Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
22 April 2015 01:33 AM
ECB looks at restricting emergency lending to Greek banks
Navinder Singh Sarao: US seeks to extradite British trader blamed for flash crash that ravaged equity markets
21 April 2015 09:28 PM
Authorities claim futures trader Navinder Singh Sarao was partially responsible for the mysterious market chaos five years ago
21 April 2015 01:31 AM
HSBC postponed a review a potential move of its headquarters out of London in 2012
21 April 2015 01:28 AM
The deteriorating situation in Greece helped to push Germany’s 10-year borrowing costs closer to zero
17 April 2015 10:50 PM
Forecasts from the IMF’s staff earlier this week were less optimistic about growth and tax revenues over the next five years than the OBR
17 April 2015 01:49 AM
Athens is rapidly running short of cash and its eurozone partners are holding out on making a bailout payment
17 April 2015 01:47 AM
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15 April 2015 11:33 PM
Outlook ECB dictatorship? If only. The problem with the slogan howled by the protester at Mario Draghi at a Frankfurt press conference is that, on the contrary, the ECB has not been dominating enough in the single currency. It’s been holding back and not doing its job.
15 April 2015 11:32 PM
Outlook Speaking of the cost of doing business, Barclays has announced that it will pay £7 a month to its loyal current account customers from next week. It’s quite a U-turn. Not long ago both Barclays’ chief executive, Antony Jenkins, and its chairman, Sir David Walker, were mooting imposing charges on current accounts.
15 April 2015 11:31 PM
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Tunisia beach attack: How can British Muslims respond to the latest outrages?
- 1 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Optical illusion turns blue demon into brunette
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will donate entire $32bn fortune to charity