OPINION | Dollar shock threatens the global economy

Central banks in the United Kingdom, European Union, India and other emerging markets are all raising interest rates or intervening to support their currencies even though local conditions are far wea…

How Leninism conquered British politics

That year featured an unpopular budget, which triggered a letter from 364 economists calling on the government to change course, and dire vote ratings.They fall victim to a model of the catastrophism …

Russia blindfolds, detains Ukraine nuclear plant chief

His detention by (Russia) jeopardizes the safety of Ukraine and Europe’s largest nuclear energy plant, said Energoatom President Petro Kotin, demanding the director’s immediate release.KYIV, Ukrai…

UK regulators meet to prevent new gilt selloff, FT says

UK regulators overseeing the pensions sector are holding daily meetings with asset managers to elude another crisis in the bond market once the Bank of England’s emergency intervention ends, the Fin…

UK housing market hit by budget fallout

Analysts are meanwhile predicting that British house prices are heading for a protracted slump after soaring in recent times as demand outpaces supply.Coles said the market struggled to function norm…