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Saturday January 28, 2023
News Desk.

  • January 23, 2023

    Tech layoffs

    Some of the biggest tech companies in the world announced a wave of layoffs this week, eliminating tens of thousands of jobs as they reverse course...

  • January 16, 2023

    Joy and woe

    The rapid reopening of China’s economy from Covid lockdowns is brightening the outlook for global investors keen to leave behind one of their...

  • January 16, 2023

    Profit picnic

    Big banks have little to fear from a recession in 2023. They’re in better shape than a decade ago, with big buffers against delinquent debtors and...

  • January 02, 2023

    Has the tide turned for Europe’s banks?

    Instead a war, an energy crisis, recession and runaway inflation conspired to undermine the long-anticipated benefits from the first meaningful...

  • January 02, 2023

    Europe’s energy sacrifices: the winter test of resolve

    There is a festive tradition in Finland that everyone decamps to the sauna on Christmas Eve to sit and sweat in candlelight before the feasting...

  • December 26, 2022

    Shopping spree

    The queue for the Fifth Avenue Lego store snaked around the block one lunchtime this week, as New Yorkers and tourists jostled to pluck last-minute...

  • December 12, 2022

    Oil plummets

    This week marked a pivotal moment in global geopolitics, as a European embargo and G7 price cap on Russian crude came into force.

  • December 05, 2022

    Inflation peaking?

    With central banks ratcheting up their response to a global inflation shock, debate is shifting from when they'll win the war to whether faster...

  • November 14, 2022

    Crypto crash

    A year ago this week, investors were describing bitcoin as the future of money and ethereum as the world’s most important developer tool....

  • November 07, 2022

    Price cap

    Just a month before the Group of Seven rich countries plan to cap the price of Russian oil, officials are racing to finalize details, leaving...