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1 February 2017
Nationalise the banks and top corporations: Over half of Britain's richest firms could immediately wipe out the deficit in their pension schemes if they were willing to prioritise former workers over investors.
21 October 2015
Redcar steel plant to close after a century of production, raw material prices collapsing, China's economy slowing, the ongoing euro crisis...
2 September 2015
The contraction of the Chinese stock exchange has sparked justified fears that the world economy could be in for a repetition at a certain stage of a crisis with similar effects to the 2007/2008 catastrophe
5 August 2015
China's stock market crash has shaken the image of a 'strong' regime.
28 January 2009
'ROGUE TRADER' Jérôme Kerviel, sacked by the French bank Société Générale after amassing the biggest trading losses in history - £3.5 billion - revealed that he 'made a stock market killing' out of the 7/7 bombings in London...
29 October 2008
STOCK MARKETS crashing, banks failing... as the world tips into an economic downturn. Not since the 1930s and the Great Depression has capitalism faced such a crisis as that of today. But, asks Philip Stott, are we likely to see a repeat of the world slump that followed the Wall Street Crash of 1929?
7 October 2008
"Black Mondays used to be a once-a-decade event - now they're coming along more regularly than a London bus" declared one senior London trader as the UK stock market suffered the biggest one day points fall on record...
26 July 2002
SHARE PRICES on the world's stock exchanges have fallen by 25% in just two months. Rich 'global investors', panicked by big companies slashing their profit predictions, are fleeing to the 'safe havens'.
14 June 2002
WE WERE told that the US economic recession was over. Now the apparent recovery is being described as sluggish, fragile, shallow, uncertain or maybe not a recovery at all
30 March 2001
IT WAS panic on the financial streets of London, New York, Tokyo, Paris and other world financial centres last week as stock markets went into simultaneous freefall...
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