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The next global economic emergency? Deepening debt in the developing world
Poorer nations were more fragile before Covid-19, had less scope to stimulate economies, and are on the wrong side of the vaccine divide

Larry Elliott

17, Oct, 2021 @9:49 AM

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Rise of cryptocurrencies can be traced to Nixon abandoning gold in 1971 | Larry Elliott
The decision has led to volatile financial markets, geopolitical tension and inflated asset prices

Larry Elliott

15, Aug, 2021 @11:20 AM

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Pound at 18-month high against euro as German investor confidence falls
Sterling hit €1.1833 against the single currency, its highest level since February 2020

Graeme Wearden

10, Aug, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Global markets fall amid pessimism over soaring Covid-19 cases
European markets drop, with £44bn wiped off the value of UK’s FTSE 100

Phillip Inman

19, Jul, 2021 @1:13 PM

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Pound hits $1.40 for first time since 2018 amid Covid vaccine optimism
Sterling rises against dollar and euro and is best-performing G10 currency

Joanna Partridge

19, Feb, 2021 @10:37 AM

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Sterling reaches $1.39 in best performance for three years
FTSE 100 posts biggest daily gain for over a month as investors buoyed up by vaccine and US economy hopes

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

15, Feb, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Green economy plans fuel new metals and energy 'supercycle'
Chinese growth and post-Covid recovery plans are powering a commodities boom, say analysts

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

10, Jan, 2021 @5:50 PM

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Bitcoin tops $40,000 as investors seek hedge against inflation
Cryptocurrency doubles value in less than a month as supporters say asset is starting to supplant gold

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

07, Jan, 2021 @7:38 PM

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Bitcoin hits record high on 12th anniversary of its creation
Cryptocurrency passes $30,000 as financial institutions express growing interest

Graeme Wearden

03, Jan, 2021 @5:18 PM

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Bitcoin surges to record $28,500, quadrupling in value this year
Institutional investors help cryptocurrency to 47% gain in December as interest in US dollar declines

Julia Kollewe

30, Dec, 2020 @11:01 AM

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Markets at record highs amid rising optimism of a pandemic recovery
Investors bet Covid vaccines and stimulus measures will propel economy forward in 2021

Richard Partington and Graeme Wearden

17, Dec, 2020 @7:31 PM

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Pound up in value as hopes rise of a Brexit trade deal
Some of last week’s losses reversed after EU’s Michel Barnier says deal is possible

Phillip Inman

14, Dec, 2020 @7:49 PM

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