Economy

ireland

Ireland’s lockdown war on the economy

October 26, 2020 11:17 am

Bars and restaurants are closed in Ireland for all but takeaway service

china

Xi’s world: COVID has accelerated China’s rise

October 22, 2020 9:56 am

Beijing can look forward, while other major economies are still working out how to manage the damage

economy

Do you want a Trump or Biden economy?

October 12, 2020 2:06 pm

The answer should be obvious

economy

Will the economy recover enough to help Trump win?

September 30, 2020 3:14 pm

Today’s data drop reveals a mixed bag of economic updates

pakistan

Pakistan’s lockdown gamble appears to have paid off

September 10, 2020 11:44 am

Khan’s bid to reopen the economy quickly, end lockdown measures early and incentivize the construction industry has paid off

french

Macron’s battle against the forces of French anarchy

September 5, 2020 11:02 am

Deep feelings of insecurity, a loss of identity and a tradition of rebellion all make for a powerful cocktail

stock market

The stock market isn’t the success story Trump thinks it is

August 19, 2020 12:02 pm

A surging Nasdaq and Dow doesn’t indicate a healthy economy

war

What price is too high in the war against COVID?

August 15, 2020 12:50 pm

If we wish to limit further economic damage, we need to find ways to live with the virus

sweden

Was Sweden’s refusal to lockdown a gruesome mistake?

August 14, 2020 12:49 pm

Over the first half of the year the Swedish economy shrank by a little less than did Denmark’s

britain

Is Britain heading for the worst economic hit in Europe?

August 12, 2020 9:58 am

Of course we were going to fall. Now we know how hard

sweden

Has Sweden been vindicated?

August 6, 2020 9:36 am

The Scandinavian country has taken an economic beating despite never instigating a full lockdown

london

London in limbo: can Britain’s capital survive this crisis?

August 5, 2020 11:11 pm

The motor of the UK’s economy must not stay stuck in second gear

sweden

Sweden’s COVID-19 strategy is already paying off

August 5, 2020 9:22 am

Alone among the world’s developed economies, Sweden didn’t go into full lockdown

britain

COVID-19 and the twilight of Britain and France

August 3, 2020 11:31 am

Europe is being eclipsed as the geopolitical heartland of world affairs

delay

Trump’s election delay tweet smacks of desperation

July 30, 2020 11:39 am

The strongman looks weak

delay

No, Trump can’t delay the election

July 30, 2020 10:10 am

The President cannot decree himself a longer term, on Twitter or anywhere else

ppp Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin and President Donald Trump

Media referees PPP loans

July 8, 2020 7:13 pm

Small businesses get a side of shame with their paycheck assistance

bond

The EU’s new bond isn’t as solid as it seems

June 24, 2020 10:57 am

You are relying on Greece, Portugal and Italy to come up with the cash

rentiers

The rioters and the rentiers

June 23, 2020 12:51 pm

Post-industrial cities aren’t working

macron

Macron is facing an economic disaster

June 10, 2020 2:07 pm

Recriminations against France’s lockdown regime are currently underway

donald trump jobs polls

America’s 2.5 million jobs miracle

June 5, 2020 12:01 pm

Defying the odds, unemployment actually fell to 13 percent

merkel germany

Can Germany spend its way out of the corona crisis?

May 29, 2020 11:44 am

Merkel’s generosity on behalf of the German taxpayer is reaping its rewards

lufthansa eu

Britain should demand a level playing field from the EU

May 26, 2020 12:02 pm

Lufthansa will now be able to undercut British airlines on fares

market shares

Why are US shares performing so well when the economy isn’t?

May 21, 2020 5:46 pm

A look at the tech-heavy Nasdaq gives the first clue

economy

It isn’t necessarily the economy, stupid!

May 18, 2020 5:59 am

Predictions of Trump’s political death are once again grossly premature