How bad could the bear market get?
US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell
Talking point

How bad could the bear market get?

There’s a whiff of panic in the air – and not just in stock markets
17 Jun 2022
Celsius: crypto lender sparks manic meltdown
Celsius: ‘extreme market conditions’
Business Briefing

Celsius: crypto lender sparks manic meltdown

Total value of the crypto market is now below $1trn – down from almost $3trn in November
16 Jun 2022
Cryptocrash: why is the cryptocurrency market down?
Cryptocurrency
Business Briefing

Cryptocrash: why is the cryptocurrency market down?

New riders of the ‘crypto hype train’ are ‘getting hammered’ by falling bitcoin and Ethereum
14 Jun 2022
Luna’s death spiral
An electronic board at a cryptocurrency exchange in Seoul
Why we’re talking about . . .

Luna’s death spiral

A vicious crash has shaken confidence in the entire crypto ecosystem
20 May 2022
Trading currencies: what the experts think
The greenback is on the rise
Expert’s view

Trading currencies: what the experts think

Euro-parity, a nasty cocktail and the pound’s ‘doom loop’
19 May 2022
Enter the bear: how long will the carnage last?
Wall Street: the worst run of losses in a decade
Talking point

Enter the bear: how long will the carnage last?

Investors are grappling with a nasty bear market
13 May 2022
Warhol’s Blue Marilyn breaks records: art market is ‘on a roll’
Andy Warhol’s ‘Shot Sage Blue Marilyn’ was sold at auction for $195m
Expert’s view

Warhol’s Blue Marilyn breaks records: art market is ‘on a roll’

Art, like gold, can claim a history as ‘a store of value’, but big caveats apply
12 May 2022

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The tech stock rout: what the experts think 
Ark’s Cathie Wood: tech casualty
Expert’s view

The tech stock rout: what the experts think 

Brutal April, dot-bust redux and a re-balancing act
6 May 2022
China and geopolitics: what the experts think
Chinese city Shanghai has gone into a sudden lockdown
Expert’s view

China and geopolitics: what the experts think

Covid ructions, second-guessing and capital flight 
1 Apr 2022
Russia and China: long battle over debt and tension in the markets
Putin is looking to pay unfriendly creditors in roubles
Why we’re talking about . . .

Russia and China: long battle over debt and tension in the markets

While a Russian debt default is deemed manageable, the embroilment of China may not be
18 Mar 2022
‘Mayhem’ in the global commodities markets
John Deere: shares have shot up
Expert’s view

‘Mayhem’ in the global commodities markets

What the experts are saying about the rapid spike and fall in market prices
17 Mar 2022
The oil and commodities shock
Heading for $185 a barrel? A Russian oil platform
Why we’re talking about . . .

The oil and commodities shock

Fears of shortages and soaring prices are roiling markets globally, with no let up in sight
11 Mar 2022
How a Russian invasion of Ukraine would impact the markets
Ukrainian troops testing anti-aircraft missiles
Why we’re talking about . . .

How a Russian invasion of Ukraine would impact the markets

The immediate shock might be transitory, but the economic fall-out wouldn’t be
17 Feb 2022
Meta’s big plunge: ‘Zuck shock’ is a nasty ‘brush with reality’
Meta chief executive Mark Zuckerberg
Why we’re talking about . . .

Meta’s big plunge: ‘Zuck shock’ is a nasty ‘brush with reality’

Why have the social media giant’s shares fallen off a cliff?
11 Feb 2022
Oil prices: when will it hit $100 a barrel? 
Oil drills
Business Briefing

Oil prices: when will it hit $100 a barrel? 

Demand, production and an unstable geopolitical landscape are impacting the markets
8 Feb 2022
US politicians and the stock market: are they guilty of insider trading?
Nancy Pelosi with husband Paul
In Focus

US politicians and the stock market: are they guilty of insider trading?

Legislators are pushing for members of Congress to be banned from trading in individual stocks
4 Feb 2022
Soaring commodities: what the experts say 
Wheat production in Ukraine
Expert’s view

Soaring commodities: what the experts say 

If Russia invades Ukraine the markets ‘will freak out’
3 Feb 2022
The tumult in markets: stocks are in a ‘superbubble’
Federal Reserve chairman Jay Powell: planning rate rises?
Why we’re talking about . . .

The tumult in markets: stocks are in a ‘superbubble’

The party is finally drawing to an end, it seems. How big will the bust be?
28 Jan 2022
Making money: investing in whisky 
Investing in whisky
Expert’s view

Making money: investing in whisky 

Rapidly-expanding whisky investment market has seen ‘dramatic gains’
19 Jan 2022
What is bitcoin and how can you buy it?
Bitcoin
In Depth

What is bitcoin and how can you buy it?

Everything you need to know about the volatile cryptocurrency 
18 Jan 2022
Making money: five alternative investments
The Star Wars Millennium Falcon is one of Lego’s best-performing sets
Expert’s view

Making money: five alternative investments

Diversify your portfolio with quirky investments such as Lego and digital art
12 Jan 2022
A year in the City
London worker by the Shard
Business Briefing

A year in the City

2021 was a year of supply chain disruptions and big stock market floats
28 Dec 2021
How much damage could Omicron do to the economy?
Bank of England and Royal Exchange in the City of London
In Focus

How much damage could Omicron do to the economy?

The chief worry may not be the necessity for another furlough, but big ‘inflationary pressures’
17 Dec 2021
The City: in danger of becoming a Jurassic Park?
The Square Mile in the City of London 
Why we’re talking about . . .

The City: in danger of becoming a Jurassic Park?

The London Stock Exchange is dominated by dinosaurs. What can be done about it?
10 Dec 2021
Spacs: what the pundits think
Founder and CEO of BuzzFeed Jonah Peretti
Expert’s view

Spacs: what the pundits think

The fading buzz, after the flood and Europe’s Spac capital 
9 Dec 2021
Investing in Asia: what the experts think
Vietnam: ‘set for a big leap’
Expert’s view

Investing in Asia: what the experts think

China Plus One, Viet opportunity and India’s stealthy bull
18 Nov 2021
Ryanair: readying for departure from London
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary 
In Brief

Ryanair: readying for departure from London

Plans to delist Ryanair from the LSE could spell ‘another blow’ to the ‘dwindling’ London market
5 Nov 2021
Tesla joins the $1trn club 
Hertz has ordered 100,000 Tesla Model 3s
Business Briefing

Tesla joins the $1trn club 

Electric vehicle maker has taken an order for 100,000 Model 3s from Hertz 
26 Oct 2021
The interest rate debate
Clouds over the City: is there trouble ahead?
Why we’re talking about . . .

The interest rate debate

Is the Bank of England’s apparent volte-face on inflation justified?
15 Oct 2021
Universal Music: don’t stop me now…
Lucian Grainge is CEO of Universal Music Group
In Brief

Universal Music: don’t stop me now…

Investors are betting heavily that the ‘boom’ in music streaming ‘still has a long way to go’
24 Sep 2021
EasyJet/Wizz: battle for air supremacy 
Wizz Air and easyJet aircraft
In Brief

EasyJet/Wizz: battle for air supremacy 

‘Wizz’s cheeky takeover bid will have come as a blow to the corporate ego’
17 Sep 2021
Supermarket sweep: investors go ‘wild in the aisles’
Sainsbury’s supermarket
In Brief

Supermarket sweep: investors go ‘wild in the aisles’

The excitement around Morrisons is proving ‘contagious’ – is Sainsbury’s next?
27 Aug 2021
Buying British stocks
Bank of England and Royal Exchange in the City of London
Expert’s view

Buying British stocks

Fresh eye, takeover talk and British stodge
26 Aug 2021
BHP: London’s lost bauble
BHP Mt Arthur coal mine in Australia
In Brief

BHP: London’s lost bauble

Anglo-Australian mining giant is shifting its primary stock-listing to Sydney 
19 Aug 2021
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