What does our growing appetite for veganism mean for the markets?

30 November 2019 9:00 am

The popularity of meat-free products is changing the food industry, says Robert Jackman

Labour’s ‘Warm Homes For All’ scheme is a load of hot air

30 November 2019 9:00 am

‘Green crap’ was David Cameron’s memorable verdict on his own government’s efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of UK homes,…

Stringfellows for the sex robot age: Bob Bob Cité reviewed

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Bob Bob Cité is a restaurant dangling like testicles from the underside of the Leadenhall Building in the City of…

When right-to-buy is just wrong

5 October 2019 9:00 am


Foreign takeover bids prove Brexit Britain is flourishing

5 October 2019 9:00 am

Foreign takeover bids prove our economy is flourishing

Ground zero: Are negative interest rates the key to unlocking investment?

5 October 2019 9:00 am

Are negative interest rates the key to unlocking investment

The world is stuck in a debt trap

28 September 2019 9:00 am

I don’t usually get up early just for an appointment at a bank. Yet last Tuesday in New York, I…

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Why I prefer cows to humans

21 September 2019 9:00 am

Gstaad   The cows are coming down, the cows are coming down, and I’m off to the Bagel. My Swiss…

If investors are fleeing to gold, this is not the time to be smug

17 August 2019 9:00 am

It came as no great surprise that the UK economy contracted by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter, following…

All money is dirty – but it can still be used for good

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Whitney museum: no space for profiteers of state violence // dismantle patriarchy // warren kanders must go! // supreme injustice…

The titanic battle between the former Tesco chiefs

6 July 2019 9:00 am

How surprising to read one former Tesco chief, 82-year-old Lord MacLaurin, badmouthing another, Sir Terry Leahy. The surprise is because…

It’s easy to sex up the business of paying tax

8 June 2019 8:00 am

To fund the war against Napoleon in 1813, Princess Marianne of Prussia invented an ingenious tax-raising scheme. Wealthy Prussians were…

Dear Mary: I won a bet – how do I make my friend pay up?

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Q. A delightful but disorganised friend has invited several of our circle for a weekend at his family’s beautiful country…

Why you shouldn’t hate the little guys who buy-to-let

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Most industries have long since been seized by the big guys. Look at coffee shops, once a tapestry of micro…

The green rush: should you invest in cannabis?

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Robert Jackman on the highs – and lows – of investing in cannabis

Everything you’ve heard about millennials and money is wrong

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Millennials are often portrayed as wasting their earnings on soya vanilla lattes and Instagrammable holidays in exotic locations. A Barclays…

Extinction Rebellion protestors in Piccadilly last month

Boycotting energy companies won’t solve climate change

25 May 2019 9:00 am

They pollute the planet. They are turning global warming into a catastrophe. And they are taking humanity to the brink…

Does fracking really cause earthquakes?

4 May 2019 9:00 am

Great shakes Shale gas commissioner Natascha Engel resigned in protest at what she called ‘absurd’ restrictions on fracking — in…

Gone are the days when the middle class could afford to go skiing

9 March 2019 9:00 am

It won’t be news to readers of The Spectator that one of the long-term effects of globalisation is the hollowing…

Good as gold? Ethical investing is not the no-brainer it seems

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Ethical investing is not quite the no-brainer it seems, says Andrew Willshire

Believe in the post-Brexit bounce

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Believe in the post-Brexit bounce, says Matthew Lynn

Whatever happened to the Brexit property crash?

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Whatever happened to the great Brexit property crash? The stock market has been pummelled on occasion since the referendum in…

Has the tide turned on emerging markets?

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Knowing that stock markets have had a turbulent time recently, I looked up my investments online to discover that some…

The case of the disappearing bitcoin

2 March 2019 9:00 am

When the QuadrigaCX founder died suddenly on honeymoon, all his passwords died with him. Not surprisingly, his investors are clamouring for their money