Both contenders for the office of UK prime minister have promised un-costed tax cuts. But the winner will inherit Mrs May’s new spending commitments and the Brexit endgame is unclear. Victor Hill reflects.
Global financial markets have entered a period of significantly increased risk as uncertainty about three key processes intensifies, writes Victor Hill.
D-Day took place 25 years before the first moon landing. 25 years after Apollo 11 the “world wide web” burst forth. Investors should join the dots: history is the history of technology and technology is largely driven by the military, writes Victor Hill.
The European elections were never even supposed to happen in the UK. The PM resigned before the results were announced. So much for public opinion – but what happens at midnight on Halloween gets even more terrifying, writes Victor Hill.
The trade war between China and the USA has entered a new and more dangerous phase which could have serious implications for the global financial system. What’s more, it presages the start of something graver: a New Cold War, writes Victor Hill.
There is a new breed of unicorn which not only offers technological solutions but potentially lifestyle solutions as well. The only problem is that many of them are currently loss-making, writes Victor Hill.
The UK is still growing and creating more jobs. But the Brexit drag on market valuations is being intensified by increased political uncertainty, writes Victor Hill.
Greta says the house is on fire. Panic is racked up by opportunistic celebrities, academics – and now the UN. Lifestyles, apparently, will have to change drastically – immediately – if the planet is to survive. But will they? Victor Hill enquires.
The UK government is in a state about whether Chinese tech giant Huawei should participate in the roll-out of the UK’s 5G network. The argument has now claimed the scalp of the UK Defence Secretary. This torrid affair reveals much, writes Victor Hill.
Smartphones have emerged as the key battleground in the current Indian general election. Could politics reverse the secular decline in smartphone sales? Victor Hill investigates.