John Authers is a senior editor for markets. Before Bloomberg, he spent 29 years with the Financial Times, where he was head of the Lex Column and chief markets commentator. He is the author of “The Fearful Rise of Markets” and other books. Read more opinion Follow @johnauthers on Twitter […]

Europe’s mutated coronavirus doesn’t yet pose an existential threat to the market narrative that has become a reasonable consensus since late March, and particularly since the news of the efficacy of vaccines in November. Global equities and oil prices slumped while safe-bond prices jumped Monday, as investors reacted to the […]

This year has proven to be a flashpoint when it comes to the discussion of Black hair in the UK. Academic and author Emma Dabri started a petition to amend the UK Equality act to include Afro hair, in order to halt discrimination against children in schools on the grounds […]