Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
24 August 2014 12:00 AM
23 August 2014 01:02 AM
Janet Yellen, head of the US Federal Reserve, yesterday moderated her dovish stance on the amount of slack in the US economy, signalling the possibility that interest rates could rise sooner than previously thought.
22 August 2014 01:22 AM
Doubts over Chancellor's ability to meet deficit target
21 August 2014 01:06 AM
The first division in three years over rate rises in the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee emerged yesterday as official minutes showed two members voted in favour of increasing the cost of money earlier this month.
21 August 2014 01:03 AM
Argentina has tried a new legal move in its efforts to avoid paying off US hedge funds that have acquired its debt and which are refusing to take part in a restructuring.
21 August 2014 12:55 AM
Economic View: His comments risk stoking the potent fear that immigrants are coming here and taking our jobs
20 August 2014 01:16 PM
Analysts warn the swap offer could carry legal risks and Argentina could end up in contempt
18 August 2014 07:38 PM
18 August 2014 12:00 AM
Remuneration gap between FTSE 100 bosses and workers triples since 1998
17 August 2014 12:00 AM
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella