Economic consequences

Delta’s beta

Does America face a slowdown in economic growth?

The Delta variant is by far the biggest of several risks to America’s economy

Mixed messages

The anatomy of a growth scare

Depending on where you look, the economic recovery is either on track or in trouble

The Delta effect

Outbreaks of covid-19 leave South-East Asia with little policy room

The return to economic normality will be arduous

Chronic condition

India’s economy is suffering from long covid

As a devastating wave of the virus recedes, the effects will linger for much longer

Dark skies and silver linings

Which airlines will soar after the pandemic?

Uneven recovery will boost big carriers in America and China, and cheap and cheerful ones in Europe