Economics

Why we're heading for another financial crisis

As in the lead-up to the dot.com crash, investors chasing revenue and earnings growth have pushed up sectors such as technology. More than 80 per cent of new IPOs are for companies with no earnings

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The high cost of war is damaging the global economy

From the financial and humanitarian cost of supporting millions of Syrian refugees to the interruption of trade links with China and Russia, political conflict is bad for the world's economy. Here's why