May’s support for openness is welcome

by Bill Emmott | 14.11.2016

After recent assertions that we can do deals with isolationist Donald Trump, PM’s speech tonight at Lord Mayor’s banquet is to be applauded.

5 snippets of economic news this week

by Charlie Mitchell | 11.11.2016

As Trump shocked the world to win the US presidential election, sterling’s bounce was the silver lining in a tough week for the UK economy.


Carney compromise stores up trouble

by Hugo Dixon | 01.11.2016

Quitting in 2019 rather than 2021 undermines Bank of England independence - and doesn’t end uncertainty in pre-Brexit period.

Six of the best from the Tory conference

by Charlie Mitchell | 06.10.2016

Theresa May’s first conference as prime minister yielded detail on migration, health and the economy, as well as its fair share of gaffes.


City right to be alarmed by hard Brexit

by Stewart Fleming | 06.10.2016

Disorderly exit will damage UK’s top money spinner and threaten financial stability. But it will be hard to sell alternatives to Brexiters.