Russia has secured gains in the east but Ukraine is pushing back in the south.
The US economy gained more jobs than expected in June, although it was still a decline from May. An economist explains what the new numbers mean.
We are at a dangerous tipping point in ‘inflationary psychology’, says the central bank for the world’s central banks.
Professor Leigh Sparks looks at the latest UK retail sales and consumer sentiment data.
We asked four experts to explain what gas taxes are used for and whether waiving them will make much of a difference to American households.
What is the electricity grid and how does it work? How are energy supply and prices determined? An expert breaks down a few of the terms and ideas underpinning Australia’s energy crisis.
We arrived at this moment thanks to a series of policy decisions under previous governments – state and federal - that left Australia’s energy system unable to cope with the demands placed on it.
For expensive oil and gas to be politically acceptable, two things must happen.
A bigger-than-expected jump in inflation means the Fed may have to get more aggressive about interest rate hikes. An obscure economic indicator suggests it has room to do so.
Labor knew it would inherent a cost-of-living problem – it campaigned on it. But it didn’t expect the dramatic crisis in gas prices Australia is suddenly facing
The UK chancellor is giving a one-off payment of £1,200 to the most vulnerable households, while U-turning on a windfall tax for energy companies.
Decommodifying energy could ensure no one dies because they can’t afford to pay a bill.
Millions of people will risk their health to afford heating and electricity in the months ahead.
Starting out is getting more and more expensive.
Economists shape the world in many ways, but some of their conclusions are counter-intuitive to say the least.
The Federal Reserve is expected to lift interest rates a half point at its next meeting and more in the coming months, but it may be too late to forestall an economic downturn.
Democratic nations are adept at evolving to deal with economic shocks.
Grain and fertilizer shortages, higher shipping costs and a strong dollar are all pushing food prices up and increasing hunger in dozens of vulnerable countries.
The consumer price index, which measures everything from the price of peanut butter to gasoline, jumped at an annualized pace of 8.5% in March 2022 as inflation continued to accelerate.
There’s no evidence the Australian government’s so-called ‘Big Stick" power pricing law have achieved anything, or were ever needed.