Emmanuel Macron, the French president, presents himself internationally as a bold statesman – yet his much-needed domestic reforms are remarkable for their timidity, says Frédéric Guirinec.
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China’s workforce and general population are ageing rapidly, and the grievously underfunded welfare and pensions system won’t cope. That’s a recipe for structural decline and turmoil, says Jonathan Compton.
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Ignore the gloomsters, says Rupert Foster. Growth will slow for now, but the economy is undergoing a healthy transition to consumer-driven growth. The process will prove stronger than demographic headwinds.
The post China: Asia’s next success story was first published on MoneyWeek.
An awful lot of people think globalisation can only go in one direction – forwards. They're wrong, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post Globalisation can retreat as well as advance was first published on MoneyWeek.
Remainers and leavers alike are unhappy with Theresa May’s Brexit deal. But, like the boxer in Pulp Fiction, they may have to swallow their pride and take the hit. John Stepek explains why.
The post What Pulp Fiction can tell us about the next stage of Brexit was first published on MoneyWeek.
Dominic Frisby discusses how trust in the world’s financial institutions has collapsed, and asks if blockchain and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin can help restore it.
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Wages in Britain have been low for a long time. But they’re finally on the rise. That’s good for workers, good for productivity and good for our public finances.
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Apple’s share price fell sharply yesterday. It’s the sort of news that the market would have shrugged off in the past. But not any more. John Stepek explains why.
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The number of companies listed on public stockmarkets is falling, while private equity is on the rise. Matthew Partridge talks to Helen Steer of PE house Pantheon about the sector’s advantages.
The post Public markets are dying – the future is private was first published on MoneyWeek.
Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
The post I can’t see why you’d ever use an active fund to invest in big US stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Our lifespans are increasing rapidly. But not a single sector of society is ready for a world in which we routinely live to a hundred.
The post We need to completely rethink the way we approach ageing was first published on MoneyWeek.
Britain’s housing market is broken and in need of fixing, says PM Theresa May. Good news, then, that the sector is facing an “Uber moment”, says Simon Wilson.
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Publicly naming people behind with their taxes can work wonders – but it has its limits, says Matthew Lynn.
The post The shaming culture has gone too far was first published on MoneyWeek.
The oil price has crashed back down to earth recently. John Stepek emaines why, and explains what it means for the global economy.
The post The charts that matter: zooming in on oil was first published on MoneyWeek.
Since their 2018 high, Chinese stocks have lost a third of their value. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the fall, and asks if it’s time to buy.
The post Is China’s massive bear market a buying opportunity? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Australia has enjoyed around 27 years of uninterrupted growth – a record for a developed country. But how much longer can the “wonder down under” last?
The post Chart of the week: Australia, the wonder down under was first published on MoneyWeek.
Despite all the doom and gloom, there really is plenty to be optimistic about right now, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post Plenty of reasons to be optimistic was first published on MoneyWeek.
Funding Circle’s disappointing debut doesn’t mean all alternative lending platforms are overhyped. David C Stevenson highlights three of the sector’s wide range of operators.
The post Three alternative-finance platforms making waves was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
The post Share tips of the week was first published on MoneyWeek.
The estimated value of £500,000 was quickly passed at Sotheby’s for this fine example of Islamic art.
The post Rare Islamic dish fetches £5m was first published on MoneyWeek.
It’s been a choppy year for infrastructure investors, but much of the worry is overdone, says Max King.
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Plans for a third runway at Heathrow were finally approved earlier this year. But how will it all be paid for? Marina Gerner reports.
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Matthew Partridge reviews his performance betting on the US mid-term elections – with mixed results.
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A helicopter lodge in Sweden, a ghost town in Georgia and an Arctic cruise.
The post Three adventurous skiing trips was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a 16th-century village house in Widdington, Essex, to a medieval manor house in Fardel, near Dartmoor, eight of the best properties for sale with minstrels' galleries.
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2016 Mâcon-Chardonnay The fruit, oak and acidity of this wine are in delightful harmony – discreetly rich while retaining a clean, crisp finish.
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Rolls-Royce has made no compromises on the Cullinan, its superb 4x4 offering.
The post The Rolls-Royce Cullinan: the most luxurious SUV money can buy was first published on MoneyWeek.
The drier aspects of the Budget don’t make the headlines, but can have a big impact on your money, says Ruth Jackson.
The post Budget: the devil in the detail was first published on MoneyWeek.
Around $50bn worth of equity investment has flowed out of the eurozone since January. But sellers have been harsh and Europe may offer a decent bet for 2019.
The post Europe: offering a “decent bet” for next year was first published on MoneyWeek.
Cineworld, the cinema chain, has shrugged off sector weakness and has room to grow, says Matthew Partridge.
The post Curtain up at Cineworld was first published on MoneyWeek.