Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
17 November 2014 07:53 PM
Emmanuel Macron urges Berlin to allow European bailout pot to be use to fund European investment
15 November 2014 12:03 AM
The eurozone economy remains at serious risk of lapsing back into recession, despite eking out some growth in the third quarter of the year, analysts warned yesterday.
14 November 2014 03:00 PM
There’s a good deal of practical wisdom here, but the book falls down when Clissold starts talking about China more broadly
14 November 2014 12:38 PM
Would higher interest rates actually boost consumer spending and support the recovery?
14 November 2014 01:26 AM
Putting up interest rates is liable to depress consumer spending and hold back the recovery, according to new research from the Bank of England.
13 November 2014 01:12 AM
Cost of living to dip below 1 per cent over next six months, warns Bank of England
07 November 2014 11:38 PM
The trade deficit deteriorated once again in September, inflaming concerns over the lack of balance in the UK’s recovery.
07 November 2014 02:03 AM
Mario Draghi revealed that the ECB has instructed its staff to prepare 'further measures' to combat low inflation
06 November 2014 12:00 AM
People tend to support the principle of social mobility because they assume they will be moving up the ladder of social status; yet few imagine their fate will be to descend.
04 November 2014 06:17 PM
Fund was premature in pushing for budget cuts in rich countries in 2010
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Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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