Digital Explainers

April 15, 2020

Coronavirus: How might this recession compare with 2008? The IMF has already said that the world faced the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s and with millions of people out of work since the pandemic started, how will the economy recover? It said the global economy would contract by 3% in 2020 as countries around the world shrink at the fastest pace in decades.

May 20, 2019

With voting completed, India is now waiting to see who will be its next prime minister. Over the course of five weeks, hundreds of millions of Indians across the country took part in the historic election - not just because it’s the largest democratic exercise ever, but also because it's the world’s most expensive. So, what was the money spent on?

December 19, 2018

 Japanese group Softbank, known for investing in future-shaping technologies such as driverless cars and robotics, has debuted a $23.5bn share sale of a telecom unit after an initial public offering. But the firm is not without controversy.