Financial regulator cautions UK against rushing to create ‘crypto hub’

The chair of Britain’s financial regulator has cautioned against a rush to add crypto markets to the agency’s remit after the government launched an ambitious bid to draw...

HSBC banker draws fire after accusing policymakers of climate change hyperbole

The global head of responsible investing at HSBC Asset Management has drawn fire after accusing central bankers and policymakers of overstating the financial risks of climate change in...

BoE chief economist warns on UK’s strong ‘inflationary momentum’

Huw Pill, the Bank of England’s chief economist, said on Friday it was “crucial” to prevent the UK from drifting deeper into “inflationary psychology”, in an indication he...

‘Different from the US’: why Japan does not worry about inflation

Inflation across the G7 has climbed to multi-decade highs, but whereas in the US or UK that means alarming levels of 8 or 9 per cent, one country...

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Rising isolationism and populism in Europe has parallels to the 1930s. An energy crisis...

With high inflation, soaring energy prices, and slowing economic growth, many economists have drawn comparisons between today’s European economy and that of the...

Puzzles are good for your brain, studies show. Here’s how.

On Nov. 5, 2020, I purchased The Raconteur Puzzle from the New York Public Library. It’s a 1,000-piece puzzle illustrated by Australian artist...

A Belated Vindication for School Reopeners

The Stolen Year: How COVID Changed Children's Lives, and Where We Go Now, by Anya Kamenetz, PublicAffairs, 352 pages, $25 Twelve years after he...