Ed Conway

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Ed Conway joined Sky News in August 2011.

He is the author of 50 Economics Ideas: You Really Need To Know.

Before joining Sky, Ed was Economics Editor of The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph.

Ed was the first to reveal the Bank of England's plans to create money through quantitative easing and to warn of the funding gap in the banking system which later led to the collapse of Northern Rock.

Ed has won a number of journalism awards. He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford and the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, where he was a Fulbright scholar.

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Articles by Ed Conway

  1. OPEC's Dominance Of Energy Market 'Is Over'

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, the former energy minister of Qatar, said that the group of 12 oil exporters, which dominated the production and price-setting of energy for half a century, had surrendered its power ...

  2. Rouble Woes: Six Stages Of A Currency Crisis

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. 1. Your currency gradually creeps downwards. This can happen over a matter of months as your current account deficit - the country's ledger with the rest of the world - deteriorates. 2. Suddenly, overnight, investors ...

  3. Rouble Woes: The Six Stages Of Currency Crisis

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. 1. First, your currency gradually creeps downwards. This can happen over a matter of months as your current account deficit – the country's ledger with the rest of the world, deteriorates. 2. Then, suddenly ...

  4. Bank Of England Keen Not To Get People Alarmed

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. And in case you were in any doubt, it has published a handy infographic explaining precisely why not. If interest rates rose by 2%, which is actually a little more than markets expect, and ...

  5. 'Colossal' Spending Cuts Could Transform UK

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. Speaking a day after the Autumn Statement, the independent analysts underlined the scale of the austerity plans revealed by the Treasury. They pointed out that there are still £21bn of cuts or tax rises ...

  6. More Austerity To Follow Predictable Statement

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Correspondent. The economy is growing much faster than expected this year and next. Unemployment is a lot lower than previously anticipated. But that extra growth and higher employment isn't yet feeding into higher tax ...

  7. Germany's GDP Grows And George Osborne Sighs

    Posted by - Ed Conway. The economy grew by 0.1% in the third quarter of the year, following a contraction of 0.1% the previous quarter. But while Europe's largest country has now avoided the triple dip recession many ...

  8. Chancellor Needs Hard Hat For Fight Ahead

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. After all, we've spent the past five or six years telling ourselves that all we desperately need is a bit of growth. And yet that's how things look today, with the UK ...

  9. Global Markets Q&A;: What Is Causing The Fall?

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. :: Why are markets plunging? Good question. As ever with global markets, there's no straightforward answer, but here are three likely factors: first, the economy in the eurozone is doing worse than many expected ...

  10. Global Markets: What Is Causing The Fall?

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. :: What are the main forces behind the global growth problems? Good question. As ever with global markets, there's no straightforward answer, but here are three likely factors: first, the economy in the eurozone ...

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