Why is the unemployment rate close to a 40-year low?

Jobs are being cut around the UK because of the impact of coronavirus. However, the unemployment rate has remained unchanged. So, what’s going on? How many people are unemployed? The number of people claiming unemployment benefits surged to 2.7 million

Why US-China relations have reached a low

The Trump Administration ramped up its confrontation with Beijing this week, ordering the Chinese consulate in Houston to close over concerns about economic espionage. It’s the latest step in a downward spiral in relations between the dueling economic powers which