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

With Sanctions Clock Ticking, Iran Races to Reap Deal Benefits
August 24, 2018

Iran’s Mehrabad International Airport may have seen one of the final benefits of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

As the U.S. prepares to slap new sanctions on the Iranian economy this week after pulling out of the accord, state-run Iran Air Continue reading

Saudi Investment Freeze Doesn’t Amount to Much in Canada
August 22, 2018

The decision by Saudi Arabia to halt new investments and unload assets in Canada is likely to have limited impact.

Saudi assets in Canada are confined mainly to stakes in upscale hotel operators, some small stock holdings in companies like Continue reading

Dollar Debt Will Be Elusive to Turkey as U.S. Sanctions Bite
August 21, 2018

The summer holiday in the bond market may be a long one for Turkey.

New dollar issuance, including government and corporate-sector bonds, has dried up, with no sales recorded since April, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. And with corporate-bond Continue reading