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Hammond’s £19bn bill to 'end austerity'

The Institute for Fiscal Studies says austerity is not over and the chancellor will face increasing borrowing and taxes.

16 October 2018
Kamal Ahmed Economics editor

BAE Systems will go to the Saudi ball

Saudi Arabia bought a sixth of everything that the UK defence contractor sold last year.

16 October 2018
Simon Jack Business editor

China-US trade war: More pain to come for China

The US-led trade battle coupled with systemic financial problems will keep draining Chinese growth.

19 October 2018
Karishma Vaswani Asia business correspondent

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