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Want independence? Then be set to lose pound, says UK FM

Feb 13, 2014

Want independence? Then be set to lose pound, says UK FM

The UK finance minister said that the currency couldn't be split up like a CD collection. #TheySaidIt #Scotland #UK #George Osborne
Once more! Fed is blowing bubbles to cover up growing inequality

Oct 03, 2013

Once more! Fed is blowing bubbles to cover up growing inequality

The Western central banks primarily the Federal Reserve of United States and the Bank of England, have been printing money (or quantitative easing as they like to call it) at a very rapid rate since the start of the financial crisis in late 2008. The idea is to print and pump money into the financial system and thus ensure that there is a lot of money going around, leading to low interest rates. #Dollar #US #Europe #Federal Reserve #Raghuram Rajan #Global economy #Real estate bubble #money markets #Chancellor George Osborne #Charlene Chu
UK Finance Minister's budget leaked online minutes before speech

Mar 20, 2013

UK Finance Minister's budget leaked online minutes before speech

A copy of what appeared to be the front page of the London Evening Standard, with full details of economic forecasts and changes to taxes appeared on the blog of political commentator Guido Fawkes at least fifteen minutes ahead of Osborne's speech. #InsecureNet #George Osborne #UK Budget
UK may lose triple A credit rating: Treasury chief

Dec 06, 2012

UK may lose triple A credit rating: Treasury chief

Britain's Treasury chief has acknowledged that the country may lose its triple A credit rating even though his economic strategy remains centered on getting the public finances under control. #NewsTracker #George Osborne #Moody
Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

Sep 04, 2012

Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

British Prime Minister David Cameron kept his unpopular finance minister George Osborne in a reshuffle of his cabinet on Tuesday that he hopes will revive the Conservative-led government's fortunes in the middle of a term dominated by recession. #NewsTracker #David Cameron #George Osborne

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Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

Sep 09, 2014

The Riot Club: an exclusive clip from the film adapted from the hit play Posh video

Watch a clip from The Riot Club, adapted from Laura Wade 's controversial play Posh, about an elitist Oxford University club not unlike the Bullingdon to which the likes of David Cameron, George Osborne and Boris Johnson once belonged. Starring Max I... #Toronto #Boris Johnson #George Osborne #Lone Scherfig #Oxford University #David Cameron
Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

Sep 08, 2014

Holliday left out of boys' club

Holliday Grainger has revealed how the male cast of The Riot Club did not include her on their boy's bonding outings. The Borgias star appears alongside young British actors Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth and Max Irons in Lone Scherfig's big screen adapt... #Tom Hollander #Boris Johnson #George Osborne #Lone Scherfig #Oxford University #Jessica Brown Findlay #The Borgias #Holliday Grainger #Sam Claflin
Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

Sep 15, 2014

Zinc: Prices soar to a three-year high as mines become exhausted

Oliver Troen It’s used in everything from steel-making to sunscreen, but the world is rapidly running out of zinc. Prices for the rust-resistant metal soared to a three-year high last week as exhausted mines across the world close, but it is with the... #Goldman Sachs #BNP Paribas #George Osborne #Paul Davies