Financial crisis

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Would you pay £63 for a chicken? The artist who built a street to show house price madness
When Doug Fishbone came across an abandoned apartment complex in Cork, he decided to recreate it in a gallery – to highlight everything that’s wrong with our property-fuelled financial system

Oliver Wainwright

14, Jul, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Price rises should be short-lived – so let’s not resurrect inflation as a bogeyman | William Mitchell
Until full employment is reached, governments need not cut back on public spending, says William Mitchell, co-founder of modern monetary theory

William Mitchell

08, Jun, 2021 @9:46 AM

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Digital currencies pose threat to economy, warns Bank of England
Research shows high-street banks could face a flood of withdrawals leading to financial instability

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Treasury to sell £1.1bn in NatWest shares, cutting taxpayer stake to 54.8%
The government has been gradually reducing its holdings in the bank since the 2008 financial crisis

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

10, May, 2021 @6:48 PM

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After the Covid war, the UK will struggle to win the economic peace
State power and capitalism’s innovation have staved off disaster, but the challenge is long-term

Larry Elliott

21, Mar, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Fintech firms want to keep their golden shares. London may be forced to agree
Watering-down stock market rules might sound outrageous, but the success of these companies matters to the market

28, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Amanda Staveley v Barclays: a financial defeat but a PR victory
The high-profile financier lost her high court claim but Barclays walks away wounded

Simon Goodley

26, Feb, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Amanda Staveley loses high court action against Barclays
High-profile financier sought £660m damages saying bank bosses misled her as she helped secure deal to save bank in 2008

Rupert Neate and agencies

26, Feb, 2021 @1:03 PM

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UK should respond to economic crisis with 1945-style reboot, says CBI chief
Covid, climate change and Brexit demand consensus on ‘a fairer, greener, economy’ says Tony Danker

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

03, Feb, 2021 @3:40 PM

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China's stock market closes at highest level since 2008 financial crisis
World’s second-largest economy mounts rapid financial recovery from coronavirus pandemic

Richard Partington

05, Jan, 2021 @5:35 PM

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The 'black swan' Covid catastrophe shows us just how fragile our world is | Larry Elliott
It is clear now that there is a big downside to an economic model that pays little heed to sustainability

Larry Elliott

03, Jan, 2021 @11:32 AM

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'Bad loans' of banks risking credit crunch, warns European commission
Europe facing post-Covid finance squeeze as indebted businesses crash affecting economy

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

16, Dec, 2020 @2:51 PM

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