LONDON – The government expects turbulence in financial markets stemming from Prime Minister Theresa May’s major Brexit speech on Tuesday, according to two separate news reports. In the speech to foreign ambassadors and diplomats, the prime minister will give the clearest signal yet that her government will push for a clean divorce from the EU once […]

Business school INSEAD has released its annual “Global Talent Competiveness Index” (GTCI), an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of countries to compete for talent. High ranking countries share key traits, including educational systems that meet the needs of the economy, employment policies that favour flexibility, mobility and entrepreneurship. In a list dominated by […]

AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Alan Gibson LONDON – The risk of a serious trade war between the world’s two largest economies has sharply increased, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank And it may be down to a product known as distillers’ dried grains, an ingredient in animal feed. Last week China increased anti-dumping tariffs on […]

REUTERS/Stephanie Keith Kandy Freeman participates in a Black Lives Matter protest in front of Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. January 14, 2017. Good morning! Here’s what you need to know in markets on Monday. The British pound has been hammered in early Asian trade on Monday, dropping to its lowest level against the […]

London Has Fallen / Lionsgate Britain ranks one of the worst advanced countries for employment opportunities, pay, living standards and social inclusion. That is according to the World Economic Forum, which released a major new report entitled “WEF Inclusive Growth and Development Report” on Sunday evening.  The report includes the “Inclusive Development Index,” which measures 109 […]

Matthew DeBord/BI A Fiat Chrysler concept car from the 2017 Detroit auto show. Coming off another record-setting US sales year (17.55 million vehicles sold), and the roll out of a host of new electric and autonomous cars at CES and the Detroit auto show, the auto industry has rarely looked better. And although Donald Trump […]