Ben Chu is The Independent's Deputy Business Editor and economics writer. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
07 August 2015 01:40 AM
Threadneedle Street surprises markets on ‘super Thursday’ with dovish message
06 August 2015 12:08 PM
Ian McCafferty voted to put up rates from their historic floor of 0.5 per cent
05 August 2015 05:56 PM
Borrowing to invest is entirely sensible; if spending enhances capacity, it pays for itself
04 August 2015 04:45 AM
The pace of growth of new orders slowed to 52.2, its lowest since September 2014
03 August 2015 04:45 AM
The airline has confirmed that Paul Spencer’s five-year contract will not be renewed after it expires at the end of next month
02 August 2015 10:25 PM
If we turn a blind eye to this problem, we are in danger of excessively discounting our own future prosperity
02 August 2015 10:03 PM
Allegations are believed to relate to the manner in which Soma Oil & Gas obtained exploration and drilling rights in Somalia
31 July 2015 01:52 AM
Objections from fund’s economists throw Athens rescue into doubt all over again
28 July 2015 08:44 PM
Until young people start mobilising to force their desperate circumstances on to the political agenda – they can expect more of the same
28 July 2015 02:12 AM
The Bank of England’s chief economist is the latest to warn that companies’ dividend payouts are too high while investment is too low
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
- 5 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees