February 25, 2020

World economy flashes red over coronavirus – with strange echoes of 1880s Yellow Peril hysteria

Global markets are finally waking up to the threat of the outbreak.
February 24, 2020

Three financial firms could change the direction of the climate crisis – and few people have any idea

Now that passive funds have eclipsed their actively managed competitors, climate finance is increasingly in some new pairs of hands.
February 21, 2020

Manchester City and Saracens – economic theory in action

Financial scandals have damaged the integrity of both clubs. With the rewards for cheating so high, harsher punishments are needed.
February 19, 2020

Altcoin season 2.0: why bitcoin has been outgunned by crypto rivals since new year

Bitcoin is up over 40% in 2020, but the likes of ethereum, bitcoin cash and bitcoin SV have all achieved triple-digit rises.
February 19, 2020

€55 billion cum-ex trading scandal has scary parallels with Enron

Both 'cum ex' and Enron scandals show how traders can manipulate complex financial regulations to their advantage.
February 14, 2020

As Rishi Sunak becomes UK chancellor, a history of battles between No 10 and 11 Downing Street

The question is: how long will Rishi Sunak last?
February 14, 2020

Coronavirus: the blow to the Chinese economy could be felt for years

Thousands of Chinese producers are at risk of going bust as a result of the outbreak.
February 13, 2020

Scottish National Investment Bank looks hardwired for failure – here’s why

The SNP administration has adopted a fashionable so-called 'mission-oriented' approach for its flagship economic development plan, but it looks a lot like mission impossible.
February 12, 2020

Sinn Féin’s rise in Irish politics is down to three big economic reasons

A short history of Ireland's political economy explains Sinn Fein's surge in popularity.
February 12, 2020

Deepfakes: five ways in which they are brilliant business opportunities

They're associated with fake news and celebrity porn videos but there are some unexpected upsides to these slippery clips.
February 10, 2020

Chinese movie studio upturned its business model due to coronavirus – Western companies take note

When cinemas closed down, Huanxi Media Group turned a crisis into an opportunity.
February 7, 2020

Reduce stress at work and prevent burnout – a psychologist explains how

Stress, and more chronic exhaustion such as burnout, is commonplace within the modern workplace.