Financial crisis

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MPs seek to avoid race to the bottom in post-Brexit City regulation
New subcommittee will scrutinise plans to change how watchdogs supervise the UK’s financial sector

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

22, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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UK’s largest lenders no longer ‘too big to fail’, says Bank of England
Assessment finds customers could access accounts despite any collapse but three banks have shortcomings

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

10, Jun, 2022 @8:40 AM

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NatWest returns to majority private control as it buys back £1.2bn in shares
UK government sells more of stake in group formerly known as Royal Bank of Scotland at a loss over 2008 price

Jasper Jolly

28, Mar, 2022 @2:42 PM

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Only 6% of G20 pandemic recovery spending ‘green’, analysis finds
Analysis of the G20 fiscal stimulus spending counters many countries pledges to ‘build back better’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

02, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Crypto assets market ‘poses threat to global financial stability’
International watchdog highlights stablecoins as particular concern in absence of regulation

Jenn Selby

16, Feb, 2022 @5:54 PM

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NatWest: the bailed-out bank that’s become an economic bellwether
The high street lender may soon no longer be majority state-owned: and its fortunes are key to the wider UK economy

Nils Pratley

13, Feb, 2022 @12:05 AM

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Paul Myners, ‘tower of strength’ in financial crisis, dies aged 73
Former Labour minister, City grandee and chair of Guardian Media Group, hailed by Gordon Brown

Richard Partington

16, Jan, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Five economic flashpoints to beware in 2022
From a new Covid variant to rampant inflation, the global economy faces some daunting risks in the new year

Larry Elliott

28, Dec, 2021 @2:52 PM

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A post-Covid New Deal can restore economic hope in 2022 | Larry Elliott
Roosevelt built back better after the depression by taxing the rich, introducing capital controls and altering the balance between labour and capital

Larry Elliott

26, Dec, 2021 @12:48 PM

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UK plc risks long-term stagnation and rising destitution, warns top thinktank
NIESR blames deepening malaise on economic mismanagement since 2008 amid criticism for BoE and Brexit

Phillip Inman

09, Nov, 2021 @5:33 PM

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The 2009 financial crisis taught us hard lessons. Have Democrats learned them? | David Sirota and Alex Gibney
The political meltdown of a decade ago crushed faith in hope and change, and led to Maga and mayhem

David Sirota and Alex Gibney

28, Oct, 2021 @10:37 AM

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IMF says Covid support has left world open to new financial crisis
Investors increasingly worried about rising infections and weak recovery in poor countries, report warns

Larry Elliott

12, Oct, 2021 @2:56 PM

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