PwC targets rival EY in bid to expand partnership

Big Four firm says it has capacity to take up to 500 ‘direct admit’ partners in US

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

Meloni pushes back on Italy’s shift into digital payments age

Brussels may resist plan to give businesses the right to demand cash for low-value transactions

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

Eurozone bank lending predicted to fall for first time since 2014

EY expects it will be harder for cash-strapped companies to borrow next year

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

‘We kind of lost track’: how Sam Bankman-Fried blurred lines between FTX and Alameda

Exchange’s former CEO says he was close to key decisions at nominally separate trading firm

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

Is Fomo the new greed when it comes to investing?

Fear of missing out on the rewards of tech and crypto led to irrational exuberance

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

Keir Starmer must plot a bold route back to Europe for Britain

By showing ingenuity, the EU can turn a truculent neighbour into a useful security partner

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

Kyiv and Baltics hit out at Macron’s stance on Russia

French president’s critics say it is Moscow that will need to ensure Europe’s security once Ukraine conflict ends

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

EU must adapt state aid rules in response to US green subsidies, Commission chief warns

Ursula von der Leyen unveils proposals to address impact of Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

Opec+ holds oil output steady as new sanctions on Russia loom

Ban on seaborne imports of crude set to bring renewed period of market uncertainty

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022

The easy money era is over but world leaders have not got the memo

Free-spending governments are being punished if they don’t abandon unorthodox policy

Posted on Sunday December 04, 2022