pound

It’s vital we act now to fix the ticking time bomb under our economy

24 June 2017 10:00

The UK economy is not in good shape. We invest a lower proportion of our GDP every year than almost…

British universities must admit that there are some upsides to Brexit

24 April 2017 15:17

Britain’s universities are finding it hard to look on the bright side of Brexit. One of their big gripes is…

Bitcoin is booming – is drug-taking the reason why?

8 January 2017 10:00

The FTSE 100 ended the year strong, at 7142, and reopened even stronger. For 2016 overall the index gained 14…

Sorry Remoaners. The British peso is on its way back

6 December 2016 14:46

We were about to see parity with the dollar. It was fetching less than an euro at the airport. Spiralling…

The pound has fallen 13pc. Might the IMF have been right to say it was 13pc overvalued?

27 November 2016 11:21

When the pound plunged a few weeks ago, Andrew Marr opened his Sunday show by saying that this might be…

Why we should celebrate the fall of the pound – and keep it low

16 October 2016 14:07

The fall of the pound has been the political event of the week, but is it all bad news? Many…

Why Brexit is the new Black Wednesday

1 September 2016 13:29

Day by day, the vote for Brexit on 23 June is coming more and more to resemble Black Wednesday, the…

Alex Salmond remains trapped in a currency quagmire with no way out in sight

11 August 2014 16:45

It has not been a happy few days for supporters of Scottish independence. It remains too soon to say whether…