Power gone in a flash

The Times | Aug 17, 2019 at 12:01 AM

The widespread power blackout on Friday last week is thought to have been triggered by a lightning strike on the power grid near Little Barford in Bedfordshire, leading to chaos across large parts of England and Wales, and raising serious questions about the reliability of Britain’s energy infrastru

Seeking calmer waters

Financial Times | Aug 16, 2019 at 8:43 PM

…new round of currency depreciation against the US dollar beckons. Bill O’Donnell at Citi says: “Markets are running with this notion, pricing out the ability for central banks to influence economic…