Populism and trade wars have put globalisation into reverse. African nations are bucking the trend with AfCFTA, a comprehensive agreement that will create a vast new trade bloc.
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Chinese tech giant Huawei is under fire in Donald Trump's trade war. Many Western firms may suffer collateral damage.
The post The casualties of Trump’s trade war was first published on MoneyWeek.
With bond yields sliding this week as investors started to fret about global trade, John Stepek looks at the effect on the charts that matter most to the global economy.
The post The charts that matter: markets start to worry was first published on MoneyWeek.
After nearly three years in office, Theresa May is set to stand down. Here, Matthew Partridge looks at who the bookies favour as the new Tory leader.
The post What are the bookies’ odds on the new Tory leader? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Julian Richer, the entrepreneur who put people before profits, and yet produced plenty of the latter, has been lauded for handing his empire over to his staff. What is his motivation?
The post Julian Richer’s crusade to clean up capitalism was first published on MoneyWeek.
Dominic Frisby looks at the price of the most important currency in the world – the US dollar – and where it’s likely to be by the time Donald Trump’s term as president is up.
The post Currency Corner: why we all need to keep a close eye on King Dollar was first published on MoneyWeek.
The result of the Australian election proved to be an embarrassment for one bookmaker, says Matthew Partridge.
The post Betting on politics: Australia catches out the bookies was first published on MoneyWeek.
After 27 years without a recession, Australia's economy has started to wobble. So the authorities are contemplating reinflating the housing bubble.
The post Reinflating Australia’s housing bubble was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investors have deserted UK stocks en masse. But the FTSE 100 is one of the most attractive markets in the world for income-seekers.
The post Investors are still too gloomy about UK stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Markets took a tumble yesterday. Part of the reason is the escalating trade war. But mostly, says John Stepek, it’s down to the Fed, the US central bank. Here’s why.
The post Markets don’t think the Fed is sufficiently worried about the trade war was first published on MoneyWeek.
The bond market has a much better record than the stockmarket of predicting economic downturns. And last week, yields on ten-year US Treasury notes dipped as low as 2.37%.
The post Bond market signals gloom ahead was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
The post Share tips of the week was first published on MoneyWeek.
With the Lotus Belle, camping enthusiasts need rough it no longer, says Mick Sharp
The post The ultimate tent for glampers was first published on MoneyWeek.
Houses with dovecotes or follies – from a Georgian property in Norfolk, with an Asian-style folly, to a Tudor manor house with a circular dovecote in Dorchester.
The post Houses with dovecotes or follies was first published on MoneyWeek.
2015 Kleinood This dramatic, spicy wine is stuffed with the flavours of mountainside fruit.
The post A commanding and enchanting syrah from South Africa was first published on MoneyWeek.
Chris Carter heads to New Zealand and sets out on a quest from Hobbiton to a destination determined to keep foreign visitors out.
The post Precious memories of the Shire in New Zealand was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: The VictoriansJacob Rees-Mogg makes little effort in this uninteresting and badly written run through of the usual Victorian suspects.
The post Book in the news: Rees-Mogg’s mind-bogglingly banal work of self-promotion was first published on MoneyWeek.
Theatre review: Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller's classic portrayal of the American dream turned bad is as relevant as ever.
The post Death of a Salesman: this classic play is still vital was first published on MoneyWeek.
The White House’s move against Huawei, the world’s second-biggest smartphone maker, takes the trade war into uncharted territory.
The post New front in trade war spooks stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Ever since Ryanair’s dispute with the pilots’ union in September 2017, the airline has been struggling, with the share price down by half from its peak.
The post Ryanair share price struggles to regain altitude was first published on MoneyWeek.
Austria’s vice-chancellor and Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache was forced to resign after promising state contracts for cash.
The post Nationalist right crumbles in Austria was first published on MoneyWeek.
The idea of owning an electric car seems appealing. But what are the financial practicalities of buying and running one?
The post Does owning an electric car make financial sense? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The centre-right retains power on a tax-cutting agenda. Matthew Partridge reports.
The post Australia confounds the pundits was first published on MoneyWeek.
Amazon is re-entering the online takeaway market with a stake in Deliveroo – and it isn’t only rivals who should be worried. Matthew Partridge reports.
The post Amazon sparks feeding frenzy in the takeaway food market was first published on MoneyWeek.
The prime minister’s “new deal” smelt fishily familiar. MPs are likely to pass on it. Emily Hohler reports.
The post May’s last stand was first published on MoneyWeek.
Emerging markets are the place to be if you want to make the best possible returns in the future. At least, that's been the received wisdom for a while now. But is it true?
The post Should you invest in emerging markets right now? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Over a decade after the financial crisis, investors are still reluctant to consider British banks. But their worries are overblown and the stocks are cheap, says Matthew Partridge.
The post Forget the financial crisis: it’s time to bet on British banks was first published on MoneyWeek.
As a tactic in its current trade war with the US, China dumping US bonds is often presented as its trump card. But it has another, more dangerous option, says John Stepek.
The post Don’t worry about China selling US bonds – worry about this instead was first published on MoneyWeek.
Almost two-thirds of self-employed people currently have no pension savings, while more than a quarter aren’t making any savings at all
The post Pension savings shortfall among the self employed was first published on MoneyWeek.
Angel investors can be a big help to small businesses, says David Prosser. But there are downsides.
The post Should your business make use of angel investors? was first published on MoneyWeek.