World economy at risk of another financial crash, says IMF
October 11, 2018

Debt is above 2008 level and failure to reform banking system could trigger crisis

The world economy is at risk of another financial meltdown, following the failure of governments and regulators to push through all the reforms needed to protect Continue reading

Lehman collapse: what has happened to the markets since?
September 29, 2018

The effect on the FTSE 100 through to pensions, house prices and savers

Stock market returns since Lehmans collapse

Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on 15 September 2008, prompting a fall in the FTSE 100 of 4%. It was the Continue reading

Ten years after the financial crash, the timid left should be full of regrets | Larry Elliott
September 6, 2018

Capitalisms near-death experience was a golden opportunity for progressives. But they blew it, says the Guardians economics editor Larry Elliott

Placards are being prepared. Photo-opportunities are being organised. A list of demands is being drawn up by a coalition Continue reading

Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash
March 3, 2018

Nouriel Roubini calls cryptocurrency the mother of all bubbles as it falls below $8,000

Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash

Nouriel Roubini calls cryptocurrency the mother of all bubbles as it falls below $8,000 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