Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
20 February 2014 01:31 AM
20 February 2014 01:29 AM
19 February 2014 12:00 AM
An unexpected dip in inflation has strengthened Mark Carney's hand over the timing of the Bank of England's first interest rate hike.
14 February 2014 11:42 AM
Eurozone economy grew 0.3% in the final three months of 2013 from 0.1% in previous quarter
13 February 2014 12:00 AM
Bank drops unemployment goal for vaguer 'output gap' interest rate rise trigger
11 February 2014 02:24 AM
Business investment will come back on line this year, helping to rebalance the recovery, according to the latest forecast from the CBI.
10 February 2014 01:40 PM
Growth slowed in China and fell in Brazil, Russia and India last month
09 February 2014 12:00 AM
The Independent's economics editor Ben Chu rates the possible culprits and touted solutions and asks how likely they are to help us get through this mess…
08 February 2014 02:24 AM
The European Court of Justice is expected to report next year
07 February 2014 12:00 AM
The consultant sees itself as a great institution but it could be a case of the emperor's new clothes
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The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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