The “doom loop” is the term used by the World Bank to describe the co-dependence between highly indebted governments and the often fragile banks which hold their bonds. Italy is not the only country in this predicament, writes Victor Hill.
Economics & Markets
Inside the mind of the Master Investor: Billionaire investor Jim Mellon updates his readers on all his latest investing insights.
Now that, some of, the political dust has settled, what´s in store for the Brazilian economy and the outlook for the principal stock exchange, the Bovespa?
As the Withdrawal Agreement approaches its moment of truth, the UK is already plotting a course for new trading arrangements in the wider world. That’s if we are ever let out of our cage, writes Victor Hill.
When is a deal a betrayal and why is UK business frantically preparing for no-deal? Victor Hill thinks investors should focus on three key things.
On Tuesday President Trump’s Republicans lost control of the House of Representatives but retained the Senate with an increased majority. Will this make the President nicer? Probably not, writes Victor Hill.
RIP Austerity. She was an ugly girl and no one really liked her – though her funeral on Monday was still touching. But has she joined the undead? Victor Hill investigates.
Inside the mind of the Master Investor: British billionaire Jim Mellon updates on his latest investing and trading activities.
On 02 October a Saudi journalist was murdered in bizarre circumstances in Istanbul – John le Carré meets Stephen King. Everything you think you know about this event is the product of the rampant global information war. Victor Hill joins some dots.
Ranjeet Singh discusses the signs that the current sell-off could be the start of something a lot bigger – and why the traditional ‘safe havens’ might not be as reliable the time round.