Bitcoin price soars above $11,000 as central bankers seek to calm fears
December 28, 2017

Bank of England and Fed officials say cryptocurrency is too small to threaten world economy amid warnings of bubble

Bitcoin topped $11,000 on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after hitting $10,000 for the first time, as central bankers on both Continue reading

Financial markets could be over-heating, warns central bank body
December 14, 2017

Bank for International Settlements quarterly health check warns global economy resembles era just before financial crash

Investors are ignoring warning signs that financial markets could be overheating and consumer debts are rising to unsustainable levels, the global body for central Continue reading

The Brexit economy: the storm clouds are gathering
November 8, 2017

Guardian analysis of key economic figures paints a picture of deepening gloom, with rising inflation denting consumer spending and investment

The Bank of England is seriously considering raising rates for the first time in 10 years against a backdrop of Continue reading