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23OCT 2018

Is sugar turning Big Food into the next Big Tobacco?

And, if so, is legislation the best option? David Prosser of The Times canvasses opinions on either side.

2018

OCTOBER

16OCT 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in October 2018

In this month's infographic we look at whether trade wars will end the current economic cycle and the issues facing Italy's highly indebted government.

12OCT 2018

Economics

Tough week for markets amid worries over rising interest rates

Yesterday’s softer US inflation reading has helped to settle stock markets but we still expect further rate increases and trade tensions to remain a concern.

10OCT 2018

Economics

Politics and portfolios: how investors are adapting to a new normal

Politics is moving markets like never before. So how are fund managers adjusting?

05OCT 2018

Economics

Will water become more valuable than oil?

Three experts argue whether or not water might one day be more expensive than the fuel that powers the global economy.

04OCT 2018

Economics

Quarterly markets review - Q3 2018

A review of markets in Q3 2018, when US equities powered ahead but political uncertainty and trade fears weighed on several other regions.

03OCT 2018

Economics

Are short sellers ethical?

It’s a few of the practitioners, rather than the practice, of short selling that can be unethical.

01OCT 2018

Economics

Is this the first concrete solution for renewable energy storage?

We look at the difficulties of storing renewable energy: essential if the uptake of low-carbon alternatives is to gather pace.