Global recession

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Only a large-scale skills programme can protect against Covid's fallout
Huge fiscal support has safeguarded jobs and demand, but only skills and training can prevent long-term economic scarring

Andy Haldane

31, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Covid vaccine rally fuels market optimism of a faster global recovery
News of potentially effective vaccine helps persuade politicians to keep policies to prevent lay offs and bankruptcies

Larry Elliott

14, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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European stock markets endure worst week since June
Wall Street also tumbles as global markets fear economic fallout from new Covid-19 restrictions

Larry Elliott Economics editor

30, Oct, 2020 @6:04 PM

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IMF estimates global Covid cost at $28tn in lost output
World economic outlook says 2020 impact is less than thought but there will be deep scars

Larry Elliott

13, Oct, 2020 @12:30 PM

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'Nobody is safe': why Australia's Covid jobs crisis could last years
Economists believe the double whammy of the pandemic will rapidly accelerate structural changes in the labour market

Martin Farrer

05, Sep, 2020 @8:00 PM

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UK to plunge into deepest slump on record with worst GDP drop of G7
Official measure to be declared this week as coronavirus lockdown shrinks GDP by 21% in second quarter

Richard Partington

09, Aug, 2020 @12:29 PM

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How does a young writer pay the rent?
Affordable education and a buoyant economy help – but being a vagabond artist is still precarious. Could the Covid-19 pandemic create a moment of opportunity for writing?

Niamh Campbell

21, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Summer statement: the UK's Covid-19 economic crisis in five key charts
Ahead of Rishi Sunak’s statement we look at public finances, economic growth, jobs, retail and the housing market

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Angela Merkel fears economic crisis is being underestimated in EU
Leaders clash over coronavirus recovery funds, with Germany pushing for swift resolution

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

19, Jun, 2020 @3:25 PM

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UK economy on course for a slow rebound, healthcheck show
Coronavirus and looming Brexit means recovery ‘measured in years, not months’, says survey

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

21, May, 2020 @10:50 AM

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Germany in recession as coronavirus blights eurozone economies
France and Italy also slide into recession as lockdown measures cut consumer spending and investment

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

15, May, 2020 @1:22 PM

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Global stock markets rise as China-US trade tensions ease
Oil price rises and shares end week on a high despite growing economic damage from coronavirus pandemic

Richard Partington

08, May, 2020 @4:42 PM

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