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Oil demand to suffer first fall in a decade as coronavirus takes toll

IEA predicts significant impact on demand for crude thanks to 'widespread shutdown of China's economy'

Building boom best warning sign of an imminent debt crash, says IMF

Long-lasting debt-based economic expansions that feature a surge in construction activity end in tears, fund warns

'Don't kid yourselves': EU instantly shoots down UK plea over City

Dismissal comes hours after Chancellor asked for a 'durable' system, in blow to Boris Johnson

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Ben Chapman Could a cyberattack cause the next financial crisis?

As hackers gain in sophistication, the world’s banking and payment systems are increasingly under threat, writes Ben Chapman


James Moore Why is Sajid Javid making economic promises he can’t keep?

The chancellor’s target is confounding in the extreme, writes James Moore