As the price of fossil fuels skyrockets, the decarbonisation agenda is given new economic impetus. But getting to net zero carbon, even if feasible, will incur costs, says Victor Hill.
The challenges for the Biden administration, and American melancholy, will only intensify in 2022, even if stock-market calamity is averted, says Victor Hill.
Europe’s divisions will widen and tempers will fray in 2022, says Victor Hill.
In 2022, in financial markets and in UK politics, the fundamental principle that risk management trumps risk aversion will be vindicated, writes Victor Hill.
At the end of the first year of life outside the EU – one doubly traumatised by a second year of coronavirus pandemic − the City of London remains the premier, global financial market. And there are reasons for optimism about its future, says Victor Hill.
Anglo-French relations are at their “worst since Waterloo”. Yet France and the UK, which are very similar in economic size and clout should be natural partners. What has gone wrong − and might things improve after the French presidential election, asks Victor Hill? A friendship gone sour The UK and France used to be close,…
The world is in a new three-way cold war. China, Russia and the US are all developing anti-satellite weapons, hypersonic missiles and quantum computers – and China may have pulled ahead.
The SARS-Cov-2 virus is still very much with us, but its transition from pandemic to endemic status is more about politics than science, writes Victor Hill.
Mr Johnson came to power with a promise to resolve the issue of care for the elderly. Yet the package currently on offer will satisfy no one while failing to secure enough care beds, says Victor Hill.
Master Investor’s Investing in the Age of Longevity event took place in central London this week with a line up of some of the most eminent scientists in the field.