas gift to Xi

December 14, 2019 4:42 pm

The agreement doesn’t mark the end of the trade war. It is, at best, a truce

chinese tariffs

Trump’s Chinese tariffs are simply a scare tactic

December 13, 2019 5:37 pm

The president is often described as unpredictable, but he is really quite easy to read

wine brie

They may take our wine, but they’ll never take our brie-dom

December 4, 2019 8:19 am

Mr Trump, tear down this tariff

pandas

America should kidnap pandas to end the trade war

December 3, 2019 10:40 am

The downsides are low

us-uk

A US-UK free trade agreement will bring benefits on both sides of the Atlantic

November 28, 2019 12:03 am

Drugs, food, drink, fashion and media will all benefit from a US-UK trade deal

capitalism

Trump’s economic nationalism is an effort to save capitalism

November 12, 2019 12:32 pm

America needs to harness capitalism as successfully as China has

germany berlin

Berlin on the brink

November 11, 2019 11:57 am

Germany’s economic ills could have far-reaching effects

inside-traders

Are inside-traders profiting from the US-China trade war?

October 17, 2019 7:21 am

Conspiracy theorists have pointed out a number of large trades conducted at highly opportune moments

trade deal

Would Britain really be first in line for a US trade deal?

September 9, 2019 11:41 am

If Trump wants to ease a trade deficit, his priority would be to continue talks with the European Union

economics

Trump is pursuing Mugabe economics

September 6, 2019 2:03 pm

The jiggery-pook that Trump has been engaging in on the economy may well come to haunt him in the key states that he won in 2016

hong kong

The cosmic combination of Hong Kong, Brexit and the trade war

August 24, 2019 6:20 am

Events could align against Beijing

yin

Trump’s yin and yang game with China

August 24, 2019 6:12 am

When Trump calls Xi his friend, markets should really be spooked

donald trump

The ur-Trump has re-emerged at last

August 23, 2019 6:32 pm

We are witnessing the logical culmination of decades of steadfast views on trade and international relations

iceland

Why Britain, like Iceland, will thrive outside the EU

August 22, 2019 9:19 am

Temporary EEA membership is the best route out of Europe

jay powell fed

Powell orders media blackout for Fed staff

August 15, 2019 12:29 pm

Jay Powell is determined not to fuel the struggle between an independent Fed and President Trump

xi jinping power

America should view China as a hostile, revolutionary power

August 9, 2019 4:00 pm

Washington needs to counter Beijing in the realm of public diplomacy and global opinion

silicon valley

Silicon Valley is your government now

July 26, 2019 2:44 pm

The government has done nothing to meet the challenge of creating a new generation of graduates qualified for a future world