Articles by Marcus Dewsnap
The price of oil has risen quickly over the last week or so. However, substantial evidence indicating fundamentals have changed to justify such a speedy increase is yet to emerge.
The Prime Minister started by eulogising free markets in her Tory Party Conference speech and ended up talking price controls in a paradoxically daft narrative.
Switching focus from consumer to producer prices when charting the UK economy's path in uncertain climes is worthwhile.
The sphere of economics has learnt to its cost that unorthodox thinking is not some inconvenient balderdash.
If swap rates continue to rise and mortgage providers decide to pass on the increase, then housing finance will tighten.